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Sapparo Snow Festival 2013 – Japan

| August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ice Castles and Dazzling Princesses in Sapparo Snow Festival, Japan Sapparo Snow Festival 2013-(さっぽろ雪まつり )Sapporo Yuki-matsuri-2013 When it happens: February 5 – 11 2013 Where it happens: Sapparo, Japan History: The Sapparo Snow Festival, Japan began in the year 1950 when six high school students built snow statues in Odori park. After 5 years, the [...]

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Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2013 – 包山節 2013

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

Cheung Chau Bun Festival: Worthy of Time and Money Cheung Chau Bun Festival 2013 – 包山節 2013 When it happens: May 17 2013 Where it happens: Cheung Chau, Hong Kong History: The origin of the Cheung Chau Bun Festival started in the island of Cheung Chau in the 18th century. It is said that the [...]

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Poryong Mud Festival – Boryeong Mud Festival

| July 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Beauty and Mud-ness at the Poryong Mud Festival, South Korea Poryong Mud Festival 2012-보령머드축제-2012-Boryeong Mud Festival When: 2nd Weekend of July 2012 Where: Poryong, South Korea History The Poryong Mud Festival, South Korea is held in mid-July every year. It is an unusual event that is a bit of a misnomer since it is held [...]

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Muharram Festival 2012

| July 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sorrow and Pain Celebrated in the Month of Muharram Muharram 2012 When it happens: 14 November – 14 December 2012* Where it happens: Asia,Middle east and other parts with Islamic calendar             Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar. It is considered as one of the sacred months of the year when fighting [...]

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