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May Festivals

Aalborg Carnival

Aalborg Carnival

Aalborg | Denmark | Carnival

Each May in Aalborg, Northern Denmark tens of thousands of people fill the streets for what has become known as Northern Europe's largest Carnival parade. The...

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Brussels Jazz Marathon

Brussels Jazz Marathon

Brussels | Belgium | Music - Jazz

The Brussels Jazz Marathon takes place in every corner of the beguiling Belgian capital over three days in May. It's the perfect opportunity for the...

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Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes | France | Film

Debuting in 1946, the Cannes Film Festival is arguably the most prestigious film festival in the world. Year on year it attracts the cream of...

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Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

  24 May 2016 - 28 May 2016
London | England | Floral

For five five days each and every May since it first broke ground in 1913, the 11 acre gardens of the Royal Hospital of Chelsea...

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Czech Beer Festival

Czech Beer Festival

  12 May 2016 - 28 May 2016
Prague | Czech Republic | Beer

Pining for a Pilsner? The Czech Republic and Prague in particular has long been a beer aficionado's Mecca. Per capita, our Czech cousins drink more...

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Flores de Mayo

Flores de Mayo

  1 May 2016 - 31 May 2016
All Areas | Philippines | Floral

Across the Philippines the month of May marks the onset of the rainy season — a time when the tropical archipelago comes to life in a...

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Great Wall Marathon

Great Wall Marathon

  21 May 2016
Beijing | China | Sport - Marathon

Got calves the size of grapefruits? Looking for one of the most unique challenges in sport? Gather up your trainers, double-check that lycra and head...

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Hay Festival

Hay Festival

  25 May 2016 - 5 June 2016
Hay-on-Wye | Wales | Literature

Set amidst the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons with it's myriad antiquarian and second-hand bookshops, Hay-on-Wye has been attracting literary lovers since Byron was...

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Khamoro World Roma Festival

Khamoro World Roma Festival

  29 May 2016 - 4 June 2016
Prague | Czech Republic | Cultural

For a week each May the Czech Capital comes to life as infectious Gypsy jazz, classical and traditional Romany music take over many of Prague's...

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Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle

  25 May 2016 - 30 May 2016
Bradley, CA | USA | Music - World

Looking to activate your body, expand your mind and open your heart? Got yourself a few spare days come May? Then head for central California...

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Rhine in Flames

Rhine in Flames

  7 May 2016 - 17 September 2016
Bonn | Germany | Fireworks

Rhine in flames — almost an oxymoron! On five separate summer evenings along the fetching River Rhine in the vicinity of the historic city of...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

  27 May 2016 - 30 May 2016
George, WA | USA | Music - Rock

Since 2002, the spectacular Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington (pun probably intended) has played host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival — a belter of a...

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Stars of the White Nights Festival

Stars of the White Nights Festival

St. Petersburg | Russia | Performing Art

Only those who've endured the claustrophobic darkness and the bitter cold of a far northern hemisphere winter, can truly appreciate the beauty and optimism that...

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