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 Tasmania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Current festivals include Gone South [6], held four times since 1999, and the Falls Festival [7], a Victoria event now held in both Victoria and Tasmania on New Year's Eve.
The Antarctic Midwinter Festival [8] celebrates Hobart's special connection with the Antarctic, on the winter solstice in June each year.
Taste of Tasmania is an annual food and wine festival centred around the Hobart foreshore on and around New Year.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tasmania   (2957 words)

 Falls Festival - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1999 festival was the first to be held off the Lorne site, moved temporarily to the Torquay site of the Offshore Festival due to flooding at the Falls.
Many artists playing at the Falls Festival are traditionally of the blues and roots genre, however it is not exclusively of this style, with rock, punk and electronic style acts also playing.
Solo female performer Missy Higgins also pleased crowds, promoting the release of her album and several popular singles, for which, she was later recognised by receiving multiple awards at the ARIA's in 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Falls_Festival   (664 words)

 Festivals of Nepal
The festival of "Gai Jatra" (the procession of cows) which is one of the most popular festivals, is generally celebrated in the Nepalese month of Bhadra (August-September).This festival has its roots in the belief that the god of death, Yamaraj, must be feared and hence worshipped.
This festival is mast impressively observed by all the Tibetan-speaking populations.
This festival, commemorating the marriage of Sita to Ram, is particularly celebrated in Janakpur.
www.nepalhomepage.com /society/festivals/festivals.html   (1805 words)

 Arunachal Pradesh - India Fairs & Festivals
This important festival signifies the destruction of evil spirit and harmful forces and seeks the rule of prosperity and happiness amongst the people.
Mopin is an agricultural festival of the Galos celebrated on 5th April.
Oriah is an agricultural festival of the Wanchoos, celebrated on 16th February.
arunachal-pradesh.bharatheritage.in /fairs_festival.htm   (300 words)

 Canada Falls Festival Light Niagara
The Winter Festival of Lights has proven to be a popular nine-week event that attracts new visitors to Niagara Falls from around the world and entertains the thousands of people who call this part of Canada home.
During the Winter Festival of Lights, the beauty of wintertime in Niagara Falls is enhanced by thousands of sparkling lights, motion light displays including the ever popular Enchantment of Disney displays, illuminated night parades, fireworks, Canada's largest New Year's Eve Concert Extravaganza and other exciting events featuring world-class entertainers.
The Falls are illuminated year round as an international project since 1925 with representatives from the City of Niagara Falls, NY, the City of Niagara Falls, ON, The Niagara Parks Commission, The Niagara Frontier State Park Authority of New York and Ontario Power Generation, which together form The Niagara Falls Illumination Board.
www.canadianniagarahotels.com /canada_falls_festival_light_niagara.htm   (396 words)

 Mid-Autumn Festival ( 中秋节 )
The Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节) also known as the Moon Festival, Mooncake Festival, or the August Moon Festival) is a popular Chinese celebration of abundance and togetherness, dating back over 3,000 years to China's Zhou Dynasty (周朝).
The Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month of the Chinese calendar, a date that parallels the Autumn Equinox of the solar calendar.
The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the two most important holidays in the Chinese calendar (the other being the Chinese Lunar New Year), and is a legal holiday in several countries.
www.chinadetail.com /Travel/FestivalsEventsMidAutumnFestival.php?PHPSE...   (560 words)

 Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although the festival was a financial success, organizers felt the money would be better used to help the less fortunate in the community.
The City of Niagara Falls, New York began the modern era of the Festival of Lights in 1980.
In addition to the nightly illumination of the Falls of Niagara, many hundreds of street and park light displays containing tens of thousands of lights abound on both sides of the border.
www.iaw.on.ca /~falls/lights.html   (1476 words)

 The Falls Festival 2006 :: Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The response to the first announcement of The Falls Festival was overwhelming prompting tickets to sell-out in just a few hours.
The Falls Festival is chuffed to announce that Hilltop Hoods, Eskimo Joe, Scribe (NZ), The Sleepy Jackson, The Mountain Goats (USA), Little Birdy, The Exploders, Jen Cloher And The Endless Sea and Dan Sultan have all just been added to The Falls Festival in Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania.
The Falls Festival: Australia’s finest summer music festival nestled along the beautiful coastlines of Lorne, Victoria and Marion Bay, Tasmania featuring around 50 performers, comedians, Falls Arts Village Extravaganza, films, spectacular amphitheatres and two nights FREE camping.
www.fallsfestival.com   (1151 words)

 The Falls Festival - Review - www.smh.com.au
With coastal views and a fresh vibe, Tasmania's Falls Festival was the place to see in the New Year.
In the final week of last year, it seemed every music fan in Hobart was talking about the Falls Festival in Marion Bay, about 50 kilometres east of the Tasmanian capital on the state's south-east coast.
The festival came to Marion Bay for the first time the previous year, when its then 10-year-old parent event in Lorne, Victoria, generously shared its increasingly impressive line-up of artists from home and abroad.
www.smh.com.au /news/Review/The-Falls-Festival/2005/01/04/1104601340623.html   (734 words)

