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We round up some of the top events in the months ahead from all over

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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.

Visit maskdance.com/eng.

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

Visit na­tion­al­zoo.si.edu.

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.

Visit jnto.go.jp.

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.

Visit english.artbo.co.

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.

Visit fes­ti­valarabe.com.

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

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