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Is a ticket, in addition to Gadearmbånd, recommended for Copenhagen Distortion music festival?

For the Copenhagen Distortion music festival, on cphdistortion.dk they list various tickets. It looks like the only I need to get is Gadearmbånd. Quote from visitcopenhagen: The legendary street ...
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An authentic way to celebrate Novruz in Azerbaijan

The thing is that Novruz in İçərişəhər would be quite crowdy and touristy. We would like to see something more genuine and less official. As an example, I was inspired by this Novruz in Kyrgyzstan. I ...
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What's the best place to appreciate Lantern Festival in Beijing?

Chinese New Year holiday comes to its climax with the Yuan Xiao (元宵节—yuán xiāo jié), or Lantern Festival and the next one will happen on the 19th February 2019. Where is it best to see some good ...
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How can I find Midsummer (Juhannus) celebration spots nearby Helsinki?

The title says it all, really. I plan to be in Helsinki for mid-summer, and I know it is quite a big event in Finland. If possible I would like to participate in some local celebrations. How can I ...
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Is it appropriate to wear a knee-length yukata on summer festivals?

My friends and I are planning to attend a natsu matsuri, a summer festival, in Japan. We all have bought our yukatas online, and unfortunately two of our yukatas are only knee-length long. Is this ...
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Travel to India's specific region where classical music and dance events happens [closed]

I would like to visit India. I have never been there. As my interests are Indian classical music (Carnatic and Hindustani) and dance (like kathakali), I would like to visit with that theme in mind. ...
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Facilities around the Loony Dook

We are a group of Germans travelling to Edinburgh for New Year's. We're taking part in the Loony Dook and we're wondering about facilities around the event. Our number-one question is: where do you ...
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Does Korea have any mud festivals in autumn?

I've just learnt about the Boryeong Mud Festival, which sounds kind of cool. Unfortunately, it's held in late July (21 July to 30 July in 2017), which Wikivoyage describes as being fairly hot and ...
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Where and how to celebrate Lantern Festival (last day of Chinese New Year) in Vancouver, B.C. area?

Where and how to celebrate the Lantern Festival (last day of Chinese New Year) in Vancouver, B.C. area? The Lantern Festival, according to Wikipedia, is: a Chinese festival celebrated on the ...
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Where and when can I see people building a Castell near Barcelona?

Castells are a world-famous tradition of building human towers: I am going to visit Barcelona this July and would like to see one of these towers. Where and when can I do so? Bonus points for ...
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Are German festivals safe for foreigners?

Given the increased reporting of incidents of violent sexual assaults at German festivals are these festivals safe for foreign women to attend? What should be done to decrease risk when attending, for ...
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How to improve the chances of getting a free ticket from a “Blue Girl” at the Bayreuth Festival?

Later this year (in August) the world's prominent classical music lovers will converge in a sleepy little Bavarian town for the annual Bayreuth Festival. Source: By Rico Neitzel - http://www.rizi-...
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Where exactly does the Carnaval de Barranquilla take place?

While it is said in National Geographic, the Rough Guide to Colombia and other publications that the Carnaval De Barranquilla is the second largest in the world, following the one in Brazil, I cannot ...
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Looking for information on Nachi-no-Hi Matsuri 14 july

I am looking for information regarding this Matsuri. I takes place in Nachisan, Nachi-Katsuura-cho, Wakayama Prefecture I am only 20mn far from this Matsuri on July the 14th. More info : http://...
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What is good accommodation for festival (camp or hostel)?

I'm planning to go another country for 4-days festival RockWerchter in Belgium. I'm thinking what is better camp or hostel. Couple of my friends said that camp is only best choice. But I'm going alone ...
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Proof of Accommodation for summer festivals

What should the proof of accommodation be while applying for visa in Europe (Schengen visa) as I will be attending summer festivals (camp facility)?
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Visiting the Edinburgh Fringe (events information)

I've wanted to visit the Edinburgh Fringe for some time now and if not this year, then almost certainly next year. How do I go about it? Are there tickets to the festival itself or do I buy tickets ...
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Will the Japan Indonesia friendship Festival 2014 be held despite dengue outbreak?

