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  Clarence's Louisiana Festivals Guide 2008 - Louisiana festival information
Oct 2-3 The Swamp Festival at the Audubon Zoo is in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Oct 9-10 The Swamp Festival at the Audubon Zoo is in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dec 24 The Festival of the Bonfires on the Mississippi River is in Lutcher, Gramercy and Paulina Louisiana between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
www.cajunradio.org /louisianafestivals.html   (1679 words)

  
  List of winter festivals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of winter festivals: This is an incomplete list of festivals and holidays that take place during the winter in the northern hemisphere, especially those commemorating the season.
Many festivals of light take place in this period since the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere is the December Solstice.
Festival of the birth of the Unconquered Sun: late Roman Empire - December 25
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_winter_festivals   (643 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - List of Festivals in India - Calendar Encyclopedia
In addition, many states and regions have local festivals depending on prevalent religious and linguistic demographics.
Farvardigan - Festival of the Farohars ('guardian angels').
Brief description of Festivals of India with Region it is celebrated in
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Holidays_in_India.htm   (312 words)

  
 Tibetan Festivals
Horse racing festivals in the summer and harvest festivals during the fall are held throughout the region.
This festival was banned during the Cultural Revolution and although it was revived once in 1985, it has was once again prohibited in 1990, maybe because the festival encourages Tibetan identity too strongly.
It is said that good deeds in the month of this festival deserve 300 fold in return and this leads many people to donate large sums to the religious orders, monasteries and to the beggars that gather at this time of year.
www.kotan.org /tibet/festivals.html   (1472 words)

  
 Travel List : Music Festivals in the UK
LIST: MUSIC FESTIVALS IN THE UK This is a list of mainstream outdoor music festivals held in the UK.
The UK Festival Awards are a good guide to the best festivals each year.
If your company is listed on this page but you think we have listed it incorrectly, or you think our listing is out of date, please email us.
www.travel-lists.co.uk /lk2mfestuk.html   (562 words)

  
 List of music festivals - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
A music festival is a festival that presents a number of musical performances usually tied together through a theme or genre.
Isle of Wight Festival (Isle of Wight, England)
Festival Presidente de la Musica Latina (Santo Domingo)
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/m/u/s/Music_festivals.html   (289 words)

  
 fRoots British Festivals List
Jul 18-20 TOLPUDDLE MARTYRS FESTIVAL, Tolpuddle, nr Dorchester, Dorset.
Jul 31-3 Aug WICKHAM FESTIVAL, Wickham, nr Fareham, Hampshire.
Festival Office, PO Box 296, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3XU.
www.frootsmag.com /content/festivals/gb   (4045 words)

  
 MOTHERLAND NIGERIA: FESTIVALS (by Boomie O.)
At times of commemoration of the dead--yearly festivals and successive funeral rites-these remarkable assemblages "come out" to dance, to astound the viewer, correct if need be, and offer blessings from the spiritual world they normally inhabit.
The use of masquerades as political whips and purgatives (which is often the case and the interesting part during the festivities) of ill-intentioned elements within communities was borrowed from heads-of-family defecting from the Nupe enemy or from Nupeized Yoruba living along the Niger River.
At the new yam festival, only dishes of yam are served since the festival is symbolic of the abundance of the produce.
www.motherlandnigeria.com /festivals.html   (1138 words)

  
 Festivals in the ancient Egyptian calendar
There seems to be no attempt to move the festivals, even those relating to agricultural events in the solar year such as flood, or the low-river sowing season.
The role of festivals in daily life is indicated by the names of months; these derive from names of festivals, often with a prefix 'Paen-' meaning 'the (festival/month) of', and were kept in use even after the conversion of Egypt to Christianity in the early centuries AD.
One of the most important sources is the hieroglyphic inscription recording a great festival list in the temple for Ramesses III at Medinet Habu.
www.digitalegypt.ucl.ac.uk /ideology/festivaldates.html   (1396 words)

  
 Heart of Hinduism: Important Festivals
Hinduism almost certainly has a longer list of festivals than any other religious tradition, and there are considerable regional and denominational variations.
Festivals in the first category have become more universal and widely celebrated; the most important ones are Indian public holidays.
Festivals in the third category are often exclusively regional, or regional variations of broader festivals e.g.
hinduism.iskcon.com /practice/401.htm   (376 words)

  
 Festivals in India, Festival Tours India, Festival Travel India, Festival Tours in India, Festival Holidays to India
It is a celebration of spring on the occasion of the 'ascent' of the sun to the north (Uttarayana).
This festival usually takes place in the temples dedicated to Kartikeya and Mariamman where trenches od burning coal are laid out for dedicated devotees to walk over.
It is a festival of dance held at Pattadakal (Karnataka), the ancient capital of the Chalukyan kings.
www.eholidaysindia.com /festival.htm   (359 words)

