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San Isidro Festival in Madrid

San Isidro Festival in Madrid
The biggest festival in Madrid is right around the corner! In 2 days’ time, on the 15th May, the whole city is coming together to celebrate the annual festival of their patron saint festival in style. With fiestas and carnivals going on the whole week, celebrations have started on the 12th May and will last till the 16th May. An exciting range of festivities will be taking place through out Madrid: from open-air concerts to traditional dances, urban music festival and parades of gigantes y cabezudos....
May 13th, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 2
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150th Anniversary Celebration of Rabindranath Tagore

150th Anniversary Celebration of Rabindranath Tagore
“To enjoy something, it’s essential to guard it with the fence of leisure” Reliving Rabindranath Tagore in New Delhi - Rabindranath Tagore (1862-1941) Rabindranath Tagore, winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 1913, achieved more in life than most people. The array of skills in his repertoire were: poet, novelist, short-story writer, essayist, playwright, thespian, educationist, spiritualist, philosopher, cultural relativist, orator, composer,song-writer, singer, and artist. The man...
May 10th, 2010 | induspride | Read More | Comments: 1
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Auckland International Film Festival

Auckland International Film Festival
... in a number of locations across Auckland and offers 150-170 features in Auckland and Wellington alone. Auckland is the original home of the film festival and was founded in 1969 – now the festival features in 15 cities and towns throughout the country giving people the chance to extend their cinematic options and for local filmmakers to put their work on show. There is plenty on offer to cater to all tastes in each centre, please be aware that not every film is shown in every venue so make...
May 10th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 1
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HipHop Festival Cultura Urbana

HipHop Festival Cultura Urbana
As summer lurks around the corner, music festivals are popping up all over the country, one of which is the Cultura Urbana. The biggest international hiphop festival in Spain, Cultura Urbana, will be stirring up quite a storm in Madrid come 15th May. With lineups of local and international hiphop artistes, as well as urban art showcases and breakdance battles, it is expected to be an all-night long party. Winner of MTV’s top Spanish hiphop artiste, Cres, will be strutting his stuff alongside pioneering...
May 10th, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 1
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Festival of Gold Glitters New Delhi, India

Festival of Gold Glitters New Delhi, India
... frenzy accompanied in Indian weddings. These are some of the reasons for the great Indian love-affair with buying Indian gold. Indian Gold at the festival of Gold The Indian gold culture dates back to more the 3000 years. Ancient scripts, such as the Gita, Vedas, and Puranas, quote the use of gold in various ceremonies and functions. It is deeply ingrained into the Indian culture. As a matter of fact, gold is as much a part of Indian culture as are rickshaws, spirituality, chaos, and great food. India’s...
May 8th, 2010 | induspride | Read More | Comments: 0
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WOMAD Cáceres 2010

WOMAD Cáceres 2010
One of the world’s biggest international music festival is taking Spain by storm this weekend! WOMAD will be held from 6th to 9th May in the historical center of Extremadura’s capital Cáceres. With an impressive line-up of international artistes, endless rows of merchandise stalls and a huge party atmosphere, WOMAD will surely rock your world. WOMAD stands for World of Music, Arts and Dance and is internationally recognized for the array of performances from all over the world. With...
May 7th, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 0
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The Na Hoku O Hawaii Music Festival

The Na Hoku O Hawaii Music Festival
In conjunction with the popular awards ceremony of the same name, there will be a Nā Hōkū O Hawaiʻi Music festival for three full days later this month from May 27 – 30. The event celebrates Hawai‘i’s music and culture, and features the Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon, the HARA Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards Show, red carpet events, live music by more than 100 artists across 25 venues throughout Waikīkī, and daily workshops. The event showcases the underlying power of music and will...
May 6th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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17th Annual EarthFest

17th Annual EarthFest
The Radio 92.9 EarthFest kicks off Boston’s Esplanade festival season on Saturday, May 22 from  11 AM-5PM at the DCR Hatch Shell along the Charles River  (Map). It’s a day of fun, entertainment and environmental activities . Now in its 17th year, EarthFest is a free event and  one of Boston’s largest festivals-attracting more than 100,000 people. Wander along the Esplanade and you can listen to lots of great live rock during the festival.  This year’s headliner is Collective...
May 5th, 2010 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 2
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Cinco de Mayo Festivities

Cinco de Mayo Festivities
... music, dance, and fun.  Here are the Cinco de Mayo events that are going on in Honolulu tonight and later this week: Cinco de Mayo Street festival: Tonight @ 6-10 pm on Nu’uanu and Hotel Street [map].  Food, Music, & Dance, and free for all ages Cinco de Mayo Block Party at Restaurant Row:Tonight @ 9pm – 4 am at Oceans 808 (500 Ala Moana Blvd) [map].  Live music, DJs, Bikini Contest, 21+ and $10 cover charge. 5-De Mayo Fiesta Latin Party: Tonight @ 9 pm – 12:30 am at Gordon...
May 5th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 1
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Auckland Festival of Photography

Auckland Festival of Photography
Whether you are a professional, amateur or wannabe photographer – you will not want to miss Auckland’s upcoming festival of Photography which will be held around various venues in the city from 4 – 27 June. The festival is organised and managed by the Auckland festival of Photography Trust and has been since 2004 – the not for profit charitable trust is working to increase the awareness of photography in general, to support local and emerging photographers while strengthening...
May 5th, 2010 | theaucklandguide | Read More | Comments: 0
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The 8th Annual Waikiki Spam® Jam Tonight!

