Guelaguetza Festival

Guelaguetza Festival

The Guelaguetza Festival is a celebration in which representatives from the many communities of Oaxaca come together and celebrate the diversity of their traditions and cultures. For the Guelaguetza, members of these groups gather ...
Guelaguetza Festival

Guelaguetza Festival

The Guelaguetza Festival is a celebration in which representatives from the many communities of Oaxaca come together and celebrate the diversity of their traditions and cultures. For the Guelaguetza, members of these groups gather ...
Langelands Festival

Langelands Festival

Families, Friends, Colleagues, Couples, Singles, Preschoolers, Young, Old, Old People Feeling Young, Young People Feeling Old, Handball Friends, Teammates - We Can Get On ... The atmosphere at Langelands Festival is characterized ...
Reggae Sumfest

Reggae Sumfest

"Reggae Sumfest is truly the most authentic Reggae and Dancehall Festival in the world." Reggae Sumfest was started in 1993 by Robert Russell and Johnny Gourzong, along with a dedicated group of ...
Makepung Buffalo Race

Makepung Buffalo Race

Makepung is the name of a major grand prix in Jembrana, West Bali, which features racing buffalo races. Hundreds of pairs of buffaloes are teamed up together with their jockeys. They ride ...
Stockholm Street Festival

Stockholm Street Festival

Stockholm Street Festival is one of Sweden’s top two international festivals for street performers. Each summer – starting seven years ago – we invite Stockholmers and tourists alike to experience four days ...
Levitate Music & Arts Festival

Levitate Music & Arts Festival

Summer is coming!!! When summer rolls around on the South Shore, residents and tourists to storm the popular beach town of Marshfield, Massachusetts. It’s a great time to bust out your skateboard, ...
The Colmar International Festival

The Colmar International Festival

As an authentic forum for classical music in all its infinite variety, the Colmar International Festival is, as always, remarkable for its enthusiasm, its originality and its absolute insistence on artistic integrity ...
National Festival of Marrakech Popular Arts

National Festival of Marrakech Popular Arts

The National Festival of Marrakech Popular Arts was created by King Mohammed V in 1959. The objective pursued by the monarch is still valid today and basically tries to preserve and display the rich ...
RHS Flower Show

RHS Flower Show

RHS* Flower Show is back in the spectacular grounds of Hampton Court Palace. See world-class gardens, explore marquees showcasing work by some of the country's leading designers and nurseries, and pig out on ...
Alameda Summer Art Fair

Alameda Summer Art Fair

2018 marks the 4th year for the Summer Art Fair. The first three years both had approximately 500-600 attendees, and about 50 participating local artists and musicians. The Alameda Art Fair is currently ...
Gion Matsuri

Gion Matsuri

The Gion Matsuri, or 'Gion-san,' is a festival of splendid pageant of some 30 floats called yamaboko proceeding along the main streets of Kyoto. This festival is believed to have started 1,100 ...
Paris Jazz Festival

Paris Jazz Festival

The Paris Jazz Festival is a music festival that takes place outdoors between mid-June and late July on the verdant lawns of the Floral Park in Paris. The shows take place at various places in ...
Knysna Oyster Festival

Knysna Oyster Festival

The Knysna Oyster Festival is a popular sport and lifestyle festival in South Africa with over a hundred events taking place over ten days. This family-friendly event has a whole host of ...
Charleston Carifest

Charleston Carifest

Charleston is a cultural paradise in the Southeast that should be on your radar. The Holy City will draw you in to celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month for four days of high-energy ...
Cappadox

Cappadox

Pozitif has been designing unique and authentic culture, arts and entertainment experiences and clubs, venues, media platforms, music and culture publishing activities since 1989. Created by Pozitif, Cappadox was organized for the ...
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Gangneung Danoje Festival

Gangneung Danoje Festival

The annual Gangneung Danoje Festival takes place in the town of Gangneung and its surroundings, situated east of the Taebaek Mountain Range on the Korean peninsula. The festival includes a shamanistic ritual ...
VOLTA Basel

VOLTA Basel

VOLTA, Basel's art fair for new international positions, debuted in 2005 as a collaboration between dealers and friends. The aim was to secure a platform for international galleries beyond young art stalwart ...
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Caribana Festival

