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==Global==
 
==Global==
* 3rd weekend in August: '''World Peace and Service Day''' (holiday) off for work for all business and service organisations across the globe and service activities  like feeding cows milk to new born children  in hospitals if mothers are incapable of feeding, new clothes, food offering to blind, deaf,spastic, mentally handicapped, physically handicapped, polio attacked patients, aids, cancer patients and dental, ortho, gynaec, opthamology patients, neuro, for all patients in hospital and other centres, food and clothing to be provided.
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==[[Botswana]]==
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* Late August: '''Kuru Traditional Dance and Music Festival''', [http://www.kuru.co.bw] near [[Ghanzi]]
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==[[Canada]]==
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* August: [http://www.btfdribfest.exofire.net/ '''Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest''']  Weekend
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Presented by the Kinsmen Club of Brantford. Come on out to “Ribfest” this August at the beautiful Cockshutt Park in Brantford, Ontario. Enjoy great music, crafts, and most importantly, some of the best rib makers in North America!
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==[[Denmark]]==
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* August 26th – 31st [http://www.filmfestival.dk/en/ '''Odense International Film Festival'''] A festival for short films in [[Odense]]. The competition programme, fantastic film atmosphere and all the many exciting events, experiences and workshops attracts a wonderful audience each year. And all this for free!
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==[[Finland]]==
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* First weekend of August: '''Faces Etnofestival''', [http://www.faces.fi/] in [[Fiskars Village]]
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* Early August: '''Sauna Bathing World Championships''', [http://www.heinola.fi/FIN/Palvelut/Matkailu/Sauna_world_championships/] in Heinola
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* Late August: '''Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships''', [http://www.savonlinnafestivals.com/en_index.htm] in Savonlinna
  
 
==[[Indonesia]]==
 
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==[[Italy]]==
 
==[[Italy]]==
 
* 4th-16th: '''Tuscan Sun Festival''' [http://www.festivaldelsole.com/cortona/eng/main.html] - in [[Cortona]]
 
* 4th-16th: '''Tuscan Sun Festival''' [http://www.festivaldelsole.com/cortona/eng/main.html] - in [[Cortona]]
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==[[Japan]]==
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* First Saturday & Sunday: '''Gongo Festival''' [http://www.tsuyama-ct.ac.jp/English/tsuyama/annual.htm] in [[Tsuyama]]
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* August 12-15: '''Awa Odori''' The famous "Fool's Dance" of [[Tokushima]]
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* '''Momotaro Festival''' in [[Okayama]]
  
 
==[[Namibia]]==
 
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==[[South Africa]]==
 
==[[South Africa]]==
 
* 9th: '''Woman's day''' (''Public holiday'')
 
* 9th: '''Woman's day''' (''Public holiday'')
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* Late August to early [[September]]: '''[[Pretoria]] Show''', [http://www.pretoriashow.co.za]
  
 
==[[Spain]]==
 
==[[Spain]]==
 
* 15th: '''Madrid''' - Virgen de la Paloma  
 
* 15th: '''Madrid''' - Virgen de la Paloma  
 
* 15th: '''Malaga'''-  Asunción de la Virgen this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
 
* 15th: '''Malaga'''-  Asunción de la Virgen this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
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* Late August: '''Feria de Malaga''', [http://www.feria-de-malaga.es/] in [[Malaga]]
  
 
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* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinburgh Fringe Festival''' [http://www.edfringe.com] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
 
* '''Edinbugh Military Tattoo''' [http://www.edintattoo.co.uk] - [[Edinburgh]]
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* Mid August: '''Puck Fair''', [http://www.puckfair.ie/] in [[Killorglin]], [[Ireland]]
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* Late August: '''Mathew Street Festival''', [http://www.mathewstreetfestival.com] in [[Liverpool]]
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* '''MAS Carnival''', [[Swansea]] - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.
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* Third weekend in August: '''Race The Train'''[http://www.racethetrain.com/] in [[Tywyn]]. Runners attempt to cover a 14 mile route through a beautiful Welsh Valley faster than a historic steam train.
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* Last weekend in August (''August Bank Holiday weekend''):  '''Notting Hill Carnival''' [http://www.londoncarnival.co.uk] - [[London/Notting Hill|Notting Hill]], [[London]]
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* Last weekend in August (''August Bank Holiday weekend''): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading (England)|Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
  
