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20You can see all editions of the Guide and magazine at www.ontheroad.co.ukSpain continued.......AUGUST04 - 31 09 - 16 21 – 3127September10 - 15(tbc) 19 - 27 20 - 2226 - 18 OctOCTOBER03 - 06 12NOVEMBER01 03 – 23SwedenMAY07 – 1114 - 1814 – 21 28 - June 0123 -25 29 – 01 June30 - 3131JUNE04 – 08 04 – 07Santander : International festival - music, dance and theatre throughout July and August. www. festivalsantander.com Malaga : Feria de Malaga	The biggest party in town with fancy dress, exotic food and dance, and fireworks www.andalucia.com/festival/malaga-feria Requena : La Fiesta de la Vendimia: A water fight to celebrate the beginning of the grape harvest. Residents beseech for water needed for the next harvest www.fiestasvendimiarequena.comBuñol, Valencia : La Tomatina The origins of this annual mass tomato battle date back to a fight amongst children in 1945. Every year 30,000 residents and visitors in this tiny village turn out for the largest tomato fight on the planet. There is a monumental 125,000-kilo arsenal of ripe fruit. www. tomatina.esCádiz- Fiesta de la Vendimia (Harvest Festival) includes flamenco festival, wine harvest festival, horse jumping events etc. www.turismojerez.com San Sebastián : International Film Festival one of the most prestigious and internationally recognised in Spain. www.sansebastianfestival.comSitges - Santa Tecla Fiesta. Giants, music, fire and popular traditions and major parade as the closing event characters dressed up as devils and dragons, carrying fire. Another much-awaited moment is the spectacular exhibition of castellers or human castles, which reach up to nine tiers high. Barcelona International Comedy Festival Organisers claim it is the first multilingual comedy festival in the world. www.barcelonacomedyfestival. comBenidorm : The Moors and Christians Festival One of the major celebrations in Alicante’s calendar, a mixture of religion, history and street carnival. Spain : National Day05 – 090613 – 14 2123 –29 30 - 31JULY05 – 1309– 13 (tbc)13 – 19 17 – 2028 - 02 Aug 30 - 03 Aug 31- 02 Aug31 - 03AugAUGUST07 to 09 03 -1008 – 10 12 –1715 – 2216swedenrock.com Taste of Stockholm restaurants move outdoors in the garden of Kungsträdgården, a celebration of gastronomy in the capital, with some of Sweden’s most famous chefs, concerts and entertainment. www.smakapastockholm.se National Day: The biggest festival and traditional place at Skansen in Stockholm in the presence of the Royal Swedes. Feast in the gardens of Kungsträdgården Stockholm-music and entertainment. www.skansen.se Stockholm: Summerburst Festival :Electronic Dance Festival. www.summerburst.se / Celebration of Midsummer. The festival is especially spectacular in the region of Dalarna locals dress in traditional costume. In Stockholm you can celebrate at Skansen. www.skansen.se Fårö island of Gotland:Bergman Week Here lived the famous director Ingemar Bergman films, concerts, conferences. www.bergmanweek.se Gothenburg:Summerburst Festival :Hova Medieval Week: to celebrate a famous battle. The largest medieval parade, medieval knights and princesses. www.riddarveckan.com Gotland :Ancient Olympics Games: The Stånga Games are an annual competition of ancient Games of the island of Gotland. www.stangaspelen.com Gothenburg:Gothia Cup, the biggest junior football tournament in the world. www.gothiacup.se Karlshamn: Baltic Sea Festival, classical music concerts with artists from countries around the Baltic Sea. www.ostersjofestivalen.seStockholm Pride, the largest gay festival in Scandinavia. www.stockholmpride.org Ystad :Jazz Festival: 33 concerts and 4 talk show with jazz legends.) www.ystadjazz.se Östersund:Storsjöyran Festival, on the big lake, one of the most important festivals in the country. www.storsjoyran.seMalmö City:Horse Show: Malmo is one of eight places in the world where there is the world cup Cross Country. www.malmo.seGävle: Reggea Festival in: The biggest Reggae festival in Northern Europe. Island of Gotland: Medieval Week (step back in time with the people in period costumes, brave knights in various tournaments and competitions. www.medeltidsveckan.com, www.gotland.info Karlskrona: Festival of Sail sailing, cultural events, entertainment. www.karlskrona.seStockholm Culture Festival: music, art, street theater, events for children, outdoor dances, and 99%free! www.kulturfestivalen.stockholm.se Malmo Festival: culinary demonstrations, music, cultural events - the festival begins with the traditional feast of crayfish in the city center. www. malmofestivalen.nuStockholm-:Midnattsloppet - stroke of midnight in: 10 km run, 24,000 participants, music and fun along the way. www.midnattsloppet.comCadiz : All Saints DayA colourful celebration in Cadiz, with beautifully decorated market stalls,often depicting current events, lining the streets. Celebrated throughout Spain Madrid en Danza Festival Madrid becomes the focus of the international world of danceGothenburg :Science Festival : more than 300 activities, theme 2014: Act: React: Interact www. vetenskapsfestivalen. seGothenburg:Half marathon : a long- distance races of the world’s largest with more than 30,000 participants. www.goteborgsvarvet.com Gothenburg:Festival of theater and dance: an international biennial festival of theater and dance www.festival.goteborg.seGothenburg:HBT-GBG West Pride festival dedicated to the culture created by and aimed at gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans, giving all concerned an opportunity to expand on these themes. www. westpride.seStockholm :Elitloppet: the most prestigious trotting race in Europe. www.elitloppet.se Island of Gotland -:Open studios, a hundred artists and studios open their atelier to visitors who can admire and purchase artwork. www.oppna-ateljeer. seGothenburg:Summerburst Festival : http://www. summerburst.se/ Stockholm :Marathon - www.stockholmmarathon.seStockholm: Early Music Festival: In the beautiful scenery of the Old Town of Stockholm concerts, seminars and workshops. www.semf.se Sölvesborg Sweden Rock Festival http://www.SEPTEMBER06	Stockholm : Women’s Race10 km www.tjejmilen.se 25 – 28	Gothenburg: International Book Fair , the mostimportant book fair in Scandinavia. www.bok-bibliotek.se 25- 27	Stockholm-:Festival of beer and whiskey: theexhibition of Europe’s largest beer and whiskey largest fair in the world. www.stockholmbeer.se see also OctoberOCTOBER02 -04	As above Stockholm: Festival of beer and whiskey: the exhibition of Europe’s largest beer and whiskeylargest fair in the world. www.stockholmbeer.se 11 - 19	Stockholm: Open: international tennis tournamentwith the participation of champions worldwide. www.ifstockholmopen.seNOVEMBER05 – 16	Stockholm: International Film Festival with the participation of over 100 films from all over theworld, shows first run movies. www.filmfestivalen.se 28 - 30	Stockholm :International Horseshow. Greaterinternational competition show-jumping, dressage and show horses. www.stockholmhorseshow.com End of November-December Christmas Markets:. www.christmas-markets.orgEuropean Events


































































































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