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    Rio Carneval March 5th - 8th 2011,
    Brasil Rio de Janeiro02.27.2011 EVENTS
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    The Rio Carneval is Rio de Janeiro's annual festival before the Lent season begins. It is their last big party before the somber mood of Lent takes over. It is considered one of the greatest spectacles on Earth and the biggest street party on the planet.

    The carnivals main event is the porformances from the samba schools, called a Sambadrome. A samba school is an actual school, or a dance club, devoted to practicing and exhibiting samba, an African-Brazilian dance. The schools p...

  • Photo of Holi  The Festival of Colors, New Delhi

    02.25.2011

    Holi The Festival of Colors
    India, Nepal, Sri Lanka March 20th 2011

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    The Festival of Colors, also known as Holi, is a spring religious festival, mostly celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs, but primarily observed in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and countries with a large Hindu population. Other countries that recognize and celebrate the tradition are Suriname, Guyana, South Africa, Trinidad, United Kingdom, United States, Mau...

  • Photo of La Merce Festival 2011 Barcelona, Barcelona

    02.22.2011

    La Merce Festival 2011 Barcelona
    Barcelonas Biggest Street Part

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    Every year at the end of September, Barcelona holds their main annual festival, Festes de la Merce, to celebrate the city's patron saint, Mare de Deu de la Merce. This year the festival will be held from the 22nd to the 24th. Many different events are held from the 22nd leading up till the 24th wich is the public holiday. One of the main even...

  • Photo of European Capital of Culture 2011 , Tallin

    02.20.2011

    European Capital of Culture 2011
    Tallinn, Estonia & Turku, Finland

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    Each year the European Union designates a city for a period of one year to be the European Capital of Culture. This title requires the city to organise a series of cultural events that represent strong European tradition. It is a great opportunity for the designated city to generate cultural, social and economic benefits. It can also help chan...

  • Photo of Bohemian Carnevale- Prague , Prague

    02.18.2011

    Bohemian Carnevale- Prague
    February 26th - 8th March 2011

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    If your heart desires brilliant ideas, unique skills, sophisticated tastes, and creativity like no other, the Bohemian Carnevale is your next destination. The Bohemian Carnevale is a tribute to beauty, arts and Czech tradition. It is an annual festival of fantasy and imagination dating back over 700 years. The 11 day festival takes place in the ma...

  • Photo of Ljubljana Summer Festival, Ljubljana

    02.16.2011

    Ljubljana Summer Festival
    Spring Slovene Music Days

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    The Ljubljana Festival is the main summer festival in Slovenia, and one of the oldest in Ljubljana. Its origins go back to the first Tourist Week, organised by the Ljubljana Tourist Society in 1952. Though back then it was only a local tourist event featuring folklore, sport and economic activities, it has since developed into a renowned internatio...

  • Photo of Ultra  Music Festival , Miami

    02.13.2011

    Ultra Music Festival
    March 25th-27th Miami 2011

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    If you like jamming your heart to the greatest dj's on the planet, you'll fall in love with Miami's Ultra Music Festival. The annual electronic outdoor music festival occurs in March during the Winter Music Conference. Originally a one day festival at the end of the conference from 1999 to 2006, it has expanded to 2 days over the past years due to ...

  • Photo of  17th Rome Marathon 20 March 2011, Rome

    02.11.2011

    17th Rome Marathon 20 March 2011
    7,000 participants from eighty countries

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    MARATHON OF ROME 2010 - ROMA FUN Held annually in March, when nice days exceed hot days and the herds of tourists haven’t arrived yet, Rome Marathon attracts more and more runners each year. On March 21 2010, when the last version of Rome Marathon – or to be exact, Maratona di Roma – took place, more than 15,000 runners showed up. Ethiopian ...

  • Photo of 2011 Festivals and Events in Riga, Riga

    02.09.2011

    2011 Festivals and Events in Riga
    March is the time for Berimors...

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    March is the time for Berimors, a film festival for children - or more precisely, of films for children.The event also features an animation workshop for aspiring motion artists. Mid-March is also when the International Festival of Animation Films, Bimini, takes place in Riga. The festival is the only festival of animation in Latvia, and also th...

