We round up some of the top events in the months ahead from all over
We round up some top events in the upcoming months.
Andong Maskdance Fesival
Andong, South Korea September 30 – October 9 The Andong Maskdance Festival celebrates the rich cultural heritage of Korea’s Andong region. Dancers don intricate masks for the World Mask competition, the National and International Mask Dance Performance, the World Mask exhibition and other events.
FINA Swimming World Cup 2016
Dubai October 4 – 5 With the Olympics over, top athletes from around the globe dive into the FINA/Airweave Swimming World Cup. The Hamdan Complex in Dubai hosts swimmers fresh from the Beijing meet in the next round of this world-class competition.
Imagine Peace Tower
Reykjavík October 9 – December 8 Each year at this time, the Imagine Peace Tower dedicated to John Lennon is lit as a beacon of peace. Located on Viðey Island, the wishing well design conceived by Yoko Ono has the words IMAGINE PEACE inscribed in 24 languages.
See details at visitreykjavik.is.
Boo at the Zoo
Washington, DC October 21 – 23 With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, keeper chats and decorated trails, this annual event makes for a frightfully fun Fall evening at the National Zoo. Enjoy music, magicians and jugglers, and try you luck in the spooktacular
Kurama Fire Festival
Kurama, Japan October 22 Hi Matsur, the Kurama Fire Festival, is an autumn festival held in this mountain village north of Kyoto. Revelers carry huge torches weighing up to 175 the night, and later bring a
mikoshi (portable shrine) from Yuki Shrine in Kurama.
International Art Fair of Bogota
Bogota, Colombia October 24 – 29 The International Art Fair of Bogota brings together the best of national and global artists. ARTBO is both academic and cultural, to inspire the public and invite cultural exchange. It is held in the city’s Coferias convention center.
Festival du Monde Arabe
Montreal October 28 – November 13 The Arab World Festival of Montreal is dedicated to encouraging dialogue between Arab and Western cultures. Through performing arts, cultural presents works that interpret Arab heritage and challenge common misconceptions.
Turkey October 28 – 29 October 29 is a national holiday in Turkey known Republic Day. It actually starts the preceding day, celebrating the proclamation of the Turkish republic in 1923 with parades, torchlight processions and
Visit goturkeytourism.com. BT