  
 Millennium Commission - Awards / Festivals list
There was a spectacular aerial laser and light show to light up London from East India dock to complement celebrations on a large and small scale in London.
This exciting, creative festival of celebration included the Town Show and Parade, a 'Battle of the Bands' event for young people, a series of children's arts workshops culminating in a parade and the Cusworth Hall Pageant.
A travelling festival from 11 - 13 July 2000 celebrating Jewish culture: included a music theatre project; workshops in aspects of Jewish music; two exhibitions in conjunction with Jewish museums in London and Manchester; courses, lectures and seminars as part of two international conferences; and concerts and musical pageants.
www.millennium.gov.uk /cgi-site/awards.cgi?action=list&qryscheme_id=2&t=1   (172 words)

  
 List of Festivals in India Information
India, being a multicultural and multireligious society, celebrates holidays and festivals of various faiths and special interest groups.
Hindu festivals of Diwali, Holi, Pongal and Dussehra are most popular religious festivals in India.
The Parsis account for less than 0.007% of the Indian population, but as Mahatma Gandhi said, they are "in number beneath contempt, but in contribution, beyond compare." The same could be said of their festivals.
www.bookrags.com /Indian_festivals   (333 words)

  
 Compiled List of Festivals and Sacrifices in Athens
Some festivals were held in several different places, but not on or even necessarily near the same date or month.
Sacrifice to the Nymphs, Achelous, Alochus, Hermes and Gaia at Erchia
festival preliminary to the plowing in honor of Demeter
www.numachi.com /~ccount/hmepa/Notes.html   (1101 words)

  
 Program of festivals in 2007 in Ariège
This is a list of the important festivals and events that take place every year.
This festival presents religious art in all its forms through diverse means of artistic expression : instrumental music, song, danse, dramatic arts, visual art, etc. through concerts, recitals, theatre, conferences, exhibitions.
Since 1997 a local association has organised this event with the agreement of the Casartelli family and the profits are donated to the foundation.
www.ariege.com /festivals/info.html   (810 words)

  
 Travel List : Walking Festivals
These are walking festivals and organised walking events held in the UK and overseas.
Walking festival in Perthshire centred on the routes of the cattle drovers of the 18th Century.
The festival programme attracts more than 1,500 participants, with a range of walks from short, level routes accessible for wheelchair users, to challenging 14-mile hill walks and parts of a new long-distance footpath, the 154-miles 'Herefordshire Trail', which was opened in 2005.
www.travel-lists.co.uk /lk2walkfest.html   (379 words)

  
 Festivals | The List
The line up has been announced for The Edge Festival, the new August music festival which replaces T on the Fringe.
From bar worker and front of house to book seller and litter picker, the festival world needs literally thousands of paid and unpaid staff to help make their events a success.
The festival returns for its fifth year, with a vast line-up, including headliners Scouting for Girls and The Waterboys.
www.list.co.uk /topic/festivals   (364 words)

  
 The Set List: Festivals
Considered one of the finest festivals in all of Europe, Italia Wave Love Festival will settle in at the Tuscan seaside town of Livorno, about 200 kilometers from its former home in Arrezo, from July 16 to 19.Last year was held in Florence.
Another festival announces its lineup and once again music fans need to hunt through the second, third and fourth billed to figure out how the Austin City Limits Music Festival will distinguish itself from other gatherings when it takes over the Texas capital's Zilker Park Sept. 26-28.
co-producers Festival Republic and C3 Presents say the move is due to "the overall festival traffic in the northeast and big bands touring through this area at the same time," but never once mention Radiohead in their release.
weblogs.variety.com /thesetlist/festivals   (3880 words)

  
 Festivals | Articles | The List
Fears that thousands of performers at the Edinburgh Festival would be prevented from entering the UK due to new immigration legislation have been eased with the introduction of a new type of visa.
The Meadows Festival in Edinburgh is seeking volunteers to help in the run up to the event as well as assisting on the day of the festival itself.
A festival in the north of Scotland to celebrate John Lennon’s links with a remote Highland village will carry on next year, but under a different name.
www.list.co.uk /articles/festivals   (1078 words)

  
 Festival Fare: Shortest month brings a short list of festivals
Festival Fare: Shortest month brings a short list of festivals
February isn't the most exciting month for festivals, at least not in the environs of Pittsburgh.
This 13-week festival has more than 50 events, including seminars, wine tastings from a variety of vintners, and wine and gourmet food pairing dinners.
www.post-gazette.com /travel/20010204festivals8.asp   (340 words)

