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________________________ AFRICAN EVENTS Burkina Faso - FESPACO African Film Festival Egypt - Egyptian Marathon (Luxor) - Pharaonic Race (Cairo) - Abu Simbel Sun Festival (twice a year) - South Sinai Camel Festival - Cairo Film Festival Ethiopia - Axum Tsion - Christmas in Ethiopia - Hidar Tsion Festival - Meskal Festival - Timket Epiphany Festival Ghana - Akwasidee Festival (Festival of the Kings) - Aboakyir Festival - Panafest - Homowo Festival - Hogbetsotso Festival Ivory Coast - Bouake Carnival - Fetes des Masques (Festival of Masks) - F�te du Dipri - April Kenya - International Camel Derby and Festival - Nairobi International Book Fair - Schweppes East Afria Concours d'Elegance - Mombasa Carnival - Rhino Charge - FIA World Rally Championship Safari Rally Lesotho - Morija Arts and Cultural Festival Malawi - Lake of Stars Festival Mali - Festival inthe Desert - Festival on the Niger - Fete des Masques - Crossing the Cattle Fulani Festival Mauritius - Chinese New Year Morocco - Fez Sacred Music Festival - Marrakech Popular Arts Festival - Essaouira Gnaoua and World Music Festival - Imilchil Festival - Superstitious Date Feast Nigeria - Durbar Festival Southern (not All South) Africa - Augrabies Extreme Maraton - Addo Eloephant 100 and 50 Miler Trail runs - Cape Town Festival - Woodstock (Youth Music and Lifestyle Festival) South Africa - Hermanus Whale Festival - Absa Cape Epic (mountain bike stage race) - National Arts Festival in Grahamstown - Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon - Splashy Fen Music Festival - Absa Klein Karoo National Arts Festival - Gardenex and Outdoor Living Fair (Johannesburg) - Pink Loerie mardi Gras - Durban International Film Festival - Knysna Oyster Festival - Minstrel Carnival in Cape Town - Capetown Minstrel Carnival - Sardine Run, South Coast of South Africa - National Arts Festival (south Africa) Swaziland - Incwala New Year Tanzania - Festival of the Dhow Countries (in Zanzibar) - Mwakakogwa Festival (in Zanzibar) - Kilimanjaro Marathon Tunisia - Jazz in Carthage - El Jem International Symphonic Festival Uganda - FBayimba International Festival of Music and Arts Zimbabwe - Harare International Festival of the Arts Multiple Countries IN Africa - Dakar Rally (Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Senegal) - Sahara Marathon (what country?) - Wildebeest Migration (Kenya and Tanzania) - FIFA World Cup - Hoerse Charge (all north african countries ________________________ ASIA EVENTS Bangladesh - Eid-ul-Firt (end of Ramadan) Borneo - Borneo International Folk Festival China - Chinese New Year - Festival of the Hungry Ghosts - Xian Ancient Culture Festival India - Bikaner Camel Festival - Goa Carnival - Hemis Festival - Gansh Chaturthi Festival - Konark Dance Festival Japan - Nachi Fire Festival - Nebuta Matsuri Demon Festival - Tsukuba-san Gama Matsuri Toad Festival Mongolia - Naadam Festival Nepal - Tihar Festival of Lights Philippines - Ati-Atihan Festival (Filipino Mardi Gras) - Nueva Ecija Singapore - Chilli Festival - Thaipusan Spectacular - WOMAD Music and Dance Festival South Korea - Lotus Lantern Festival Swaziland - Incwala New Year Thailand - Full Moon Party (every month on full moon) - Wat Bang Phra Tattoo Festival - King's Cup Elephant Polo Tournament - Phuket Vegetarian Festival Tibet - Losar (Tibetan New Year) - Nakchu Horse Racing Festival Vietnam - Perfume Pagoda Festival Multiple Asian Countries - Beginning of Ramadan - End of Ramadan ________________________ EUROPEAN EVENTS Austria - Salzburg Festival Belgium - Ghent Festival - International Hop and Beer Festival Croatia - International Folklore Festival (Zagreb) Czech Republic - Spring International Music Festival (Prague) - Folklore Days (Prague) Denmark - Roskilde Festival - Copenhaven Jazz Festival Finland - Baltic Herring Market - Helsinki Festival - Christmas Market France - Festival d'Avignon - Nice Jazz Festival - Paris Parade Festival - Le Carneval de Nice - Marjolaine Germany - Black International Cinema - Berlin Marathon - Heidelberg Castle Festival (Germany) - Love Parade - Christmas Markets Ireland - Puck Fair - Festival of World Cultueres (Dun Laoghaire) Italy - Festa Della Madonna Bruna - L'Ardia di San Costantino (Sardinia horserace) - Festa del Redentore (Venice 3rd Sunday of July) - Il Palio di Siena Horse Race (twice a year) - Umbria Jazz Festival - Venice Carnivale - Scoppio del Carro - Festa del Redentore Luxembourg - Lexembourg Science Festival - http://www.science-festival.lu/ Norway - Midsummer's Eve (Oslo) Spain - La Tomatina Festival - Semana Santa (Holy Week) Sevilla - La Feria de Abril / April Fair (Sevilla) Switzerland - Montrose Jazz Festival United Kingdom - National Eisteddfod of Wales - Edinburgh International