Tag: International festivals

Rio Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Rio Carnival 2013  When it happens: February or March(9th  to 12th February 2013)  Where it happens: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil History: The Rio Carnival 2013 had its beginnings in 1723 when Portuguese immigrants introduced the “Entrudo” where people got out on the streets and soaked each other with water and mud in fair play. These [...]

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Quebec Winter Carnival 2013

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Quebec Winter Carnival 2013 -  Carnaval de Québec When it happens: First half of February(February 1-17, 2013) Where it happens: Quebec City, Canada History: Feasting on the weeks leading up to the Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday has long been a religious tradition among devout believers in the Old World, in preparation for the 40-day [...]

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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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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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International Kite Festival 2013 Gujarat

| August 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

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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