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Sand Sculpture Festival 2013, Algarve

Sand Sculpture Festival 2013, Algarve

Considered to be the largest event of its kind, 50 national and international artists transform more than 40, 000 tons of sand into amazing, but temporary, works of art. The International Sand Sculpture Festival is based on a different theme every year, last year was Idols, this year it is Music. Expect to see sand sculptures up to 12 feet tall of your favourite rock, folk or pop group or maybe even sculptures representing dance and classical music. more ...

Cap Roig Festival 2013

Cap Roig Festival 2013

During summer in Spain it seems there are endless festivals and concerts occurring all over the country. Of all the festivals there is one which stands out from the rest, the Cap Roig Festival. Performing at this year’s festival will be Elton John, Mark Knopfler, Diana Krall and many others. The festival runs from the 20th of July to the 16th August 2013. more ...

Rock in Rio Brasil 2013

Rock in Rio Brasil 2013

With a line up featuring world renowned artists Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, Iron Maiden, David Guettea, Alicia Keys and Bon Jovi it comes as no surprise that tickets for one of the world’s biggest music festival Rock in Rio 2013 sold out in four hours. For seven days Rio de Janeiro will focus the attention of the music world from the 13-15 and 19-22 of September 2013. more ...

Bilbao BBK Live 2013 Program

Bilbao BBK Live 2013 Program

Every year, thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Kobetamendi to pay homage to rock, alternative and electronic music at the Bilbao BBK Live. BBK Live is one of the biggest summer music festivals in Spain. Groups such as Metallica, R.E.M, Coldplay, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Prodigy, Iron Maiden and Radiohead have graced the stage in previous editions. If you think they are good, sure that this year’s line up won’t let you down. more ...

Afrikaburn 2013

Afrikaburn 2013

Now into its seventh year, Afrikaburn is a gathering of self-reliant, expressive people who create themed camps, mutant vehicles, colourful costumes and fantastic music, a place where freedom of expression reigns supreme.Afrikaburn 2013 occurring from the 1st to the 6th of May. more ...

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2013

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2013

In the Renaissance city of Florence music has always placed an important role and at the very centre of this is the Teatro del Maggio Musicale which hosts the annual Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence Music Festival. Along with Bayreuth and Salzburg, it is one of the oldest and most prestigious European Musical Festivals and this year will take place in Florence from the 2nd of May to the 25th of June. more ...

VLC Boat Show 2013

VLC Boat Show 2013

If you like sailing, you can’t miss this event! From the 18th-22nd of April, Valencia hosts for the first time the Valencia Boat Show. This boat show launched with a bottle of champagne as tradition mandates hopes to become a business, recreational and sport reference in the boating sector. more ...

Salamanca University Crime fiction and Film Noir Congress 2013

Salamanca University Crime fiction and Film Noir Congress 2013

From the 16th to the 19th of April 2013, fedoras, police badges, revolvers, hip flasks and fishnet stockings will be common topics in Salamanca. Writers, directors, journalists, experts and fans of film noir and crime fiction will convert Salamanca into the crime capital during the University of Salamanca’s IX Crime Fiction and Film Noir Congress. more ...

Sonar 2013

Sonar 2013

Twenty years ago three friends decided to organise an electronic and experimental music festival, today this festival has become the premier electronic music event in the world, attracting the biggest names in the electronic and experimental music scene over 90,000 electronic music lovers .Sonar 2013 will be the 13, 14 and 15 of June. more ...

Punta Sayulita Longboard & SUP Classic 2013

Punta Sayulita Longboard & SUP Classic 2013

It’s on again the 4th Annual Punta Sayulita Longboard & Stand-Up Classic taking place from the 8th to the 10th of March in beautiful Sayulita, Mexico. Bringing together the best long boarders and stand-up paddlers competing against each other to see who can pull of the best floater, cut-back, cross step and hang ten over two days of intense competition. more ...

5 Days Off, Five nights of Electronic music in Amsterdam

5 Days Off, Five nights of Electronic music in Amsterdam

Every year at the beginning of March, the Amsterdam nightlife fills with clubbers, electronic beats and musicians from all over the world. Why? The 5 Days Off electronic music festival whose reputation has spread world wide. In 2013 the festival will take place from the 6th to 10th of March. more ...

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