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Les Festes de la Mercè 2016 - Festival of the Virgin of Mercy

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La Feste de la Merce festival is one of Spain's biggest events and Spanish certainly know how to party!

The Festival features Giants, Dwarfs, Dragons, Fireworks and traditional Kiosks selling local sausages and honey! It will capture your imagination!

Where
Barcelona, Spain

When
22th - 25th September 2016
Information
More information can be found on festival's official website, http://merce.bcn.cat/

Crave Sydney International Food Festival 2014, Sydney, Australia

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Multiple top chefs will be showing off their skills at the Crave Sydney International Food Festival. There will also be gourmet food stalls and a Night Noodle Market.

It wouldn’t be a celebration of food without a line-up of amazing chefs including Rene Redzepi, the creative genius behind Noma restaurant in Copenhagen, ranked second in the world. Rene headlines in both Sydney and Melbourne.

Where 
Sydney, Australia

When 
The whole month of October

For more information visit festival's website

Annual International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) 2014 - Paris, France

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The contemporary art scene in Paris comes to life during the annual International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) each autumn.

Held in the gorgeous setting of the Grand Palais with its large glass dome, the art fair brings together the work of thousands of artists from around the world represented by 184 galleries and 3177 artists from 24 countries.

Where 
Grand Palais, Paris, France

When 
23rd October - 28th October2014

For more information and a complete guide of the fair visit website

Glastonbury Festival 2014, United Kindom

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Where? Worthy Farm, Worthy Ln, Pilton BA4 4BY, United Kingdom

When? 25th of June - 29th of June 2014

Glastonbury Festival is the largest five day greenfield music festival in the world. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, theater, circus, cabaret and other arts. It is organised by Michael Eavis on his own land.

In many ways, Glastonbury is like loads of different festivals converging on the same gorgeous countryside. Each area of the Festival has its own character, its loyal fans from all over the world  and its own special attractions.

For more information: http://www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk/

Takayama Festival, Japan

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The Takayama Festival (Takayama Matsuri) is ranked as one of Japan's three most beautiful festivals alongside Kyoto's Gion Matsuri and the Chichibu Yomatsuri. It is held twice a year in spring and autumn in the old town of Takayama and attracts large numbers of spectators, in order to celebrate the change of the seasons.

Main attractions of the Takayama Festival:
Display of festival floats
From morning to late afternoon festival floats (yatai) are displayed in the streets of Takayama.

Karakuri Performance
Several of the festival floats are decorated with so called karakuri ningyo, sophisticated mechanical dolls that can move and dance.

Mikoshi Procession
A portable shrine (mikoshi) is carried around the town in a parade during the two days of the festival, starting and ending at the respective festival's shrine.

Evening Festival
In the evening of the first day, the festival floats are pulled through the streets of Takayama's old town for a…

National Cranberry Festival, Carver, Massachusetts - US

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Edaville’s annual National Cranberry Festival is back by popular demand. Featuring all things cranberry, this 2-day event offers excitement and education for the entire family. An artists’ marketplace of handmade goods and seasonal delights will beckon you to stroll the grounds. Enjoy live music, dog agility, Irish step dancing, and giant bubble play.

Get up close with the cranberry in its natural environment, and then get in depth with its history in our one-of-a-kind Cranberry World Museum. Helicopter rides, pony rides, and much more!

Where
Carver, Massachusetts, US

When
5 October - 6 October

For more information visit website