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Top Worldwide Events for September 2016

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The 9th month of the year!

September comes from the latin world ''septem'' (seven), as was the 7th of 10 months on the oldest known Roman calendar . 

September is the start of the academic year in many countries in the Northerner Hemisphere and for the majority of students, its the end of the summer break.

Here are the...
Top 10 Worldwide Events - September 2016!
1. Floriade Canberra, Canberra, Australia

2. London Fashion Week, UK, London

3. Fes Festes de la Merce (Festival of the Virgin of Mercy), Barcelona, Spain

4. Grape Throwing Festival, Mallorca, Spain

5. Oktoberfest Beer Festival, Munich, Germany

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7. Regata Storica (The Historic Regatta), Venice

8. Horn Dance Festival, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, UK

9. Lantern Festival, China

Mid-Autumn Festival 2016, China, Asia

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Description This Festival is an opportunity to enjoy lots of sweet treats! Locals celebrate the transition of the seasons and is one of the most important events of the country. Along with the sweets, participants do fire-dragon dances, carry paper lanterns and hang them from towers.
The event is also called ''Moon Cake Festival'', because according to the myth, the Chinese Emperor should offer sacrifices to the sun in the spring and the moon in the autumn.
Where
All over China and in Chinatowns around the world!

When
2nd September 2016 - 30th September 2016

Information
You can find more information at http://chinatownfestivals.sg/

Horn Dance Festival 2016, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, UK

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Description
A unique cultural event, where dancers are obligated to wear horns!

This event takes place in a small village in the English Midlands. The first time it took place was back in August 1226 and today it remains to be one of the few cultural rural events that survived though the years. Ever since, this dance takes place every year and attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world.

Dancing typically starts at 8 o'clock in the morning and dancers have to walk about 10 miles around the village. This annual event attracts visitors from around the world to view this spectacular and unusual display. A visitor can see different exhibitions, buy handmade items and enjoy drinks in local pubs.

Where
Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire, UK

When
Monday 12th September in 2016

Information 
For more information visit Horn Dance

Berlin Music Festival, Berlin, Takes a Creative Break

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Berlin Festival Takes a Creative Break After a successful move from Tempelhof to Treptow and two successful editions on the Spree, the Berlin Festival is taking a creative break.Last recorded on PT:

Description
This Festival was established in 2009 and since then takes place every year. A combination of pop, rock and jazz along with several big names of music!

Berlin Music Festival attracts every year more than 20,000 people . What's more, it hosts music workshops so its several visitors can have access on interviews and discussions.

Some of the artists that are going to participate there are:
WoodkidHoderatEditorK.I.Z.DarksideWarpaintJessie Ware Where
Arena Park, Berlin, Germany

When
5th and 7th September 2014

Cost
Ticket fees are €79 and includes access to the Aftershow and can be bought from its official website.

Information
http://www.berlinfestival.de/en.html

Oktoberfest Beer Festival 2016, Munich, Germany

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Description
The 183rd Munich Oktoberfest and undoubtedly one of the worlds best Beer Festivals, which despite the name starts in September!

With no doubt, Germans know about Beer and how to celebrate it. This Festival starts in September and lasts until October. It's one of the biggest Beer Festivals worldwide and every year, more than 6 million visitors attend their to celebrate the most popular alcoholic drink of the world.

The first Beer Festival took place in Munich 1810 and ever since then, is running every year.

Where
Munich, Germany

When
From 17th September 2016 to 03rd October 2016 

Information
For more information about a detailed Oktoberfest guide, visit http://www.oktoberfest.de/en/

Grape Throwing Festival 2016, Mallorca, Spain

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Description  One of the most entertaining Festivals in Spain, which includes grape-stomping competitions and grape-throwing fights!
Its story is not very clear, but is believed to be one event in order to choose and collect the best grapes and get rid of the bad quality ones. Non stop fights, grape treading and tons of fun!

Where Binissalem, Mallorca, Spain
When Always the last weekend in September annually

More Information
Grape Throwing Festival

Floriade Canberra 2016, Canberra, Australia

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Description Australia’s biggest celebration of spring – returns to Canberra for the 29th year! The Floriade festival is the ideal place for someone to experience the magic of the Australian spring over 4 themed weeks. 
The first week focuses on Smart Living and gives the opportunity to its several visitors to gain knowledge about bio-organic gardening. The aims to inspire you with all the new trends from experts in the field while 3rd week explores the theme of Invention and technology.

Week 4 focus intents to inform you about the multicultural heritage of the country and focuses on the topic of Contemporary Cultures. You can come across with traditional dances and traditional dishes.