 Encyclopedia - Welcome to the online store: www.chinesecultureonline.com
• Lantern Festival : Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first month in the Chinese lunar calendar.
The name of this festival is in fact derived from a Tang dynasty(618-907) custom of hanging out lanterns on...
• Mid-Autumn Festival : Mid-Autumn Festival falls on August 15 in the lunar calendar.
www.chinesecultureonline.com /en/content/encyclopedia_list.jsp?cntCatId=6   (204 words)

 High Falls 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the second annual High Falls Film Festival — held in Rochester, New York from October 28th to November 3rd (www.highfallsfilmfestival.com) — began its closing night awards ceremony on Saturday the 2nd, a standing-room-only crowd proved what attendees had known all week: This was the festival’s defining year.
The only East Coast festival to showcase the accomplishments of women in creative leadership positions behind the camera, High Falls presented 36 feature and documentary films, three programs of shorts, two children’s programs and a retrospective — and every film featured was produced, directed, shot or written by a woman or women.
High Falls works to raise awareness of the extraordinary work of women as filmmakers, and in so doing, to increase women’s opportunities to develop their visions and widen the body of work.
home.comcast.net /~tatemanor/festival_reviews/high_falls_2002_cameron.htm   (773 words)

 Roskilde Festival
Roskilde Festival and The Falls Festival in Australia are pleased to announce a new friendship.
The Falls Festival is one of Australia’s biggest and most unique festivals.
The Falls Festival is located on two equally pristine landscapes shaping natural amphitheatres with surrounding campgrounds, minutes from beautiful Australian beaches.
www.roskilde-festival.dk /object.php?obj=482c2774&code=1   (259 words)

 Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film - High Falls Film Festival
Advance tickets sales at High Falls were doubled compared to 2001, and the number of filmmakers present, and sold-out screenings are truly gratifying in a festival's second year.
The staff and volunteers working for the High Falls Film Festival should be congratulated for the quality and success of their event in two short years.
Daughter from Danang, an outstanding documentary which also played the Provincetown Film Festival follows the journey of a half-Vietnamese girl who was airlifted from her mother by the U.S. in 1975 and raised in Pulaski, TN (birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan).
www.chlotrudis.org /movies/reviews/filmfests/highfalls/2002   (1350 words)

 Niagara Falls Ice Festival 2002
The first Niagara Falls Ice Festival weekend at the Falls welcomes you to celebrate the fun of winter and marvel at the beauty of Niagara in its frosty season.
Niagara Falls Ice Festival, Inc., a non-for-profit corporation comprised of state and local government, tourism, and economic development officials, has been working diligently over the past several months in preparation of Niagara Fall’s first ever Ice Festival weekend.
The Festival is a great way for people to experience all that winter in Niagara Falls has to offer.
www.empire.state.ny.us /press/press_display.asp?id=173   (880 words)

 Niagara Falls Festival Of Lights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Festival extended one week due to overwhelming Demand — The Winter Festival of Lights Board is please to announce it is extending the duration of this year’s Winter Festival of Lights until January 9, 2006 from the original end date of January 2, 2006.
Now entering its 23rd year, the Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Ontario is a two-month festival which runs from November 4, 2005 to January 9, 2006.
The Winter Festival of Lights is the largest winter lights festival in Canada and attracts over 1.1 million people annually.
www.thegrapevine.ca /localnews.php?id=77   (230 words)

 FALLS FESTIVAL - TASMANIA coverage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
We've added more photos to our Falls 2005 Gallery and now select images are available as prints from www.DigitalTasmania.com.
What a great festival, and NO it didn't rain or blow that much on NYE in Marion Bay despite how hard it pelted down in the Hobart area.
The Falls Festival 2005 Marion Bay map and lineup.
www.coastview.com.au /site/falls   (317 words)

 Welcome to Sioux Falls, SD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This event is held at Falls Park with plenty of ethnic food, music, dance and arts and crafts.
Artfalls is a fine art festival that brings together a wide variety of talented visual, culinary, and performing artists along the Falls of the Big Sioux River.
The Sidewalk Arts Festival is the annual fund-raiser for the Washington Pavilion's Visual Arts Center, and the largest one-day outdoor festival in the region!
www.siouxfallscvb.com /festivals.cfm   (1018 words)

 Jones Falls Festival 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Even though the festival was delayed 4 weeks into the fall, the weather held out for a beautiful fall day.
We had scouted round falls when we shuttled cars, and I have to admit I was a little worried about the drop.
After a brief wait, while they cleared the inflatable kayak that attempted the falls in front of us, over I went.
www.discountcs.com /adam/kayak/jonesfall.html   (248 words)

 JS Online:Audit finds no fault with Falls festival
The Falls Fest board spent $1,500 on the audit in February, Barbera said, because Paul Andrus, Steliga's opponent in the April 6 Village Board election, and Village President Jefferson Davis raised questions about Falls Fest's finances.
Falls Fest was also able to raise money from its summer festival, which Barbera said more than 20,000 people attend each year.
Andrus has said he believes Falls Fest is good for the village, but that Steliga should choose between the festival and the Village Board.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=214920   (670 words)

