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The Hue Festival is an extraordinary cultural extravaganza of Vietnam which involves a collection of events and activities. The festival attracts millions of visitors every year making it an ideal platform for grand social milieu. In 2012, Hue Festival has….
‘Songkran’, the annual Water Festival and marks the start of the traditional New Year in Thailand. ‘Songkran’ (from the Sanskirt word Sankranti, signifying the sun’s shift from one zodiac to another) heralds the beginning of the solar year and….
Chol Chnam Thay Festivals is traditional Tet of Khmer. The festival start from the 1st to the 3rd of Chet month according to Buddhist calendar, equivalent to the 12th to 15th day of April by solar calendar. There are many fun….
It is a festival held south of Roskilde in Denmark and is one of the six biggest annual music festivals in Europe (the other five being the Sziget Festival, the Glastonbury Festival, the Paléo Festival,Rock Werchter, and Exit Festival). It was created in 1971 by two high school students, Mogens….
During the winter holidays, the traditional Alpine Chocolate Festival is celebrated in the district of Villa General Belgrano in Córdoba. A tempting proposal to enjoy with the entire family. Celebrations take place in the town hall, also known as the….
In the middle of the Mediterranean coast, Valencia city, celebrates each year the final days of the winter and the arrival of spring with spectacular fires and pyrotechnics. From March 15 to 19 (the feast of Saint Joseph, day of….
A star attraction on the Indian festival stage is Diwali – a joyous celebration that, broadly speaking, celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The festival’s name roughly translates to ‘row of lamps/lights’ – which is why Diwali is widely….
The history of beer production in Germany goes back almost 15 centuries, when indigenous eastern European communities began to be organised and Christianised by colonists. Since then, the control of beer production and distribution has been intertwined with social and….
Launched in 1983 by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman, Cayman Carnival Batabano is held annually during the first week of May – a vibrant highlight in the island’s entertainment calendar. The festival’s original name, Batabano, is a salute to….
The origination of the word “Carnival” Several hundred years ago, the followers of the Catholic religion in Italy started the tradition of holding a costume festival right before the first day of Lent. At this time Catholics were not supposed….