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  • America's Cup.
  • 24 HOURS OF DAYTONA
  • 24 HOURS OF LE MANS - world's oldest sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since 1923 near the town of Le Mans, Sarthe, France.
  • 68th Cannes Film Festival 2015 - May 13-24. Official site. Annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world. Founded in 1946, it is one of the most prestigious and publicised film festivals in the world. The invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès (1, boulevard de la Croisette, 06414 Cannes, France).
  • 100 most influential people in the world - TIME Magazine.
  • 500 most powerful people on the planet - Foreign Policy Power Map.
  • 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE CALENDAR - the official 69th season of the Formula 1 website.
  • 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA
  • A LITTLE WHITE WEDDING CHAPEL - on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada has been the site of many "quickie" celebrity weddings. It is noted for its Drive-Thru Tunnel of Vows. It was established in 1951, and has married about 800,000 couples.
  • ABU DHABI GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
  • ABU DHABI YACHT SHOW | ADYS - set to be one of the world's most exclusive and luxurious Super Yachting events. The event will provide an excellent networking opportunity for some of the world's highest net worth individuals.
  • ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES - since 1929. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. Organized and overseen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are given each year at a formal ceremony. Venue: Dolby Theatre, Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, U.S.A.
  • Ada Lovelace Day - (1815-1852). English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine include what is recognised as the first algorithm intended to be carried out by a machine. Because of this, she is often described as the world's first computer programmer.
  • Advent traditions around the world - "Wreaths, candles and calendars. These are sure signs of Advent for many Christian groups around the world."
  • AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS
  • Air Guitar World Championships, in pictures - The Telegraph.
  • aircraft interiors expo - "The global market leader for the world’s aircraft interiors industry, Aircraft Interiors Expo is the launch pad for cabin programmes showcasing tomorrow’s designs, in-flight entertainment, connectivity and passenger services." April 14-16, 2015. Hamburg Messe, Germany.
  • Al Capone Festival - Árborg, Iceland.
  • Al Jenadriyah Heritage and Cultural Festival in Saudi Arabia - yearly event and is also considered as one of the most famous cultural event in the country. The festival gives an insight into the rich history and past of the region and is celebrated and organized by the National Guard, an attempt to keep the Customs and Traditions in Saudi Arabia alive.
  • Al Smith Dinner | Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner - since 1945. "For more than seventy years, luminous guest speakers have stepped from the world stage to honor and entertain Annual Dinner audiences with their light humor and political savvy." Annual white tie fundraiser for Catholic charities supporting needy children held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York on the third Thursday of October. It is generally the last event at which the two U.S. presidential candidates share a stage before the election.
  • ALBERTA INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW - hosted by Lethbridge County Airport. Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
  • ALL ENGLAND OPEN TOURNAMENTS - official site.
  • AMERICA'S CUP - since 1851. (Aka the "Auld Mug".) The most prestigious regatta and match race in the sport of sailing, and the oldest active trophy in international sport, predating the Modern Olympics by 45 years.
  • AngoulÊme International Comics Festival - since 1974. The second largest comics festival in Europe after Lucca Comics & Games, and the third biggest in the world after Lucca Comics & Games and the Comiket). It has occurred every year since 1974 in Angoulême, France, in the month of January.
  • Antibes Yacht Show - Port Vauban, Antibes, France. The largest pleasure harbour in Europe. The show attracts all the biggest names in the industry as well as showcasing some of the worlds most luxurious yachts.
  • Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair - since 2010. "The Fair is a unique opportunity for jewellery manufacturers, designers and retailers to source their diamonds in the world's diamond capital!"
  • APPLE WORLDWIDE DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE | WWDC - since 1995. Conference held annually in California by Apple Inc. The conference is primarily used by Apple to showcase its new software and technologies for developers, as well as offering hands-on labs and feedback sessions. The number of attendees usually varies between 2,000 to 4,200 developers. Since 1998 the conference generally starts with a keynote presentation which has been delivered by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, resulting in the presentations becoming known as "Stevenotes", and after his resignation and later death in 2011, his successor Tim Cook. Venue: Moscone West, located at Fourth and Howard streets, San Francisco, CA 94103, U.S.A.
  • ARENA DI VERONA - summer festival of opera, located in the city of Verona, Italy.
  • ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL
  • ARS ELECTRONICA - based in Linz, Austria and founded in 1979. Festival for art, technology and society.
  • ART | BASEL - the world's premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. More than 2,500 artists.
  • ASB CLASSIC - women's international tennis.
  • ASPEN FILMFEST - since 1979.
  • Athina Onassis Horse Show - since 2007.
  • ATP WORLD TOUR CALENDAR - Association of Tennis Professionals.
  • ATP WORLD TOUR | ASSOCIATION OF TENNIS PROFESSIONALS - most visited web site dedicated to men's professional tennis year.
  • ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS - the top eight players in the men's tennis world rankings.
  • Austin Film Festival | AFF - since 1994. The first organization of its kind to focus on writers’ creative contributions to film.
  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN - "The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific." The first of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments held each year. The tournament is held in January at Melbourne Park. The tournament was held for the first time in 1905 and was last contested on grass in 1987. Since 1988, the tournament has been held on hard courts.
  • AUTO CHINA | Beijing International Automotive Exhibition - auto show held biennially in Beijing, China since 1990. It has now become one of three top auto shows in the world along with Frankfurt and Detroit.
  • AUTO SHANGHAI - biennial international automobile show that alternates with the Beijing Auto Show.
  • AUZRUN - "Australia's first and Australias only open road rally."
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  • Bayreuth Festival.
  • 43rd Backgammon World Championship 2018 - July 31st - August 5. Hotel Fairmont Monte Carlo, 12 Avenue des Spélugues, MC-98000 Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
  • BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW - in association with Farnborough International.
  • BAL DE LA CROIX ROUGE | RED CROSS BALL - August: Salle des Etoiles at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, Monaco.
  • balls in Vienna - Wikipedia.
  • Banned Books Week - annual awareness campaign promoted by the American Library Association and Amnesty International, that celebrates the freedom to read, draws attention to banned and challenged books, and highlights persecuted individuals. Held during the last week of September since 1982.
  • BASELWORLD - "The World Watch and Jewellery Show." The most important trade show of the international watch and jewellery industry, organized each spring in the city of Basel: Congress Center Basel, Messeplatz, Basel, Switzerland.
  • Bastille Day - 14th July - commemorating the storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789, Bastille Day takes place on the same date each year. The main event is a grand military parade along the Champs-Élysées, attended by the President of the Republic and other political leaders. It is accompanied by fireworks and publics dances in towns throughout the whole of France.
  • Battaglia delle Arance | Battle of the Oranges - carnival and festival in the Northern Italian city of Ivrea, which includes a tradition of throwing of oranges between organized groups. It is the largest food fight in Italy.
  • BAYREUTHER FESTSPIELE | BAYREUTH FESTIVAL - music festival held annually in Bayreuth, Germany, at which performances of operas by the 19th century German composer Richard Wagner are presented. Wagner himself conceived and promoted the idea of a special festival to showcase his own works, in particular his monumental cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen and Parsifal.
  • Beaujolais Nouveau Day - the third Thursday of November, and release it to the local markets at 12:01 am local time.
  • BELMONT STAKES - American grade 1 stakes thoroughbred horse race held every June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. The race is the third and final leg of the Triple Crown, following five weeks after the Kentucky Derby, and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes.
  • BERGMAN WEEK
  • BERLIN FASHION WEEK
  • BERLIN MARATHON - since 1974.
  • BERLINALE | INTERNATIONALE FILMFESTSPIELE BERLIN - founded in 1951. Berlin Film Festival. One of the world's leading film festivals and most reputable media events.
  • Bermuda Race - since 1906. Widely known as the Bermuda Race, the Newport Bermuda Race is a biennial sailing yacht race from Newport, Rhode Island to the island of Bermuda sailed in even-numbered years. The sailing distance is 635 nautical miles (1175 km) across open ocean and the Gulf Stream.
  • Best Global Brands - Interbrand.
  • Best Illusion of the Year Contest - since 2005. "A celebration of illusions and perception, created by the ingenuity of the world’s premier illusion creators. Illusions are perceptual experiences that do not match the physical reality."
  • BESTIVAL - music festival. Isle of Wight.
  • BEVERLY HILLS FASHION FESTIVAL
  • BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
  • BIENNALE DES ANTIQUAIRES - since 1962. Biannual antiques fair held at the Grand Palais in Paris, France.
  • BIG BOYS TOYS - since 2004. "The Middle East’s premier Luxury, Innovations and Technology Expo. The 7th year of the lifestyle supershow is set to be held from the 23rd to the 26th of November, 2016 at ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center), Abu Dhabi."
  • BIG CHILL - music festival. Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, U.K.
  • Big Mac Index - The Economist.
  • Black Friday (shopping) - Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November), often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season.
  • BLOOMSBURY ART FAIR - London, U.K.
  • BNP PARIBAS OPEN - tennis tournament.
  • BOB HOPE CLASSIC - golf's best celebrity pro-am event.
  • BOCUSE D'OR - the Concours mondial de la cuisine, World Cuisine Contest is a biennial world chef championship since 1987. Named for the chef Paul Bocuse, the event takes place during two days near the end of January in Lyon, France at the SIRHA International Hotel, Catering and Food Trade Exhibition, and is one of the world's most prestigious cooking competitions.
  • Bologna Children's Book Fair | La fiera del libro per ragazzi - "The rights place for children's content." Since 1963, it is held yearly for four days in March or April in Bologna, Italy. It is the meeting place for all professionals involved with creating and publishing children's books, and is mainly used for the buying and selling of rights, both for translations and for derived products like movies or animated series.
  • Bonfire Night - name given to various annual celebrations characterised by bonfires and fireworks. The event celebrates different traditions on different dates, depending on the country. Some of the most popular instances include Guy Fawkes Night (5 November) in the United Kingdom.
  • BOODLES BOXING BALL - London, U.K. Annual high-society charity ball event.
  • BOOKER PRIZE - the Man Booker Prize for Fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel, written in the English language, by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, Ireland, or Zimbabwe. The winner of the Man Booker Prize is generally assured of international renown and success; therefore, the prize is of great significance for the book trade. It is also a mark of distinction for authors to be selected for inclusion in the shortlist or even to be nominated for the "longlist".
  • BOSTON MARATHON - since 1897. The world's oldest annual marathon, and ranks as one of the world's best-known road racing events. It is one of six World Marathon Majors.
  • Bouchercon - annual convention of creators and devotees of mystery and detective fiction. It is named in honour of writer, reviewer, and editor Anthony Boucher; also the inspiration for the Anthony Awards, which have been issued at the convention since 1986.
  • Boxing Day - December 26. Traditionally the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradespeople would receive gifts from their superiors or employers, known as a "Christmas box". Today, Boxing Day is better known as a bank or public holiday that occurs on 26 December, or the first or second weekday after Christmas Day, depending on national or regional laws. It is observed in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and some other Commonwealth nations.
  • Braderie de Lille - annual street market/flea market, that takes place on the weekend of the first Sunday of September in Lille, France. The event dates back to the 12th century and claims to be the largest such event in Europe with over 10,000 sellers and several million attendees.
  • BRAZILIAN CARNIVAL
  • BREEDERS' CUP CLASSIC - a Grade I Weight for Age thoroughbred horse race for 3 year olds and older run at a distance of 1¼ miles (2012 m) on dirt. Location: North America.
