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Junkanoo Summer Festival in Nassau 2018
Where: Nassau, Bahamas
When:  Saturday, July 28, 2018 - Saturday, July 28, 2018
Junkanoo Summer Festival in Nassau is a street parade originating from the ethnic population "Akan" in Ghana and Ivory Coast in Africa. This is a spectacular parade with music, dancing and colorful costumes as customarily in many places in the Bahamas.   Once a year at the beginning of the summer, the capital of the Nassau Islands holds the Junkanoo Summer Festival. The festival, which usually takes place on Saturdays in July, attracts thousands of locals and tourists who come to view and celebrate the unique traditions and...(read more)
Festival of Near Death Experiences - Romeria de Santa Marta de Ribarteme 2018
Where: As Neves, Spain
When:  Sunday, July 29, 2018 - Sunday, July 29, 2018
Festival of Near Death Experiences - Romeria de Santa Marta de Ribarteme is held every year on July 29th. This is the feast day of Santa Marta, patron of the small city As Neves (La Nieves) which is located in Galicia region In northwestern Spain.   According to Catholic tradition, Santa Marta was the sister of Lazarus who was brought back from death by Jesus.  As such she is considered as saint that protects the city from all evil.   At the festival, which is marked by death and resurrection, the city's residents and many...(read more)
New France Festival - Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle France 2018
Where: Quebec, Canada
When:  Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - Sunday, August 5, 2018
Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle France is held in Quebec City since 1997. The festival’s events preserve the historic legacy of Quebec City between 1534-1760 were it was a French colony.   More than 200,000 people, local and guests arrive to enjoy and pay tribute to the past, present and future of the city. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms & tickets well in advance.    The...(read more)
Toronto Caribbean Carnival - Caribana Festival Scotiabank 2018
Where: Toronto, Canada
When:  Thursday, August 2, 2018 - Monday, August 6, 2018
Caribana Festival is the most exciting international event that is held, yearly, in Toronto ! The festival turns the city to one big stage where a Caribbean music is heard from every corner.   Various kinds of music styles are heard: Reggae, Calypso, Soca, Hip-Hop etc' The festival is held, continuously, for more than 40 years and it is known as the biggest of its kind in North America.   The festival which is planed for several months, hosts lot of artists from all over the world together with thousands of...(read more)
Festival of Slavs and Vikings in Wolin 2018
Where: Wolin, Poland
When:  Friday, August 3, 2018 - Sunday, August 5, 2018
The Vikings, the Scandinavic seamen who invade Europe in the Middle Ages from the 8th century to the 10th are refered to, yearly, in a great local fiesta in Wolin (located on a island with the same name) in the Baltic sea near Poland seashore. The tree days festival emphesis the Middle Age battle atosphere in the Slavic and Viking culture. Contests and simulation battles, Viking style, take place side by side with traditional weapons and traditional cloths exhibitions.  Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high...(read more)
Festival Interceltique Lorient 2018
Where: Lorient, France
When:  Friday, August 3, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
Festival Interceltique Lorient (Goueliou Etrekeltiek An Oriant) is one of the most beautiful "preserving heritage" festival in the world. The festival which takes place, yearly, in Lorient, Brittany - Bretagne county attracts thousands people, mostly Celts' descendents, locals and tourists from various places. The Celts' legacy which is preserved up to now is expressed in music and typical dance styles founded in the Irish tradition. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for...(read more)
Aboyne Highland Games 2018
Where: Aboyne, United Kingdom
When:  Saturday, August 4, 2018 - Saturday, August 4, 2018
Once a year on the first Saturday of August, the Scottish town Aboyne (its resident call it a village) become a center of traditional sport contests that include in addition to sport, parades and impressive ceremonies. The Scottish Highland Games started in 1892 and since they take place all over Scotland and among Scottish concentrations in USA, New-Zealand, Australia, etc... The traditional games include contests that are not known on worldwide sport. Contests in throwing boles, heavy hammers, iron balls, rocks, etc... The music played by...(read more)
Guča Brass Band Festival 2018
Where: Guča, Serbia
When:  Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - Sunday, August 12, 2018
Guča brass band festival (in Serbian: Драгачевски сабор or Dragačevski sabor) is held, every year in August, in the little Serbia town Guča which is located 150 km south of Belgrade. The town with its two thousands residents preserves the tradition and the Serbian/Balkan music style – a unique Gypsy music that is known, among the other, from the movie “black cat – white cat” by Goran Bregović.   This is a festival of folklore rhythmic music accompanied by traditional dance and folklore colored dresses. During...(read more)
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