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Business Traveller (India) - - WHAT’S ON AUGUST -

Jer­sey City, USA Au­gust 2

ARTIST AND MAKER MAR­KET If you en­joy art, this fair must make it to your list of at­trac­tions. It is a unique op­por­tu­nity to pur­chase creations by up­com­ing en­trepreneurs. It acts as a plat­form for start-up firms to sell their ideas and get a taste of a cor­po­rate set­ting. Vis­i­tors can also en­joy per­for­mances by live mu­si­cians here. jc­down­town.org

New Bed­ford, USA Au­gust 3-6

FEAST OF THE BLESSED SACRA­MENT Founded in 1915, this fes­ti­val has gained recog­ni­tion as one that is a large Por­tuguese feast. It has a wide ar­ray of de­li­cious lo­cal food items. Feast of the Blessed Sacra­ment also hosts a car­ni­val that in­cludes ad­ven­tur­ous rides and ex­cit­ing recre­ational ac­tiv­i­ties. In ad­di­tion, there are ex­otic cabaret per­for­mances that take place dur­ing the four days of the event. Other high­lights to look for­ward to in­clude colourful pa­rades and the five-kilo­me­tre road race. feast­ofthe­b­lessed­sacra­ment.com

Man­i­toba, Canada Au­gust 18-20

I AM FES­TI­VAL If you wish to get away from your mun­dane rou­tine, this is the place for you. Lo­cated amidst wilder­ness, the three-day event aims to re­lax your mind and body. It has a mix of ac­tiv­i­ties to choose from, be it yoga for those

seek­ing calm or na­ture walks for the fit­ness en­thu­si­asts. In­spi­ra­tional talks and med­i­ta­tion ar­eas are also read­ily avail­able here. Mu­sic lovers will not be dis­ap­pointed, as the venue houses per­for­mances by Man­i­toba’s pop­u­lar mu­si­cians. iamfes­ti­val.net

Omaha, USA Au­gust 19

THE LANTERN FEST

Thou­sands of peo­ple gather with lan­terns to par­take in this mem­o­rable spec­ta­cle. The Lantern Fest prom­ises a night of fun, en­cour­ag­ing rev­ellers to dance un­der­neath the moon­lit sky. En­joy live per­for­mances whilst feast­ing on s’mores and other eats by lo­cals. The high­light of the event is that all lan­terns are biodegrad­able and re­cy­clable, a good ef­fort at be­ing eco-friendly. the­lantern­fest.com

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