Koningsdag 2014 – King’s Day in Amsterdam

Koningsdag

KONINGSDAG OR KING'S DAY IS THE OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY OF THE KING OF NETHERLANDS: Since 1949, the Dutch have been celebrating Koninginnedag or Queen's Day (or Queensday) on April 30th.  All that changed on April 30, 2013 when King Willem-Alexander became the first male monarch since 1890. … [Read more...]

Festival in Dublin: St Patrick’s Day 2014

St Patrick's Day Parade

ST PATRICK'S DAY FESTIVAL 3-YEAR THEME: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: The St Patrick's Day Festival in Dublin has always included a theme for its celebrations each year. Last year, being the "Year of The Gathering", friends and family from all over the world were invited to take part in the city's … [Read more...]

Paulaner am Nockherberg – Starkbierfest 2014

Paulaner am Nockherberg

Starkbierfest 2014: The Strong Beer Festival at Nockherberg: Lent 2014 begins on Wednesday, March 5 and the Nockherberg Starkbierfest 2014 takes place from March 21 to April 6, 2014. Starkbierfest is the Strong Beer Festival and drinkers who like stouts will enjoy the Salvator at … [Read more...]

Christmas Illuminations – Paris Christmas Lights 2014

Where to See Paris Christmas Lights: Visitors to Paris at Christmas are in for a treat. Towards the end of November, Paris turns on its Christmas magic with thousands of Christmas fairy lights, showing that it is truly the "City of Light". And, there are some interesting lighting concepts to … [Read more...]

Christmas in Munich: Where to Enjoy Christmas Concerts in Munich

Cuvillies-Theatre-Munich-Festive-Concert

Christmas in Munich: Christmas Concerts at Famous Venues in Munich: Christmas is a special time Munich and like the rest of Germany, music is very much a part of the Munich Christmas celebrations. If you are spending Christmas in Munich, you too can enjoy one of the many Christmas concerts in … [Read more...]

Berlin International Music Festival 2013 – Berlin

Berlin International Musical Festival - An Annual Classical Music Festival in Berlin: The Berlin International Music Festival (BIMFA) is an annual summer classical music festival with a series of concerts featuring internationally renowned young musicians including Vadim Repin and Mischa … [Read more...]

Chiesa Evangelica Valdese – Classical Concert

Chiesa Evangelica Valdese - A Venue for Classical Music: Singing is an important part of the Waldensian church service, so it is natural that Chiesa Evangelica Valdese is a venue for classical music in Rome. At the Great Opera meets Ballet in Rome you can enjoy wonderful lyrical singers, a … [Read more...]

Château de Versailles – Royal Serenade & Night Fountains

Château de Versailles - An Evening of Royal Serenade & Night Fountains: The Château de Versailles or Palace of Versailles, home to three French monarchs, is one of France's top attractions. Millions of visitors come to Versailles each year to admire the Palace and its magnificent … [Read more...]

Queen’s Day in Amsterdam – Koninginnedag is now Koningsdag

Koninginnedag or Queen's Day is the Official Birthday of the Queen of Netherlands: Koninginnedag or Queen's Day (or Queensday) on April 30th is a national holiday in the Netherlands. On this day the entire country celebrates the official birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands. Queen … [Read more...]