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2014-04-02 16:27:14

Scotland Week 10k Run & Festival Takes Place on Saturday, April 5 NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park as up to 9,000 runners take part in the eleventh annual Scotland Run (10K), part of the Scotland Week festivities. Runners line up at West Drive near 62nd Street and finish at West Drive near 67th Street. A key part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, and operated by New York Road Runners (NYRR),...

2014-03-26 23:29:44

Glittering costumes, fantastical floats, pulsating music and frenzied dancing in the streets. The Biggest Fete Ever Seen, Carnival 2014. April 5th - May 3rd, 2014. St. Thomas, United States Vrigin Islands (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 April springs to life with Carnival festivities on St. Thomas. In its 62nd continuous year, the St. Thomas Carnival is a highly anticipated cultural tradition that spans a full month with fun activities for all ages. Enjoy boat races, toddler races, nightly live...

2014-03-12 12:27:37

SEATTLE, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some might not feel so lucky that St. Patrick's Day falls on a Monday this year, but that's not stopping an overwhelming majority of Americans from celebrating their Irish roots. According to Survey Analytics, 97 percent of Americans plan to celebrate the holiday in one form or another. Although it's not the most popular of U.S. holidays, 41 percent of Americans will be spending the night out with friends at a bar or party and 30 percent will...

2013-12-23 16:20:07

- Measures an unprecedented 274 feet in length, a Rose Parade float record TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda will lead the 125(th) annual Tournament of Roses Parade with the "Keeping Dreams on Track" historic-meets-futuristic train-themed float, powered by a specially-configured Honda hybrid engine. The premier float of the 2014 Rose Parade will measure an unprecedented 274 feet in length, and is set to break the record as the longest Rose Parade float,...

2013-11-19 23:01:38

The singed dedication rose vials include messages honoring the patients and families who have saved lives through organ, eye, and tissue donations. The traditional Rose Parade is viewed by 40 million Americans, 800,000 parade spectators, and viewers in 150 countries. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The NJ Sharing Network in partnership with Donate Life America presented CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center CEO Paul Walker, CEO of Christ Hospital Peter Kelly, and...

2013-11-01 20:22:08

DJ VH1 PERFORMS ON RPR'S FLOAT FOR CITY'S 40TH ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARADE NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubenstein Public Relations (RPR) celebrated Halloween in New York City's 40(th) Annual Village Halloween Parade. The firm was the third in the lineup to travel up Sixth Avenue on its superhero-themed float featuring DJ VH (a.k.a Brendan Jay Sullivan), best known for collaborating with Lady Gaga. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131101/NY09189-a)(Photo:...

2013-06-12 12:33:42

OAKLAND, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What do you get when you combine a taco truck, homemade ice cream, security solutions experts, family, friends, and a group of adored customers in perfect weather and a great setting? You get the annual Capture Carnival along with good times, good conversations, and satisfied appetites. The entire team at Capture Technologies hosted the carnival at their offices last week as a show of appreciation for the relationships they have built...

2013-04-11 12:29:39

MENDOZA, Argentina, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentine Malbec has become so popular around the world that it merits its own special day of celebration. April 17, 2013 has been designated the 3(rd) annual Malbec World Day (MWD) and everyone is invited by Wines of Argentina to lift a glass in a special toast. Official celebrations will be held in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Sao Paulo and, of course, Mendoza. The program, developed in collaboration...

2013-02-11 08:24:15

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year the Carnival in Cap Haitien provides an outlet to Haitians from all walks of life to participate in a fun filled event that allows them to put aside their daily worries. The Carnival is also an event where Haitians are given carte blanche to criticize their leaders and their government. Unfortunately some recent media coverage of this year's Carnival has raised doubts about the government's commitment to the musical...

2013-01-23 08:25:02

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mardi Gras is coming up in a couple of weeks, to be celebrated in several countries around the globe. The Carnival of Venice belongs to the classiest festivals with its spectacular masquerade galas annually held in splendid Venetian palaces. Lavish balls, a rich program, distinct and elaborate costumes and masks, a unique historic setting--just to name a few--attract millions of visitors to the Carnival in Venice yearly. A one-of-a-kind experience...