  • BRIDGEHAMPTON POLO TOURNAMENTS
  • BRITISH GRAND PRIX - race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship. The British and Italian Grands Prix are the oldest continuously staged Formula One World Championship Grands Prix.
  • BRITISH OPEN - golf tournament.
  • Build Conference - annual conference event held by Microsoft, aimed towards software and web developers using Windows, Windows Phone and Windows Azure and other Microsoft technologies. First held in 2011, it serves as a successor for Microsoft's previous developer events, the Professional Developers Conference (an infrequent event which covered development of software for the Windows operating system) and MIX (which covered web development).
  • BULLRUN LIVE RALLY - the most glamorous and high profile of the new breed of high-end luxury lifestyle automotive rallies. Each year, a hundred of the world's finest super-cars embark on an epic eight-day rolling party across the U.S.A.
  • Burning Man - since 1986. Annual gathering that takes place at Black Rock City—a temporary community erected in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. The event is described as an experiment in community and art, influenced by 10 main principles, including "radical" inclusion, self-reliance and self-expression, as well as community cooperation, civic responsibility, gifting, decommodification, participation, immediacy and leaving no trace.
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  • Chelsea Flower Show.
  • CAESARS PALACE (LAS VEGAS) - calendar of events.
  • CAMINO DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA - the 1000 year old pilgrimage to the shrine of St. James in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is known in English as the Way of St. James and in Galician as the Camiño de Santiago.
  • Candy Store Cup Superyacht Regatta - hosted and organized by Newport Shipyard and Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI, U.S.A.
  • CANNES BOAT SHOW | Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes - Europe’s leading in-water exhibition. The new vessels in the Vieux Port and pre-owned models in Port Pierre Canto.
  • CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - since 1946. Among the world's most prestigious and publicized film festivals. The invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, 1 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France.
  • Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity - the world's biggest celebration of creativity in communications.
  • CAPSULE SHOWS - fashion and lifestyle trade event that fuses the best high-end contemporary brands, directional independent designers and super premium street wear labels.
  • CARLING CUP - English football competition.
  • CARNAVAL DE QUÉBEC - Canada.
  • CARNEGIE HALL - official site.
  • CARNEVAL DI VENEZIA | CARNIVAL OF VENICE - February each year.
  • CARNIVAL IN RIO - since 1823. February each year.
  • CARNIVAL OF BASEL - the biggest carnival in Switzerland.
  • CARNIVAL OF BINCHE - takes place each year in the Belgian town of Binche during the Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday preceding Ash Wednesday. Its history dates back to approximately the 14th century.
  • CARTIER INTERNATIONAL POLO CUP
  • Cash & Rocket Tours - founded by Julie Brangstrup in 2011 to raise awarenes and help support women and children in Africa.
  • CEATEC | Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies - annual trade show in Japan. It is regarded as the Japanese equivalent of Consumer Electronics Show. It is Japan's largest IT and electronics exhibition and conference. The show is held every year in October in Makuhari Messe since the first CEATEC in 2000.
  • CeBIT - (Center for Office Automation, Information Technology and Telecommunication). World's largest computer expo. It is held each year on the world's largest fairground (Messegelände) in Hanover, Germany since 1970.
  • Celebrity Fight Night - "Winning the Fight for Charities."
  • CEO CHALLENGES - when business competition isn't enough.
  • CES | Consumer Electronics Show - "The Golbal Stage for Innovation." Since 1967. Major technology-related trade show held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109, U.S.A. Not open to the public, the Consumer Electronics Association-sponsored show typically hosts previews of products and new product announcements.
  • Chaos Communication Camp - since 1999. International meeting of hackers that takes place every four years, organized by the Chaos Computer Club (CCC). So far all CCC meetings have been held in Germany.
  • Chaos Communication Congress - since 1984. Annual meeting of the international hacker scene, organized by the Chaos Computer Club. The congress features a variety of lectures and workshops on technical and political issues.
  • CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW | Great Spring Show - garden show held each year on five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London, U.K. Perhaps the most famous gardening event in the world and part of London's summer social season. The Chelsea Flower Show has been held in the grounds of the Chelsea Hospital, London every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars. It used to be Britain's largest flower show (it has now been overtaken by RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show), but is still the most prestigious.
  • CHELTEMHAM RACECOURSE - Cheltenham Racecourse is a racecourse for horse racing events, located at Prestbury Park, in the suburban village of Prestbury on the outskirts of the English town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. Cheltenham is called the "home of National Hunt racing", largely because it hosts the four-day Cheltenham Festival, held in March of each year and featuring the Cheltenham Gold Cup. The racecourse has been owned by The Jockey Club since 1964.
  • CHICAGO AUTO SHOW - held annually in February at Chicago's McCormick Place convention complex. the largest auto show in North America and the third largest in the world (Frankfurt is #1 and Paris is #2, although those shows are biennial).
  • CHICAGO MARATHON - since 1977.
  • China Electronics Fair - the most high-tech event in China, where the world famous giants will demonstrate the best products and services in the electronics and information industry. The exhibition will be held November 8-10, 2016 in Shanghai.
  • CHINA (SHANGHAI) INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW | CIBS - regarded as the largest comprehensive boat show in Asia.
  • chocolART - since 2006. "Deutschlands größtes Schokoladenfestival in Tübingen." Germany’s biggest chocolate festival 'chocolART' in Tübingen.
  • CHOCOLATE Week - since 2005. "The UK's biggest Chocolate celebration."
  • CHRISTMAS - December 24/25. The Christmas season is celebrated in different ways around the world, varying by country and region.
  • CHRISTMAS EVE MIDNIGHT MASS - December 24 at 9:30pm. Venue: Saint Peter's Basilica, Piazza San Pietro, Vatican City, Rome, Italy.
  • CHRISTMAS WORLDWIDE - Wikipedia.
  • Cinco de Mayo - Spanish for "May 5th", or literally, "Fifth of May") is a celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
  • CLARION EVENTS - one of the UK's leading exhibition and event organisers.
  • Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival - since 1999. Annual music and arts festival. Venue: Empire Polo Club, 81800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA 92201, U.S.A.
  • Code Conference - held annually by Re/code.
  • Comic book convention - event with a primary focus on comic books and comic book culture, in which comic book fans gather to meet creators, experts, and each other.
  • Comiket - since 1975. Otherwise known as the Comic Market, is the world's largest dōjinshi fair, held twice a year in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Commodores' Cup - since 2006.
  • COMMONWEALTH GAMES
  • Computex Taipei - (Taipei International Information Technology Show) computer expo held annually in Taipei, Taiwan since 1981 (Taipei World Trade Center).
  • CONCORSO D'ELEGANZA VILLA D'ESTE - since 1929. The most significant of all events celebrating the mystique of Historic Cars.
  • Copa AmÉrica - known as South American Championship, is an international association football competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of CONMEBOL. One of the world's most widely viewed sporting events.
  • COPA DEL REY - annual cup competition for Spanish football teams.
  • Copenhagen Art Week - since 2013. Focuses on the best on Denmark’s art scene, and the quality of its art institutions and galleries.
  • COPENHAGEN DESIGN WEEK - explores design that matters: ideas, concepts, products and services.
  • COPENHAGEN FASHION WEEK - since 1968. Held twice a year in Copenhagen.
  • Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix - since 2001. Vintage motor sports car race held annually on the grounds of Fælledparken in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • COPENHAGEN MARATHON - since 1980.
  • Cork Film Festival - since 1956. Internationally recognised festival, particularly in the area of short films.
  • COWES WEEK - since 1826. One of the longest-running regular regattas in the world. With 40 daily races, up to 1,000 boats, and 8,000 competitors ranging from Olympic and world class professionals to weekend sailors, it is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world.
  • CPH: DOX | COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL - international documentary film festival established in 2003 and held annually in Copenhagen, Denmark. CPH:DOX has grown steadily ever since to become one of the largest documentary film festivals in Europe with 70.100 admissions in 2013.
  • CPH: PIX | COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - since 2009. Annual film festival in Copenhagen, Denmark. The festival resulted from the merger in 2008 of the Copenhagen International Film Festival and the NatFilm Festival to create an organisation called Copenhagen Film Festivals, which also manages the documentary film festival CPH:DOX and the Buster Film Festival for children and young people.
  • CROCUS EXPO - international exhibition center Moscow, Russia.
  • Cybathlon - "Championship for Athletes with Disabilities." International competition organised by ETH Zurich for disabled competitors allowed to use bionic assistive technology, such as robotic prostheses, brain-computer interfaces and powered exoskeletons. It will be the first international competition of this kind, and is scheduled to take place in Zurich, Switzerland, on 8 October 2016.
  • Cyber Monday - marketing term for the Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. The term "Cyber Monday" was created by marketing companies to persuade people to shop online. Cyber Monday has become an international marketing term used by online retailers across the world.
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  • Dakar Rally.
  • DAKAR RALLY - annual rally raid type of off-road automobile race.
  • Dam Short Film Festival - since 2004.
  • DAVIS CUP - the premier international team event in men's tennis.
  • DAVOS - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos, Switzerland.
  • DEAUVILLE AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
  • DEFCON - one of the world's largest annual hacker conventions, held every year in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first DEF CON took place in June 1993.
  • Defence Security and Equipment International | DSEI - since 1999. "The World Leading Defence & Security Event." Defence and security equipment exhibition held every two years in London Docklands, which draws thousands of visitors, both trade and military. It is the world’s largest fully integrated international defence exhibition featuring land, sea and air products and technologies.
  • Denise Rich’s Annual St. Tropez Yacht Party - in July onboard her $38 million, 157-foot mega-yacht, Lady Joy.
  • DER OPERNBALL | VIENNA OPERA BALL
  • DERBY HORSE RACES
  • Desert Trip - six-day music festival planned for October 7–9 and 14–16, 2016, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, United States. Performers include the Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and the Who. The festival was dubbed "Oldchella" by Stereogum a few weeks before it was officially announced.
  • DETROIT AUTO SHOW - North American International Auto Show. Annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at the COBO Center.
  • Diageo World Class - since 2009. The Global Final is an internationally recognised platform and mark of distinction for mixology at which the Diageo Reserve WORLD CLASS Bartender of the Year will be crowned.
  • Disney Legends - established in 1987, the Disney Legends program recognizes people who have made an extraordinary and integral contribution to The Walt Disney Company. The honor is awarded annually during a special ceremony.
  • documenta - exhibition of modern and contemporary art which takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany.
  • DRESSED TO KILT - sponsored by Friends of Scotland, a non-profit organization founded by Sir Sean Connery dedicated to advancing contemporary Scottish interests in the United States.
  • DSEI - Defence Systems & Equipment International.
  • DUBAI AIRSHOW - International Aerospace exhibition. The fastest growing air show in the world's fastest growing region.
  • DUBAI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW | DIBS - the most important and established event of its kind in the Middle East region and Indian subcontinent.
  • DUBAI INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY WEEK - since 1995. The region’s largest showcase of jewellery, gold & precious metals, diamonds & colored stones. One of the most glamorous social events in the Dubai calendar.
  • Dubai Modest Fashion Week - "The heartbeat of modest fashion, will be the most prestigious Modest Fashion Week in the world. DMFW will showcase the best talents of modest fashion worldwide, and will gather modest fashion actors in the glamour of Dubai."
  • DUBAI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - golf tournament.
  • Dubai World Cup - "The world's richest horse race and day of racing." A series of six thoroughbred horse races held annually at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Run under the auspices of the Emirates Racing Authority, the event currently offers purses totalling US$30 million and is the single richest day of Thoroughbred racing in the world.
