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Books and Roses to celebrate St Jordi 2014 in Barcelona

Books and Roses to celebrate St Jordi 2014 in Barcelona

During St Jordi in Barcelona, books and roses take to the streets and the city gets dressed for the occasion, La Rambla, Passeig de Gracia, Plaza Catalunya, Plaza St. Jaume and many other emblematic streets in Barcelona fill with Catalan flags, stalls selling books and roses and people soaking up the atmosphere of this very special day. more ...

Sitges International Bears Meeting 2014

Sitges International Bears Meeting 2014

Sitges, the beautiful sea side resort town just outside of Barcelona, is going to host the International Bears Meeting which attracts thousands of bears, cubs and chasers from all over Europe and the World in a celebration of Bear culture and the event marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Sitges International Bears Meeting 2014 takes place in Sitges from May the 1st to May the 5th. more ...

Czech Beer Festival 2014

Czech Beer Festival 2014

The Czech Beer Festival 2014 will take place in Prague from the 15th of May to the 30th of May at the Exhibition Centre Prague Holesovice. If you needed a good excuse to visit Prague in the spring there you have it. more ...

Festa di San Marco 2014

Festa di San Marco 2014

The 25th of April is a special day in Venice. It is the day in which Venetians celebrate the Feast day of St Mark, a significant day in the calendar for most Venetians and Italians as it is also Liberation day. It is a day where the Patron Saint of Venice, St Mark is honoured with mass and a procession in the Basilica, a day when lovers declare their love for one another and of course no holiday in Venice would be complete without a gondola race. more ...

Lisbon Half Marathon

Lisbon Half Marathon

Recently we’ve noticed that marathons and half-marathons are taking place in the most important European capitals whereby the locals steadily make their way through the streets of the city in their eagerness to win and satisfy their competitive side. And, as the capital of Portugal, nothing less could be expected of Lisbon. Thus, now that spring has nearly arrived, the Lisbon Half-Marathon will be taking place on the 20th of March. more ...

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic 2014

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic 2014

From the 17th to the 21st of May, New York celebrates one of its favourite creations, the cocktail, with a very special festival: The Manhattan cocktail Classic. This festival is an explosive mix made up of equal parts conference and partying, seasoned with hundreds of events occurring all over the city and a touch of lightness. All that remains is to shake well and serve and enjoy. more ...

Easter 2014 in Sitges

Easter 2014 in Sitges

The beginning of the Easter week (Semana Santa) in Sitges is also the start of spring, which from then onwards slowly moves into the summer season.It is also the beginning of the first major vacation and many people take the opportunity to escape from work for a couple of days. Thousands of visitors from all regions of Spain and Europe arrive every year in Sitges. more ...

Water Monday in Salamanca

Water Monday in Salamanca

In Salamanca, exactly one week after Easter Monday, they celebrate the popular Water Monday festival. A special day where it is very typical to head out into the surrounding countryside to have picnic with friends and family but the most interesting thing about Water Monday is not how it is celebrated but the history of why. more ...

X Oris Rally Classic Mallorca 2014

X Oris Rally Classic Mallorca 2014

Mallorca located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea is a fantastic tourist destination for those who love to get away from it all and enjoy the beaches, the rugged coastline, the rolling hills, green pastures and appreciate the peace and quiet of nature. If this kind of holiday appeals to you, stay away on the 13th, 14th and 15th of March 2013 as the peace and quiet is set to be shattered and the sound of nature drowned out by the sound of engines revving and tyres squealing when more than 60 classic cars participating in this year’s IX Oris Classic Rally Mallorca Island take to the winding mountain roads. more ...

Ultra Music Festival, MMW and WMC return to Miami

Ultra Music Festival, MMW and WMC return to Miami

The Ultra Music Festival, Miami Music Week and Miami Winter Conference are set to convert Miami into the centre of the electronic music world from the 21st to the 30th of March 2014. Bringing together DJs, producers and electronic music fans these three events are going to send Miami into overdrive. more ...

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Numbers [Infographic]

Mobile World Congress 2014 in Numbers [Infographic]

The Mobile world Congress has become the most important mobile technology congress in the world and the economic impact on the city of Barcelona is approximately 365 million euros. With this infographic you’ll see the numbers for this edition of the MWC 2014. more ...

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