Caribana Festival

Caribana, a festival committed to wonderful parties and most of all respectful of its public and the environment! The Caribana Festival celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015. Launched in 1990 by a ...
Screamin' Festival

Screamin’ Festival

"It’s a place full of the world’s best music, clean sandy beaches and the warmest welcome. You won’t want to say goodbye. It’s simply a Rock and Roll oasis in sunny Spain." ...
El Colacho

El Colacho

"Brave babies undergo an aerial baptism by leaping lucifers in this boisterous festival that could only be found in Spain." “El Colacho” or “the baby jumping festival is a ritual that involves men dressed ...
Ocho Rios Jazz Festival

Ocho Rios Jazz Festival

The Annual Jamaica International Ocho Rios jazz Festival has developed and established itself as a recognized authority for promoting and showcasing distinguished International as well as Jamaican and Caribbean Jazz musicians/artists. Its ...
Wairoa Māori Film Festival

Wairoa Māori Film Festival

The nature of the Wairoa Māori Film Festival is a celebration of Māori film. They accept film works by Māori, for Māori and about Māori; Māori on film, Māori in film, Māori ...
São João of Campina Grande

São João of Campina Grande

Campina Grande is in Paraíba, between mountains and valleys abundant in biodiversity, with attractions that include folk tradition (art and music), history and natural wealth. In Campina Grande, you have the opportunity to ...
Vesak

Vesak

Vesak, also known as “Buddha Day” fell on May 29 this year. It marks the birth, enlightenment, and death of the historical Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama, born 2,600 years ago. These three significant events ...
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Kerrville Folk Festival

Kerrville Folk Festival

"The renowned Kerrville Folk Festival is home to avid music lovers, familial vibes and artistic expression deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country." The Kerrville Folk Festival, the Foundation’s flagship ...
Giong Festival

Giong Festival

The Giong Festival is held annually in Phu Dong Village, Gia Lam District, Hanoi. This large festival is held on the 9th day of the 4th month of the lunar calendar. The ...
International Literature Festival Dublin

International Literature Festival Dublin

The International Literature Festival Dublin, founded in 1998, is Ireland’s premier literary event and gathers the finest writers in the world to debate, provoke, delight and enthral. Described by the press as ...
GO Ibiza

GO Ibiza

4 DAYS OF QUALITY SOULFUL, DEEP, UPLIFTING HOUSE MUSIC FUSED WITH DISCO CLASSICS, SOUL, RARE GROOVE, FUNK & BOOGIE GO Ibiza will be taking place at The Beach Star Studio and Apartments ...
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Rocket Festival

Rocket Festival

The annual Rocket Festival (Bun Bang Fai Festival), the superstition of firing locally-made bamboo rockets towards the heavens in hopes of beckoning the rain-gods before crop season, will be taking place across ...
The NYC Independent Film Festival

The NYC Independent Film Festival

The NYC Independent Film Festival is a non-profit providing a showcase for the best independent cinema, from NYC and around the world, to the public and entertainment industry. Since 2010, the NYC ...
Kilkenny Roots Festival

Kilkenny Roots Festival

"By now a national institution and an international buzz-phrase among the Americana / Roots movement...Ireland’s most compact and hospitable music festival, where virtually everything is low-key but high grade" -- Irish Times ...
Nimbin MardiGrass

Nimbin MardiGrass

The Nimbin MardiGrass is an annual rally & celebration in the tiny village of Nimbin in northern NSW, Australia.  Beginning in 1993, MardiGrass is held to protest the drug laws, educate people on the ...
Trans Atlas Marathon

Trans Atlas Marathon

"An absolute one of a kind race!" - Jean-Paul Van der Bas who ran the Trans Atlas Marathon in 2016 What is so very different about Trans Atlas Marathon is the scale of ...
Tour: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Tour: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo of South Africa was assembled in the early 1960s by Joseph Shabalala, then a young farmboy turned factory worker. Joseph took the name Ladysmith from his hometown, which lies in the province ...
Europe on Screen