Where
Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia  
When
Saturday 17 September 2016 until Sunday 16 October 2016. 
For further information: http://www.floriadeaustralia.com/

World Science Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Description
A special preview edition of the World Science Festival Amsterdam (WSFA).
A weekend full of educational adventures kicks off with Icarus at the Edge of Time, a multimedia performance based on the children’s book penned by physicist Brian Greene. It features a musical score written by Philip Glass and narration by former Amsterdam mayor Job Cohen. Additional offerings at the fest include the Innovation Square, an interactive gallery featuring cutting-edge inventions from around the world.

A festival designed to inspire, educate and entertain audiences of all ages.

Where
Amsterdam, Netherlands

When
4 October - 6 October

For further information: http://worldsciencefestival.com/about_wsfa

Top worldwide events in March-2015

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The name of March derives from the Latin name "Martius", the first month of the earliest Roman calendar. It was named for Mars, the Roman god of war, a guardian of agriculture and an ancestor of the Roman people. Martius stood for the beginning of the season for both farming and warfare and the festivals held in his honor during the month were mirrored by others in October, when the season for these activities came to a close.

Many cultures and religions still celebrate the beginning of the New Year in March. March starts on the same day of the week as November every year and February in common years only. March ends on the same day of the week as June every year.

This month we have a jammed packed agenda as spring starts within the Northern Hemisphere.

 Here are the top worldwide events for March 2015

27. Feb - 15. March AUSTRALIA, Adelaide Festival- the country's largest and possibly wackiest festival. A huge, colourful and unhinged event - Edinburgh in the sun…

Top Worldwide Events in November 2014

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Jerusalem Knights Festival 2014, Jerusalem, Israel

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Description
Jerusalem Knights Festival at Old City

History comes alive in the streets and alleyways of the Old City as the world of knights, court jesters, and other enchanting medieval personalities is re-created before your very own eyes.

This annual festival takes place over a series of Thursdays in October and November and brings dozens of entertainers into the streets of the Old City for dance performances, musical concerts, fire shows, acrobatics, theater and more.

Where
Jerusalem, Israel 

When
Four Thursdays in November 2014
For more information visit website

Columbus Day Parade 2014, Manhattan, New York - US

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Description
The annual Columbus Day Parade is the world’s largest celebration of Italian-American heritage and culture and is broadcast on six continents, and the Gala Dinner brings together leaders of the United States and Italy for an evening that pays tribute to a centuries-old bond.

Through sponsorships of the parade, exhibitions, and gala, the Columbus Citizens Foundation raises millions of dollars to support the education of Italian-American students who have the drive to succeed in school and beyond, but not the means to reach their potential.

Where
Manhattan, New-York

When 
13th October 2014

Parade starts at 11:30am 

For more information visit website

Top Worldwide Events in October

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October is the tenth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with a length of 31 days. October retained its name (from the Latin "octo" meaning "eight") after January and February were inserted into the calendar that had originally been created by the Romans.
We have found the Top Worldwide Events for October 2013 and here they are! 1. World Science Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2. National Cranberry Festival, Carver, Massachusetts - US

3. Columbus Day Parade, Manhattan, New York - US

4. Oktoberfest Beer Festival, Munich, Germany

5. Annual International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC), Paris, France

6. World's Biggest Electronics Event HKTDC, Hong Kong, China

7. London International Animation Festival, London, UK8. Takayama Festival, Japan

9. Crave Sydney International Food Festival, Sydney, Australia

10. Jerusalem Knight Festival, Jerusalem, Israel

London International Animation Festival - London, UK

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Description
LIAF is a showcase of creative animation taking place throughout the city with gala premieres, Q&As, workshops and the Best of the Festival screening. The Festival aims to dispel the myth that animation is little more than cartoons for children by screening a broad range of entertaining and provocative films from across the planet.

LIAF features a comprehensive 10 day programme featuring the best of the international indie animation scene, encapsulating every style, genre and technique possible.

Where 
Barbican Center, London, UK

When
25 October - 3 November 

For more information and a detailed list of the exhibitions and events visit website 

Ganesh Chaturthi 2013 Festival, Maharashtra, India

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Description
Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati.

It is believed that Lord Ganesh bestows his presence on earth for all his believers. It lasts for more than 1 week and is biggest celebration is taking place on the last day of the celebrations, called Ananta Chaturdasi (forth day of the waxing moon period).

Where
Maharashtra, India

When
9th of September - 18th of September

Information 
Visit http://ganeshchaturthi2013.com/