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  • Edinburgh Festival.
  • E3 | ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO - annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). E3 is widely considered to be the ultimate expo in the video game industry.
  • EAA AIR VENTURE OSHKOSH - "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration".
  • Earth Day - annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It was first celebrated in 1970, and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network and celebrated in more than 193 countries each year.
  • EARTH HOUR - since 2007. "The biggest climate awareness campaign ever!" Worldwide movement for the planet organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The event is held worldwide annually encouraging individuals, communities, households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. on the last Saturday in March, as a symbol for their commitment to the planet. It has grown to engage more than 7000 cities and towns worldwide. Today, Earth Hour engages a massive mainstream community on a broad range of environmental issues.
  • Earth Overshoot Day - "Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we (all of humanity) have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year." Global Footprint Network.
  • EDINBURGH FESTIVAL - take place during August each year.
  • EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO - takes place annually throughout August.
  • EICMA | Milan Motorcycle Show - (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori). Since 1914. Annual trade show in Milan, Italy featuring motorcycles. The show is frequently used by manufacturers to debut new models. 72nd International Motorcycle Exhibition: Fiera Milano, Milan, November 6-9, 2014.
  • ELECTRIC PICNIC - music festival. Portlaoise, Ireland.
  • ELECTRONIC ENTERTAINMENT EXPO | E3 EXPO - annual trade show for the computer and video games industry presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). It is used by many video game developers to present their upcoming games and game-related hardware.
  • ELITE MODEL LOOK - yearly fashion modeling event held by Elite Model Management, an international model management group. It is used to discover and launch female fashion models in the international fashion marketplace.
  • Elvis Week - Elvis event at Graceland, 3717 Elvis Presley Blvd., Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
  • EMIRATES BOAT SHOW INTERNATIONAL | EBSI
  • END OF THE ROAD FESTIVAL - Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset, U.K.
  • ENTERTAINMENT EXPO HONG KONG - event held by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council.
  • EPSOM DERBY (THE DERBY) - a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain which is open to three-year-old Thoroughbred colts and fillies. 1st prize: £709,625 (2009).
  • ESSEN MOTOR SHOW - "Germany’s version of SEMA". The world's biggest car tuning fair.
  • EUROCHOCOLATE - since 1993. Annual chocolate festival that takes place in Perugia, Italy.
  • EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL - "Europe's Biggest Indie Fest."
  • European Heritage Days - European Heritage Days (EHD) is a joint action of the Council of Europe and the European Commission involving all 50 signatory states of the European Cultural Convention under the motto, Europe: a common heritage. The annual programme offers opportunities to visit buildings, monuments and sites, many of which are not normally accessible to the public. It aims to widen access and foster care for architectural and environmental heritage. These events are also known as Doors Open Days and Open Doors Days in English-speaking countries.
  • European Powerboat of the Year - Düsseldorf International Boat Show.
  • European Yacht of the Year - Düsseldorf International Boat Show.
  • EUROCHOCOLATE - since 1993. Annual chocolate festival that takes place in Perugia, Italy.
  • Eurosatory - International Defence & Security industry trade show that is held every two years in Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Paris, France.
  • EUROVISION SONG CONTEST | ESC - an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
  • EVENTFUL - find local events: concerts, festivals and more upcoming events.
  • EXIT - music festival in the Petrovaradin Fortress of Novi Sad, Serbia.
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  • Facebook f8 - mostly-annual conference held by Facebook, intended for developers and entrepreneurs who build products and services around the website. It takes place in San Francisco, California.[1] Previous events have started with a keynote speech by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, followed by various breakout sessions concentrating on specific topics. Facebook has often introduced new features, and made new announcements, at the conference. The name "F8" derives from the tradition at Facebook of having eight-hour Hackathons.
  • FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW - one of the world's most iconic global aviation events held biennially in Hampshire, England.
  • FASHION FRINGE - Covent Garden, London, U.K.
  • FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - genre film festival that has been based mainly in Montreal since its founding in 1996.
  • Fantastic Fest - since 2005. Annual film festival in Austin, Texas, U.S.A.
  • Fastnet Race - since 1925. Famous biennial offshore yachting race organised by the Royal Ocean Racing Club of the United Kingdom. Generally considered one of the classic offshore races, 'Fastnet' is a difficult contest testing both inshore and offshore skills, boat and crew preparation and speed potential.
  • FATHER'S DAY - celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries.
  • FESTIVAL DE CANNES - since 1946. Among the world's most prestigious and publicized film festivals. The invitation-only festival is held annually (usually in May) at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, 1 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes, France.
  • Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes - "The Excellence of Luxury Yachting."
  • FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE BENICÀSSIM | FIB HEINEKEN - music festival. Benicàssim, Spain.
  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU CIRQUE DE MONTE-CARLO - since 1974. "The largest and most prestigious circus event in the world."
  • FÊtes des vendanges de Montmartre - since 1934. 14-18 rue des Saules, Montmartre, Paris 75018, France. Annual wine harvest in the historic neighborhood featuring wine tastings, food, music, and more.
  • FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE CALENDAR
  • FIAC | Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain - since 1974. One of the world's foremost contemporary-art events. Venue: Grand Palais, 3 Avenue du Général Eisenhower, 75008 Paris, France.
  • FIBO - since 1985. "The Leading International Tradeshow for Fitness, Wellness & Health." Thanks to 116,000 visitors and 700 exhibitors, FIBO is the worldwide Leading Trade Fair for Fitness, Wellness and Health. Every year in April, global top-decision makers of the industry come together in Cologne looking for the latest innovations and trends for their gyms, wellness facilities, doctors and physiotherapy practises, hotels etc.
  • FIESTA OF SAN FERMIN - Pamplona bull run. "The Running of the Bulls." Held every year from July 6–14.
  • Fields Medal - since 1936. Officially known as International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians not over 40 years of age at each International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years. The Fields Medal is often viewed as the greatest honour a mathematician can receive. The Fields Medal and the Abel Prize have often been described as the "mathematician's Nobel Prize" (but different at least for the age restriction).
  • FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP
  • FESTIVAL DE CANNES - since 1946.
  • FILMFEST MUNICH
  • Food & Wine Classic Aspen - Colorado, U.S.A.
  • Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival - Florida, U.S.A.
  • FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP RACE CALENDAR 2018 - the official Formula 1 website.
  • Formula 1 2011 - world venue map and circuit guide - explore the venues for the 2011 Formula 1 season with BBC Sport's interactive map of the 20 circuits.
  • FORMULA ONE AUTO RACING - circuits, constructors, drivers & Grands Prix.
  • FOUNTAIN PEN DAY - Taking place on the first Friday in November each year, Fountain Pen Day is celebrated by enthusiasts worldwide as a time to embrace, promote, and share the use of fountain pens.
  • FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR | FRANKFURTER BUCHMESSE - since 1949. World's largest trade fair for books, based on the number of publishing companies represented. Venue: Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
  • Frankfurt Motor Show | INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW | Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung - "The world's most automobile show." World´s leading automotive fair at Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
  • FRENCH OPEN | ROLAND-GARROS TOURNAMENT - the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, and the premier clay court tennis tournament in the world. Billed as the most challenging of all the grand slams.
  • FRIDAY THE 13TH - Wikipedia.
  • FRIEZE ART FAIR - takes place every October in Regent’s Park, London.
  • FT Business of Luxury Summit - "Technology Legacy and the New Consumer." Widely regarded as the premium thought leadership gathering for senior luxury executives, industry leaders, corporate decision makers and financiers from around the world.
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  • Game Developers Conference | GDC - since 1988. Largest annual gathering of professional video game developers.
  • Gamescom - since 2009. Trade fair for video games held annually in August at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is used by many video game developers to show off their upcoming games and game-related hardware. Gamescom is the world's largest gaming event, (measured by exhibition space and number of visitors) with 335,000 visitors, more than 6,000 journalists and 700 exhibitors from 88 countries attending the show.
  • GASTONBURY FESTIVAL - "Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts."
  • GAY PRIDE EVENTS
  • GDC DEVELOPER DAYS - Game Developers Conference. February 27 - March 3, 2017. Provide immersive learning experiences lead by thought leaders from the industry's top companies. Attendees partake in a full day of sessions on topics most relevant to them, coming away with invaluable lessons. Venue: Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103, U.S.A.
  • GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW - since 1905. French: Salon International de l'Auto. Annual auto show held in March. The show is hosted at the Geneva Palexpo | Palais des Expositions et des Congrès, Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, a convention centre located next to the Geneva Cointrin International Airport.
  • GENOA INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
  • GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL
  • Giraglia Rolex Cup 2014 - 62nd edition: June 13-21. Mediterranean keelboat regatta, named after the island of Giraglia, which has been held annually since 1953. The regatta consists of a week-long set of races, beginning with inshore races in the St. Tropez Bay followed by the primary event which begins in St. Tropez, France, passes through the Îles d'Hyères near the island of Giraglia, and then finishes off in Genoa, Italy, a total distance of 243 nautical miles (450 km).
  • GIRO D'ITALIA - a long distance road bicycle racing stage race for professional cyclists held over three weeks in May / early June in and around Italy. It is one of the three Grand Tours, and is part of the UCI World Ranking calendar.
  • Global James Bond Day - 5th October: this date marks the anniversary of the release of DR. NO in 1962.
  • Glorious Twelfth - term used usually to refer to 12 August, the start of the shooting season for red grouse, and to a lesser extent the ptarmigan in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • GLYDEBOURNE FESTIVAL OPERA - opera festival held at Glyndebourne Opera House, an English country house near Lewes, in East Sussex, England.
  • Golden Horse Film Festival & Awards - since 1962. Film festival and awards ceremony held annually in Taiwan.
  • Golf Around the World - October 9-31, 2014. "A Once-in-a-Lifetime Golf Adventure on Five Continents." Join us aboard a private jet on the Golf Around the World journey - sure to be the experience of a lifetime.
  • Goodwood Festival of Speed - "The largest motoring garden party in the world." Annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles that is held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England, U.K.
  • Google Developer Day - was a one-day web developer-focused events around the world held annually by Google. They include seminars and codelabs focused on building of web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies such as Android, HTML5, Chrome, App Engine, Google Web Toolkit and give participants an excellent chance to learn about Google developer products as well as meet the engineers who work on them.
  • Goodwood Revival - since 1998. Three-day festival held each September at Goodwood Circuit since 1998 for the types of road racing cars and motorcycle that would have competed during the circuit's original period—1948–1966. Most people dress in period clothes. It is one of the world's most popular motor race meetings and the only UK event which recreates the golden era of motor sport from the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Google I/O - since 2008. Google I/O is an annual developer-focused conference held by Google in San Francisco, California. Google I/O features highly technical, in-depth sessions focused on building web, mobile, and enterprise applications with Google and open web technologies such as Android, Chrome, Chrome OS, Google APIs, Google Web Toolkit, App Engine, and more. The "I" and "O" stand for input/output, and "Innovation in the Open". The format of the event is similar to that of the Google Developer Day.
  • GRAND NATIONAL - since 1839. World-famous National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England. First run in 1839, it is a handicap steeplechase over 4 miles 3½ furlongs (7.141 km) with horses jumping 30 fences over two laps. It is the most valuable jump race in Europe, with a prize fund of £1 million in 2015.
  • Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris - since 1874. Group 1 steeplechase in France which is open to horses aged five years or older. It is run at Auteuil over a distance of 6,000 metres, and during its running there are twenty-three fences to be jumped. It is the richest and most prestigious jumps race in France, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late May.