This event is planned to happen on Sunday at Yoyogi Park Event Area: Japan Attractions But I have heard that part of Yoyogi Park is closed due to a dengue fever outbreak: The Japan Times Will the ...
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Getting to Laulupidu – Estonia

I'm going to Laulupidu, the song and dance festival that happens every few years in Tallinn, and I want to know the best way to get to the festival grounds that Sunday from old city. It seems like it'...
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What are some beer festivals other than Oktoberfest? [closed]

Everyone knows about Oktoberfest, I've been to it and it was a blast, but I was wondering what were the other big beer festivals?
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Singapore events and attractions open at Chinese New Year

According to Wikipedia, after Chinese New Year eve The two following days are spent with family and most of the island comes to a standstill So what tourist attractions in Singapore are open ...
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When do boats actually race at the Boat Racing Festival in Vientiane Laos?

I'm in Vientiane Laos and there has been a buildup to a festival for at least a week and the festival finally started officially yesterday with October 20 being the final day. Wikipedia article on "...
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Brussels At Halloween

I visited Brussels in May and fell in love with the city. I am planning a return visit for Halloween and was wondering do the Belgians celebrate Halloween and if so in what way (Fancy Dress, ...
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How do I get from Tisno to Zadar airport for a 6 AM flight?

I have a 6am flight on Ryanair on a Wednesday from Zadar airport. I need to figure out how to get from my festival site in Tisno (Croatia) to Zadar airport in a reasonable amount of time. How do I ...
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How big is the Holi festival in India?

I was watching this segment from "An Idiot Abroad". And I thought India looked amazing, and I'd love to visit this festival. However, I started wondering whether it is actually as extensive as what ...
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Is it considered “cheap” to not eat dinner at your ryokan?

I'm booking accommodation near Izu Inatori for the dontsuku matsuri (don't google it at work!) and I'm considering whether to book dinner at my ryokan. I suspect that I'd rather be able to eat out so ...
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What way people get to Oktoberfest in Munich?

I watched weblinks from Wikipedia, there are some links to sites about this festival. I read on them that auto is bad variant to go there. Flights from Moscow to Munich isn't a problem, but what to do ...
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Odd, funky festivals in the Northeast of the US?

My best friend is getting married and I am planning a bachelor party. This friend is an odd guy in the very best way. He laughs uncontrollably at the mere sight of a manatee and he is prone to go ...
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Are there any special events in Marrakesh in January?

In particular I'm interested in January 3rd to 8th, 2013. But more in general, which events, festivities etc.. are there in Marrakesh?
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What recommended festivals are there in San Francisco during Aug- Sep?

I would like to go to some cool festivals in SF in AUG or SEP, something like this, are there any stuff like this?
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Where can I find tickets to Burning Man event?

I would like to get tickets to the Burning Man festival, Where can I find ticket for it? It seems they are sold out months ago.
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Easter breakfast in Chennai

Where can I get a traditional Easter breakfast in Chennai? Is it possible to get it in some sort of restaurant that caters to foreign tourists? For those that don't know, it usually consists of ...
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Buying Holi accessories after the event has ended

Is it possible to buy powdered colors that are used for celebrating Holi after the said event and if so, where? Same question goes for those color powder flares, color powder canons and paper hot-air ...
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Is Songkran worth a Thai visa extension, or can you have a similar experience in Laos?

I am traveling to Thailand and my 30 day visa ends on April 12. This site says Songkran runs from April 13 - 15 this year. It would cost $80 to extend the visa, and I can't move the date we enter ...
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More creative snow festivals than Sapporo snow festival

The Sapporo snow festival was pretty good. There was lots of delicious food stalls, information booths, and I even signed a petition calling for the return of Japan's "northern territories" (the ...
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Getting to La Tomatina

I'm going for an exchange programme to Nimes, France from Delhi, India, in August, just in time for La Tomatina in Buñol. I was planning to take the overnight bus from Nimes to Valencia that arrives ...
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Does anyone have any advice for an English person going to Positivus festival in Salacgriva, Latvia? [closed]

I'm finding it hard to find English-written reviews/advice of Salacgriva or the festival in general. In particular I'm wanting to find out if there's anything worth doing in the town or nearby, what ...
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What times of the year are best for visiting France? [closed]

When I visited Rome, Italy, I ended up visiting during August which seems to be a time when most Italians have fled the city to cooler areas. This was nice because there was less traffic so we were ...