The 8th Annual Waikiki Spam® Jam Tonight!
... in Hawaii. That has proved to be cause for celebration. The annual Waikiki SPAM® JAM has become a cultural tradition and one of the most popular festivals in Hawaii. The 2010 event is expected to attract 20,000 attendees. Arts, crafts, food and activity booths will provide a street fair atmosphere while the public and Hawaii businesses collect SPAM® and other food items for the Hawaii Foodbank. Admission to the event is free and some of Hawaii’s favorite entertainers will be featured...
April 24th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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Life is Peachy at the Queen Creek Peach Festival

Life is Peachy at the Queen Creek Peach Festival
... compete in a peach gunny sack race?   Schnepf Farms (map), the largest organic Peach grower in the state is home to the annual Queen Creek Peach festival in Queen Creek, Arizona.  For good old fashioned fun, pick your own peaches and join in on the lip-smacking taste testings of everything peach on May 8th, 9th,15th and 16th. The event is free to the public and if you haven’t been to Schnepf Farms you and your family will love this local farm.  Starting in the 1960’s they grew their...
April 24th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
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Rock Out at FestiMad

Rock Out at FestiMad
As summer lurks in the distance, several music festivals are hitting Madrid by storm. One such music event to take note of is the Festimad. A whole bonanza of eclectic band performances and raw music presentations will be sweeping the crowd away. This event is specially noted as an opportunity for potential performers to strut their stuff and get the world to notice them. International and local artistes will be doing all they can to impress the crowd. The string of concerts take place all across...
April 22nd, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 2
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Celebrate Latin Culture at Feria Latina 2010

Celebrate Latin Culture at Feria Latina 2010
Feria Latina is an annual celebration of Latin American diversity and culture at a historic venue in Atlanta. Since 2003, this festival has become one of the most anticipated family events, becoming larger and lager every year in the Southest Area of Georgia. Every year, thousands of people from the state of Georgia come to Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta to experience performances from some of the best Latin artists, experience Latin arts and crafts, giveaways, exhibitions, international foods,...
April 19th, 2010 | Katrina Verweel | Read More | Comments: 0
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The 3rd Annual Grow Hawaiian Festival

The 3rd Annual Grow Hawaiian Festival
This coming Saturday, April 24, Bishop Museum will be hosting its popular Grow Hawaiian festival from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The 3rd annual Grow Hawaiian festival, presented by Hawaiian Electric Company, is family-friendly event, in recognition of Earth Day, is open to the public, and admission is free for kama‘āina and military with ID! The Grow Hawaiian festival focuses on conservation, clean energy, culture, and native plants. There will be a number of educational booths and hands-on demonstrations....
April 18th, 2010 | byun | Read More | Comments: 0
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iFest: Houston International Festival

iFest: Houston International Festival
The Houston International festival, or iFest, is one of the oldest in the city, its first incarnation appearing in 1971 as “Main Street 1 Salute to the Arts.”  What began as a cultural salute to the performing arts is now one of Houston’s largest festivals, one that celebrates Houston’s multicultural history and population by highlighting a different cultural heritage, by region or country, each year.  The festival began the tradition of featuring one country per year...
April 17th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
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Movie Madness At The Boston International Film Festival

Movie Madness At The Boston International Film Festival
Every spring, Bostonians go to the movies in droves for the Boston International Film festival. This year,  more than 100 films, including both features and shorts will be screened during the course of the festival, April 16-April 25. The festival offers an eclectic bill from local and  national  independent filmmakers as well as international fare from over 30 countries including Haiti, Japan and Iran. Opening night, April 16,  will feature the Boston premiere of “Harry Brown“,...
April 12th, 2010 | Maria Olia | Read More | Comments: 0
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Holy Week Celebrations in Madrid

Holy Week Celebrations in Madrid
... when Jesus Christ resurrects and the people celebrate with joyous druming and music. Holy Week Foods Whether it’s a religious or worldwide festival, Spain often celebrates with unique gastronomy. Similarly, the Holy Week is marked by typical dishes prepared only during this period of the year. Evidently, these foods are associated with religious tasks and age-old traditions. A must-try during this season is the torrijas – a dulce (sweet dessert) prepared by dipping bread into from...
March 31st, 2010 | Nellie Huang | Read More | Comments: 4
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Chicago’s Early Music Festival Kicks Off This April

Chicago’s Early Music Festival Kicks Off This April
Come summer, Chicago becomes the country’s best place for outdoor concerts, from jazz and blues festivals in Grant Park, to weekly nighttime symphony concerts at Millennium Park. For the first time this year, Chicago will have a six-day festival celebrating music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. The festival, which starts April 20, will feature free and ticketed performances, workshops, and master classes by internationally-renowned musicians in venues throughout the city. Because...
March 28th, 2010 | Lisa Davis | Read More | Comments: 0
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Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson Behind Sydney’s Vivid Festival 2010

Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson Behind Sydney’s Vivid Festival 2010
Sydney Opera House has just announced the line-up for this year’s Vivid festival. There are some really big name artists on the bill including American singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones, Lou Reed’s Metal Machine Trio, and experimental performance artist Laurie Anderson. In fact, Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson are the curators of this year’s event. With two such creative minds working together, we can expect something special in 2010. While most shows will cost you, there are a few free activities...
March 24th, 2010 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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