Festival Fringe (Scotland) - World Mountain Bike Bog Snorkelling Championships (Wales) - British Science Festival - http://www.britishscienceassociation.org/web/BritishScienceFestival/ - Cambride Science Festival - http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/sciencefestival/ - Edinburgh International Science Festival - http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/ ________________________ OCEANIA FESTIVALS Australia - Big Daty Out Music Festival - adelaide Festival and Fringe - Mardi Gras Parade and Celebration (Sydney) - Blues and Rock Music Festival - Charleville Camel, Donkey, and Yabbie Festival - Australian Science Festival - http://www.sciencefestival.com.au/ Fiji - Bula Festival - Hibiscus Festival - Diwali Festival - Savaii Palolo Rise (Savii Island) New Zealand - Big Day Out Music Festival - World Buskers Festival - New Zealand Organic River Festival - Waitangi Day - Dragon Boat Festival (Wellington) - Bluff Oyster and Southland Food Festival - International Laugh Festival - International Film Festivals in New Zealand - World Gumboot Throwing Festival - Coromandel Pohutukawa Festival - Welling Summer City (Festival?) - New Zealand Science Festival - http://www.scifest.org.nz/ Palau - Festival of Pacific Ats Papua New Guinea - Tufi Cultural Festival - Mount Hagen Festival - Goroka Festival French Polynesia - Stone Fishing Ceremony Tonga - Heilala Festival Multiple Countries - Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Tonga, Western Samoa) ________________________ PAN AMERICAN EVENTS CANADA - Altitude: Gay and Lesbian Ski and Snowboard Fest (Whistler) - Islands Folk Festival (Vancouver) - Funnyfest (Calgary) UNITED STATES Alaska - Iditarod Dog Sled Race Arizona - Gunfighter's Reunion and Sidewalk Egg Frying Contest (Oatman) - Mighty Mud Mania (Scottsdale) - Navajo Nation Fair (Window Rock) - Arizona Aloha Festival Arkansas - Hope Watermelon Festival - Pickle Fest Arkansas California - World Wristwrestling Championshiops (Petaluma) - Pageant of the Masters (Laguna Beach) - Los Angeles Marathon - San Francisco Aloha Festival Colorado - U.S. Comedy Arts Festival (Aspen) - Mike the Headless Chicken Days (Fruita) Florida - Interstate Mullet Toss (Pensicola) - Hemingway Days Festival (Key West) Georgia - Summer Redneck Games Hawaii - Pipeline Masters Pro Surfing Tournament - Ironman Triathlon - King Kalakaua Hula Festival - Merrie Monarch Festival - Aloha Festival - Van's Triple Crown of Surfing - Spam Jam Indiana - Indianapolis 500 Race Idaho - Rainbow Gathering Illinois - Chicago Jazz Festival - Taste of Chicago - National Lawnmower Racing Championshiops Kentucky - Bourbon Festival - Kentucky Derby Louisiana - Mardi Gras New Orleans Carnival - Frog Festival - Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Maine - Great Falls Balloon Festival - Maine Lobster Festival Maryland - The Preakness - National Hard Crab Derby and Fair Massachusetts - Head of the Charles (Boston) - Cambridge Science Festival - http://www.cambridgesciencefestival.org/ Michigan - Humungus Fungus Fest - Hash Bash (Ann Arbor) Minnesota - SPAM Town USA Festival Montana - Testicle Festival (Clinton) - Mission Mountain Testicle Festival (Charlo) Nevada - Burning Man (Black Rock City) - Professional Bull Riders World Championshiops (Las Vegas) New Mexico - Faerieworlds Festival (Sedona) New York - Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest - Hudson River Swim - Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - New York City Pride - St. Patrick's Day Parade North Carolina - World Beer Festival - Coon Dog Day Ohio - Circleville Pumpkin Show Oklahoma - World Cow Chip Throwing Championships Pennsylvania - Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival - Groundhog Day - Mummers' Parade - SciTech at Carnegie Science Center - http://www.scitechfestival.org/ Rhode Island - WaterFire Providence South Carolina - World Grits Festival (St. George) - Gullah Festival (Beaufort) South Dakota - Buffalo wallow Chili Cookoff - Custer State Park Buffalo Round-Up Tennessee - Tennessee Soybean Festival - Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational BBQ - Elvis Week (Memphis) Texas - Spamarama (Austin) - Fiesta San Antonio Utah - Fat Tire Festival - Sundance Film Festival Virginia - Blues and Brews (Virginia Beach) Washington State - Twin Peaks Festival - Oyster Olympics Wisconsin - Lumberjack World Championships - Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival Washington DC - Chinese New year Parade - Cherry Blossom Parade and Festival - National Independence Day Celebration US Holidays - Independence Day - St. Patrick's Day - Valentine's Day ________________________ http://www.festivals.com/ Festivals.com ________________________

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