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This is a [[calendar of events and festivals]] in the month of '''March'''.
  
*4th March 2006: '''Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and Party''' [http://www.mardigras.org.au/], [[Sydney]], [[Australia]]
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==Global==
  
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==[[Australia]]==
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* 3 March 2007: '''Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and Party''' [http://www.mardigras.org.au/], [[Sydney]].
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* Early March: '''Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras''' [http://www.mardigras.org.au/], [[Sydney]], [[Australia]]
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* Late March: '''Royal Easter Show''', [http://www.eastershow.com.au] in [[Sydney]]
  
==Every year==
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==[[Botswana]]==
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* Late March: '''Maitisong Festival''', [http://www.maitisong.co.bw] in [[Gaborone]]
  
===Fixed dates===
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==[[Brazil]]==
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* '''Carnival''' - sometimes takes place on early March, see [[February]] for details.
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==[[Ireland]]==
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*17th: '''St Patrick's Day''', patron saint of [[Ireland]] - celebrations everywhere, but especially in [[Dublin]], [[London]], [[New York City]], [[Boston]] and [[Sydney]]
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==[[Namibia]]==
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* 21st: '''Independence Day'''
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==[[South Africa]]==
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* Mid March: '''Cape Argus Cycle Tour''', +27 (0)21 685-6551 (''email:[email protected][mailto:[email protected]]''), [http://www.cycletour.co.za]. Entrance fee is R250 for entrants on the African continent or the equivalent of 50 Euro's every one else. Total distance is 109km. Start in downtown [[Cape Town]], cycle down the eastern side of the peninsula, past [[Simon's Town]] and back up the western side of the peninsula. [[Cape Town]], [[South Africa]]
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* 21st: '''Human Rights Day''' (''Public holiday'')
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* Mid March: '''Two Oceans marathon''', [http://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za] on the [[Cape Peninsula]]
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* Mid March: '''Splashy Fen Music Festival''', [http://www.splashyfen.co.za/] just outside [[Underberg]] in [[KwaZulu-Natal]]
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* Late March to early [[April]]: '''Rand Show''', +27 (0)11 661-4000 (''email:[email protected][mailto:[email protected]]''), [http://www.randshow.co.za] at the Expo Center, Nasrec, [[Johannesburg]]
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* Late March: '''OppiKoppi''' (''Literally translates to On the Hill'') [http://www.oppikoppi.co.za], Music festival outside [[Northam (Limpopo) | Northam]]
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* Late March: '''Klein Karoo National Arts Festival''', [http://www.kknk.co.za/], in [[Oudtshoorn]]
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* Late March: '''[[Cape Town]] Jazz Festival''', [http://www.capetownjazzfest.com/] in [[Cape Town]]
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* Late March and early [[April]]: '''Cape Epic Mountain bike race''', [http://www.cape-epic.com/] in the [[Western Cape]]
  
*1st: '''St David's Day''' (Welsh: ''Dydd Gwyl Dewi''), patron saint of [[Wales]]
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==[[Spain]]==
*17th: '''St Patrick's Day''', patron saint of [[Republic of Ireland|Ireland]] - celebrations everywhere, but especially in [[Dublin]], [[London]], [[New York City]], [[Boston]] and [[Sydney]]
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* 16th of March to 23rd of March 2008: '''Holy Week'''
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Holy Week is a religious festival that starts with the first full moon of Spring. It commemorates the the final days and sacrifices of Christ up to his resurrection day. Usually, imagery relating to this stage of the New Testament are paraded thoughout the cities and towns all over Spain and some Hispanic countries.
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* '''Malaga Spanish Film Festival'''. The most important Spanish Film festival. It takes place every year around the second week of March.
  
===Movable dates===
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* '''Las Fallas''', [[Valencia]] [http://wikitravel.org/en/Valencia#Fallas]
  
*early March: '''Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras''' [http://www.mardigras.org.au/], [[Sydney]], [[Australia]]
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==[[United States of America]]==
* '''Carnival''' - sometimes takes place on early March, see [[February]] for details.
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* Early March: '''Zilker Park Kite Festival''', [http://www.zilkerkitefestival.com] in [[Austin]], [[Texas]]
* Mid March: '''Cape Argus Cycle Tour''', ''+27'' (0)21 685-6551 (''email:[email protected][mailto:[email protected]]''), [http://www.cycletour.co.za]. Entrance fee is R250 for entrants on the African continent or the equivalent of 50 Euro's every one else. Total distance is 109km. Start in downtown [[Cape Town]], cycle down the eastern side of the peninsula, past [[Simon's Town]] and back up the western side of the peninsula. [[Cape Town]], [[South Africa]]
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* Mid March: '''Festival of the West''', [http://www.festivalofthewest.com/] in [[Phoenix]], [[Arizona]]
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==[[United Kingdom]]==
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*1st: '''St David's Day''' (Welsh: ''Dydd Gwyl Dewi''), [http://www.stdavidsday.org/]. Patron saint of [[Wales]]. Large parade in [[Cardiff]].
  
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Revision as of 19:11, 26 February 2013

    This article is a travel topic
This is a calendar of events and festivals in the month of March.

Global

Australia

  • 3 March 2007: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade and Party [1], Sydney.
  • Early March: Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras [2], Sydney, Australia
  • Late March: Royal Easter Show, [3] in Sydney

Botswana

Brazil

  • Carnival - sometimes takes place on early March, see February for details.

Ireland

Namibia

  • 21st: Independence Day

South Africa

Spain

  • 16th of March to 23rd of March 2008: Holy Week

Holy Week is a religious festival that starts with the first full moon of Spring. It commemorates the the final days and sacrifices of Christ up to his resurrection day. Usually, imagery relating to this stage of the New Testament are paraded thoughout the cities and towns all over Spain and some Hispanic countries.

  • Malaga Spanish Film Festival. The most important Spanish Film festival. It takes place every year around the second week of March.

United States of America

United Kingdom

  • 1st: St David's Day (Welsh: Dydd Gwyl Dewi), [18]. Patron saint of Wales. Large parade in Cardiff.
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