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Relive summer in Edo with the Morning Glory Festival
22.05.2024 Japan TokyoEvents

Since the late Edo period (early 19th century), morning glory cultivation has flourished in the shitamachi (traditional area) of Iriya in Tokyo's Taito City. The unique beauty of numerous varieties, achieved as a result of selection, has led to the explosive popularity of this ornamental flower. In its heyday, the summer bloom season attracted crowds of flower-watchers in such a frenzy that traffic

Grand exhibition of international designer Kenzo Takada
22.05.2024 Japan TokyoEvents

The first large-scale solo exhibition since the death of Kenzo Takada, founder of the global fashion brand KENZO, will be held at the Tokyo City Art Gallery from July 6 to September 16. Mr. Takada was one of the first Japanese designers to exhibit at the Paris Fashion World exhibition. In the 1970s, he produced many innovative collections, including his "folk look" inspired by ethnic costumes and

An exhibition of rare paintings by international artists is being held in Sharjah

You can see works from the collection of the Sharjah Arts Foundation until August 4, 2024 at Al Mureijah Gallery


The exhibition “Drawing Time: Duets” includes paintings by 15 artists from different generations created on different media - paper, canvas, wood, screen. All exhibits are united by the theme of a double or a couple.


Artistic duos, carefully selected by the exhibition

Egypt will host the African Tourism Forum

The first African Tourism Forum will be held at the International Conference Center Sharm el-Sheikh from 20 to 21 May.


The forum will bring together more than 2,000 tourism industry professionals exploring potential opportunities in Africa and Egypt. The event will include conferences, panel discussions, B2B meetings and specialized courses.


The delegates include travel agencies

Prague Dragon Boat Festival

The longest dragon boat race in Czech Republic.


These open boats are more than twelve meters long with a dragon's head on their nose and a tail on their back, they do everything they can to win. In this extraordinary sporting competition, it is not individual skill that matters, but concerted team effort and synchronization.

Prague Spring Festival 2024

The 79th International Music Festival "Prague Spring", the largest and oldest classical music festival in Czech Republic, will be held from May 12 to May 3 June 2024 and will be a grand celebration of the Year of Czech Music and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bedřich Smetana.


The festival will open on 12 and 13 May 2024 with Smetana's opera My Homeland performed by the Berlin Philharmonic

Tim Burton: The Return

Tim Burton - director, producer, writer, poet, artist - returns to Czech Republic 10 years later to give his fans another a glimpse into the innermost recesses of your mind. The American film visionary connects the innocent world of childhood with the dark side of human existence, telling stories in a variety of genres and styles, including the revival of stop-motion animation.


An exhibition

2024 IIHF World Championship

The 2024 Ice Hockey World Championship will be held in Prague and Ostrava from May 10 to 26, 2024. The home team, as nine years ago, will play all their matches in Prague.


Spring Prague, the four best teams of the tournament, the best hockey in the world and a fantastic atmosphere in the arena led by mascots Bob and Bobek. You don't want to miss the FINAL WEEKEND of the 2024 IIHF

Langkawi Ultra 2024

The island of Langkawi, or known as the “Pearl of Kedah” (Malay: Langkawi Permata Kedah), is famous for its limestone hills, numerous caves, beautiful beaches, clear emerald waters and a magical world of marine life. It comprises a group of 99 tropical islands located off the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, approximately 30 kilometers from Kuala Perlis and 51 kilometers from Kuala Kedah.

Ironman 70.3 Desaru Coast – May 17–19, 2024

The beach town Desaru, located on the southern tip of Malaysia, has long become an easily accessible destination for vacationers from Malaysia and Singapore . This tropical race features clear ocean water, a smooth rolling bike path and a shaded track.

 

Discover the thrills of the Desaru Coast with races for everyone - from the heart-pounding IRONMAN 70.3 to family-friendly options, such

Ooty Flower Festival 2024 to begin on May 17
06.05.2024 India OotyEvents

Ooty Flower Festival is one of the most anticipated and desired events in India. The much-awaited festival, held every year in Ooty, Tamil Nadu, attracts visitors from all over the country. Celebrated at the Botanical Garden, this colorful event is a wonderful celebration of nature's finest creations.


History of the Festival

Established in 1896, the Ooty Flower Festival has stood the

Terengganu Squid Festival

Kandat Sotong Carnival, which will be held from May 18 to 19, 2024, also known as the Terengganu Squid Jigging Festival, is set to popularize the activity of squid jigging, which is popular among locals. During this period, squids come to the waters of Terengganu to lay eggs. This season is believed to bring good catches from Terengganu. This year's event usually attracts 250 foreign participants

Limpopo announces annual Marula Festival
26.04.2024 RSA LimpopoEvents

The Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism Limpopo has revealed details of the 18th Limpopo Marula Festival, dedicated to a local tree and its fruits.


In his speech, Rogers Monama, MEC for Economic Development, Environment and Tourism in Limpopo, announced that the marula festival will be held in Phalaborwa from 26 April to 4 May. The festival will include sports and

The Paris Games should be a game changer
11.04.2024 France ParisEvents

The last time Paris hosted the Olympic Games was 100 years ago, and the 2024 event promises to be an Olympic event like no other.


The 2024 Olympic Games in Paris are intended to be a landmark event in terms of sustainable development. In line with the new International Olympic Committee (IOC) norm, Paris has committed to hosting the greenest Games in history. The IOC's "New Normal" is

UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2024 to be held in India

Applications are currently being accepted for participation in the 2024 UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum, which is planned to be held in India. This fully funded forum will take place in New Delhi and will last ten days. The event titled “World Heritage in the 21st Century: Capacity Building and Exploring Opportunities for Youth”, organized by the Archaeological Survey of India under

Armenia will host the UN Wine Conference

UN Tourism announced that the 8th UN Global Conference on Wine Tourism will be held in Armenia in September.


Armenia has been producing wine for over six centuries, and conference delegates will have the opportunity to visit the oldest winery discovered to date in the world: Areni-1 Cave near the village of Areni in southern Armenia.


The event will take place later this year

St Helena prepares for iconic yacht race

The yacht race from Cape to Saint Helena, a challenging 3,060 km journey across the South Atlantic, starts December 26.


The event offers a unique challenge and opportunity to reach one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. Participants must submit their entry by November 1.


The yacht race, originally known as the Governor's Cup, has a rich history dating back to

Zimbabwe to host key gastronomic events

Zimbabwe has unveiled plans to become the gastronomic capital of Africa.


Speaking at a provincial competition of traditional cooks in Harare, Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Barbara Rudzi said Zimbabwe is determined to expand its gastronomic offer. To this end, the country will host the first-ever UN gastronomic conference on tourism in Africa in July.


Over the years, the

For the first time in Srinagar, a Formula 4 racing show was held along the picturesque Dal Lake

Srinagar witnessed a historic moment when the first Formula 4 motor racing showcase event took place here on Sunday. Held against the stunning backdrop of the world-famous Dal Lake, the race was action-packed to say the least.


The event reportedly captivated both locals and motorsport enthusiasts as professional Formula 4 drivers showed off their skill while performing thrilling stunts.


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Holi in Mathura: Holi celebrations on the streets of Barsana
19.03.2024 India MathuraEvents

On Sunday (March 17), the vibrant Holi festival started in Vraja. This, along with the traditional Holashtak celebration, marked the official start of the joyful event. At the revered Sri Ladliji Temple, the atmosphere was drenched in color as devotees joyfully celebrated by throwing colorful gulals accompanied by the sweet treat of laddu, specially prepared for the occasion. As the festive spirit

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