[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 47) Twins Days Festival (USA): The world's largest gathering of twins
(Worldkings.org) The annual Twins Day Festival draws siblings, and scientific researchers, from around the world.
[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 06) Thought Bubble (UK): The UK's largest comic book enthusiast festival
(Worldkings.org) Thought Bubble is the Yorkshire Comic Art Festival! A week long celebration of comics, illustration and more spread across the whole of Yorkshire, finishing in a huge two-day comic convention in Harrogate. We use our festival week to promote the power of comics!
(WorldKings.org) La Paz is the highest mountain capital in the world. A multicultural city where ancient rituals, unusual festivals, and celebrations are held.
(Worldkings.org) Christian faithfuls and tourists converge at the capital on the 27th of September every year or 28th in a leap year to commemorate the celebration of the Meskel festival.
(Worldkings.org) The earliest written record was in 1850, when it was described in the Plymouth Gazette as a cattle fair. It soon became an opportunity to show and sell other livestock, particularly locally bred sheep and Dartmoor ponies, and by the 1920s it had also become a sports day for local schoolchildren. In 1933, stalls were introduced, selling rural arts and crafts.
(Worldkings.org) The program will feature varied singers and bands, some of them the greatest in their fields.
(Worldkings.org) The klapa singing has very long tradition derived from medieval church songs. Sang by fishermen and peasants, it leaves the listeners astonished by the beauty and gentleness of their voices, expressing the true heart and soul of Dalmatian people.
(Worldkings.org) Highlight: The evening banquet celebrating the Abruzzo speciality of coatto, lamb stew simmered in large vats in the square all day, then served on trestles for everyone.
(Worldkings.org) More participants carry tools of their trade, baskets of grapes, and trays of cakes, all to folk music from guitars, accordions and pipes.
[WORLDKINGS] Exceptional places around the world (P.179) – Bogota: The vibrant and culturally rich capital of Colombia
(WorldKings.org) Bogotá is the capital of and largest city in Colombia. It is a place of convergence for people from all around the country and is therefore diverse and multicultural.