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Abu Simbel |
Ramesses the Great, the third pharaoh of the Nineteenth Dynasty of Egypt constructed his temple at Abu Simbel so that the internal chamber would be...
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With in excess of 500,000 admissions to its 400 films, Berlinale is the largest publicly attended film festival in the world. Films on the Berlinale...
Rio de Janeiro |
Here it is ladies and gentlemen, in all its drum bangin', booty shakin' finery, the party to end all parties, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro,...
United Arab Emirates |
Music - Jazz
Downtown Dubai swings to the smooth strains of jazz for three days each February during the annual Dubai Jazz Festival. What kicked off in 2003...
Punxsutawney, PA |
Groundhog Day has been celebrated each and every February 2nd since 1886 when the one, the only Punxsutawney Phil leaves the snug sanctuary of his...
New Orleans, LA |
Dripping in colourful tradition and driven by a jazzed-up marching band back beat, Mardi Gras thunders its way into New Orleans for two weeks prior...
Melbourne, VIC |
Food and Wine
Melbourne Food and Wine Festival started as a spark of an idea in 1993 with a modest program of 12 events. More than twenty years...
Foodies rejoice! For three days each February a handpicked range of quality producers flair their fare at Gothenburg's annual Passion for Food Festival.
The festival features...
For one frigid week each February, the Japanese city of Sapporo hosts a winter spectacle of world renown. The Sapporo Snow Festival attracts in the...
Sport - Bizarre
Imagine an NFL football game. Now, round out that ball, lose the shoulder pads, and add a few hundred or even a thousand players to...
Music - Electronic
Over three dark days in February, Sonar brings it's unique mix of avant-garde electronica to the Icelandic capital for Sonar Reykjavik. A much more intimate...
Melbourne, VIC |
Set aside the second Sunday of February for the St Kilda Festival — an eclectic celebration showcasing Australian artists and talent, set against the spectacular...
Sydney, NSW |
Music - Alternative
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival began life as a Sunday session at the now defunct St. Jerome's bar in Melbourne's Caledonian Lane. Over time, the sessions...
Sydney, NSW |
Gay and Lesbian
Each summer sensational Sydney hosts one of the world's largest and most anticipated LGBTQI celebrations, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. For three and...
Port of Spain |
Trinidad and Tobago |
Ask those in the know, it don't get much hotter than Trini Carnival! Trinidad Carnival is a massive, rum-fuelled blast backed by some kickin' Caribbean...
The Queen of the Adriatic, plays host to its own very unique celebration of Carnival each February — Carnevale di Venzia — and has done...
Since 2001 2camels has been the home of festivals on the web.
So, if you have a taste for the bizarre, an interest in foreign customs or are just plain curious as to what festivals gets celebrated in far away lands, then you've come to the right place.
From hurling tomatoes at La Tomatina to downing a stein at Oktoberfest and from rolling headlong after a chunk of cheese in the Cotswolds, to dodging tika powder during Holi, 2Camels has got festivals covered.
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