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Tomatina Festival: The World's Biggest Food Fight

Tomatina Festival: The World's Biggest Food Fight

Every year, one of the craziest and most extravagant summer festivals is held, none other than the Tomatina in Bunyol, a town located a few kilometres from Valencia. It comprises the largest tomato fight in the world and more than 150 tonnes of tomatoes are thrown during the event by festival participants. more ...

FIESA 2016: Sand Sculpture Festival in the Algarve

FIESA 2016: Sand Sculpture Festival in the Algarve

It is an impressive exhibition that features the participation of more than 50 talented artists from across the world, creating sculptures that achieve a surprising level of detail and perfection. The festival, organised by Prosandart, was first celebrated in 2003 in the town of Pêra, situated a few kilometres away from the fabulous Armaçao beach in Pêra. It has successfully taken place every summer since then. more ...

St John's Eve, celebrate the night of fire in Barcelona

St John's Eve, celebrate the night of fire in Barcelona

San Juan, taking place during the shortest night of the year, is surrounded by legends, magic traditions and ancestral celebrations based around the summer solstice. It is also one of the largest festivals in Catalonia, thus on the 23rd and 24th of June, prepare yourself for a huge party, firecrackers and bonfires, because with all the movement in the city, you’re going to find it very difficult to sleep. more ...

Chinese New Year: New York 2016

Chinese New Year: New York 2016

During the month of February the streets of New York City will come alive with the sounds of firecrackers, Chinese drums and gongs, and flashes of colour as the Chinese Lion, Unicorn and Dragon dancers weave their way through Chinatown to welcome in the Chinese New Year. This year will be the Year of the Monkey and the 4714 of the Chinese calendar. more ...

The Palio di Siena horse race 2015

The Palio di Siena horse race 2015

The Palio di Siena horse race is one of the oldest horse races in the world. It's a historical celebration, full of traditions and colour, which attracts millions of visitors to this charming village in the heart of Tuscany every summer. more ...

Seville April Fair 2015

Seville April Fair 2015

The scent of jasmine and orange blossom invade the streets of Seville, the days getting longer and warmer and slowly the season changes from winter to spring. There is an air of anticipation and expectancy as it is almost time for the celebrated April Fair, la Feria de Abril. more ...

Valencia Fallas 2015: An Explosive Mix

Valencia Fallas 2015: An Explosive Mix

Imagine working all year to create an artistic masterpiece only to see it purposefully razed to the ground less than a week after completion, well this is what happens every year at the Fallas de Valencia. more ...

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