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Brisbane Festival (September)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: Recently concluded last September 29, 2012; 2013 dates to be determined Where: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia History The Brisbane Festival (September) is fairly new compared to other Australian festivals such as Adelaide’s Festival of Arts and Sydney Festival. But like these cultural events, the Brisbane version was concocted in 1996 by the Queensland Government and [...]

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Melbourne International Arts Festival (October)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When: October 11 to 27, 2012 Where:Melbourne,Australia History The Melbourne International Arts Festival (October), locally shortened to Melbourne Festival, was first launched in 1986 as third act in a three-part-three-world act of Spoleto festival series under the direction of composer Gian Carlo Menotti. What started as a music festival eventually evolved to become an international [...]

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Revelation Perth International Film Festival (July)

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

When:  July 4 to July 14, 2013 Where: Mt.Lawley,Perth,Australia History Revelation Perth International Film Festival (July) was launched in 1997 to provide an avenue for a large body of ‘indie’ or independent films in such genres as documentaries, short and experimental films. It was begun as a grassroots movement in the film industry and literally started [...]

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USA Calendar 2013

| September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

USA Calendar 2013 The United States is a country as large in size as it is in diversity. Compared to other economic superpowers of the world, the United States is rather young, only a little over 250 years old (China is 4,000 years old) so most of its celebrations and holidays are either borrowed from [...]

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Dongzhi Festival

| August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Essence of Family on Dongzhi Festival When it happens: December 22 Where it happens: China History: The origin of the Dongzhi Festival can be traced back to the philosophy of yin and yang in the cosmos. After the celebration, people expect to have longer daylight hours which mean an increase in the flow of [...]

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