Europe on Screen

Europe on Screen (EoS) is the longest-running international film festival in Indonesia. Held the first time in 1990 under the name of “European Film Festival." The festival primarily screens the high quality ...
Tour: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Tour: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo of South Africa was assembled in the early 1960s by Joseph Shabalala, then a young farmboy turned factory worker. Joseph took the name Ladysmith from his hometown, which lies in the province ...
Tour: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Tour: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo of South Africa was assembled in the early 1960s by Joseph Shabalala, then a young farmboy turned factory worker. Joseph took the name Ladysmith from his hometown, which lies in the province ...
Bay Area Dance Week

Bay Area Dance Week

The Bay Area Dance Week (BADW) has been held annually for 20 years straight. It is part of the National Dance Week agenda of the USA. Although held throughout the country, the ...
If So, What?

If So, What?

If So, What? is an immersive event where an international art fair meets a pioneering music festival, complete with cutting edge innovation projects and a host of talks by leaders in the ...
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Nordic Light

Nordic Light

Nordic Light International Festival of Photography is a one week international gathering in the charming coastal town of Kristiansund, Norway. During the week of the festival the locals, international photographers, students, amateurs and ...
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Weifang Kite Festival

Weifang Kite Festival

The Weifang International Kite Festival is an annual event held in Weifang (known as "World's Capital of Kites"), in East China's Shandong Province. The festival draws thousands of visitors each year. The ...
Art Brussels

Art Brussels

A “standout in the overcrowded global art scene...” New York Times – Scott Reyburn (April 2017) Retaining its youthful profile as a discovery fair, Art Brussels, one of Europe’s most original and ...
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Gurre-Lieder

Gurre-Lieder

Rarely has a theatrical world premiere been so warmly received as Dutch National Opera’s production of Arnold Schönberg’s late-Romantic Gurre-Lieder in 2014. The production fulfilled a fervent wish of principal conductor Marc ...
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PEN World Voices

PEN World Voices

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide. PEN World Voices is America’s premier international literary festival, attracting the ...
Feria de Abril

Feria de Abril

Light, colour, and a lot of joy. Every year, Sevilla is taken over by its 'Feria de Abril', the fair of all fairs, a microcosm where the idiosyncrasy of the city unfolds ...
Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

"Rooted in Buddhist tradition, the purification ritual of sprinkling statues of the Buddha with water has evolved into a three-day countrywide water fight known as Songkran." The date of April 13 as ...
Atlanta Film Festival

Atlanta Film Festival

The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) is one of the largest and longest-running festival in the country, welcoming an audience of nearly 25,000 to discover hundreds of new independent, international, animated, documentary, and short ...
Emerge Impact + Music

Emerge Impact + Music

Where can we take risks on music we’ve never heard? Where can we willfully challenge our worldview? Where do we go to imagine a better world and plan our next move? Founded ...
Lekkerland Carnival

Lekkerland Carnival

Yes, your favorite carnival is back! King Price and kykNET, together with Matchbox Live, are excited to announce that the Lekkerland Carnival will be taking place on Saturday, April 7, 2018. King ...
The Aoling Festival

The Aoling Festival

The life and rituals of tribes in hilly north eastern state Nagaland is quite fascinating. In ancient ages, some of these tribes were aggressive warriors and believed in practicing pagan rituals. The ...
Power to the People

Power to the People

POWER TO THE PEOPLE. POLITICAL ART NOW Democ­racy appears to be in crisis; the post-demo­c­ratic era has already dawned. The symp­toms are mani­fold: populist leaders, fake news, auto­cratic back­lash, total­i­tarian propa­ganda, neolib­er­alism ...
Ueno Sakura Matsuri

Ueno Sakura Matsuri

"Positively overflowing with flowers in the spring, Ueno Sakura Matsuri is the most stunning cherry blossom festival in the world—but timing is everything." For thousands of years, sakuras (cherry blossoms) have played an important ...
World Science Festival

World Science Festival

Hailed by The New York Times as ‘a new cultural institution’, the World Science Festival – founded by renowned Physicist Professor Brian Greene and Emmy award-winning journalist Tracy Day – has been ...
Rock the Pistes

Rock the Pistes

Rock the Pistes is a unique sensory experience, where pure snow + pure mountain views + pure sound = 100% pure pleasure In 2018, the eighth edition of this radical new music ...
Adelboden Iglu Festival

