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Moors and Christians festival in Bocairent 2019
Where: Bocairent, Spain
When:  Friday, February 1, 2019 - Saturday, February 2, 2019
 
The moors and Christians festival (Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos) perpetuates the victory of the Christianity upon the Moslems in Spain on the 13th century. The struggles between the different cultures turned into a war when the Moors arrive at the Iberian Peninsula. The Moors were members of the nomad tribes from North Africa. Their origin is Arabic and Barbarian tribes mainly from Mauritania who were converted to Islam on the 8th century. The tribes wandered at the north areas of Africa and on the 13th century arrived as...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Shimokitazawa Tengu - Long Red-Nosed Goblins Festival 2019
Where: Tokyo, Japan
When:  Friday, February 1, 2019 - Sunday, February 3, 2019
 
The Shimokitazawa Tengu Festival (Long Red-Nosed Goblins Festival) is held every year in late January - early February. The Japanese mark four times a year, the seasons change called in Japanese Setsubun: spring, summer, autumn and winter.   On the Setsubun of end winter and start spring the Japanese celebrate Shimokitazawa Tengu Festival which according to Japanese tradition brings, with the coming spring, new life. The festival's events that are held on Shinryuji temple, which is located near Shimokitazawa station in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
NYC Lunar New Year celebration ‘’Madison Street to Madison Avenue’’ 2019
Where: New York City, United States
When:  Saturday, February 2, 2019 - Saturday, February 2, 2019 - Estimated date !
 
The Chinese community of Madison Street in China Town, New York celebrates the Lunar New Year in a marvelous, unique, colorful street fiesta.    The events of NYC Lunar New Year celebration ‘’Madison Street to Madison Avenue’’ express the Chinese culture and tradition.   Celebration’s highlights: Lions and dragons dance shows Traditional ceremonies Music shows for the whole family Face painting Varies entertainments, etc… The celebration’s program, venue...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Chinese New Year in Malaysia 2019
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
When:  Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019
 
The Chinese New Year which marks the first day of the lunar calendar is celebrated for 15 days and this is the most important annual festival for the Chinese community. The next Chinese New Year is The ''Year of the Pig''. According to tradition, the Chinese houses, the shopping centers, the present baskets are all decorated with blooming branches of apples and mandarin oranges. The use of the fresh and smelling flowers symbols plenty and good luck. The holiday atmosphere is emphasized by lions and dragon dolls that stir...(read more)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Chinatown Community Street Fair in San Francisco 2019
Where: San Francisco, United States
When:  Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Saturday, February 9, 2019 - Estimated date !
 
Chinatown Community Street Fair in San Francisco is held every year as an integral part of the Chinese New Year celebrations. Usually it is held on the same weekend as the traditional New Year Parade.   The Chinese community started to celebrate the Lunar New Year in 1860 and since it preserves the tradition every year.   During the holiday, more than 500,000 people locals and tourists visit the city. The demand for lodging is extremely high thus it is recommended to check for prices and book a room well in advance.   Dozens...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Holetown Festival 2019
Where: Holetown, Barbados
When:  Sunday, February 10, 2019 - Sunday, February 17, 2019
 
Holetown is located on west Barbados. The city marks, every year since 1977, the the arrival of the first eighty English colonists who landed on Holetown shore with ten African slaves who were kidnapped during the journey. The festival celebrates the arrival of the “William and John” settlers’ boat that reached Holetown on the second half of February 1627. With its arrival, Barbados Island became British colony. During the festival, accommodation may be scarce owing to higher demands , therefore it is advisable to check...(read more)
 
 
 
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