  • Great Spring Show | RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW - garden show held each year on five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in Chelsea, London, U.K. Perhaps the most famous gardening event in the world and part of London's summer social season.
  • GREENMAN FESTIVAL - music festival. Brecon Beacons, Wales, U.K.
  • GROUNDHOG DAY - holiday celebrated on February 2. It is held in the United States and Canada.
  • GROUP 1 FLAT HORSE RACES - list of British flat horse races.
  • GSMA | MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS
  • GUMBALL 3000 - annual 3,000 mile international road rally which takes place on public roads, with a different 3,000 mile route around the world each year.
  • GUY FAWKES NIGHT - also known as Guy Fawkes Day and Bonfire Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain.
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  • HABANOS FESTIVALS - Habanos Cigar Festival. Every year Havana plays host to the Habanos Cuban Cigar Festival in the month of February.[4] The festival is usually held within a five day time span where activities during the festival include: tours of the cigar factories, a trade fair, various seminars focused on the production, distribution and history of Havanos cigars, cigar tastings, Habanosommelier contest, an instruction class on how to roll a Habano, and visits to tobacco plantations. Attendees of this event include distributors, “La Casa del Habano” managers from all over the world, production and sales executives, producers and marketers of luxury and smoker products, tobacco producers, dealers of the tobacco industry, artisans and collectors, smoker clubs, and amateur smokers.
  • HALLOWEEN - yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October. Observed by Western Christians and many non-Christians around the world.
  • HANNOVER MESSE | HANOVER FAIR - since 1947. The world's biggest industrial fair. Typically, there are about 6,500 exhibitors and 250,000 visitors. Venue: Hannover Exhibition Grounds, Messegelände, D-30521 Hannover, Germany.
  • Hanukkah - also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem.
  • HARBIN SNOW AND ICE FESTIVAL - China.
  • Hampton Court Palace Flower Show - the largest flower show in the world. The Show is held in early July, and run by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) at Hampton Court Palace in southwest London. The show features show gardens, floral marquees and pavilions, talks and demonstrations. Erected on the north and south sides of the Long Water in Hampton Court Park, it is the second major national show after the Chelsea Flower Show but has a different character, focusing more on environmental issues, growing your own food and vegetables and cookery, while also offering opportunities to buy gardening accessories, plants and flowers.
  • HAMPTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
  • HANSEBOOT | HAMBURG INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
  • Hawaii Food & Wine Festival - Honolulu, HI, U.S.A.
  • Hay Festival - annual literature festival held in Hay-on-Wye, Powys, Wales, for ten days from May to June. Devised by Norman and Peter Florence in 1988, the festival was described by Bill Clinton in 2001 as "The Woodstock of the mind".
  • Hemingway Look-Alike Contest - since 1981. Venue: Sloppy Joe's Bar is a historic American bar in Key West, Florida, U.S.A.
  • HENLEY ROYAL REGATTA - since 1839. Rowing event held every year on the River Thames by the town of Henley-on-Thames, England. The regatta lasts for 5 days (Wednesday to Sunday) over the first weekend in July.
  • HI SEOUL FESTIVAL - seasonal cultural festival held four times a year.
  • High End - the world’s largest trade fair for the audio industry.
  • Historic Grand Prix of Monaco - May 9-11, 2014. Circuit of Monte-Carlo. Organized by the Automobile Club de Monaco since 1997, the Historic Grand Prix is a "biennial" event that takes place two weeks before the Formula 1 Grand Prix.
  • HOLLYWOOD FILM FESTIVAL
  • HOMI MILANO - "The Fair Dedicated to Lifestyles."
  • HONG KONG BOOK FAIR - organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, held annually (usually in the middle of July) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • HONG KONG DERBY - thoroughbred horse race held annually since 1873. Restricted to horses four-years-old only since 1981.
  • Hong Kong Electronics Fair - "World’s largest electronics marketplace." (Autumn Edition) is the world's biggest electronics event, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and to be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in October every year. One of the fair's highlights is the Hall of Fame – a special section dedicated to high-quality electronic products that are distinguished by their design and function.
  • hong kong gifts & premium fair | HKTDC - since 1966. "The world’s largest gifts fair, organised by the HKTDC and held at the HKCEC, the Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair offers various gifts and premiums, such as innovative design and products, figurines & decorations, outdoor & travel goods, photo frames, stationery & paper, tech gifts, and party & Festive items."
  • HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | HKIFF
  • HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL JEWELLERY SHOW - March, 4-8, 2015. Asia’s largest spring jewellery show will offer jewellery of all kinds as well as loose diamonds, pearls and gemstones from about 3,000 exhibitors at: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
  • HONG KONG MARATHON - since 1997.
  • Hong Kong Watch & Clock Fair - since 1982. Timepiece trade show held annually in Hong Kong. It is organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association Ltd., and The Federation of Hong Kong Watch Trades and Industries Ltd. The fair showcases both Hong Kong and international labels.
  • HOPE FASHION SHOW - hosted by the American Cancer Society Auxiliary.
  • Hour of Code - since 2013. "Anybody can learn."
  • HOVE FESTIVAL - music festival. Arendal, Norway.
  • HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | IFF
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  • ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP
  • ICICS | International Conference on Information and Computer Security - since 2002. The premier interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Information and Computer Security. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world.
  • IDEX | International Defence Exhibition - biennial arms and defense technology sales exhibition.
  • IDFA | INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL AMSTERDAM - since 1988. "With a program of some 300 films, an audience of more than 200,000 and over 2,500 documentary professionals in attendance, IDFA is the largest celebration of the documentary genre in the world."
  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race - since 1973. Annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome. Mushers and a team of 16 dogs, of which at least 6 must be on the towline at the finish line, cover the distance in 9–15 days or more.
  • IFA | Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin - "Consumer Electronics Unlimited." World's largest public consumer electronics and home appliances trade fair. Berlin, Germany since 1924. Venue: Messe Berlin & CityCube Berlin, Messedamm 22, 14055 Berlin, Germany.
  • Ig Nobel Prizes - "IMPROBABLE RESEARCH - Research that makes people LAUGH and then THINK." American parody of the Nobel Prizes and are given each year in early October for ten unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research. The stated aim of the prizes is to "honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think." The awards are sometimes veiled criticism (or gentle satire). Organized by the scientific humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research (AIR), they are presented by a group that includes Nobel Laureates at a ceremony at Harvard University's Sanders Theater, and they are followed by a set of public lectures by the winners at MIT.
  • Il Palio - (Palio di Siena). Horse race that is held twice each year, on July 2 and August 16, in Siena, Italy. Ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen contrade, or city wards.
  • IMM COLOGNE - showcases the home interiors of the future.
  • Independence Day - also referred to as Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and no longer part of the British Empire.
  • Independent Games Festival | IGF - annual festival at the Game Developers Conference, the largest annual gathering of the indie video game industry.
  • INDIANAPOLIS 500 - American automobile race, held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The event lends its name to the IndyCar class, or formula, of open-wheel race cars that have competed in it. The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is considered one of the three most significant motorsports events in the world.
  • International CES | Consumer Electronics Show - "The Golbal Stage for Innovation." Since 1967. Major technology-related trade show held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Not open to the public, the Consumer Electronics Association-sponsored show typically hosts previews of products and new product announcements.
  • International Chocolate Day - an observance that occurs in the United States every year on September 13. The U.S. National Confectioners Association has stated that September 13 is the official date for the observance. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate. The day occurs on the birthday of Milton S. Hershey, an American confectioner, philanthropist, and founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company and the "company town" of Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • INTERNATIONAL CIRCUS FESTIVAL OF MONTE-CARLO - since 1974. "The largest and most prestigious circus event in the world."
  • International Contemporary Furniture Fair | ICFF - since 1988. "High-End Luxury Furniture Fair." North America’s platform for global design.
  • International Day for Biological Diversity - since 1993. (Or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22.
  • INTERNATIONAL day of the Bible - since 1941. November 23. "Share your favorite Bible verses at noon."
  • International Day of Yoga - celebrated annually on June 21 since its inception in 2015.
  • INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL AMSTERDAM | IDFA - world's largest documentary film festival.
  • INTERNATIONAL FASHION WEEK CALENDAR - Fashions.org.
  • INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ROTTERDAM | IFFR - held at the end of January since 1972. Approximately comparable in size to other major European festivals such as Cannes, Venice, Berlin, and Locarno.
  • INTERNATIONAL HAT DAY - November 25.
  • INTERNATIONAL LEFTHANDERS DAY
  • International Meeting of Styles - since 1997. "Worldwide Graffiti-Gatherings." The world´s largest Graffiti-Festival.
  • INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY - annual international event celebrated on November 19. Inaugurated in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago, the day and its events find support from a variety of individuals and groups in Australia, the Caribbean, North America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the United Nations.
  • INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW | Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung - world´s leading automotive fair at Frankfurt&47;Main, Germany. Venue: Fairground of Messe Frankfurt, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, D-60327 Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
  • International Prize for Arabic Fiction - literary prize managed in association with the Booker Prize Foundation in London, and supported by the Emirates Foundation in Abu Dhabi.
  • International Robot Exhibition | IREX - the largest robot trade fair in the world. It is an event that has been staged once every two years in Tokyo, Japan since 1973.
  • International Symposium on Wearable Computers | ISWC - since 1997. One of the most prominent academic conferences on wearable computing and ubiquitous computing.
  • INTERNATIONAL TROMBONE FESTIVAL
  • INTERNATIONAL WATCH FAIRS - "London's new exclusive collectors' fair, to be held in one of the most dynamic and important financial and fashion destinations in the world."
  • INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY - originally called International Working Women's Day, is marked on March 8 every year. Has been observed since in the early 1900's, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.
  • IRISH DERBY - a group 1 flat horse race in Ireland which is open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies. It is run at the Curragh over a distance of 1 mile and 4 furlongs (2,414 metres).
  • Irish Redhead Convention - held in late August, claims to be a global celebration and attracts people from several continents. The celebrations include crowning the ginger King and Queen, competitions for the best red eyebrows and most freckles per square inch, orchestral concerts and carrot throwing competitions.
  • IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - for triathletes (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, U.S.A.).
  • ISPO - since 1970. International Trade Show for Sports Equipment and Fashion: The Universe of Sports with eleven Worlds of Sports at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre. Twice a year. Trade visitors only.
  • Istanbul Biennial - contemporary art exhibition, held every two years in Istanbul, Turkey, since 1987.
  • ITALIAN GRAND PRIX - (Gran Premio d'Italia) is one of the longest running events on the motor racing calendar. The first Italian Grand Prix motor racing championship took place on 4 September 1921 at Brescia. However, the race is more closely associated with the course at Monza, which was built in 1922 in time for that year's race, and has been the location for most of the races over the years.
  • ITB BERLIN - the world's leading travel trade show.
  • ITUNES FESTIVAL - since 2007. Annual music festival and concert series which is held in London at The Roundhouse art centre and sponsored by Apple Inc.
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  • Jackson Hole Economic Symposium - since 1978. The most elite banking conference in the world. Annual symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City since 1978, and held in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, since 1981. The symposium focuses on an important economic issue that faces U.S. and world economies. Participants include prominent central bankers and finance ministers, as well as academic luminaries and leading financial market players from around the world.
  • JERSEY LIVE - music festival. Jersey, Channel Islands.
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  • KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
  • KENTUCKY DERBY - American grade 1 stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbred horses, held annually since 1875 in Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • KODAK THEATRE
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  • LA AUTO SHOW - Los Angeles Auto Show. Annual auto show held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in late November/early December.
  • LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA
  • LA TOMATINA - "The Tomato Party in Bunõl (Valencia), Spain." Yearly tomato fight festival on the last Wednesday of August.
  • LABOR DAY - a United States federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September.
  • LACMA Art + Film Gala - annual gala dinner, inaugurated in 2011 featuring entertainment by international artists and hosted by national entertainers designed to help the museum shore up support from Hollywood leaders. Gala prices range from US$5,000 for an individual gold ticket to US$100,000 for a platinum table.
  • LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER
  • LAS VEGAS EVENTS
  • LAS VEGAS FILM FESTIVAL
  • LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS - since 1895. Royal Albert Hall, London, U.K.
  • LATITUDE FESTIVAL - music festival. Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk, U.K.
  • Lazy Day - August 10 around the world.
  • LE MANS
  • LE BAL DE ROSE | THE ROSE BALL - March: Salle des Étoiles at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, Monaco.
  • LE GRAND BAL - December 31. Wiener Hofburg, Vienna, Austria.
  • LEFT HANDERS' DAY - August 13th. "Celebrate your right to be left-handed."
  • Leif Erikson Day - annual observance which takes place on October 9. It honors Leif Erikson, the Norse explorer who led the first Europeans thought to have set foot in continental North America (other than Greenland).
  • LEIPZIG BOOK FAIR - second largest book fair in Germany after the Frankfurt Book Fair.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation 4th Annual Saint-Tropez Gala 2017 - July 26. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF, since 1998) held its annual fundraising gala in St. Tropez. More than $80 Million was raised to benefit LDF, which is dedicated to protecting Earth’s last wild places and implementing solutions to preserve and save the environment.
  • LES JOURNÉES PARTICULIÈRES 2016 - Visit 40 of our houses. LVMH
  • Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez - yearly sailing boat race since 1981.
  • LIBERATUM - aims to connect Britain’s finest cultural and media minds with the rest of the world through world-class festivals and significant cultural celebrations.
  • Life Ball - since 1992. The biggest charity event in Europe supporting people with HIV or AIDS. The event is organized by the nonprofit organization AIDS LIFE.
  • Linares chess tournament - sometimes described as the Wimbledon of chess.
  • List of balls in Vienna - Wikipedia.
  • List of food days - Wikipedia.
  • LOLLAPALOOZA - Grant Park, Chicago, IL, U.S.A. Annual music festival featuring heavy metal, alternative rock, hip hop, and punk rock bands, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
  • LONDON BOOK FAIR - large book-publishing trade fair held annually, usually in April.
  • LONDON FASHION WEEK - since 1960. Starting each the season as no. 2.
  • LONDON FILM FESTIVAL
  • LONDON MARATHON - since 1981.
  • London Modest Fashion Week | LMFW - since 2017. "A new and exciting addition to the London fashion calendar. A two-day celebration of style featuring runway shows, presentations, exhibitions, talks, shopping, music and film. Join in the glamour, the swag and the fun."
  • LONDON SEASON - Wikipedia.
  • London to Brighton Veteran Car Run - since 1896. The longest-running motoring event in the world.
  • London Wine Week - arranged by DrinkUp.London. More than 125 venues across London offering wine flights, paired menus, special deals on corkage and a variety of events.
  • Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival - California, U.S.A.
  • LOS ANGELES JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
  • Louis XVI Commemorative Mass - Every January 21, a memorial mass is held in Chapelle Expiatoire (29 rue Pasquier, Paris 8th), to commemorate the death of Louis XVI in 1793.
  • Louis Vuitton Cup - yachting competition connected with the America's Cup.
  • LOVEBOX - music festival. Victoria Park, London, U.K.
  • Lucca Comics & Games - since 1966. Annual comic book and gaming convention in Lucca, Tuscany (Italy). It takes place, usually, at the end of October. It is the largest comics festival in Europe, and the second biggest in the world after the Comiket.
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  • MACMILLAN CELEBRITY CHRISTMAS STOCKING AUCTION - one of the most glamorous events in the London Special Events calendar.
  • MACWORLD / iWorld - Moscone North, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Trade-show with conference tracks dedicated to the Apple Macintosh platform.
  • MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NEW YORK - "The World's Most Famous Arena. MSG is located on Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd streets in New York City, and is home to the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Liberty, and the best concerts and family events in the Tri-State area."
  • MADISON SQUARE GARDEN - calendar of events.
  • MALKO COMPETITION - since 1965. International competition for young conductors.
  • MARATHON DES SABLES | Sahara Marathon - since 1986.
  • MARDI GRAS - Wikipedia.
  • MARDI GRAS - New Orleans, LA, U.S.A.
  • Marrakech International Film Festival - since 2001. Africa's biggest film festival.
  • Masterpiece Fair London - since 2010. "The leading international cross-collecting Fair for art, antiques and design, has become a must-attend event at the heart of the capital’s busy summer art and auction season."
  • MASTERS TOURNAMENT - official site. The 1st of the four major prestigious annual tournaments (The Majors) in professional golf (April).
  • Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival - biggest camel show in history.
  • MC FASHION WEEK - Principality of Monaco.
  • MELBOURNE CUP - Australia's major Thoroughbred horse race. Billed as The race that stops a nation, it is a race for three-year-olds and over, over a distance of 3,200 metres. It is the richest and most prestigious "two-mile" handicap in the world, and one of the richest turf races in the world.
  • MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
  • MELT! FESTIVAL - music festival. Ferropolis, Gräfenhainichen Germany.
  • MEMORIAL DAY - United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May.
  • MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK - New York, Berlin and Miami.
  • MET BALL - (Costume Institute Gala or Costume Institute Ball). Since 1948. Nicknamed the "Oscars of the East Coast", is an annual ball that celebrates the annual opening of the New York City's Metropolitan Museum's (The Met) fashion exhibit at the Costume Institute.
  • MIAMI INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW - Miami Beach Convention Center.
  • MIAMI YACHT & BROKERAGE SHOW - a multi-million dollar presentation of yachts including the world's most extraordinary and uniquely designed yachts and superyachts from the world's foremost custom boat builders.
  • Microsoft BUILD Developer Conference - "At Build, we’ll dive deep to cover all the areas you care about. How to design and build beautiful Windows 8 apps. How to sell your apps in the Windows 8 Store and make money. And much more."
  • MILAN FASHION WEEK - since 1958. Starting each the season as no. 3.
  • MILAN INTERNATIONAL FURNITURE FAIR | SALONE INTERNAZIONALE DEL MOBILE - since 1961. Held annually in Milan. It is the largest trade fair of its kind in the world. The exhibition showcases the latest in furniture and design from countries around the world. It is considered a leading venue for the display of new products by designers of furniture, lighting and other home furnishings. The show, also known as "Salone", "Milano Salone" and "Milan Design Week," is held every year, usually in April, in the FieraMilano complex in the Milan metropolitan area town of Rho.
  • Milipol - since 1984. "Worldwide exhibition of internal State security." The world’s leading security exhibition.
  • MILLE MIGLIA IN THE WORLD - "La Corsa più bella del Mondo."
  • MILLE MIGLIA NORTH AMERICA TRIBUTE - historic and world renowned automotive driving event.
  • MILLIONAIRE FAIR - "Discover a world of maximum enjoyment. Familiarise yourself with the best that the top names of the international luxury goods industry have to offer."
  • MIPCOM - since 1985. "The world's entertainment content market." TV and entertainment market which is held in the town of Cannes once every year, normally in October. It is essentially a content event for co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment content. It provides the people involved in the TV, film, digital and audiovisual content, production and distribution industry a market and networking forum to discover future trends and trade content rights on a global level.
  • MIPEL - launched in 1962. "The Bag Show." Milan, Italy.
  • MIPIM - since 1991. (Le marché international des professionnels de l’immobilier) is an international property event hosted in Cannes, France each March. The event aims to facilitate business between investors, corporate end-users, local authorities, hospitality professionals, industrial and logistics players and other real estate professionals.
  • MISS CIVILIZATION OF THE WORLD
  • MISS EARTH - annual international beauty pageant promoting environmental awareness.
  • MISS TEEN INTERNATIONAL
  • MISS TEEN USA INTERNATIONAL
  • MISS UNIVERSE - annual international beauty contest run by the Miss Universe Organization acquired by Donald Trump in 1996.
  • MISS USA
  • MISS WORLD - the oldest surviving major international beauty pageant.
  • MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - since 1987. "Mobile is Everything." Combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world. Yearly in February Barcelona, Spain. Venue: Fira Gran Via conference facility in Barcelona, Spain.
  • MONACO EVENTS
  • MONACO GRAND PRIX - a Formula 1 race held each year on the Circuit de Monaco. Run since 1929, it is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world, alongside the Indianapolis 500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (informally known as the Triple Crown of Motorsport).
  • Monaco International Clubbing Show | MICS - Grimaldi Forum, 10 Avenue Princesse Grace, MC-98000 Monte-Carlo, Monaco. Since 2010. The first European trade show dedicated to the nightlife’s and entertainment industry. Created in 2010, the concept is to offer to international nightlife’s professionals to meet and to get together in Monaco on November and in Macau on May during 3 days and 4 nights in a privileged setting.
  • MONACO RED CROSS BALL | BAL DE LA CROIX ROUGE - August: Salle des Étoiles at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, Monaco.
  • MONACO YACHT SHOW | MYS - brings together professionals from the international luxury yachting sector; ship-builders and designers, equipment suppliers, brokers and service providers.
  • MONTE-CARLO TELEVISION FESTIVAL
  • MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP MUSIC FESTIVAL - June 16-18, 1967.
  • MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL
  • MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL BOAT & YACHT SHOW | MIBS - Russia’s best known exhibition for the boat and yacht industry. Features a wide range of products from the smallest accessory to world-class super yachts.
  • Moscow International Film Festival | MIFF - held annually since 1995.
  • Moscow International Financial Forum - focuses on a broad range of topics which are tremendously important for wealthy Russian. Such topics as sanctions, de-offshorisation law (CFC), second citizenship reporting, investment opportunities, asset protection and financial services are crucial for the Russian HNWIs and their assets.
  • MOTHER'S DAY - in the United States, it is celebrated on the second Sunday in May.
  • Movember Worldwide - annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities.
  • MSC | Munich Security Conference - annual conference on international security policy and has been taking place since 1963.
  • MUMBAI FILM FESTIVAL
  • MUNICH FILMFEST
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  • National Cherry Blossom Festival - spring celebration in Washington, D.C., commemorating the March 27, 1912, gift of Japanese cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City to the city of Washington.
  • National Day of Monaco - (French: La Fête du Prince, literally Prince's holiday). Also known as The Sovereign Prince's Day is currently annually celebrated on 19 November.
  • National Horse Show - oldest continually held horse show in the United States. It was founded in 1883 in New York and held there until 2002, when it moved to Florida and then to Kentucky. The National Horse Show offers competition for American Saddlebreds, hunters and show jumpers.
  • National Hug Day - annual event created by Kevin Zaborney. U.S.A. It occurs on January 21 but is not a public holiday. The day was launched on January 21, 1986 in Clio, Michigan, U.S.A.
  • New York City marathon.
  • NEW YEAR'S EVE WORLDWIDE - Wikipedia.
  • NEW YORK | MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK - since 1943. Starting the season as no. 1.
  • New York City Food Network Wine & Food Festival - New York, U.S.A.