Adelboden Iglu Festival

The snow stays in the igloo village... You're building for yourself, You're building for the big prize, You're building for an unforgettable night at 2000 m (6562 ft.) above sea level. For ...
SXSW

SXSW

A small group of people in Austin, Texas began a series of long discussions about the future of entertainment and media. The meetings were in the offices of The Austin Chronicle, and ...
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NADA

NADA

The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art. NADA wants to create an open flow of ...
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Saint Clair Cemin: Oedipus

Saint Clair Cemin: Oedipus

Paul Kasmin Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new sculpture by Brazilian artist Saint Clair Cemin. This will be Cemin’s fourth solo exhibition at the gallery. Oedipus takes on the ...
Not Being in the Moment, Courtesy of Our Phone

Not Being in the Moment, Courtesy of Our Phone

[Jakarta, LTTW] As we watch a music concert and gaze upon the stage, our sight can suddenly be blocked by gadgets that extend in the air—minimizing the full experience. This phenomenon happens ...
National Pyrotechnic Festival

National Pyrotechnic Festival

"If you can survive running through a shower of fireworks, you'll have bragging rights to one of the most beautiful—and insane—festivals on Earth." Originally a 19th-century celebration held by local fireworks production ...
Adelaide Festival

Adelaide Festival

For more than 55 years Adelaide Festival audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces, renowned writers and striking ...
Las Fallas

Las Fallas

Every March Valencia gets ready to welcome the spring. The streets fill up with joy and the hustle and bustle of the Fallas festival, the upmost expression of the merger of tradition, ...
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Transcendental Evening with the Art Ensemble of Chicago

Transcendental Evening with the Art Ensemble of Chicago

On Monday the 16th of October, a rather breezy autumn night in east London, the Art Ensemble of Chicago (AEC) transforms Café OTO into a spiritual space, where the world’s sounds meet ...
Akram Khan’s Giselle

Akram Khan’s Giselle

Bridging Two Different Centuries in a Refreshing WayAkram Khan’s Giselle returns to Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London on 20 – 23 September 2017 after its successful performances last year. Performed by English National ...
Sacred Bridge @ Gedung Bina Taman

The Sacred Bridge

In this Newsletter, I argue that the insistence on viewing Indonesia primarily as a religious place has actually marginalized moderatism and silenced secular voices. By detailing an event hosted recently by the ...
Equality in Diversity by Sacred Bridge Foundation

“Equality in Diversity”, A New Year Celebration by Sacred Bridge Foundation

A reportage by Rizky Aulia and Garry P. Poluan. Our parent organization, Sacred Bridge Foundation (SBF), a Jakarta-based non-profit organization focused on culture, recently held a new year event themed “Equality in ...
ces 2014

CES 2014: (Slow) Progress in Audio Technology

[CES, GRAMOPHONE, LTTW, LAS VEGAS] With CES welcomed the year 2014, the advancement within the audio technology will remain as minor as before; or will it not? Consumer Electronics Show 2014, the ...
Ain’t Notting But Festivities

Ain’t Notting But Festivities

[London, LTTW] After days of cloud and rain, the sun finally shone on London as the Notting Hill Festival kicked off on Sunday morning, August 28, 2011. People of all ages, origins ...
On Zen Ceremony

The 5th On Zen Ceremony at Daitokuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan

[Kyoto, LTTW] On June 1, 2011, the sacred Dragon Hall of the Daitokuji Temple was once again used for a special ceremony after hundreds of years. For five years, the On Zen ...
caribbean carnival

Notting Hill Caribbean Carnival

by Agung Waskito Translated by Ferdi Zebua The Caribbean roots The Notting Hill Carnival is a Caribbean carnival held in England, taking place during the August Bank Holiday, with the largest visitor ...
62nd Emmy

The 62nd Emmy Music Nominations

The 62nd Emmy Music Nominations Another story, another music, another industry [Jakarta, LTTW] At the beginning of this month of July, America's Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the 62nd ...
Global music education

GAUNG: 21st Century Global Music Education

by Bob Rose At the end of April, a bold and ambitious journey took place in Bali to pave the way for 21st century global music. Participants were invited from all over ...