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The Four Corners Festival, Campus Summer Fun

Being a leading campus festival across the continents, the annual Four Corners Festival held at the Millersville University in Millersville is the classiest in its league. The festival is held at the shores of the Millersville University’s world famous swan pond, picturesque in shape and ambience. It collects an impressive cast from renowned artists across the globe and then blends them into one great show. Essentially, the Four Corners Festival is a gathering that celebrates creative performance arts. Drama alternates with standup comedians as music is juxtaposed with fine art in a rhythmic tandem of the greatest beats you can ever dance to. Here, you dance and laugh, make merry and cry, as the cool breezes on the shore dances with your hair. The Four Corners Festival is simply class; it is art, its campus fest fun at its very best. Imagine watching the Shakespearean best, “Much Ado about Nothing” on an outdoor setting, as you sip a glass of wine, stretched out on  ...

Glastonbury Music Festival in Somerset

Glastonbury Music Festival is renowned all over the world and lasts for three summer days of performing arts. Nearly 200,000 people attend the festival. The next festival is scheduled between 23 and 27 June 2010.The sheer magnitude of the people who attend this Glastonbury music festival makes it imperative for you to make proper arrangement early enough. There are always extensive measures that are aimed at controlling the action of touts who tend to sell festival tickets within a couple hours after they are released into the market. Arrangements are always changed from one year to the next so as to control illegal sale of festival tickets that often interferes with normal scheduling of events. It is good to stay up to date with the recent changes in the ticketing procedures that the organizers put in place. Online sources of information are the best. Signing up with the official website of the hosts of the festival is the best way of getting information regarding sale of tickets as ...

Rock Al Parque festival of Bogota city

The Rock al Parque festival, which means Festival In The Park,  is an amazing event that comes to Bogota city every summer. It is always organized by the Secretariat of Culture and Sports courtesy of Bogota’s local authorities. Some of the other artistic genres featured here include salsa, opera, hip-hop and Zarzuela. The greatest genre here is Columbian music, locally known as Colombia al parque. There is also a section of this summer music festival which is known as “Boys and Girls at the Park” and it literally targets children. This is another reason why you need to bring your kids along for a unique summer adventure. It is only at this festival where children are given a special treat which is quite a novel approach considering that such are reserves for adults. Surprisingly enough, this festival has its origin in youth meetings that were taking place in Planetario Distrital as far back as 1992. Rock Al Parque 2009 The main inspiration that saw the birth of the R ...

The Truth behind African Carnival Costumes and Masks

All African communities know all about the significance of tribal masks and costumes. No African Festival can be complete without these forms of decorations. Sometimes spiritual overtones also contribute to the interpretation of the influence of these items. African traditions are both interesting and intriguing in equal measure. For instance, most of the African communities believe that circling villages while wearing carnival costumes and tribal masks brings about good fortunes to the people. African festival traditions from the continent borrow heavily form a single act that involves collecting and putting together objects such as bones, shells, beads and fabrics so as to make a sculpture, a skull, or even a mere costume. All these objects are said to add to a certain force that contributes to the spiritual significance of the whole object. African tribal masks When feathers are used on the African tribal masks during festivals, they represent the power to rise above other people so ...

Rio Carnival Parade

You’re going to the Rio Carnival Parade, Where Will You Sit? The Rio Carnival Parade is part of the Rio Carnival celebration that takes place every year in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year, the Rio Carnival is February 13-17, 2010. The Rio Carnival parade, which is the most popular event and a great fun during the Rio Carnival, is also referred to as the Rio Samba Parade. The Rio Samba Parade is actually a competition between the Rio Samba schools. The Rio Samba Parade takes place in the Sambodromo which is the stadium of samba. The Sambodromo is off of Parading Avenue. The area was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, the world famous architect, and was specifically designed for the Rio Carnival Parade. The Sambodromo was finalized in 1984 and seats around 70,000 spectators. Oscar Nieyemer did a great job with his design of Sambodromo that is proper for such a magnificent show with a perfect acoustics and a perfect view of the parade. It is really a great fun to be in Sambodromo during the  ...

Rio Carnival Costumes

The 2010 Rio Samba Carnival is Fast Approaching, Have you looked for your Rio Carnival Costumes? Are you attending the breath-taking, marvelous and historical Rio Carnival Parade in Rio de Janeiro in 2010? Rio Samba Carnival costumes must be ordered well in advance of the 2010 Rio Samba Carnival Parade as well as the carnival tickets. Have you thought about getting your Rio Carnival costumes yet? To experience that great fun, you will need to start looking, and what better place to start looking for your Rio Carnival costume than the Internet. Simply search for “Rio Carnival Costumes” and you will be provided with a list of possible sources for your costume. Once you have decided where you will purchase your Rio Carnival costume from, you will need to decide exactly what you want to wear and how much you are capable of spending. Rio Carnival costumes can be very expensive, but are very beautiful at the same time. The carnival costumes are an intricate display of glitter and ...

Rio Carnival Best Places, Must See Events

...  2010 Rio Carnival is fast approaching which means you need to decide where you are going to stay, what you are going to do, and what you need to expect. This year, the Rio Carnival is February 13-17, 2010. You will definitely need to do some research and there are hundreds of web sites with available information regarding the 2010 Rio Carnival on the Internet. You will find a list of hotels in Rio and events pertaining to the Rio Carnival on these websites. Although the Rio Carnival is celebrated throughout Brazil and many other Catholic Countries, Rio de Janeiro is really at the heart of the Rio Carnival Celebration. Once you have decided if you will be staying in the heart of the Rio Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, then you should search this place in the lists found on ...

Caribbean Carnival Cruises

...  you thinking about treating yourself to a Caribbean Carnival Cruise? Have you been considering a cruise for awhile now and finally decided you deserve it? You’ ve heard from friends and family that Caribbean Carnival Cruises are the way to go by way of cruise ships so what’ s your next step? Go to the Caribbean Carnival cruise web site. If you don’t have access to a computer you can also call and they will send you a full-color brochure detailing every inch of what their site details. First, decide where you want to depart from. There is a list of departure cities on the site, and those cities are Anchorage, AK; Baltimore, MD; Barbados; Charleston, SC; Ensenada, Mexico; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Galveston, TX; Honolulu, HI; Jacksonville, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Mobile, AL; New Orleans, LA; New York, NY; ...