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Chinese New Year in London 2019
Where: London, United Kingdom
When:  Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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 Pig''.   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)
Steamboat Springs, Colorado Winter Carnival 2019
Where: Steamboat Springs, United States
When:  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019
Steamboat Springs is a little ski and winter sport town in Colorado. Every winter, for more than hundred years, Steamboat Springs holds a winter carnival that is one of the most beautiful and significant of the state. The carnival promises various activities such as: An impressive street parade Grandiose fireworks show Fiery hoops ski jumps Skiing and snowboarding events Food stands Handcraft stands, etc…  The carnival's program, tickets, show time / schedule of events, parking etc, is...(read more)
Carnevale di Viareggio (Carnival) 2019
Where: Viareggio, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Schedule events 2019:   February - 9,  17,  23   March - 3 , 5 Once a year, Viareggio celebrates its traditional carnival which preserves a tradition that starts in 1873. The over 130 year's carnival started as a mockery of the elected people of the city.   The young residents of the city presented them in a shape of giant ridiculous dolls.   Since then, the city's residents preserve the tradition and turned it into a giant fiesta of dancing and color, a symbol of peace, unity...(read more)
Nice Carnival 2019
Where: Nice, France
When:  Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Estimated date !
Once a year, from mid February to start March (different dates) the French Riviera celebrates a great winter fiesta - the Nice Carnival.   During the celebration which lasts for two weeks the city comes alive with tempo, music and motion. Nice festival attracts mass of crowd, locals and tourists.   The city hotels are fully booked hence it is recommended to make a room's reservations in advance in order to find a room in a reasonable price.   During the carnival, the streets become filled with parades of...(read more)
Venice Carnival - Carnevale di Venezia 2019
Where: Venice, Italy
When:  Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The ancient carnival The carnival of Venice (Italian: Carnevale di Venezia) is the most communicate festival in Europe. Ancient celebrations held in the past for centuries, were stopped in 1797 with the conquest of Venice by Napoleon.   Today's Carnival In 1980, Venice renewed the tradition. Nowadays, every year, thousands of people fill the bridges, canals and squares of Venice and turn the city into a giant theater stage.   The atmosphere costumes and experience of visiting The city itself becomes a...(read more)
Athens Carnival 2019
Where: Athens, Greece
When:  Sunday, February 17, 2019 - Monday, March 11, 2019
2019 Greek Carnival Dates Triodion: Sunday, February 17th Tsiknopempti or "Burnt Thursday": February 28th Tsiknopempti Weekend: Friday, March 1st - Sunday, March 3rd Cheesefare Thursday: March 7th Main Carnival Weekend:  Friday March 8th-Sunday March 10th Clean Monday: March 11th High spirits, creative expression, wild colours and fantasy to spare are the driving forces behind this year's Athens Carnival, which kicks off on Tsiknopempti (Smoke Thursday). The aim of this year's Athens Carnival is to...(read more)
Mardi Gras in New Orleans 2019
Where: New Orleans, United States
When:  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
For two weeks the French quarter of New Orleans, the greatest city of Louisiana in south USA turns to a center of parties and loose fiestas. Mardi Gras carnival is held in many places around the world, but in New Orleans it reaches heights of beauty and joy that can’t be found in no other place.   The marvelous carnival in New Orleans which started in 1857 by French expatriates attracts each year thousands of locals and tourists who plan their arrival many months ahead.   Due to the numerous visitors during the...(read more)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019
Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
When:  Sunday, February 24, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival  2019 main events schedule: PARADE Santa Cruz - 5.3.2019 FUNERAL of the Sardine - 6.3.2019 PARADE Puerto de la Cruz - 9.3.2019 The carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is held, yearly, mid January to mid February, different dates).   The preparations for the carnival start several month before, when the participants groups make their unique costumes.   Every group picks a subject to be represented in the carnival and the costumes...(read more)
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