Tag Archives: Festivals

Montreal : 18 Nuances De Gai

Artist Claude Cormier created an amazing polychromatic canopy covering one kilometer of  Montreal’s central pedestrian street Boulevard Sainte-Catherine for the ongoing Aires Libres Festival. The rainbow installation celebrates the city’s LGBT community, the 10th anniversary of the festival, and the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Canada, Tourism | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Let There Be Light

I’ve lost count of the number of times that I’ve visited Amsterdam. But some how I always seem to miss the annual Amsterdam Light Festival. Illuminating the wintery gloom, this colorful event features dozens of light installations scattered throughout the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Europe, Tech, Tourism | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Van Gogh on parade

The folks in Zundert, Netherlands are crazy about flowers, Vincent Van Gogh and parades. On the first Sunday of every September they put on a wildly colorful festival to celebrate all three. The event honors the region’s horticultural industry, which specializes … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Europe, History, Tourism | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Visit The Garden of Knowledge

  Designed and built by 100Landschafts Architektur group Berlin, The Jardin de la Connaissance is a temporary garden in a Quebec, Canada forest.Incorporating approximately 40,000 books, multi-coloured wooden plates and several varieties of mushrooms the Jardin is just one of an … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art, Canada | Tagged , | 1 Comment

It’s Time For The Great British Beer Festival

Britain’s biggest beer festival The Great British Beer Festival kicks off today and stretches across a good part of the week till August 7th at the Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre. Hosted by the Campaign for Real Ale, the event will … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Tourism | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Printer’s Row Literary Festival

Many thanks to our Chicago friends for this post. This week Chicago celebrates the Midwest’s largest literary event of the year. The Chicago Tribune Printer’s Row Literary Festival features author readings, signings, book launches, panel discussions,live music, poetry readings, plays, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, USA | Tagged , , | Leave a comment