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Krampuslauf - Krampus Run in Castelrotto / Kastelruth 2018
Where: Castelrotto, Italy
When:  December - 2018 TBA
Castelrotto (Kastelruth) is located in South Tirol, on the Dolomite Mountains in North Italy. Its residences celebrate every year a colorful noisy unique winter event named Krampuslauf – “The Krampus Run”.   The event that starts on the late afternoon hours attracts thousands of people, locals mainly from the nearby cities and lot of tourists. Ushers and policemen direct hundreds of drivers to parking lots out of the town, about two kilometers from the event location. Please notice that going by foot from the...(read more)
Jamaica Carnival (Bacchanal) 2018
Where: Kingston, Jamaica
When:  January till April 2018
The annual carnival started in January and last until  the Road March on April 8. Once a year, for more than 15 years, Jamaica holds an exiting carnival with motives similar to those of Trinidad but with local tastes. The Carnival kicks off on start February and ends on mid April. The carnival gets bigger and bigger every year and now days it turns into the biggest of the island's events.   The carnival's events last for two months attract more than 100,000 guests, locals and tourists.   Due to the...(read more)
The International Mariachi Festival (Fiesta Internacional del Mariachi)
Where: Guadalajara, Mexico
When:  August / September.
Guadalajara is the capital of the Mariachi music (Mexican folk music).   The town celebrates magnificent music fiesta that last eleven days.   Once a year from the end of August to start September (on various dates) Musicians from all over and the world especially Mexico along with great audience are gather to the international Mariachi fiesta.   Two millions is the estimated number of the participants during the eleven festival's days.   The visitors can enjoy the parade of Mariachi bands that dance...(read more)
Cudjoe Head Celebrations
Where: Brades, Montserrat
When:  During the first weekend in August
Montserrat showcases its African ancestry during Cudjoe Head celebrations that is held during the first weekend in August. The village of Cudjoe Head was named in the 18th Century after a slave by the name of Cudjoe who ran away from his master. He was caught and lynched at Cudjoe Head corner and his head was placed on a silk cotton tree to remind anyone considering running away what the punishment would be if they were caught. Festivities have grown to include a steel band performance, road race, and an exhibition of goods produced in the...(read more)
Phuket Vegetarian Festival 2018
Where: Phuket, Thailand
When:  Annually in October. (2018 TBA)
Every year, on the first day of the 9th lunar month (Chinese calendar, usually in October). The Vegetarian Festival is held in Phuket's island. In contrary to regular, the idea of Vegetarian Festival means otherwise in Thailand:   The start of the festival is a fast and purification period, when meat and alcohol are forbidden. The purification is made by asceticism and self torture. The nine days begin with believers' parades. The participants wear white cloths and pray to their gods for safe holiday...(read more)
Guardia Parade Re-Enactments in Birgu
Where: Birgu, Malta
When:  Sundays, almost all year round
In Guardia Parade is held in Birgu that is located on north east Malta. This is a fascinating colorful event that shows historic restoration of the activity of the knights’ corps St. John that ruled on the 17th and 18th century. The parade takes place on Sundays (various dates and hours). A military parade with the participation of 60 actors dressed in authentic uniforms and carry weapons from the same period takes place. "The soldiers" recreate the way of life of the garrison (force) at St John’s Cavalier castle....(read more)
Chinese New Year Parade in New York 2019
Where: New York City, United States
When:  February 2019
Chinese New Year in New York is noisy and colorful as in China. This is a domestic holiday and its main principal is massive cleaning of the house. The purpose of the intensive cleaning is to purify evilness and assure good and fineness year for the home's inhabitants.   In addition to the family gathering, public celebrations are held. On the first day of the holiday, Chinatown, one of the biggest Chinese quarters in USA, has a festive atmosphere as in China.   New Year celebrations according to the ancient Chinese...(read more)
Festival of Saint Thomas (Festival de San Tomas)
Where: Chichicastenango, Guatemala
When:  Annually in the end of December
The market town Chichi or in its official name Chichicastenango is located in one of the beautiful mountain areas of Guatemala. Its location is 2,000 meters above sea level. Every year, in the end of December, the town holds Festival of Saint Thomas. This is a religious event that marks the holiday of the patron in a fiesta that combines manners and tradition of the Maya with the Catholic Christianity. Lots of Indians from the mountainous areas located west to Ciudad de Guatemala - Guatemala City, and lot of tourists reach the festival. The...(read more)
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