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Surva Carnival (Festival of the Masquerade Games) 2017
Where: Pernik, Bulgaria
When:  Friday, January 27, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
 
Pernik which is located in North West Bulgaria holds every year the Surva Carnival. This is a two days festive carnival dedicated to masks and disguises. The event is known as one of the greatest carnivals of the Balkan. The main idea of the carnival, which started on 1966, is reviving and renewal of ancient culture traditions with emphasis on traditional Bulgarian dress. The carnival reaches its climax in a giant disguise/ mask parade with the participation of representatives from Bulgarian villages and lot of groups from out of the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Chinese New Year in Malaysia 2017
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
When:  Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Saturday, January 28, 2017
 
The Chinese New Year which marks the first day of the lunar calendar is celebrated for 15 days and this is the most important annual festival for the Chinese community. The next Chinese New Year is The ''Year of the Rooster''. According to tradition, the Chinese houses, the shopping centers, the present baskets are all decorated with blooming branches of apples and mandarin oranges. The use of the fresh and smelling flowers symbols plenty and good luck. The holiday atmosphere is emphasized by lions and dragon dolls that...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Chinese New Year in London 2017
Where: London, United Kingdom
When:  Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Saturday, January 28, 2017
 
The Chinese New Year marks the first day of the lunar calendar.   The date varies from late January to mid-February. This is the most important annual festival of the London Chinese community. The next Chinese New Year  is The ''Year of the Rooster''.   The Chinese community marks the start of the New Year in a great colorful, noisy parade which marches through the city's main roads.   The impressive parade with big dancing lions' dolls intends, according to the tradition, to bring good...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Valbonne Saint Blaise festival 2017
Where: Valbonne, France
When:  Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
 
The little village Valbonne celebrates, once a year, in start February the Saint Blaise fiesta. This typical Provence village is located near the city of nice. The village with its ancient houses from the 17th century is surrounded by a wall with four impressive gates. This is a marvelous decoration for the village's traditional fiesta. Lots of locals from the nearby villages and tourists reach the fiesta. The festival lasts for two days. A colorful parade of mobile stages decorated with hundred flowers, exhibitions of shepherd dogs,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
NYC Lunar New Year celebration ‘’Madison Street to Madison Avenue’’ 2017
Where: New York City, United States
When:  Sunday, January 29, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017
 
The Chinese community of Madison Street in China Town, New York celebrates the Lunar New Year in a marvelous, unique, colorful street fiesta.    The events of NYC Lunar New Year celebration ‘’Madison Street to Madison Avenue’’ express the Chinese culture and tradition.   Celebration’s highlights: Lions and dragons dance shows Traditional ceremonies Music shows for the whole family Face painting Varies entertainments, etc… The celebration’s program, venue...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Fair of Saint Orso (la Fiera di Sant'Orso di Aosta) 2017
Where: Aosta, Italy
When:  Monday, January 30, 2017 - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
 
The Fair of Saint Orso for sale of art goods, handicrafts of wood, stone, metal, etc... is held in the ancient quarter of Aosta, an Italian Alps town. The eight hundred years old fair, preserves its ancient tradition and every year. In the middle of winter, in January last days, the stalls are spread and offer quality art goods made by the locals. Lot of tourists from all over Italy and near by countries visit this fair and enjoy the beauty of the snowy town, the folklore culture shows and the unique exhibits.
 
 
 
 
Up Helly Aa 2017
Where: Lerwick, United Kingdom
When:  Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - Tuesday, January 31, 2017
 
The Up-Helly-Aa ("The end of the holly days") festival takes place at Shetland Islands. It is one of the glories fire festivals in the world. All the participants are dressed as Vikings (or other customs that are changed yearly). With the torches that they carry they set on fire a huge Viking ship as a sacrifice to the god of the sun. After the ecstasy of the fire the next day is a vacation day. Online hotel reservations. Immediate Confirmation.
 
 
 
 
Moors and Christians festival in Bocairent 2017
Where: Bocairent, Spain
When:  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - Thursday, February 2, 2017
 
The moors and Christians festival (Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos) perpetuates the victory of the Christianity upon the Moslems in Spain on the 13th century. The struggles between the different cultures turned into a war when the Moors arrive at the Iberian Peninsula. The Moors were members of the nomad tribes from North Africa. Their origin is Arabic and Barbarian tribes mainly from Mauritania who were converted to Islam on the 8th century. The tribes wandered at the north areas of Africa and on the 13th century arrived as...(read more)
 
 
 
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