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  • Russia: White Nights Festival, St. Petersburg

    Russia: White Nights Festival, St. Petersburg

    All day
    11/07/2019-14/07/2019
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    Cannot determine address at this location.

    The White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia is an annual international arts festival during the season of the midnight sun and consists of a series of classical ballet, opera and music events.
    Details: http://mariinsky.us/festivals/festivals-stars-of-the-white-nights/

  • Ladakh: Hemis Festival

    Ladakh: Hemis Festival

    All day
    11/07/2019-12/07/2019
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    Hemis Gompa, the largest and richest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh plays host to the popular yearly festival day called Hemis Festival. The day has been declared as the state holiday. This 2-day festival is celebrated on the 10th day of the Tibetan lunar month and remembered as the birth of Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. During the festival, the locals get dressed-up in traditional clothes, where men wear cummerbunds and women wear vibrant headgears and loads of jewelry. The Lamas perform sacred masked dance, known as Chaam while they are accompanied by musical drums, long horns and cymbals. This is an extremely well-known festival. The most mysterious form of celebration are the mystic mask dances. The Mask Dances of Ladakh are referred collectively as chams Performance. Chams performance is a fundamental a part of Tantric tradition. Chams are performed only in the monasteries that practice Vajrayana teachings of Tantric Buddhism.

    Location: Hemis Festival

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  • Bhutan: Haa Summer Festival

    Bhutan: Haa Summer Festival

    All day
    13/07/2019-14/07/2019
    Unnamed Road, Bhutan
    Unnamed Road, Bhutan

    Set among pristine lakes and high alpine valleys, the Haa summer festival is a lively and uplifting celebration of traditional living-culture, nomadic lifestyles, unique Bhutanese cuisine, traditional sports and religious performances.
    It provides unparalleled insight into the lives and traditions of Bhutan’s nomadic herders. Immerse yourself in this one of a kind experience by playing the local sports, sampling the delicious home-cooked cuisine and enjoying traditional songs and dances all while imbibing the heady local liquor (Ara).

    Location: Town Festival Ground, HAA

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