 
==[[United States of America]]==
 
==[[United States of America]]==
 
* Third weekend in August: '''Milwaukee Irish Fest''' [http://www.irishfest.com] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in [[Milwaukee]], [[Wisconsin]]
 
* Third weekend in August: '''Milwaukee Irish Fest''' [http://www.irishfest.com] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in [[Milwaukee]], [[Wisconsin]]
* Last weekend in August (''August Bank Holiday weekend''): '''Notting Hill Carnival''' [http://www.londoncarnival.co.uk] - [[London/Notting Hill|Notting Hill]], [[London]]
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* Late August: '''A Taste of Colorado''', [http://www.atasteofcolorado.com/] in [[Denver]]
* Last weekend in August (''August Bank Holiday weekend''): [[Leeds]] and [[Reading (England)|Reading]] Festivals - weekend of rock music
 
* '''MAS Carnival''', [[Swansea]] - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.
 
  
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Latest revision as of 08:54, 29 June 2017

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

Global[edit]

Botswana[edit]

  • Late August: Kuru Traditional Dance and Music Festival, [1] near Ghanzi

Canada[edit]

Presented by the Kinsmen Club of Brantford. Come on out to “Ribfest” this August at the beautiful Cockshutt Park in Brantford, Ontario. Enjoy great music, crafts, and most importantly, some of the best rib makers in North America!

Denmark[edit]

  • August 26th – 31st Odense International Film Festival A festival for short films in Odense. The competition programme, fantastic film atmosphere and all the many exciting events, experiences and workshops attracts a wonderful audience each year. And all this for free!

Finland[edit]

  • First weekend of August: Faces Etnofestival, [2] in Fiskars Village
  • Early August: Sauna Bathing World Championships, [3] in Heinola
  • Late August: Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships, [4] in Savonlinna

Indonesia[edit]

  • 17th: Independence Day - public holiday

Italy[edit]

Japan[edit]

  • First Saturday & Sunday: Gongo Festival [6] in Tsuyama
  • August 12-15: Awa Odori The famous "Fool's Dance" of Tokushima
  • Momotaro Festival in Okayama

Namibia[edit]

  • 26th: Heroes’ Day

Slovenia[edit]

  • Kamfest arts festival - in Kamnik

South Africa[edit]

Spain[edit]

  • 15th: Madrid - Virgen de la Paloma
  • 15th: Malaga- Asunción de la Virgen this is a holiday celebrating one of the patrons of Spain.
  • Late August: Feria de Malaga, [8] in Malaga

Switzerland[edit]

  • 1st: National Day - because day off work August 1st celebrations are often (for example in Basel) held 31st of July

Thailand[edit]

  • 12th: Queen's Birthday - mother's day / public holiday

United Kingdom[edit]

  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival [9] - Edinburgh
  • Edinbugh Military Tattoo [10] - Edinburgh
  • Mid August: Puck Fair, [11] in Killorglin, Ireland
  • Late August: Mathew Street Festival, [12] in Liverpool
  • MAS Carnival, Swansea - the city's ethnic diversity is celebrated by a colorful parade that passes through the city center.
  • Third weekend in August: Race The Train[13] in Tywyn. Runners attempt to cover a 14 mile route through a beautiful Welsh Valley faster than a historic steam train.
  • Last weekend in August (August Bank Holiday weekend): Notting Hill Carnival [14] - Notting Hill, London
  • Last weekend in August (August Bank Holiday weekend): Leeds and Reading Festivals - weekend of rock music

United States of America[edit]

  • Third weekend in August: Milwaukee Irish Fest [15] - the world's largest festival celebrating Irish music and culture, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Late August: A Taste of Colorado, [16] in Denver
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