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    WOMENS DAY MARCH 8 2009
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    In the early 1900s, in a period of industrialisation and advancement, women began to become active and vocal in an effort to change their unequal standing in society. There was a massive march in 1908 through New York City with 15,000 demanding shorter working hours, better pay and voting rights. After this campaign for change, the first National Women's Day was declared across the US on February 23 1909.

    In 1910, the second International Conference for Working Women was held in C...

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    03.03.2009

    ITB Convention Market 2009
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    ITB Berlin - The yearly ITB Convention Market in Berlin is taking place from March 11-14, 2009.If you?re coming to Berlin for this year?s ITB you?re welcome to stay at the EastSeven Berlin Hostel. To book a room and for more information just check our website: http://www.eastseven.de We have summoned some information for you in this article bel...

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    02.16.2009

    Bit Fiera Milano
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    For four days (Thurs 19 Feb-Sun 22 Feb-9:30-6:30) exhibitors from over 5000 companies and 152 countries will converge on Rho, Fieramilano for Italy's largest marketplace event for international tourism. Bit is the perfect exhibition to find your perfect holiday! Bit offers exhibitors a fantastic opportunity to make contacts, share ideas and creat...

  • Photo of Love or hate Valentine's Day, New York

    02.11.2009

    Love or hate Valentine's Day
    14 February 2009

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    Valentine's Day is the day of love. This day you can send a greeting card to your secret lover or send flowers to your friend. Go for diner with your love or make a romantic evening at home. But if you want to do it really good, you surprise your love with a city trip. Celebrate Valentine's Day this year in Rome! Why in Rome? Because Valentine's Da...

  • Photo of Kenkoku kinen no hi, Tokyo

    02.09.2009

    Kenkoku kinen no hi
    Japan Relaxing Day

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    The 11th of February is a national holiday in Japan. This day the Japanese people commemorate the first emperor entering his throne. Emperor Jinmu is seen as the instigator of Japan and as a direct descendant of the Shintogodin Amaterasu of the Japanese mythology. Nowadays the emperor bases his right to the throne on his descent of Jinmu. Accor...

  • Photo of Rio de Janeiro carnival - Brasil, Rio de Janeiro

    02.03.2009

    Rio de Janeiro carnival - Brasil
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    World most famous carnival in Rio means five days long exotic music, splendid colours, beautiful people but especially non-stop dance. Five days long the people forget their problems and their poverty and they just make one of the biggest party on earth. The highlight of the carnival are the parades. During the parades dance schools from all over...

  • Photo of The Puntarenas Carnival, Puntarenas

    02.02.2009

    The Puntarenas Carnival
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    The Puntarenas Carnival in the coastal town Puntarenas of Costa Rica will be happening from the 5th until the 16th February. It is a continuous parade of carnival dancers and mascaradas, which are large painted smiling heads made to be worn by those in the procession as they dance to latino music. A carnival queen is chosen on the first day of t...

  • Photo of Las Fallas Festival 2009, Valencia

    01.31.2009

    Las Fallas Festival 2009
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    Las Fallas Festival – Valencia (March) Valencia lights up from the 15th to the 19th March when Las Fallas Festival takes place. A free annual event that attracts around 2 million people every year the festival has bonfires lit with many explosions and parades to honor Saint Joseph, the patron saint of carpentry. Months are spent preparing the...

  • Photo of XVI BREAD & BUTTER Barcelona, Barcelona

    01.20.2009

    XVI BREAD & BUTTER Barcelona
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    The XVI Bread & Butter tradeshow is opening on the 21st of January in the Barcelona Trade Centre (Fira de Barcelona) and will go on until the 23rd. This has already become an international cult appointment for the contemporary fashion culture, taking place twice a year. It is a great opportunity for buyers, traders, press agents and whoever works...

  • Photo of Venice Carnival 2009, Venice

    01.10.2009

    Venice Carnival 2009
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    The Carneval di Venezia is without a doubt the most celebrated event of the year for the region. From the 13th until the 24th February the canals are packed with parties, music, masquarades, processions and theatrical street performances. The small walkways and canals come alive with visitors from all over the world to experience this event, the mo...

  • Photo of Chinese New Year, Shanghai

    01.09.2009

    Chinese New Year
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    The Chinese New Year has become something of a universal celebration. From the 26th of January until the 9th of February Chinese communities around the world take part in welcoming in the new year. Also known as the Chinese Spring Festival, this is an event that brings together many cultures to experience the various aspects of Chinese tradition in...

  • Photo of The January Basho 2009 , Tokyo

    01.06.2009

    The January Basho 2009
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    The January Basho - Japans much loved national sport, sumo wrestling takes centre stage this month with the major event, The January Basho. From the 11th until the 25th January the Kokugikan Sumo Hall hosts the contest which is one of 6 annual grand events. The sport requires two sumo wrestlers to battle eachother inside a four and a half metre ...

  • Photo of Berlin and Beyond Film Festival, San Francisco

    01.05.2009

    Berlin and Beyond Film Festival
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    Berlin and Beyond Film Festival San Francisco's Castro Theatre brings films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the annual Berlin and Beyond Film Festival. Held from the 15th until the 21st of January this festival is now in it's 14th year and draws in large numbers to view a mixture of documentaries, independant films, shorts, and even re...

  • Photo of Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race, Sydney

    12.30.2008

    Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
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    The most exciting annual yacht race on the calander in the South Pacific is about to kick off on the 26th December. The Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race begins in Sydney Harbour and finishes up in Hobart in the island state of Tasmania. Held since 1945, this race has attracted many competitors over the years and has shown the advancement of technol...

  • Photo of Krakow Philharmonic Concert, Krakow

    12.28.2008

    Krakow Philharmonic Concert
    New Years Day

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    Every year from mid-Spetember until mid-June the Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra performs numerous concerts each month, and on the 1st of January they will be giving a concert to welcome in the new year of 2009. The orchestra first played in 1909 but was finally established in 1945 during World War II as The Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra. At that t...

  • Photo of Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2009, Paris

    12.25.2008

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2009
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    In America they are drinking eggnog and eating roast turkey and pumpkin pie. In Russia, they are throwing kutya up towards the ceiling in the hope that it will stick and bring forth a plentiful harvest. In Japan, fried chicken is eaten as a traditional festive food. In Italy, everyone is passing everyone else panettone, after panettone, after panet...

  • Photo of Capodanno a Roma - Rome New Year's Eve, Rome

    12.20.2008

    Capodanno a Roma - Rome New Year's Eve
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    Ring in the New Year in style! Join us for an incredible party as we say goodbye to 2008 and hello to 2009. The Living Room has everything you need to start the New Year off right! 30 Euros covers you at the open bar from 23:00 until 03:00. There will be plenty of panettone and lenticchie e cotechino (traditional Italian New Year's food). We...

  • Photo of Barcelona Hostels, Barcelona

    12.16.2008

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    Fiesta de San Medir – Barcelona. If you have a craving for all things that are sweet, you can check out the Fiesta de San Medir. It is an annual event that takes place every early March in the artistic district of Gracia in Barcelona. The parade which started in the 16th century, kicks off at about 8pm and is in honor of Sant Medir who is th...

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