Halloween is the time of year when the shades of the dead whisper from forgotten places and spirits walk among us. The Witches of Salem honor this time with Festival of the Dead, an annual event series that explores death’s macabre customs, heretical histories, and strange rituals.
For nine days in October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta Park. Nothing rivals the power of Mass Ascension on crisp early mornings as these graceful giants leave the ground to take their place in the cerulean desert sky. For ballooning fans worldwide, the Albuquerque …
The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s major Thoroughbred horse race. Marketed as “the race that stops a nation”, it is a 3,200 metre race for three-year-olds and over.
Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights that’s marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. Each of the four days in the festival of Diwali is separated by a different …
The much-loved Melbourne Fringe Festival is an annual showcase of the breadth and depth of talent emerging from Victoria’s diverse and complex independent arts scene. Kicking off on September 19 and running through to October 7, the 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival will showcase 324 bold new shows covering every conceivable art forms, from circus to …
Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and is the world’s largest fair, with more than 5 million people attending every year.
The world’s biggest food fight all started on the last Wednesday of August 1945, when the young people of that time were in the village square, where the “Tomatina” is celebrated….
Sprawling, diverse and just a little bit crazy, The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is The Edinburgh Festival for the hordes of punters and performers that descend on the city every year.
2012 marks the centennial anniversary for The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth The Calgary Stampede!
Roskilde Festival is an international music festival, during which music, event activities, art and the 75.000 participants come together in one unique experience, creating a feeling that is hard to find anywhere else. Roskilde Festival lasts for 8 days with 4 days of warm-up and 4 days of music.