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  • Queenstown Winter Festival
    Courtesy – http://odt.co.nz

    The American Express Queenstown Winter Festival was first held in 1975 as a local racing event and from there it gradually evolved into New Zealand’s largest winter party. This event celebrates the Queenstown’s culture with awesome street parties, Mardi Gras, international and local acts, skiing and a Big Air Invitational makes it worth waiting. Thousands of people gather in this town to welcome winter in this unique style which includes great fireworks display which is a real treat to the eyes.

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  • Origin And Customs Of Hogmanay
    Courtesy – http://news.travel.aol.com

    Hogmanay is a Scottish term that means the last day of the year. There are huge celebrations on this occasion which continues to go along with the New Year. It is celebrated in the Scottish tradition which for some goes on till the 2nd of January which is a bank holiday. The roots of this festival can be associated with the Norse, Goidelic and French etymologies. The origin of Hogmanay goes back to the celebrations of the solstice that occurs in the winter time among the Norse. This winter festival in Scotland, discontinued for some time but was resumed later in the end of the 17th century.

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  • American Independence Day Celebrations
    Courtesy – http://free-lebanon.net

    Fourth of July or the Independence Day is a statutory holiday in the United States that marks the independence of America in 1776. Independence Day is celebrated with a lot of pomp and show with the parades, carnivals, fairs, baseball games, picnics, family reunions, barbecues, concerts, ceremonies and political speeches. Independence Day, being the national day of the United States many public and private events is conducted to celebrate its history.

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  • Traditional Easter Celebrations in Florence
    Courtesy – http://toomuchtuscany.com

    When you are in Italy for Easter, the first thing which you will notice missing is the Easter bunny. Italy celebrates Easter with its own traditional rituals. Here the day before Easter you can see numerous masses and solemn processions. People are dressed in traditional attire and olive branches are carried in the procession. Yes another difference, instead of palm fronds they use olive branches. But the mood on the Easter day swings to celebrations that are colourful, loud and joyous.

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  • Perfect Inexpensive Wedding Ideas
    Courtesy – http://skyline-pyrotechnics.com

    Everybody wants their big day to be perfect and different. The only thing that limits your wishes is the pay cheque. But now you do not have to pay a fortune to make your wedding day special. All you need to do is get creative and with the help of these wedding ideas you can have a wonderful wedding which will not be strenuous on your budget.

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  • London Olympics Opening Ceremony
    Courtesy – http://mirror.co.uk

    Finally the days of meticulous preparation under the direction of Danny Boyle paid off. The opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 was magnificent. Boyle had very well touched on the major aspects of British culture; green land representing the country side of UK, the Industrial revolution that had uplifted the face of our country, the very important NHS (National Health Service), films and music which forms an important part of our cultural life.

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  • Les Grands Feux du Casino du Lac-Leamy
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    Les Grands Feux du Casino du Lac-Leamy which is also known as Casino du Lac Leamy Sound of Light is a yearly Pyro competition held at Lac Leamy in Gatineau. This event is recognised as among the top 100 events in North America by ABA (American Bus Association). This year participants from four different countries (France, Spain, USA and China) will take part in the competition which will be held on August 4th, 8th, 11th, 15th and 18th. The stunning display and the amazing choreography of fireworks with music soundtrack are definitely worth a visit.

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  • Origin of Boxing Day
    Courtesy – http://party.lovetoknow.com

    Boxing day is celebrated the day after Christmas that is on the 26th December. It is a non-working day in the whole of Britain and is a public or bank holiday. In case Boxing day falls on a Saturday or a Sunday the following Monday is usually declared as a holiday. There are different theories that state the origin of the Boxing day.

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  • Marina Bay New Year’s Eve Celebrations
    Courtesy – http://is.asia-city.com

    If you are in Singapore on 31st December when the world celebrates New Year’s Eve, you should not miss the celebrations in the Marina Bay area. More than 250,000 people attend the event. There are parties everywhere, right from the Marina Bay floating Stadium to the Esplanade promenade. Some of the popular locations all facing the Marina Bay are the Benjamin Sheares Bridge, Esplanade Bridge, Padang, Merlion, Marina Bay Sands, The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, The Fullerton Hotel, Marina Mandarin Residential Apartments at The Sail @ Marina Bay and from atop the Singapore Flyer, world's tallest Ferris wheel.

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  • Glorious Diamond Jubilee River Pageant
    Courtesy – http://examiner.com

    Over 1,000 boats participated in a flotilla on the Thames on 3rd June, 2012. The event was the largest flotillas ever beating the previous record of 327 boats in Bremerhaven, Germany in 2011. On the lead was the Gloriana, the £1m row barge. It was rowed by 18 oarsmen and women. The Duke of York used Havengore. This is the same vessel that had carried the coffin of Sir Winston Churchill during the state funeral in 1965. On board were the daughters of the Duke, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie and the Earl and Countess of Wessex.

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