Soho Music Month

Soho Music Month 2019, London

June 1 - June 30
London’s westend will burst into music once again this June with the Soho Music Month, a free music and cultural festival. Hosted in a variety of venues across Soho and...
Bali Arts Festival

Bali Arts Festival 2019, Indonesia

June 16 - July 14
Bali’s cultural event of the year, the month-long Bali Arts Festival, will once again turn the tropical island into a festive and performing arts mecca for the 41st time this...
Taiwan International Balloon Festival

Taiwan International Balloon Festival 2019

June 29 - August 12
Not quite yet reaching the 99 Luftballons of Nena’s 1980s hit, some 40 participating balloons will be taking off during the Taiwan International Balloon Festival in Taitung...
Isle of Wight Mardi Gras

Isle of Wight Mardi Gras 2019

June 29
Part of a packed programme of events held each year on the island to the south of England, this year the Isle of Wight Mardi Gras will have the theme,...
Dive Fest Barbados

Dive Fest Barbados, Caribbean, 2019

July 2 - July 7
If you love diving, or just messing about in the water, the Dive Fest Barbados in July may just be the right one for you.One of the best things about the Dive...
Winchester Festival

Winchester Festival 2019, UK

July 5 - July 13
The historic city of Winchester offers a wealth of music and literature throughout the year, including the Winchester Festival. Sadly, Carol Butler, Festival Director...
Rainforest Fringe Festival Malaysia

Rainforest Fringe Festival 2019

July 5 - July 12
During a period of eight days in July, the best of Sarawak’s art, music, culture, craft, photography, film, food and heritage will be showcased in the heart of Kuching, the...
Phi Ta Khon Festival Thailand

Phi Ta Khon or Ghost Festival 2019, Thailand

July 5 - July 7
The immensely popular Phi Ta Khon Festival – also known as the Ghost Festival – is the best reason to visit Loei, a Thai province rarely frequented by international tourists....

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