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Goa Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Goa Carnival 2013  When it happens: First half of February(9th – 12th February 2013) Where it happens: The State of Goa, India History: As to why a festivity with decidedly Christian influences and peppered with pagan practices came to India, which is the seat of old-age Hinduism, is a lesson in history spanning ages and [...]

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Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2013 When it happens: Early February(1st – 3rd February 2013) Where it happens: Chiang Mai, Thailand History: It is a fact of life that people make do with what they have in abundance. In Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, the Thai have flowers all around them come February. In fact, their [...]

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Hong Kong Arts Festival 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hong Kong Arts Festival 2013 When it happens: February 21 – March 22 2013 Where it happens: Various venues in Hong Kong History: The Hong Kong Arts Festival 2013 was launched in 1973 to provide venue for artists in a broad spectrum of performing arts, classical music, theater, opera, and popular entertainment exposed to less [...]

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Harbin Ice Lantern Festival China 2013

| August 6, 2012 | 1 Comment

Harbin Ice Lantern Festival China 2013 When it happens: January to February(Expected to start from January 5th 2013) Where it happens: Heilongjiang Province, China History: The most north-easterly portion of the Chinese mainland is right on the Russian border, which means that its climate is not that far off from frigid Siberia. Winters are unusually [...]

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Takayama Festival – 高山祭 2013

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Twice a Year, Twice the Fun at the Takayama Festival 2013 Takayama Festival 2013  高山祭 (Takayama Matsuri) When: April 14 to 15 and October 9 to 10 2013 Where: Takayama, Japan History: The origin of the Takayama Festival is unknown. However, the festival is believed to have started during the reign of the Kanamori family. [...]

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