 200 paddlers soar over Ohiopyle falls   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Biesenkamp, a 27-year-old technical education teacher in the Hopewell Area School District, was referring to the top of the falls where the Youghiogheny River forms a "hump" that kayakers and canoeists aim for.
Biesenkamp was one of 65 competitors who raced in the first event of the Seventh Annual American Whitewater Ohiopyle Over the Falls Festival that concludes late this afternoon.
Barry Adams of Swissvale, a veteran kayaker and organizer of the festival, said he is working with officials from Ohiopyle State Park and the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to allow experienced paddlers to run the falls at other times of the year.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05240/561426.stm   (750 words)

This preview will cover the films playing in the Festival's first three days, but we'll be back next week to talk about the remaining screenings, as well as provide important information about the parties, various shorts programs and the Festival's impressive collection of film-related seminars.
But she also hasn't had a relationship in years and, in a horny rage, starts to fall for a Catholic priest before tumbling head-over-heels for a Howard Stern-like radio shock jock.
This film (the first of two from Lupino in this Festival) is about a young tennis prodigy (Sally Forrest) who falls for a fellow player (Robert Clarke) but must constantly battle her overbearing, domineering coach of a mother (Claire Trevor).
www.sick-boy.com /2001hfff.htm   (2664 words)

 Festival of Bands, Sioux Falls, South Dakota   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Festival of Bands USA features a very full day of marching activities for a large lineup of bands from South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.
This 19th year of competition is expected to draw up to 10,000 visitors and competing band members, featuring 30 bands on parade and 22 bands in field prelims.
Festival of Bands USA offers to assist with any need visiting bands may have, including travel directions, food and lodging arrangements, band escorts to assist throughout the day, and even the best places to video or film!
www.marching.com /events/siouxfalls.html   (293 words)

 High Falls Film Festival - Cinematical
Sure, we're all sick of film festivals (at least until Sundance in January), but the High Falls Film Festival, which runs November 9-14 in Rochester, New York, is a film festival with a different take: it focuses exclusively on showcasing women in film, both in front of and behind the camera.
It might not seem like a natural choice to hold a film festival in November in a city that can get up to 92 inches of snow in a season, but there are two very good reasons to hold a film festival about women there.
The festival will also offer a series of children's shorts from around the globe, three series of shorts, and films from female film students at Rochester Institute of Technology, and appearances by female film luminaries including Christine Lahti, Angela Bassett, Diane Ladd, and Jane Alexander.
www.cinematical.com /2005/11/02/high-falls-film-festival   (641 words)

 Winter Festival of Lights :: Home
Join us for the 24th annual Winter Festival of Lights and enjoy Canada's largest lights festival in the world's most famous address - Niagara Falls - as we illuminate the nights from November 4th, 2006 to January 8th, 2007.
The main illumination area for the Winter Festival of Lights is known as the Niagara Parks Winter Wonderland, a beautifully decorated five-kilometre route along the Niagara Parkway, adjacent to the mighty Niagara Falls.
Each night at 5:00 pm the Festival's lights ignite while the mighty Niagara Falls is illuminated into a fabulous winter wonderland of colour and beauty.
www.wfol.com   (1236 words)

 Thanksgiving Festival
Ball's Falls Conservation Area on the Niagara Escarpment near Vineland is an ideal location for the four day Thanksgiving Festival hosted by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority.
Organizers of the Ball's Falls Thanksgiving Festival Craft Show and Sale assure there is a wide variety of activities for all ages to enjoy.
Ball's Falls with its spectacular drop over the escarpment can be seen from an observation deck behind the Grist Mill.
www.mestern.net /festivals/ballsfalls/index.php   (703 words)

 Falls Festival highlights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Anyone who knows anything about Lorne's illustrious Falls Festival will be aware of its track record of resembling the filthy, muddy trenches at Gallipoli rather than the sunny, summer festival expected over the Australian new years.
The local Australian acts at Falls managed to successfully hold their own despite the seemingly tough international competition on the lineup.
Newcomers After the Fall brought a touch of screamo to the event whilst veterans Regurgitator, Bodyjar and legend Paul Kelly certainly did not disappoint their devoted fans.
www.undercover.com.au /news/2004/20040107_fallsfestival.html   (399 words)

 Niagara Gazette - Falls Festival Frustrations
When the Festival of Lights started, Niagara Falls and Simcoe, Ont., were the only two cities in the region that held a winter lights festival.
Organizers behind some of the region’s major festivals have offered some advice: start planning early, tap a major sponsor and have paid workers that are responsible for planning the event.
While Niagara Falls has had only limited success organizing festivals in recent years, a new board of volunteers working for the city is looking to create a new jazz festival in Hyde Park that will celebrate musicians that once performed at the Ontario House.
www.niagara-gazette.com /local/local_story_132001939.html   (1036 words)

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