  • Photo of Lisbon Events and Festivals in  2011!, Lisbon

    02.08.2011

    Lisbon Events and Festivals in 2011!
    International Festival of Classic Guitar

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    Festival of Kadampa Buddhism - late January, quite recently introduced in Portugal, this event offers an insight into meditation and everything involved with Kadampa Buddhism. International Festival of Classic Guitar - February / March, a celebration of the classic guitar, with various performances of traditional Portuguese guitar music. Ki...

  • Photo of Saint Valentine's day, Barcelona

    02.01.2011

    Saint Valentine's day
    February 14

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    There are varying opinions as to the origin of Valentine's Day. Some experts state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity. He died on February 14, 269 A.D., the same day that had been devoted to love lotteries. Legend also says that St. Valentine left a farewell note for the jailer's dau...

  • Photo of Six Nations Rugby 2011, Rome

    01.20.2011

    Six Nations Rugby 2011
    Rugby International Championship

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    The Italy national rugby union team represent the nation of Italy in the sport of rugby union. The team is also known as the Azzurri -the Blues. Italy have been playing international rugby since the late 1920s, and today are considered to be in the top tier of European rugby and compete annually in the Six Nation Championship with Wales, England, ...

  • Photo of Hawaii fireknife breathtaking shows, Honolulu

    01.16.2011

    Hawaii fireknife breathtaking shows
    Hawaiian calendar of events May 11-14 2011

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    May 11-14 is marked with lights in Hawaiian calendar of events. It is the time when the famous “We Are Samoa” Annual Fireknife Festival takes place! Dancers of all ages will tempt fate as they showcase their mastery of Samoan fireknives in a fiery competition of skill and bravery. Acrobatic moves and death-defying tricks combine with ancien...

  • Photo of Surrealistic Transahara festival, Marrakech

    01.10.2011

    Surrealistic Transahara festival
    Desert of Morocco Africa

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    Surrealistic Transahara festival in African dunes under the stars! Transahara is a lucid dream of everyone who loves trance music. It’s gaining shape and growing since 2002. More than just a festival, it's a gathering of people bringing into the spectacular Sahara desert their own culture, artistic expression and personal experiences. It’s endl...

  • Photo of Festival of Circus 22 - 23 January 2011, Wellington

    01.06.2011

    Festival of Circus 22 - 23 January 2011
    Wellington, New Zealand

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    Take a walk on the wild side! Get ready becuase Wellington is presenting the most exciting festival ever. The festival of Circus will be enterntaining the towna and its visitors. For one weekend only, Waitangi Park is transformed with big top circus tents, flying trapeze rigs, carousels and candy floss. Dont miss the chance to see magic, tricks and...

  • Photo of Modigliani in Catania, Catania

    01.03.2011

    Modigliani in Catania
    Exposition in Catania Modigliani ritratti dell anima.

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    Castel Ursino; Agatae, never seen before depictation of Catania's Patron Saint. From december 11th 2010 to february 11th 2011, there will be a beautiful display of Ameoteo Modigliani's (Livorno 1884-Paris 1920) most importants operas. You will learn about multiple aspects of the life of this great artist. This exposition is brought to you by Mod...

  • Photo of Arafura Games May 2011, Darwin

    12.29.2010

    Arafura Games May 2011
    Darwin Australia

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    The Arafura Games, Darwin, Northern Territory Australia. A friendly sporting event for up and coming athletes May 7 14 2011 The Arafura Games began in 1991 back then it was known as the Arafura Sports Festival with 1500 participants from 7 countries competing in 13 different sports. Since then it has been held bi-annually in Darwin, the capit...

  • Photo of International Film Festival  Zanzibar ZIFF, Karatu

    12.02.2010

    International Film Festival Zanzibar ZIFF
    Zanzibar July 2 10 2011 East Africa’s

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    ZIFF stands for the Zanzibar International Film Festival and it is East Africa’s largest film, music and arts festival, now in it’s 14th year it ‘s prime focus is to bring new talents together from all over the world for a Zanzibar Tamasha! Each year cinema projects from both Africa and other parts of the world are screened in venues acros...

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