  • NEW YORK CITY MARATHON - since 1970. Annual marathon (42.195 km or 26.219 mi) that courses through the five boroughs of New York City. It is the largest marathon in the world, with 50,304 finishers in 2013. Along with the Boston Marathon and Chicago Marathon, it is among the pre-eminent long-distance annual running events in the United States and is one of the World Marathon Majors.
  • NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL
  • NEW YORK FASHION WEEK
  • NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL
  • NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW - since 1900. Annual auto show that is held in Manhattan in late March or early April. It is held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. It usually opens on or just before Easter weekend and closes on the first Sunday after Easter.
  • New York International Bridal Week - bi-annual trade show since 2010.
  • New York International Fringe Festival - 1997. Fringe theater festival and one of the largest multi-arts events in North America. It takes place over the course of two weeks every August, spread on more than 20 stages across several neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan, notably the Lower East Side, the East Village, and Greenwich Village.
  • Newport Folk Festival - American annual folk-oriented music festival in Newport, Rhode Island, which began in 1959 as a counterpart to the previously established Newport Jazz Festival. The festival features performances by folk, blues, country, bluegrass and folk rock musicians, and since the 1990s has featured performers from related contemporary genres, such as alternative country, indie folk and folk punk.
  • Newport Jazz Festival - established in 1954 by socialite Elaine Lorillard, who, together with husband Louis Lorillard, financed the festival for many years. The couple hired jazz impresario George Wein to organize the event to help them bring jazz to the resort town.
  • night before oscars party - celebrates the entertainment industry's Academy Awards nominees and presenters along with some of Hollywood's biggest stars and influencers, while raising money and awareness for Motion Picture & Television Fund. Held at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel, this annual benefit raises funds to help provide health and social services to more than 150,000 people each year in MPTF's mission of taking care of our own.
  • NOBEL PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENTS - since 1901. Set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.
  • NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW | NAIAS - Detroit Auto Show. Annual auto show held in Detroit, Michigan at the COBO Center.
  • NORTH POLE MARATHON - since 2002.
  • NY Art Book Fair - Printed Matter, Inc's annual event that occurs at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York, usually near the end of the month of September.
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  • O2 ARENA - London, U.K.
  • OKTOBERFEST - since 1810. World's largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16-day folk festival running from late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. Other cities across the world also hold Oktoberfest celebrations, modeled after the original Munich event. Venue: Theresienwiese, Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt, Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
  • OLYMPIC GAMES - IOC official website of the Olympic Movement.
  • OPEN'ER FESTIVAL - music festival. Gdynia, Poland.
  • ORANGE BOWL - annual American college football bowl game played at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, U.S.A.
  • OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE - a rowing race in England between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights each spring on the Thames in London.
  • OXFORD LITERARY FESTIVAL
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  • Palio della Rana - (frog race). Every year, the Sunday after Easter (weather permitting), the nearby tiny town of Fermignano (Province of Pesaro e Urbino in the Italian region Marche) celebrates its independence from the Duke of Montefeltro in 1607 with the Palio della Rana - a frog race.
  • Palio di Siena - horse race that is held twice each year, on July 2 and August 16, in Siena, Italy. Ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen contrade, or city wards. The race itself, in which the jockeys ride bareback, circles the Piazza del Campo, on which a thick layer of dirt has been laid. The race is run for three laps of the piazza and usually lasts no more than 90 seconds.
  • PAMPLONA BULL RUN - The Fiesta of San Fermin. "The Running of the Bulls."
  • Paralympic Games - major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical and intellectual disabilities, including mobility disabilities, amputations, blindness, and cerebral palsy. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea, are held almost immediately following the respective Olympic Games.
  • PARIS AIR SHOW - Salon international de l'aéronautique et de l'espace, Paris-Le Bourget. Established in 1909. The world's oldest and largest air show. Since 1953 held every odd year at Le Bourget Airport in north Paris, France.
  • PARIS COOKBOOK FAIR
  • PARIS FASHION WEEK - since 1973. Starting each the season as no. 4.
  • PARIS MOTOR SHOW - French: Mondial de l'Automobile. Biennial auto show in Paris, France.
  • PARIS PHOTO | Foire internationale de photographie d'art - since 1997. The largest international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium and is held each November at the historic Grand Palais in Paris.
  • PEACE ONE DAY - 21 September: the annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence adopted by the UN as Day of Peace.
  • PEBBLE BEACH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE - first conducted in 1950, the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is often said to be the world’s premier celebration of the automobile.
  • PGA CHAMPIONSHIP - official site. The 4th of the four major prestigious annual tournaments (The Majors) in professional golf (August).
  • PHOTOKINA - "world of imaging." The world's leading fair for photography and imaging. Cologne, Germany since 1950.
  • Pi Day - "Celebrate Mathematics on March 14th."
  • PIRELLI CALENDAR - famous for its limited availability because it is not sold and is only given as a corporate gift to a restricted number of important Pirelli customers and celebrity VIPs. The Pirelli Calendar is perhaps the world's only prestigious and exclusive "girly" calendar, featuring pictures generally considered glamour photography including artistic nudes. It has become an annual publication that dates back to 1964.
  • PITCH '11 - "Meet the latest startups." September 8, 2011. San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.
  • PITTI IMMAGINE - Florence: fashion trade shows & events.
  • PMA INTERNATIONAL COVENTION AND TRADE SHOW - The Worldwide Community of Image Associations.
  • PORSCHE TENNIS GRAND PRIX
  • PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL - independent international film festival based in London.
  • Power Lunch with Warren Buffett - each year, Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and philanthropist hosts just one charity power lunch to help support GLIDE’s programs.
  • PREAKNESS STAKES - American grade 1 stakes race 1-3/16 mile (1.91 km) thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old horses, held on the third Saturday in May each year at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
  • Predators' Ball - "Was an annual convention held by Drexel Burnham Lambert for the purpose of matching high-risk companies searching for financing with investors who wanted the high rewards that can come with higher risk."
  • PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S WEEKLY VIDEO ADDRESS
  • Pret A Diner: This is not a pop up restaurant - This is a dining experience
  • PRIX ARS ELECTRONICA - often called the Oscar of computer art. One of the most important yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music.
  • Prix d'AmÉrique - harness race held at the Vincennes hippodrome in Paris, France. The race takes place on the last Sunday of January every year, and has been doing so since 1920, with the exception for the years 1940-1941 when it was cancelled due to World War II. It is widely considered the most prestigious harness race in the world.
  • Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe - Group 1 flat horse race in France open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Longchamp over a distance of 2,400 metres (about 1½ miles), and it is scheduled to take place each year, usually on the first Sunday in October.
  • PRIX EUROPA - since 1987. "The European Broadcasting Festival." Europe's largest annual tri-medial festival and competition. Its open juries sample and select the best television-, radio- and online productions of each year. The festival takes place in the third week of October in Berlin and Potsdam and is hosted by the German broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB).
  • PROCESSION OF THE LORD OF MIRACLES - Lima, Peru.
  • Pugwash Conferences on Science & World Affairs - since 1957. International organization that brings together scholars and public figures to work toward reducing the danger of armed conflict and to seek solutions to global security threats.
  • PULIZER PRIZES - since 1917. U.S. award for achievements in newspaper journalism, literature and musical composition.
  • PUSHKAR CAMEL FAIR - Pushkar, Rajasthan, India.
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  • QUEEN'S CUP - at Guards Polo Club, Windsor, England.
  • QUIGLEY PUBLISHING COMPANY - publishers of the yearly international motion picture, television & video almanacs.
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  • Rio Carnival.
  • RADIO CITY HALL - New York City, NY, U.S.A.
  • RADIODAYS EUROPE - "The World's Greatest International Radio Conference."
  • RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL - UK's largest independent film festival, showcasing shorts and specialising in directorial debuts.
  • RALLYE MONTE-CARLO HISTORIQUE
  • Record Store Day - annual event, founded in 2007, held on the third Saturday of April each year to to celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store. The day brings together fans, artists, and thousands of independent record stores across the world.
  • RED BULL AIR RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - aka "Formula 1 of the Sky."
  • Reed Dance - Umhlanga, or Reed Dance ceremony, is an annual Swazi and Zulu cultural event. In Swaziland, tens of thousands of unmarried and childless Swazi girls and women travel from the various chiefdoms to the Ludzidzini Royal Village to participate in the eight-day event. Umhlanga was created in the 1940s in Swaziland under the rule of Sobhuza II.
  • REEPERBAHN FESTIVAL - new international music festival.
  • Rencontres d'Arles - (formerly called Les Rencontres internationales de la photographie d'Arles) is an annual summer photography festival founded in 1970 by the Arles photographer Lucien Clergue, the writer Michel Tournier and the historian Jean-Maurice Rouquette.
  • RIBA | ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS - the RIBA Stirling Prize award.
  • RIO CARNIVAL - festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with two million people per day on the streets. The first festivals of Rio date back to 1723. It is celebrated in honour of the gods and to respect the great waters.
  • ROCKNESS - music festival. Loch Ness, Scotland.
  • ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA - formerly known as the 24 Hours of Daytona, is a 24-hour sports car endurance race held annually at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. It is run on a 3.56-mile (5.73 km) combined road course.
  • ROME FILM FESTIVAL
  • ROSE BALL | LE BAL DE ROSE - March; Salle des Etoiles at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, Monaco.
  • ROSEMOUNT AUSTRALIAN FASHION WEEK - Sydney, Australia.
  • ROSKILDE FESTIVAL - the largest North European culture and music festival and has existed since 1971. Roskilde, Denmark.
  • ROYAL ALBERT HALL - London, England. "Entertaining the world."
  • ROYAL ASCOT - for almost 250 years, Royal Ascot has established itself as a national institution and the centrepiece of the British social calendar as well as being the ultimate stage for the best racehorses in the world.
  • ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE - gala evening held annually in the United Kingdom, which is attended by senior members of the British Royal Family. The performance showcases a variety of family entertainment, including comedy, singing, dance, magic and other speciality acts, with many of the performers and hosts being popular celebrities.
  • ROYAL WINDSOR HORSE SHOW - horse show held annually since 1943 for five days in May or June in Windsor Home Park.
  • RUGBY World Cup
  • RUNNING OF THE BULLS - San Fermin Encierro, Pamplona bull run. Held every year from July 6–14.
  • RYDER CUP - since 1927. Biennial men's golf competition between teams from Europe and the United States.
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  • Sailing at the Asian Games - since 1970.
  • Sailing World Championships - world championships organized by International Sailing Federation (ISAF). All Class that are member of the International Sailing Federation may hold class world championships in addition to those initialed by the organisation.
  • Saint Lucy's Day - Church feast day dedicated to Saint Lucy and is observed on the 13th of December. Its modern day celebration is generally associated with Sweden and Norway but is also observed in Denmark, Italy, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Bosnia, Bavaria, Croatia, Slovakia, Spain and St. Lucia, West Indies.
  • SAINT PATRICK'S DAY - or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick's Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat. It is also widely celebrated by the Irish diaspora around the world, especially in Great Britain, Canada, the United States, Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.
  • SALON DU CHOCOLAT - since 1994. "The world's largest event dedicated to chocolate and cocoa."
  • Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie | SIHH - since 1991. Dedicated to the promotion of Fine Watchmaking and to serving an elite circle of distributors. Venue: Palexpo (Palais des Expositions et des Congrès), Route François-Peyrot 30, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex (Geneva), Switzerland.
  • SALON PRIVÉ - the luxury super car event & Concours d'Elégance. "Salon Privé has grown to become one of the London season’s most eagerly anticipated social events and an absolute 'must' for enthusiasts, collectors and buyers of modern and classic super & luxury cars."
