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Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2017
Where: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
  Once a year,  Rio de Janeiro holds the world's big and famous carnival. It begins forty days before the Catholic holiday, Lent. The celebrations start Friday, prior to Ash Wednesday up until the following Tuesday. Ash Wednesday is a day used for recovering from the previous sleepless nights.   The carnival's events attract thousands of participants from all over the world. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to precede accommodation arrangements.   The carnival binds the Samba's schools for two...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Verona Carnival 2017
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Friday, February 24, 2017
 
Once a year, on the last Friday before Lent fast (different dates) , Verona celebrates its carnival that preserves an ancient tradition of more than 470 years. The event marks the end of epidemic that killed, in 1660, many of Verona's residents in hunger and illness.   Since its end Verona's residents indicate, once a year, the end of the stuffer's period by distribution of Gnocchi to the people.   Gnocchi is a local folk food that is made of mush potatoes and flour, cut into small pieces that are cooked in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Malta Carnival 2017
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Once a year, in mid February -  start Mrach traditional carnivals are held in Valletta and Nadur on Gozo Island. Colorful parades take place in the streets. Trucks that carry giant colorful dolls, playing bands, children and adults in costumes create joyful carnival atmosphere.   The central events are held in Valletta. Similar but smaller events are held on the nearby towns and villages. The events in the periphery carry mysteries and gloomy nature.  Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Super Southern Ballarat Swap Meet 2017
Where: Ballarat, Australia
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Saturday, February 25, 2017
 
The annual swap festival of Ballarat is one of the great collecting events in Australia.   The festival is held in the airfield near the city. During the two days of the festival, old cars and spare parts are presents for sale or swap side by side with old home stuff.   The surrealistic view of the mass of old cars leaves the visitors speechless. The two days event attracts hundred of presenters and thousands of visitors every year.       Reserve now your hotel in Ballarat Attractive and...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Devil's Carnival (La Diablada) 2017
Where: Oruro, Bolivia
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Monday, February 27, 2017
 
Devil's Carnival or in its local name La Diablada, is held once a year  in Oruru, a mountain silver mining town, which is located 3,710 meters high above sea level, approximately 230 km south to the capital La Paz. The central motive of the carnival is the figure of the devil. The celebrators who combine Indian pagan habits with Christian habits create a marvelous authentic mixture of dance, music, tempo, clothing and color. The dance of the celebrators in the holiday parade helps the Virgen del Sovacón to drive away the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Bull Carnival (Carnaval del Toro) 2017
Where: Ciudad Real, Spain
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
The little quite town Ciudad Rodrigo which is located in Salamanca region in west Spain, holds, once a year, a traditional bullfight. The carnival is varied from the other traditional carnivals which take place prior to Easter, and is known as one of the ancient carnivals of its kind in Spain. The carnival starts on the last Friday before Lent. Here, the same as in Pamplona, Ciudad residents free tens of angry bulls that chase the youngsters through the city streets up to the city square. The city square is surrounded by fences and...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Santiago de Compostela carnival - (O Antroido) 2017
Where: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Tuesday, February 28, 2017
 
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of the autonomy Galicia in North West Spain. The city preserves an ancient tradition of a festive carnival. During the carnival days, the city is filled with thousands celebrators wearing fancy cloths and colored masks waiting for the two holiday parades.   On Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first holiday parade takes place. This is a big parade that includes brass bands, groups of dancers, jugglers and actors who perform while in motion on floats. On Ash Wednesday, the day that ends the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival 2017
Where: Comstock Park, United States
When:  Friday, February 24, 2017 - Saturday, February 25, 2017
 
Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival suggests huge selection of different types of beers. More than 100 Michigan breweries participate in the festival. In addition the visitors can enjoy: Music shows played by quality local bands Ice sculpting exhibitions Food stands, etc… The festival's program, venue, performer’s information, show time / schedule of events, tickets, how to get, parking etc, is present in the festival's link website below, under "Event Related Information" section.
 
 
 
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