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Our Lady of Sorrows Festival in Malta 2018
Where: Valletta, Malta
When:  Friday, March 23, 2018 - Friday, March 23, 2018
Our Lady of Sorrows Festival in Malta is an important Catholic holiday. According to tradition, the festival is celebrated, each year, on Friday before “Good Friday”. Religious processions take place in all the towns and villages over the island.   In some of the processions, ascetics march and drag heavy iron chains locked to their bare feet as a symbol to their sins’ atonement.   The ceremonies and parades are held all over the island. The most impressive events are held in Our Lady of Sorrows church in...(read more)
BNY Mellon Boat Race 2018
Where: London, United Kingdom
When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018 - Saturday, March 24, 2018
The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Every year in start April, for almost 150 years, a cruise competition between rowers from Cambridge University and rowers from Oxford University takes place.   The competition that preserves the tradition is held in the same course in which the first competition took place tens years ago.   Thousands spectators watch the contest along the Thames riverbanks while other millions watch it via television.   Reserve now your hotel in London and around Attractive prices...(read more)
Mystic St. Patricks Day - Irish Parade 2018
Where: Mystic, United States
When:  Sunday, March 25, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
St. Patrick's Parade and celebration of Celtic & Gaelic customs and traditions. Please try and arrive early since the police departments will be closing off certain routes into the Marching area. Food & sanitary facilities are available in various area's should you desire there use. Reserve now your hotel in Mystic Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all budgets. Confirmation of your reservation will be mailed to you promptly as part of the easy and simple reservation process.  
Donkey Palio in Torrita di Siena (Palio dei Somari) 2018
Where: Torrita di Siena , Italy
When:  Sunday, March 25, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
Torrita di Siena, a little Middle Ages town, is located in Toscany about 80 km south east to Florence. The city holds, once a year, a donkey race (palio). The idea of this traditional event, which started in 1966, was the will of the 7,000 town’s residents that most of them work in the wood and metal industry, to celebrate and praise St. Josef who is known as the workers and carpenters patron and as a symbol to work and simplicity. Like every year, hotel rooms are in high demand with surging prices during Palio day. Therefore,...(read more)
Easter Week processions in Merida 2018
Where: Merida, Spain
When:  Sunday, March 25, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
Merida is located in west Spain. The Easter Week processions in Merida are known by their beauty and its unique atmosphere. The processions pass in front of ancient Roman monuments that are scattered over the city. The most significant parade is la borriquita (a tiny donkey) and it symbols the start of Easter fiestas over the city. The procession take place on Sunday before Easter which is known as Palm Sunday, the day that Jesus Christus enter Jerusalem. The second procession is the Vía Crucis/Via Dolorosa which moves in a...(read more)
Dance of the Devils in Prizzi Sicily 2018
Where: Prizzi, Italy
When:  Sunday, March 25, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
The little town Prizzi is located 85 km south to Palermo in Sicily near Italy. The town holds, once a year, dance of the devil ceremonies. The event preserves ancient paganic traditions from the Middle Age – the constant struggle between good and bad. The events and ceremonies are held through the "Holly Week", the week before Easter.   The main events are dance ceremonies were the town residents wear devils masks and dance in tempo that symbol evil. On Palm Sunday, in the afternoon, a rider on a horse arrives to...(read more)
Tarra Easter Festival 2018
Where: Yarram, Australia
When:  Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - Monday, April 2, 2018
The town Yarram that is located on Victoria, holds every year on Easter long weekend the Tarra Easter Festival. The festival, which attracts a large audience, offers a wide range of cultural and traditional activities led by local community groups. This is the Gippsland's biggest and most popular event. During the festival and holiday, accommodation may be scarce owing to higher demands, therefore it is advisable to check accommodation prices and make reservations ahead of time.   Among the diverse events the visitors can...(read more)
Via Crucis (Helsinki) 2018
Where: Helsinki, Finland
When:  Friday, March 30, 2018 - Sunday, April 1, 2018
Via Crucis (The Way of the Cross) is held in Helsinki, the capital of Finland, every year on Easter. This theatrical parade is a symbol of Jesus agony on his way to the crucifixion. The parade is a sort of street theater, with the participation of more than hundred professional and amateur actors playing the agony march. The event starts in Kaisaniemi Park, moving to the House of the Estates and then to the Senate Square. The play starts 9pm.
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