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Fiesta Noche del Rio 2017
Where: San Antonio, United States
When:  Friday, May 12, 2017 - Saturday, August 12, 2017
 
Every Friday and Saturday night. Fiesta Noche del Rio is a fiesta of music and dance performed by dancers, singers and players who focus on diverse styles of music and dance of Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Texas.   The festival that started on 1957 is held on weekends from mid May to mid August.   The festival's program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc, is present in the festival's link website below, under "Event Related Information" section.
 
 
 
 
Barbados Crop Over Festival 2017
Where: Bridgetown, Barbados
When:  Sunday, May 14, 2017 - Monday, August 7, 2017
 
The Barbados Crop Over festival is launched in start July and it ends with The Grand Kadooment on the first Monday in August.   The festival that marked the end of the sugar cane cutting season started in the 1780's, when Barbados was the one of the world's famous producers of sugar, and a festival was held at the culmination of each sugar season.   It stopped in the 1940's due to the decline of the Barbados sugar industry. The festival was revived to attract tourists to the island in the traditionally...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival 2017
Where: Vancouver, Canada
When:  Thursday, June 1, 2017 - Saturday, September 23, 2017
 
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is known, in Canada, as the leading and most quality theater festival.   This is a continuous Shakespeare theater events that takes place every evening (except Mondays) from start June until end September.   The festival is held in the green areas of Vanier Park in Vancouver. Plays and unique stage events take place on two stages built in giant tents.   The festival's program, lineup information is present in the festival's website.   Reserve now your...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Lausanne Estivale (Summer Festival) 2017
Where: Lausanne, Switzerland
When:  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - Thursday, September 21, 2017
 
Estivale – the summer festival of Lausanne is held, every year, from mid June to mid September. This is a sequence of multi-disciplinary events that take place all over the city. More than 450 music and stage events are held during the festival days and all of it is free. The visitors can choose between movies, theater shows, concerts of classic, jazz and pop music, dance shows, etc…   During the festival’s days the hospitable city turned to one giant stage.   The festival's program, lineup...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Bruges Pre-Trinnale Canal Festival 2017
Where: Brugge, Belgium
When:  Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Sunday, September 10, 2017
 
During the festival's days the historic center of Bruges turned to a marvelous museum of contemporary art and architecture. The event brings, to the city, artists who share their work in a variety of artistic fields such as video, architecture, photography and other media. The festival's program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc. is present in the festival's link website. See details below, under "Event Related Information" section. Reserve now your hotel in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival 2017
Where: Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
When:  Saturday, July 8, 2017 - Sunday, July 9, 2017
 
The international candles and wax sculpture festival is held, every year, in Ubon Ratchathani which is located 500 km north east to Bangkok. The events combine the tradition of lighting candles in the shrine for peace and happiness with creations candles and wax sculpture.   During the month of the festival, sculptors from several countries stay in the town and sculpt with their Thai collogues magnificent sculptures that are exhibit to the audience.
 
 
 
 
Turkish Oil Wrestling (Kirkpinar) 2017
Where: Edirne, Turkey
When:  Monday, July 10, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017
 
The wrestling contest Yagli gures means oily wrestling. This is an historical tradition from the Persian period, 1065 B.C. According to it, a known Persian wrestler named ''Rostam'' succeeded in saving his people from the evil forces.   The local name for the oily wrestling is kirkpinar and it known as one of the popular sport branches in Turkey. In the contests, the wrestlers are anointed with oil from foot to head they wear pair of leather shorts called ''Kispet'' made of buffalo.   The...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Toronto Caribbean Carnival - Caribana Festival Scotiabank - 2017
Where: Toronto, Canada
When:  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017
 
Caribana Festival is the most exciting international event that is held, yearly, in Toronto ! The festival turns the city to one big stage where a Caribbean music is heard from every corner.   Various kinds of music styles are heard: Reggae, Calypso, Soca, Hip-Hop etc' The festival is held, continuously, for more than 40 years and it is known as the biggest of its kind in North America.   The festival which is planed for several months, hosts lot of artists from all over the world together with thousands of...(read more)
 
 
 
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