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Santiago de Compostela carnival - (O Antroido) 2019
Where: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
 
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of the autonomy Galicia in North West Spain. The city preserves an ancient tradition of a festive carnival. During the carnival days, the city is filled with thousands celebrators wearing fancy cloths and colored masks waiting for the two holiday parades.   On Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first holiday parade takes place. This is a big parade that includes brass bands, groups of dancers, jugglers and actors who perform while in motion on floats. On Ash Wednesday, the day that ends the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Paraty's (Brazil) Mud Carnival - Bloco da Lama 2019
Where: Parati, Brazil
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Saturday, March 2, 2019
 
Once a year, when the great Rio De Janeiro carnival takes place, the coastal town Paraty which is located 250 km south west to Rio, holds a unique carnival. In Paraty's Mud Carnival - (Portuguese: Bloco da lama) the costumes that its participants wear is black sticky mud which is smeared on their bodies. The carnival preserves the ancient local tradition when the Indians smeared their bodies with black mud for medical reasons, and held ritual ceremonies in order to bring cure to the ill. In contrary to Rio carnival where...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Binche carnival 2019
Where: Binche, Belgium
When:  Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The city Binche which is located south to Brussels holds, yearly, an annual carnival during the three days before Lent. The carnival attracts thousands of locals and tourists. The event that started in the middle Ages, on the 14th century, is known nowadays as one of the famous street carnivals in Europe. Thousands of people wear special cloths with giant hates participate in the parades along the city's streets. Shrove Sunday marks the official start of the events. The coffee houses and the streets fill with thousands of disguised...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Rijeka Carnival Children Parade 2019
Where: Rijeka, Croatia
When:  Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
 
The children carnival in Rijeka is held, once a year, near the international carnival's dates. More than 4,000 pupils from schools all over the country participate in the parade.   The children are gather in groups, they wear colored cloths and dance in a colorful parade along the city's streets according to the brasses' tempo.   Thousands of local and tourists watch and enjoy the children performance.   Reserve now your hotel in Rijeka Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all...(read more)
 
 
 
 
The Olney Pancake Race 2019
Where: Olney, United Kingdom
When:  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The Olney Pancake Race, dating back more than five hundred years, is held on Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gars). The course is 415 yards (380m) long and is run from the Market Place to the Church at 11.55 a.m. Participants, housewives or young ladies of the town, must have lived in Olney for at least 3 months and be at least 18 years old.   Competitors must wear the traditional costume of a housewife, including a skirt, apron and head covering. They must of course carry a frying pan containing a pancake. The winner, on crossing the line,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
WOMADelaide 2019
Where: Adelaide, Australia
When:  Friday, March 8, 2019 - Monday, March 11, 2019
 
WOMADelaide festival that is held once a year is a marvelous fiesta of music, dance and arts. It is known as a unique festival thus it attracts, every year, large crowd.   The festival that started on 1992 aims to inform and highlight the awareness of the worth and potential of a multicultural society by encouraging the public to experience music and diverse culture habits.   The visitors can enjoy a large variety of traditional music and cultural performances both traditional and contemporary. Taste food and have culinary...(read more)
 
 
 
 
New Haven Saint Patricks Day Parade 2019
Where: New Haven, United States
When:  Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Estimated date !
 
Cead Mile Failte ( A hundred thousand welcomes) to the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee of Greater New Haven.   The St. Patrick's Day Parade tradition was born in New Haven on March 17, 1842, when about 90 members of the Hibernian Provident Society, a mutual aid organization formed the previous year, marched through the city streets behind a banner made especially for the occasion.   Lovingly sewn into the banner were traditional Irish depictions: St. Patrick in his bishop's robes, an Irish wolfhound, a harp,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Oxcart Driver’s Day (El Día del Boyero) 2019
Where: San Antonio, Costa Rica
When:  Sunday, March 10, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
 
Oxcart Driver’s Day - El Día del Boyero is celebrated every year on the second Sunday of March. This festive day reaches its climax on a traditional colored parade with the participation of more than 300 oxcart drivers who reach the place from all over the country. Among other things the holiday aim is to preserve culture and tradition. In the past the oxcarts were used to transport the coffee from the central valley to the port of Puntarenas. The special cart has become a symbol of national work in Costa Rica. The colorful...(read more)
 
 
 
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