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New France Festival - Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle France 2018
Where: Quebec, Canada
When:  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017
 
Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle France is held in Quebec City since 1997. The festival’s events preserve the historic legacy of Quebec City between 1534-1760 were it was a French colony.   More than 200,000 people, local and guests arrive to enjoy and pay tribute to the past, present and future of the city. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms & tickets well in advance.    The...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Puck Fair in Killorglin 2017
Where: Killorglin, Ireland
When:  Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Saturday, August 12, 2017
 
Killorglin in Kerry County celebrates, once a year, for three days a unique street festival named Puck Fair. The festival is known as one of the longest and ancient events in Ireland which are held yearly in the same dates; from 10th to 12th of August. The central event, in the festival, is the coronation ceremony of the Puck king where the king is a he-goat. There are many and diverse explanations for the he-goat coronation and the Irish do not have one historic version. One of the explanations is connected to the Pre Christian period when...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Fiesta de la Virgen de Urkupiña (Urkapinia) festival 2017
Where: Quillacollo, Bolivia
When:  Monday, August 14, 2017 - Wednesday, August 16, 2017
 
The city of Quillacollo in the central eastern part of Bolivia holds the Urkupiña Festival every year. This is a Catholic religious event in honor of the Virgin of Urkupiña. According to faith and tradition, at the end of the seventeenth century, the image of the Virgin Mary was revealed on a local hill, carrying her son in her hands. The revelation left a strong impression on the believers, who since then and annually mark the occasion with ceremonies ,prayers and festival. Thousands of people, local and tourists pour into...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Annual Festivity of Saint Bartholomew 2017
Where: Sitges, Spain
When:  Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - Thursday, August 24, 2017
 
The Town´s Annual Festivity of Saint Bartholomew is celebrated the 23rd and 24th of August. During these days streets turn into a real burst of happiness, with very emotional moments and great popular participation; it is the most important cultural and sentimental expression of the village. The Festivity of Saint Bartholomew has deserved official recognition as a Festivity of National Interest because of the folkloric richness of its typical dances. Sitges - Online hotel reservations / Immediate Confirmation.  
 
 
 
 
Ganesh Chaturthi Festival 2017
Where: Delhi, India
When:  Friday, August 25, 2017 - Friday, August 25, 2017
 
According to the Hindi tradition, the god Ganesha with the human body and elephant head has the power to remove obstacles. It is known as one of the popular gods of India. The believers use to donate milk drinks at Ganesha's shrines as well as at their houses.   The Ganesha festival is held once a year in August or September. The dates varies according to the Hindi calendar. Mass of Hindis participates in huge parades and with sound systems, drums and gongs celebrate the god's holiday with strong noise.   One of...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Giants of Ath Festival (De Ducasse) 2017
Where: Ath, Belgium
When:  Saturday, August 26, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
 
Every year, on the fourth weekend of August, Giants of Ath festival (De Ducasse) is held in the ancient center of Ath (located south west to Brussels). These traditional fiestas, originated in the Middle Ages, turn the city from a quite sleepy city to a lively and exited. The preparations for the folklore fiesta, building giant dolls, last for several months. The motive of the festival is the struggle between David and Goliath. On Saturday, after the wedding ceremony of Goliath, the battle between the giant and the shepherd youngster takes...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Notting Hill Carnival 2017
Where: London, United Kingdom
When:  Sunday, August 27, 2017 - Monday, August 28, 2017
 
The two days of the Notting Hill Carnival attract lots of visitors from all over the world.   The Carnival is held, yearly, on Sunday and Monday of the last week of August (like the Banks Holiday).   The West Indian islands immigrants community celebrates, yearly, its’ national tradition and culture.   On these days many folklore and music shows that are significant to the Caribbean’s take place.   Groups of musicians and dancers play on mobile stages according to the strong noise of the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Ryde Carnival 2017
Where: Ryde, United Kingdom
When:  Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - Saturday, September 2, 2017
 
Wight Isle which is located in the English Channel holds, every year, a traditional carnival. This is a popular event that started over more than hundred years ago. More than 2,000 actors, dancers and bands who arrive from the culture clubs over the island participate in this carnival.   The visitors can enjoy tempo music with the influence of Brazilian Samba, local bands that play on Steel Pans (originated from Trinidad), etc…   Parades with colored disguises like the great carnivals of Venice, the Mardi...(read more)
 
 
 
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