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Saint Jordi´s Day Barcelona (La Diada de Sant Jordi) 2018
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Monday, April 23, 2018 - Monday, April 23, 2018
Barcelona’s Saint Jordi´s Day that is called also “The Festival of the Rose & Book” is celebrated by the Catalans every year on spring. The celebrations combine the holiday of St. Jordi the patron of the Catalans people with The World Book Day. The event is known as one of the most popular and beautiful street performances in Catalonia and especially in Barcelona.  Due to the numerous visitors during the festival day and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates...(read more)
King’s Day in Amsterdam 2018
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands
When:  Friday, April 27, 2018 - Friday, April 27, 2018
The king of Holland's Willem-Alexander birthday is a national holiday in Holland. The King Day is celebrated every year in April 27. More than million local celebrants and tourists sweep to the streets of center Amsterdam. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations, it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance. The city streets are full with stands of fast food, unique flee market takes place, bands are playing on stages in the streets...(read more)
Vermont Maple Festival 2018
Where: Saint Albans , United States
When:  Friday, April 27, 2018 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
Vermont Maple Festival is a wonderful culinary fiesta. The festival is held every year on start spring in St. Albans, Vermont.   The festival marks the first harvest of the year. The events that take place, usually, on the last weekend of April attract audience of thousands, locals and tourists who arrive to enjoy a spring event on open air.   Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.   Vermont Maple Festival...(read more)
Witches' Night - Pálení čarodějnic 2018
Where: Prague, Czech Republic
When:  Monday, April 30, 2018 - Monday, April 30, 2018
Witches' Night - Pálení čarodějnic is held, yearly, in the evening of April 30th. This is another Pagan customs preserved by the Christianity. In the witches’ night, dolls that look like witches are burned as a symbol to the victory of the good forces upon the evil and to mark the departure of winter.   The event preserves ancient traditions that describes groups of witches flying above and intend to bring bad luck and misfortune for the people. Hence, disposal of the witches is done by lightening giant fires...(read more)
Sagra di San Efisio (Feast of St. Efisio) 2018
Where: Cagliari, Italy
When:  Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Friday, May 4, 2018
Every year, on May 1st , the island's residents and lot of tourist celebrate the holiday of San Efisio the patron of Cagliari the capital of Sardinia. Efisio was sent to Sardinia by Diocletian the Caesar of Rome in the third century.   According to the local tradition, when he was at sea on his way to the island, he saw a giant Crosse in the sky and a God voice ordered him to be his servant.   For him it was a confirmation to the existence of God, so when he reached the island he converted his religion to Christianity...(read more)
The Procession of the Snake Catchers (Serpari) 2018
Where: Cocullo, Italy
When:  Thursday, May 3, 2018 - Thursday, May 3, 2018
Once a year, on the first Thursday of May, a unique event is held in Cocullo in Abruzzo region. This event preserves an ancient middle ages tradition - the festival of snake capturers. The festival is held for the honor of San Domenico Abate who, according to the local tradition, protects the residents from snakes' bites and toothache. This is one of the known Paganism events which are still preserved in the Christian ritual. After the religious ceremony the believers cover the holy sculpture with live snakes and exit to the sounds of...(read more)
Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival in Yasothon 2018
Where: Yasothon, Thailand
When:  Friday, May 4, 2018 - Friday, May 4, 2018
Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival is held, yearly, in May in Yasothon at a park named Phaya Thaen. The event is known as the noisiest in Thailand. Giant home made modes of rockets are launched as a symbol and gesture to God for the sake of good rainy season. Good rains are needed in order to get large harvest of rice. The rockets are launched in a contest for the higher rocket. The drive is reached by using a mush of gunpowder squeezed into a bamboo. When the gunpowder is set on fire the explosion drives the rocket to the sky. The festival is...(read more)
Bruges Trinnale Canal Festival - Liquid City 2018
Where: Brugge, Belgium
When:  Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
During the festival's days the historic center of Bruges turned to a marvelous museum of contemporary art and architecture. The event brings, to the city, artists who share their work in a variety of artistic fields such as video, architecture, photography and other media. The festival's program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc. is present in the festival's link website. See details below, under "Event Related Information" section. Reserve now your hotel in...(read more)
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