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November - Festa del Cornuto, Italy

ITALY | Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Views [5460]

Location: Rocca Canterano, Italy Dates: November Level of Participation: 2 – watch the actors lampoon the love-sick Description: With all that unbridled passion flowing in Italy, there have ... Read more >

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November - Fete Gede, Haiti

HAITI | Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Views [8387]

Location: National Cemetery, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Dates: 1–2 November Level of Participation: 5 – dance with the dead Description: The Voodoo festival of Fete Gede is the religion’s version ... Read more >

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November - La Diablada, Peru

PERU | Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Views [3021] | Video

Location: Puno, Peru Dates: Week leading up to 5 November Level of Participation: 2 – demons on Lake Titicaca Description: There are various stories about the roots of La Diablada, in which men ... Read more >

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November - Cooper Capers, USA

USA | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [1299]

Location: Merwin Village Road, Ariel, Washington, USA Dates: Saturday after Thanksgiving Level of Participation: 4 – join the guessing game Description: Code-named ‘Norjak’ by the FBI, it’s America’s ... Read more >

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November - Nanak Jayanti, India

INDIA | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [1057] | Video

Location: Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab, India Dates: Indian lunar month of Aghan (November/December) Level of Participation: 3 – celebrate Guru Nanak’s birthday Description: Among the prakash ... Read more >

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November - Thanksgiving, USA

USA | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [1125] | Video

Location: New York City, New York, USA Dates: Fourth Thursday in November Level of Participation: 2 – eat another drumstick and watch the parade Description: Thanksgiving is a most renowned ... Read more >

Tags: thanksgiving, usa, world festivals


November - Perang Topat (Rice Cake War), Indonesia

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [2281]

Location: Lingsar, Lombok, Indonesia Dates: Sixth full moon in the Sasak calendar (November/December) Level of Participation: 2 –unity through rice adversity Description: At this quirky harvest ... Read more >

Tags: indonesia, rica cake war, world festivals


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