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Arak Tabuik Festival
Where: Pariaman, Indonesia
When:  January.
Arak Tabuik Festival is held, once a year, in the coastal town Pariaman in west Sumatra. In the traditional festival, the participants perpetuate the death of Muhammad's grandchildren; Hasan and Husain, who fought the Karbala battle for the defense of the Moslem religion. In the festival, sport events like swimming contests and horse races are held as well as various culture shows.
Pasola jousting ceremony in Gaura Wanokaka Lamboya and Kodi
Where: Sumba , Indonesia
When:  Annually in March (several days after full moon)
Every year in March, different dates, the villages Gaura and Wanokaka in East Nusa Tenggara area on Sumba Island, hold the Pasola jousting. The events start several days after full moon, when a strange yearly phenomena starts with the arrival of colorful sea worms. In the Pasola contest, horse riders armed with insusceptible lance ride one toward the other, where by using the lance, every participant aim is to cause his opponent to fall. The events attract, every year, lot of locals and tourists who watch the unique jousting. In addition...(read more)
Legu Gam Festival
Where: Ternate, Indonesia
When:  April.
Ternat which is located on north Maluku, celebrates, once a year, the Legu Gam Festival. This is a folklore festival that indicates the birthday of his majesty the Sultan of Ternat. In the holiday, lot of celebrators, locals and tourists, gather in Sultan's Kedaton (Palace). Part of them participates in the colored dance and singing shows and some come only to watch. This is a traditional fiesta that presents the beauty of the local culture and its unique ceremonies.
Putri Bau Nyale Putri Mandalika (Mandalika Festival)
Where: Lombok, Indonesia
When:  February/March.
Once a year, in the full moon night of February or March, the residents of island Lombok, located in West Nusa Tenggara, celebrate a unique festival. For a day or two (it differs from year to year), they celebrate the appearace of the colored Nyale worms. The worms that are emitted to Kota coast are regarded, by the locals, as a delicatessen. They believe that the worms have plenty and love characters. After a unique religous cermony, the collection of the worms starts and continue gladly for the whole night. According to the local...(read more)
Sea Offerings Ceremony in Pelabuhan Ratu
Where: Pelabuhanratu, Indonesia
When:  April.
In the fishing village, Pelabuhan Ratu which is located in the south beach of west Java (4 hours drive from the capital Jakarta) a unique thanksgiving festival dedicated to the sea, is celebrated. The thanksgiving of Pelabuhan Ratu is celebrated for two days where from a naval review of decorated boats the celebrators throw thousands of flowers and sacrifice Buffalo heads. The naval review is accompanied with a lot of folklore culture events; local music, traditional singing, competitive dance shows, swim contests and many more attractions...(read more)
Winter Wonders Ice Rink - Brussels (Bruxelles) 2018-2019
Where: Brussels, Belgium
When:  End November 2018 to start January 2019.
Winter Wonders Ice Rinks is the beauty of Brussels and reputed to the best ice Rinks  in Europe. during the Christmas festivities days. The event takes place at:  Place de la Monnaie Grand-Place Around the Brussels Bourse Marché aux Poissons Place Sainte-Catherine Marché aux Poissons Opening hours, admission fees etc, is present in the event website below, under "Event related information" section. Reserve now your hotel in Brussels and around Attractive and...(read more)
Barcelona Lady of Mercy Festival 2018
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Around September 24th 2018. (exect dates will follow)
Las Fiestas de la Merce Barcelona Lady of Mercy Festival is one of the great festival of Barcelona, or even the greatest. The festival's events last for seven days. More than six hundred culture and public activities are held.   The annual fiestas symbol the end of the summer, the start of autumn and gratitude to the holly patron of Barcelona, The Lady of Mercy (La Mare de Deu de la Merce), who saved the city from a disaster of locust in 1687. Lot of culture events are held in the open-air, dance, music, colored...(read more)
Christmas Market (Hameln Weihnachtsmarkt) in Hamelin 2018
Where: Hameln, Germany
When:  2018 from end November till end December .
Every year, from the second half of November until end December, Hamelin which is located 50 km from Hanover in mid Germany, holds a beautiful Christmas market that seems to emerge right from a fairy tale. The market is located in the ancient Middle Ages quarter where its houses and the market church create a marvelous decoration to the charmed market.  On the Christmas Market days accommodations can be fully booked, hence it is recommended to make a room's reservations in advance in order to find a room in a reasonable...(read more)
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