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Norway continued....... handicrafts and activities for the whole family
09 – 10
20 – 24
Szczecin International Fireworks Festival - Pyromagic & Music Wave The best pyrotechnic companies from all over the world rival against each other.
Székesfehérvár: Pannonien Royal Days in the Town of Royals, the international folk dance festivaL. www.royaldays.hu
16 – 23 20
www.lofotr.no Oslo: Chamber Music Festival top-class chamber music from Norwegian and international musicians www.oslokammermusikkfestival.no Oslo Marathon www.oslomaraton.no
SEPTEMBER
SEPTEMBER
05 -07 10 - 20
23 – 29
OCTOBER
03 - 05 03 – 06 03 – 05
17 – 19
DECEMBER
6/7 +13/14 10 – 12
Poland
MAY
25 – 01 June
JUNE
Bergen :Food Festival Focusing on local food and entertainment. www.matfest.no Oslo:Ultima Contemporary Music Festival Norway’s largest contemporary music festival with concerts performances www.ultima.no
Trondheim International Chamber Festival www. kamfest.no
Hardanger Fruit and Cider Festival, www. siderfestival.no Bergen:Nina Grieg Festival Music festival for young voices
Varanger: King Crab Festival Focus on one of the specialties of Norway’s northernmost region, the king crab. Concerts, art exhibits, king crab fjord safaris, gourmet evenings. www.polarspectacle.no Hardanger Food Festival, Eidfjord. www.hardanger- matkulturfestival.no
Oslo- Norsk Folk Museum - Christmas Fair www. christmas-markets.org Oslo:Days of Peace The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded on the 10th followed by torch light procession, concerts and exhibitions.
Christmas Markets see www.christmas-markets.org
Krakow:International Film Festival, one of the oldest European film festivals presenting Poland-Museum of the recent documentaries,	history of Polish Jews animated films and
dramas. www.cracowfilmfestival.pl
Krakow :Great Parade of Dragons gigantic dragons on boats, bars, water-powered scooters. Rich pyrotechnic cover, spectacular lighting effects
Warsaw :Mozart Festival performed by the Warsaw Chamber Opera. The complete works of Mozart Poznan :Malta Festival Poland’s largest festival of dramatic, street and open air theatre www.malta- festival.pl
Krakow: The festival of the Jewish Culture one of most important and biggest events of this type in world www.jewishfestival.pl Warsaw : International Street Art Festival Every street, bridge, tunnel and building in the city plays host to street performers, entertainers, artists and sculptors eager to show off their works
Wrocław -: Brave Festival opposed to the ethnic cleansing of people from their own cultures and their own sensibilities Gdynia : Heineken Open’er Festival 50,000 people each day at this major pop concert
Gdańsk Baltic Sail :Jubilee Sailing Meeting - the purpose of the BALTIC SAIL is to rescue old sailing yachts through the promotion of sea tourism on the Baltic Sea. www.gdansk.pl
Gdańsk::FETA International Festival of Open Air and Street Theatre www.gdansk.pl Wolin: Slavs and Vikings Festival (Festiwal Słowian i Wikingów)
Gdańsk:St. Dominic’s Fair - medieval tradition combining entertainment and handcraft. Concerts, games, theatre performances and sport events Gdańsk: Shakespearean Festival www.gdansk.pl
National :Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. 200,000 people lost their lives in the fight against Nazi occupation during the Warsaw Gdańsk:St. Dominic’s Fair - medieval tradition combining entertainment and handcraft. Concerts, games, theatre performances and sport events
01 – 07 06 – 13
28
OCTOBER
03 – 12
11 – 18 (Tbc)
10 - 19
NOVEMBER
11
Krakow :‘Bajit Chadasz’ Jewish Culture Month - Discussions, lectures, concerts and exhibitions. www.judaica.pl Zielona Góra International Festival of the Folklore. . The best worldwide folk teams arrive to dance and show traditions and customs of their countries Zielona Góra: Wine Festival- this area has a winemaking tradition which dates back to the 14th century. The streets offer colorful, boisterous street parade, concerts and theatre performances and of course wine tasting.
Warsaw: Marathon
Warsaw: International Festival of Contemporary Music –concerts presenting works of Polish and international composers. www.warszawska-jesien. art.p l
Wrocław : DIALOG International Theatre Festival – highlighting the cultural wealth of Europe from different social and cultural circles www. dialogfestival.pl
Warsaw : International Film Festival More than 100 films are screened in theatres throughout Warsaw for this festival www.wff.pl
Throughout Poland : Independence Parade marks the end of World War I and re-establishing Polish state in 1918 after 146 years of partitions
25 – 26 Dec(tbc)	Krakow: Christmas Market www.christmas- markets.org
01 – 02 Mid June – late
Portugal
May
01 – 07 02 – 11
08 – 11 12 – 13
15 – 17 23 – 01 June
31– 31 Oct
June
01 – 30 23
26 – 29 28 – 06 July
July
ALL MONTH
Funchal Madeira : Festival of the Flower Estoril Jazz:Top international musicians and groups, especially from North America Madeira Island Open (PGA European Tour) Fatima : Pilgrimage The largest gatherings of devotees occur on 13th May (especially the Candlelight Procession on the night of 12th May and the “Adeus” (Farewell) Procession on 13th May, which closes the celebrations) and on 13th October. The Azores SATA Rally will be hosted along some of the most beautiful roads in the island of São Miguel. Lisbon : Rock in Rio - major names in blues and soul, indie and rock. International bands play on three stages in the specially constructed Rock City www.rockinriolisboa.sapo.pt/ Pont de Lima: International Garden Festival, a wide array of national and international projects www.festivaldejardins.cm-pontedelima.pt
Festivities of Lisbon: music and dance, decorations, streets are invaded by the smell of roasted sardines and sweet basil. Oporto : Feasts of São João, of pagan origin and associated with the celebration of the summer solstice however the partying goes on all month with dancing, eating
Ponte de Lima Horse Fair In addition to the equestrian activities, the Horse Fair also includes gastronomy and handicrafts displays and many entertainment activities.
Lisbon : International Handicrafts Fair The event attracts visitors looking for both classical and modern crafts as gifts and as collectors’ items and fireworks
Coimbra : Holy Queen Festivities Coimbra celebrates its patron saint, the Holy Queen Isabel. The festival includes street performances, exhibitions, gastronomy and handicraft fairs and sporting competitions. www.turismo-centro.pt
July 09 - 28
27 - 06 July 27 – 06 Jul
JULY
02 - 09(tbc)
03 - 06 03 - 06
10 - 13 26 – 28 26 – 17 Aug
29 - 07 Aug
AUGUST
01 26 – 17 Aug
10 – 10 Aug TBA	Obidos: Medieval market.(Thur – Sun) In medieval costumes, portray noblemen, beggars,
mule-drivers, jugglers, musicians, jesters and
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