  • Salone del Mobile | MILAN INTERNATIONAL FURNITURE FAIR - since 1961. Held annually in Milan. It is the largest trade fair of its kind in the world. The exhibition showcases the latest in furniture and design from countries around the world. It is considered a leading venue for the display of new products by designers of furniture, lighting and other home furnishings. The show, also known as "Salone", "Milano Salone" and "Milan Design Week," is held every year, usually in April, in the FieraMilano complex in the Milan metropolitan area town of Rho.
  • SALZBURG FESTIVAL - prominent festival of music and drama. It is held each summer (for five weeks starting in late July) within the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
  • SAN FERMIN FESTIVAL - Pamplona bull run. "The Running of the Bulls." Held every year from July 6–14.
  • San Luis Obispo International film festival | SLOIFF - founded in 1993.
  • SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL
  • San Francisco World Spirits Competition - "One of the most influential competitions for a reason. Throughout the years, we’ve earned an exceptional reputation among trade and consumers due to our commitment to these three founding principles: Legacy, Integrity & Experience."
  • SANTA BARBARA FILM FESTIVAL | SBIFF - established 1985. Showcases independent American and international films.
  • SÃO PAULO FASHION WEEK - Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • SECRET GARDEN PARTY - music festival. Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, U.K.
  • SEMA | Specialty Equipment Market Association SHOW - "The premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center."
  • SINGAPORE AIRSHOW - "Asia's Biggest For Aviation's Finest."
  • Singapore Electronics Show - quarterly affair held in Singapore showcasing the latest digital gadgets, tech gizmos, electronics appliances, software and exclusive show bargains since 1991 from vast array of technology products by manufactures and IT suppliers.
  • Singles' Day - Chinese Singles' Day or Guanggun Jie is an entertaining festival widespread among young Mainland Chinese people, to celebrate the fact that they are proud of being single. The date, November 11th (11/11), is chosen because the number "1" resembles an individual that is alone. This festival has become the largest offline and online shopping day in the world, with sales in Alibaba's sites Tmall and Taobao at US$5.8 billion in 2013, US$9.3 billion in 2014, US$14.3 billion in 2015, US$17.8 billion in 2016 and over US$25.3 billion in 2017.
  • SITGES FILM FESTIVAL - "The number one fantasy film festival in the world."
  • Slush - since 2008. Two-day international startup and investor event, organized annually in Helsinki, Finland. In 2015, Slush gathered 15,000 attendees, including 1,700 startups, 800 investors and 630 journalists, together representing 100 countries. Since 2015, Slush has also run events throughout the world, including Slush Tokyo, Slush Shanghai, & Slush Singapore.
  • Social Media Week - since 2009. Leading media platform and worldwide event with local presence and global reach across five continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia.
  • SOCIAL SEASON - Wikipedia.
  • Soir - "Event guide in the major cities worldwide. Soir collects new and obscure experiences for the adventurous city dwellers through a network of experience specialists. Currently available in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Milan and rapidly expanding to the rest of the world."
  • SÓNAR - annual three-day music festival held in Barcelona, Spain, usually starting on a Thursday in the third week of June. It is described officially as a festival of Advanced Music and Multimedia Art.
  • Sonoma International Film Festival - American film festival that began in 1997. It takes place each April in the Sonoma Valley of California and is hosted by the Sonoma International Film Society, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
  • South by Southwest | SXSW - since 1987. Set of film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences that take place every spring (usually in March) in Austin, Texas, United States.
  • Spa 24 Hours - endurance racing event held annually in Belgium at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.
  • SPIRIT OF SPEYSIDE WHISKY FESTIVAL
  • SPORTS ILLUSTRATED COVERS: - 1964-2008
  • SPRING GALA OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE - annual high-society black-tie dinner dance in May in the Tent at Lincoln Center, New York City, NY, U.S.A.
  • ST. JAMES'S CONCOURS OF ELEGANCE - the St James’s Concours of Elegance will be held in an area that encompasses the gardens of Marlborough House, Marlborough Road and St James’s Palace, the official residence of the Sovereign.
  • St. Moritz Events - updated daily at St. Moritz Tourist Board's website.
  • St. Moritz Gourmet Festival 2017 - "The Original since 1994." January 30 - February 3, 2017.
  • ST. MORITZ Match Race - "Sailing on the Top of the World."
  • ST. MORITZ POLO WORLD CUP ON SNOW - Cartier Polo World Cup.
  • STAPLES CENTER - located in Los Angeles it has established itself as a world-class arena and the Sports and Entertainment Center of the World.
  • STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS - annual address presented before by the President of the United States to the United States Congress.
  • Stotesbury Cup Regatta - since 1927. One of the largest high school rowing competitions. It is held annually in mid-May over a two-day period along the Schuylkill River near Boathouse Row in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Competing crews come from schools all over North America.
  • SUMMER TIME
  • SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
  • SUPER BOAT INTERNATIONAL - "Boat Racing Of The Rich And Famous."
  • SUPER BOAT RACING EVENTS CALENDAR - "Boat Racing Of The Rich And Famous."
  • SUPER BOWL - since 1967. The annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL), the highest level of professional American football in the United States, culminating a season that begins in the late summer of the previous calendar year. The Super Bowl uses Roman numerals to identify each game, rather than the year in which it is held. For example, Super Bowl I was played on January 15, 1967, following the 1966 regular season, while Super Bowl XLVII, which will determine the champion of the current 2012 season, will be played on February 3, 2013.
  • Supermodel of the World - (Ford Supermodel of the Year, formerly Face of the 80s) is an international modeling contest established by Eileen Ford in 1980. The contest showcases young fashion model entrants from over 50 countries in order to discover new talent for the fashion industry. The winner of the international final event receive a $250,000 modeling contract with Ford Models. The two runners up receive contracts of $150,000 and $100,000 respectively.
  • Superyacht Cup - since 2006.
  • Sydney Film Festival - since 1954.
  • Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race - since 1945. (Sometimes referred to as the Bluewater Classic in the Australian media) is an annual event hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, starting in Sydney on Boxing Day and finishing in Hobart, Tasmania. The race distance is approximately 630 nautical miles (1,170 km). The race is run in co-operation with the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, and is widely considered to be one of the most difficult yacht races in the world.
  • SXSW | SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST - one of the largest music festivals in the United States usually in March in Austin, Texas with more than 2,000 performers.
  • SZIGET Festival - since 1993. One of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe. It is held every August in northern Budapest, Hungary, on Óbudai-sziget ("Old Buda Island"), a leafy 108-hectare (266-acre) island on the Danube. More than 1,000 performances take place each year.
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  • Tall Ships' Races.
  • TALL SHIPS' RACES - are races for sail training "tall ships" (sailing ships).
  • Taormina Film Fest - historic film festival, and Italy's oldest began in 1955.
  • TARGA FLORIO - open road endurance automobile race held in the mountains of Sicily near Palermo. Founded in 1906, it used to be the oldest sports car racing event, part of the World Championship until 1973. After 1973, it was a national sports car event until it was discontinued in 1977 due to safety concerns. It is since run as a rallying event, and is part of the Campionato Italiano Rally, the Italian national rally championship.
  • TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL - Hollywood, CA, U.S.A.
  • Techno Classica Essen - since 1989. "World Show for Vintage, Classic and Prestige Automobiles, Motorcycles and Spare Parts, Restoration and World Club Meeting." The World's Greatest Classic Car Show. 2014 Event: 190,400 visitors from 41 countries! Over 1250 exhibitors from 41 countries! Over 120,000 square metres of exhibition floor space in 17 halls! Approximately 2500 automobiles for sale! Over 220 presentations from clubs and museums!
  • TEDX EVENTS
  • TEFAF MAASTRICHT 2012 - "The World's Leading Art and Antiques Fair." Genuine masterpieces from 260 of the world’s most prestigious art and antiques dealers from 16 countries on display.
  • TELECRUNCH DISRUPT - annual conference hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco, New York City, and Beijing, which began in 2011 and is where some technology startups launch their products and services competing on stage in front of venture capital potential investors, media and other interested parties.
  • TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL
  • TENNIS MASTERS CUP
  • THANKSGIVING - a harvest festival celebrated primarily in the United States and Canada.
  • The 100 most influential people in the world - TIME Magazine.
  • The 500 most powerful people on the planet - Foreign Policy Power Map.
  • THE BIG SMOKE - annual event held around the United States every year sponsored by Cigar Aficionado magazine.
  • The Boat Race - since 1829. Annual rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club, rowed between competing eights on the River Thames in London, England.
  • THE ENVELOPE - the awards insider.
  • The European Fine Art Fair | TEFAF - "Established in 1988, TEFAF is widely regarded as the world’s pre-eminent fair of art and antiques. We champion the finest quality art from across the ages by creating a community of the world’s top art dealers and experts to inspire lovers and buyers of art everywhere."
  • THE FRENCH OPEN | ROLAND GARROS - named after the famous French aviator Roland Garros, is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros. It is the premier clay court tennis tournament in the world and the second of the four annual Grand Slam tournaments – the other three are the Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam held on clay and ends the spring clay court season.
  • THE GRAND NATIONAL - world famous National Hunt horse race which is held at Aintree in the United Kingdom. It is a handicap chase containing thirty fences which is run over a distance of 4 miles and 856 yards (7,242 m).
  • THE GREAT WALL MARATHON - since 1999.
  • The International 2018 - as with every International from 2013 onwards, the prize pool was crowdfunded by the Dota 2 community via its battle pass feature, with the total being over US$25 million, the largest in eSports history.
  • The International Men's Day is an international holiday since 1999 and is celebrated worldwide on the first Saturday of November.
  • THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS TODAY
  • THE MET BALL - (Costume Institute Gala or Costume Institute Ball). Since 1948. Nicknamed the "Oscars of the East Coast", is an annual ball that celebrates the annual opening of the New York City's Metropolitan Museum's (The Met) fashion exhibit at the Costume Institute.
  • THE O2 ARENA LONDON
  • THE OSCARS - since 1929. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. Organized and overseen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are given each year at a formal ceremony. Venue: Dolby Theatre, Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028, U.S.A.
  • THE PALIO HORSE RACE - known locally simply as Il Palio, is a horse race held twice each year on July 2 and August 16 in Siena, Italy, in which ten horses and riders, bareback and dressed in the appropriate colours, represent ten of the seventeen Contrade, or city wards. Siena, Italy.
  • THE PROMS - is an eight-week summer season of daily orchestral classical music concerts and other events held annually, predominantly in the ROYAL ALBERT HALL, London.
  • THE ROSE BALL | LE BAL DE ROSE - March: Salle des Étoiles at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, Monaco.
  • THE STARS ROUTE - "Gourmet Festival. Michelin Stars." Created in 2010, “The Stars Route' is identified as one of the most important high quality gastronomic festivals that take place in Portugal, involving, since that date, more than half a hundred national and foreign chefs awarded with the famous Michelin Guide stars.
  • THE WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW
  • Third Coast International Audio Festival | TCIAF - based in Chicago, curates audio stories from around the world and showcases them in various mediums. It is informally referred to as the "Sundance of Radio".
  • TICKER-TAPE PARADE
  • TIME'S PERSON of the YEAR
  • Times Square Ball
  • Times Square Ball app - "The Official Website and App of Times Square New Years Eve Ball Drop."
  • TIMES SQUARE NEW YEAR'S EVE BALL DROP 2018 - December 31. Venue: 1 Times Square, New York City, NY 10036-9998, U.S.A.
