Venice celebrates Festa di San Marco – April 25th

April 25th is Festa della Liberazione, but Venice also Celebrates Festa di San Marco: April 25th is an especially significant day for the people of Venice. While the whole of Italy celebrates Liberation Day (Festa della Liberatione), Venice has another special celebration on this day.  April … [Read more...]

Pontefract’s Liquorice Festival Suits All Sorts

Pontefract Cakes, Liquorice Food and Drink, Clowns, Magicians and Crafts Every year the English town of Pontefract in West Yorkshire celebrates its long-standing relationship with liquorice by holding an annual festival dedicated to this versatile plant. The Pontefract Liquorice Festival is … [Read more...]

Feria de Abril 2012 – Seville’s Famous Spring Fair

Feria de Abril 2012 - A Seville Festival that's Highlight of its Social Calendar: Two weeks after Easter, life in Seville swings across the river to the fairground for the Feria de Abril, Seville's annual Spring Festival. After the week-long sombre observation of Semana Santa (Holy Week), Feria … [Read more...]

Diamonds – A Diamond Jubilee Celebration

The Queen’s Diamonds on Display in the State Rooms of Buckingham Palace: As one of the many exhibitions organized for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, visitors to Buckingham Palace will be able to see a number of personal jewels inherited by the Queen or acquired during her reign.  … [Read more...]

Queen Elizabeth II – Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Celebrations 2012: On 6 February 2012, Queen Elizabeth II will have been on the throne for 60 years. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee is a historical occasion as Queen Elizabeth II is only the second British monarch to achieve 60 years on the throne.  Currently … [Read more...]

Wine Walking Weekend Throughout Germany – April 2012

Germany's Wine Walking Weekend Allows Visitors to Combine Walking and Wine-tasting: Spring is a beautiful time for walking and discovering Germany's romantic wine villages and wineries.  And, for those who would like to combine a weekend of walking and wine-tasting in Germany, the Wine Walking … [Read more...]

Semana Santa in Seville: Holy Week 2012

For Holy Week Celebrations, Semana Santa in Seville is the Most Famous in Spain: Semana Santa in Seville is one of the most important religious events on the Sevillian calendar and Seville's Holy Week celebrations are also one of the most well-known in Spain. As such, Seville's Semana Santa … [Read more...]

Passau Music Festival 2012

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau - the annual Passau Music Festival: On Friday, June 29th, the 60th Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau (Passau European Weeks Festival ) opens under the theme "On the Beautiful Blue Danube".  This year's opening performance at the Bräuhausplatz Hacklberg … [Read more...]