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Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2013  When it happens: Late February(February 23 to 25) Where it happens: Jaisalmer, State of Rajasthan, India History: This Jaisalmer Desert Festival has been invented by the Tourism Development Corporation of Rajasthan to attract foreign tourists and has since become one of the most popular festivals in Rajasthan. It gives tourists the [...]

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Berlin Film Festival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Berlin Film Festival 2013 When it happens: February (14th February – 24th February 2013) Where it happens: Berlin, Germany History: The Berlin Film Festival 2013 was conceived in 1951, at the suggestion of U.S. film officer Oscar Martay, to restore the 1920s heyday of Berlin after it suffered from the ravages of war. It has [...]

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Sydney Festival 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sydney Festival 2013  When it happens:  Early to late January(5th – 28th January 2013)  Where it happens: Sydney, New South Wales  History: The Sydney Festival 2013 was launched as a tourism initiative by the New South Wales State Government and the city of Sydney in 1977. Since then, it has evolved to become one of [...]

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Lohri Festival 2013

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lohri Festival 2013  When it happens: Mid-January(Sunday, 13th January 2013)  Where it happens:  Punjab, Haryana and Delhi in India History: Fire is an important element in Hinduism: It signifies energy and spiritual strength, and in that manner, is considered a deity. In Lohri Festival 2013, fire takes on a central role in the celebrations as [...]

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International Kite Festival 2013 Gujarat

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International Kite Festival 2013 Gujarat When it happens: Mid-January(Monday, 14th January 2013) Where it happens:  Gujarat, India History: The majority of Indian festivals originates from the Hindu scriptures and is celebrated in honor of their deities. The International Kite Festival 2013, Gujarat, is actually a religious celebration, even though it looks as a secular way [...]

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