  • TOKYO AUTO SALON - annual auto show held in January at the Makuhari Messe, Chiba City, Japan for Performance and custom dress-up parts and technology display.
  • TOKYO MARATHON - since 2007. Annual marathon sporting event in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. It is an IAAF Gold Label marathon and one of the six World Marathon Majors.
  • Tokyo Motor Show - biennial auto show held in October–November at the Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan for cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.
  • TOMATINA - "The Tomato Party in Buñol (Valencia), Spain." Yearly tomato fight festival on the last Wednesday of August.
  • TOP 10 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY EVENTS OF THE YEAR
  • TOP MARQUES MONACO - "The Only Live Supercar Show in the World."
  • TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW
  • TORONTO INTERNATINAL FILM FESTIVAL
  • TOUR DE FRANCE - since 1903. Annual bicycle race that covers approximately 3,600 kilometres (2,200 mi) throughout France and bordering countries. The race lasts three weeks and attracts cyclists from around the world. The race is broken into day-long segments, called stages. Individual times to finish each stage are totalled to determine the overall winner at the end of the race. The rider with the lowest aggregate time at the end of each day wears a yellow jersey. The course changes every year but it has always finished in Paris. The Tour de France is the best known and most prestigious of cycling's three "Grand Tours".
  • TOUR DE SKI - cross-country skiing event held annually since 2006 (2006/2007 season) in Central Europe, modeled on the Tour de France of cycling.
  • TOUR DOWN UNDER
  • TOUR OF IRELAND
  • TOUR OMAN
  • TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL - Lower Manhattan, NY, U.S.A.
  • TRUCK FESTIVAL - music festival. Hill Farm, Steventon, Oxfordshire, U.K.
  • turin international book fair | Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino - Italy's biggest bookshop. One of the largest book fairs in the world.
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  • U.S. Open.
  • UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MATCHES
  • Un Certain Regard - section of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection. It is run at the salle Debussy, parallel to the competition for the Palme d'Or. This section was introduced in 1978 by Gilles Jacob. The name literally means "a certain glance" but is understood by French speakers to mean "from another point of view." Here it means films with various types of visions and styles, which tell their stories in nontraditional ways. This section presents 20 "original and different" works which seek international recognition.
  • UNITED STATES MIDTERM ELECTIONS - general elections in the United States that are held two years after the quadrennial (four-year) elections for the President of the United States (i.e. near the midpoint of the four-year presidential term). Federal offices that are up for election during the midterms are members of the United States Congress, including all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives, and the full terms for 33 or 34 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate.
  • U.S. & WORLD POPULATION CLOCKS
  • U.S. OPEN - official site. The 2nd of the four major prestigious annual tournaments (The Majors) in professional golf (June).
  • USENIX SECURITY SYMPOSIUM - Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
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  • Vienna Opera Ball.
  • V FESTIVAL - annual music festival held in the United Kingdom during the penultimate weekend in August: Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in South Staffordshire.
  • VALENTINE'S DAY - February 14.
  • VASALOPPET - annual long distance (90 km) cross-country ski race (ski marathon) held on the first Sunday of March in northwestern Dalarna, Sweden between the village of Sälen and town of Mora. It is the oldest, the longest, and in popular consideration the biggest cross-country ski race in the world.
  • VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA - (Italian: Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia). The oldest international film festival in the world, founded in 1932. Takes place once every two years (in odd years) in Venice at the Venice Cinema Palace on Lido Island, Venice, Italy.
  • VERBIER FESTIVAL - international music festival that takes place annually for 2 weeks in late July and early August in the mountain resort of Verbier, Switzerland.
  • Vienna Life Ball - since 1992. The biggest charity event in Europe supporting people with HIV or AIDS. The event is organized by the nonprofit organization AIDS LIFE.
  • Vienna New Year's Concert - Vienna Philharmonic (German: Das Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker) is a concert of classical music that takes place each year in the morning of New Year's Day in Vienna, Austria. It is broadcast live around the world to an estimated audience of 50 million in 73 countries in 2012 and 90 countries in 2015.
  • VIENNA OPERA BALL | DER OPERNBALL - annual Austrian society event which takes place in the building of the Vienna State Opera in Vienna, Austria on the Thursday preceding Ash Wednesday (a religious holliday).
  • Viennese balls - Wikipedia.
  • VISA Pour l'Image - since 1989. "The premier International Festival of Photojournalism held in Perpignan, France."
  • VOLVO OCEAN RACE - since 1973. Yacht race around the world, held every three years.
  • Vuelta a EspaÑa - a three-week road bicycle racing stage race that is one of the three "Grand Tours" of Europe and part of the UCI World Ranking calendar. The race lasts three weeks and attracts cyclists from around the world. The race is broken into day-long segments, called stages. Individual times to finish each stage are totalled to determine the overall winner at the end of the race. The rider with the lowest aggregate time at the end of each day wears the Golden Jersey.
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  • World Economic Forum 2012, Davos, Switzerland.
  • WE DAY - Free The Children holds an annual series of events called "We Day", which features notable speakers, such as Al Gore, the Dalai Lama, and Elie Wiesel, and performers, such as Demi Lovato, Justin Bieber, and Nelly Furtado. Attended by thousands of students, tickets are not purchased, but instead are given to students involved with social activism in their schools.
  • Web Summit - "Where The Tech World Meets." Technology-industry conference held in Dublin, Ireland since 2010. The topic of the conference is centered on internet technology and attendees range from Fortune 500 companies to the world’s most exciting tech companies. This contains a mix of CEOs and founders of tech start ups together with a range of people from across the global technology industry, as well as related industries.
  • WEMBLEY STADIUM
  • WESTMINSTER KENNEL CLUB DOG SHOW - the first Westminster show was first held on May 8, 1877, making it the second-longest continuously held sporting event in the United States behind only the Kentucky Derby, which was first held in 1875. Its entry limit of 2,500 dogs featured all 179 breeds and varieties recognized by the American Kennel Club for competition in conformation shows.
  • WGC | WORLD GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • WHATS ON WHEN - worldwide event guide and travel inspiration.
  • WHEN IS - dates of religious and civil holidays around the world.
  • White House Correspondents' Dinner | WHCA - (since 1920- Wikipedia). Known as Washington, D.C.'s 'Oscar weekend'.
  • WHITE TURF HORSE RACE ST. MORITZ - "International Horse Races since 1907." Every winter this alpine village hosts the "White Turf" horse race on the frozen Lake St. Moritz, Switzerland on the first three Sundays in February.
  • WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS - the tournament takes place over two weeks in late June and early July and is the third of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. It is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and is generally considered the most prestigious and also the only Major still played on grass. It has been held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in the London suburb of Wimbledon (London Borough of Merton) since 1877.
  • WOMAD | WORLD OF MUSIC, ARTS AND DANCE - music festival. Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, U.K.
  • WOMAN OF THE YEAR
  • Women in Hollywood - Elle Magazine.
  • WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL - August 15-18, 1969.
  • WORLD AIDS DAY
  • WORLD ARCHITECTURE FESTIVAL
  • WORLD ATHLETICS TOUR
  • WORLD BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP | WBC
  • WORLD BOOK DAY - since 1995. World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on April 23, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
  • WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS | WCOTY - French: Prix mondial de la Voiture de l'année. An automobile award selected by a jury of 48 international automotive journalists from 22 countries.
  • World Championship Cheese Contest - since 1957. "The largest technical cheese contest in the world. Held biennially."
  • World Chocolate Day - sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day, is an observance that occurs globally every year on July 7. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate. It has been stated that 7 July 2016 marks 466 years since chocolate was introduced to Europe.
  • World Cleanup Day - September 15, beginning at 10 a.m. Global social action program aimed at combating the global solid waste problem, including the problem of marine debris.
  • WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY - March 15.
  • WORLD CRUISING CLUB - since 1986. Global sailing event organisers World Cruising Club (WCC) are best known for the ARC, the world’s largest annual trans-ocean sailing event. The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, to use its official title, is the originator of the many WCC cruising rallies now taking place around the globe.
  • WORLD EARTH HOUR
  • WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM ANNUAL MEETING - annual meeting at Davos, Switzerland since 1971. The meeting brings together some 2,500 top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals, and journalists to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world. Venue: Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.
  • World Health Day - since 1950. Global health awareness day celebrated every year on 7 April, under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • World Laughter Day - takes place on the first Sunday of May of every year. The first celebration was on January 10, 1998, in Mumbai, India, and was arranged by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement.
  • WORLD LUXURY EXPO - "World Luxury Expo showcases the world's leading luxury brands in an exhibition format to an ultra-affluent audience at the most luxurious hotel venues."
  • WORLD MATCH RACING TOUR | WMRT - professional sailing series, featuring 9 World Championship events across the globe, sanctioned by the International Sailing Federation with "Special Event" status. The tour currently spans 3 continents.
  • WORLD MEMORY CHAMPIONSHIPS - since 1991. Organized competition of mental sports in which competitors memorize as much information as possible within a given period of time.
  • World Naked Gardening Day - since 2005. Annual international event celebrated on the first Saturday of May by gardeners and non-gardeners alike.
  • World Nomad Games - international sport competition dedicated to ethnic sports practiced in Central Asia.
  • WORLD OUTGAMES - welcomes participants for sports, the LGBT Human Rights conference and our culture program regardless of their sexual orientation, race, nationality or religious affiliation.
  • World Password Day - "A Password Is Not Enough."
  • World Pizza Championship - since 1991. Event held annually to determine the world's best pizza makers.
  • World Presentation of Haute Horlogerie & Jewellery | WPHH - by Franck Muller Group.
  • WORLD PRESS PHOTO - known for organizing the world's largest and most prestigious press photography contest.
  • WORLD SERIES - official website.
  • World Series of Video Games | WSVG - since 2006. International professional electronic sports competition.
  • World Stamp Show - NY 2016 - United States' once-a-decade international celebration of stamp collecting taking place at the Javits Center in New York from May 28 to June 4, 2016. This will be the first international stamp show to be held in New York since FIPEX in 1956.
  • World Television Day - in December 1996 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 November as World Television Day commemorating the date on which the first World Television Forum was held in 1996.
  • World Toilet Day - in 2001, the World Toilet Organization declared its founding day, 19 November, as World Toilet Day.
  • WORLD TRAVEL MART - since 1980. "The global meeting place for the travel trade." UK event for the global travel industry.
  • WORLD WINTER MASTERS GAMES
  • World's most boring day in history - ever! - April 11, 1954.
  • WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL - music festival. Sète, France.
  • WSOP | WORLD SERIES OF POKER - official World Series of Poker Online.
  • WTA WORLD TOUR | WOMEN'S TENNIS ASSOCIATION
  • WWDC | APPLE WORLDWIDE DEVELOPERS CONFERENCE - since 1990. Conference held annually in California by Apple Inc. The conference is primarily used by Apple to showcase its new software and technologies for developers, as well as offering hands-on labs and feedback sessions. The number of attendees usually varies between 2,000 to 4,200 developers.
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  • The Christmas Eve Midnight Mass at Saint Peter's Basilica.
  • xmas Eve Mass at St. Peter's Basilica with Pope Francis
  • xMAS EVE MASS AT THE VATICAN - "How to Attend Christmas Eve Mass at the Vatican."
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  • Yonex All England Badminton Championships.
  • YACHTSXL.COM - "The World's Number One Online Boat Show."
  • Yoga Day - celebrated annually on June 21 since its inception in 2015.
  • Yonex All England Badminton Championships
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  • Zurich Film Festival.
  • ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL
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