  
 State wise list of Festivals
Each day there is one or the other festivals being performed in one or the other region of India.
Most of the festivals are the popular events or birthday of legends.
Some of the festivals inaugurate the seasons of the year or mark the end of the ongoing festivities.
www.festivalsofindia.in /States   (138 words)

  
 Ontario Festivals
Our goal is to visit as many Ontario festivals, events and attractions as possible throughout the year and then report back, in words and photos, what we saw and experienced.
You may be looking for a festival or an event to visit and want to find out about it before you go.
You may just be interested in learning more about festivals, events and attractions in general.
www.ontariofestivalsvisited.ca   (256 words)

  
 Collector Car Auction List - Zephyrhills Festivals, Inc.
This list will identify vehicles that have especially low mileage and vehicles that are to be sold No Reserve.
This list will also show engine/transmission details and desirable options when this information is furnished by consignor.
The accuracy of this list cannot be guaranteed, but every effort will be made to make information as up-to-date and correct as possible.
zephyrhillsauction.com /auction_car_list.php   (266 words)

  
 Lavender List, 2006: Festivals and Fun
A lavender festival is a feast for all of your senses.
Keep reading past the festival list for hints on what to expect and what to take along plus how to care for those plants you are sure to bring home.
Festival or not, the lavender lemonade and lavender chocolate chip cookies are available.
www.apinchof.com /lavenderfestival06.htm   (1157 words)

  
 Bluegrass Festivals: List or Find Bluegrass Music Festivals and Bluegrass Music Concerts and Events at Bluegrass Works
If you would like to add a bluegrass festival, concert or other bluegrass music event to our free, mational searchable bluegrass music event database, just click here to register for a new account or login to your existing bluegrass music event account.
If your bluegrass music event is not yet listed in our database, it's easy (and free!) for you to add it.
Whether you are a bluegrass musician, artist or band, convert or festival promotor, venue operator, PR or media relation pointperson, or even just a fan, you should make sure that your bluegrass bands and artists, and your bluegrass festivals and events, are listed in the BLUEGRASS WORKS festival and event database.
www.bluegrassworks.com /events.php   (517 words)

  
 Festival Tango Festivals List
I spent 30 min trying to find the tango festival list on the internet, and was not able to do it except for a not convenient business-oriented site.
Looking for some terms, I have found that the list indeed was published there by Steve de Tejas.
This is a rather list to websites, dates are approximate and some festivals are cancelled (but still maintaining websites).
www.virtuar.com /tango/tango_festival.htm   (763 words)

  
 List of Festivals
This festival commences from the 1st day of dark fortnight of Phagan.
From the 5th to 9th day house cleaning is done by leeping and washing.
Also her hair, instead of being braided elaborately in a web, is thenceforth plaited in tress tied with a tassel hanging down the back.
www.koausa.org /Festivals/list.html   (1058 words)

  
 Mythography | Ancient Roman Festivals
Dionysiac festivals held in honor of the god Bacchus, Bacchanalia were so notorious in ancient Rome that the Roman Senate suppressed the celebration of these rites in 186 B.C. Feralia
the Floralia was a festival devoted to Flora, the Roman goddess of flowers and plants
this festival was a celebration for the Roman god Liber (who, incidentally, was identified with the Greek god Dionysos)
www.loggia.com /myth/feriae.html   (276 words)

  
 South Carolina Festivals, Fairs and events
Festivals and Events will remind them by email.
Your feature will be included on up to 5 different states that you choose.
If you are ready to get the most effective festival advertising for the dollar spent,
www.southfest.com /festival_list/s_carolina.html   (445 words)

  
 Southern Festivals-List your Festival
estivals lists festivals and events in the South including North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
Our features are informative articles on festivals, fairs, vendors and entertainers for the travel and tourism industry.
for information on southeast USA festivals, fairs and other family events.
www.southfest.com   (122 words)

  
 The List - the guide to what's on in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Scotland
At the programme launch of the 2008 Edinburgh International Film Festival artistic director Hannah McGill thanked the makers of The Edge of Love for providing her with the perfect opening night film.
Festivals - Strange Days Indeed (5 Jun 2008)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival fever begins (5 Jun 2008)
www.list.co.uk   (569 words)

  
 List of Festivals
We primarily list festivals happening in the Southeast, but you can list your festival here, regardless of where it is. email the information to Linda Kerr!
The festival is at a semi-primitive camping site; i.e., no cabins, but plenty of camping and parking room.
One of the oldest and largest of the Pagan festivals, held annually since 1981, is a special week long festival that celebrates the Summer Solstice, Pagan culture, and the spiritual dimensions of Nature.
www.faeriefaith.net /festival.list.html   (9810 words)

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