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2011-01-14 06:35:00

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It may still be over a month away, but Rio Carnival really is the mother of all street parties and there are just a few places left to experience this extravaganza with Tucan Travel in March. As South American adventure experts, Tucan Travel has been operating tours to include all the magic that Brazil's famous street party has to offer since the company began. Today, the adventure travel operator has four of its six tour styles all converging on...

2011-01-06 12:21:00

ROSEAU, Dominica, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover Dominica Authority today announced the calendar of events for its upcoming Carnival celebration. Carnival is the most festive season in Dominica (Dom-in-EEK-a), a spectacular green island of rugged mountains, lush rainforests and rushing rivers in the Eastern Caribbean. Carnival - or "The Real Mas" - is a pre-Lenten festival with a rich history dating back thousands of years. Carnival in Dominica is highlighted by a kaleidoscope of...

2011-01-06 10:00:00

1001 ways to have fun outdoors this winter! QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/carnaval-de-quebec/decouvrez-la-programmation-du-carnaval-de-quebec /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE Carnaval de Qu©bec

2010-12-16 09:00:00

MIAMI, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, Carnival Cruise Lines is infusing its fun spirit into the world's largest New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square. Carnival today announced it is the official confetti sponsor of the Times Square New Year's Eve 2011 celebration, bringing its signature fun and popular brand to the annual gathering of more than a million revelers. The sponsorship includes multiple opportunities to associate the "Fun Ship" brand...

2010-11-17 09:27:00

MIAMI, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The official start of the Holidays will get underway when the 14th annual Miracle on 136th Street Parade marches in to The Falls shopping center on November 20, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. See local marching bands, bag pipers, stilt walkers, a junkanoo band, Brazilian dancers, a Dixieland Band, local dignitaries, costumed characters, celebrities and more. The Holiday Parade features, Josie Loren, star of ABC family's television drama series Make it or Break It...

2010-10-28 09:09:00

KEY WEST, Fla., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Placing a premium on responsibility, Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum and the City of Key West Department of Transportation are proud to announce the return of Captain Morgan's Safe Ride buses to Fantasy Fest 2010. The Safe Ride buses provide all Fantasy Fest revelers with free public transportation from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010. "My friends, every great night starts with a plan, so climb aboard my Safe Ride buses this...

2010-10-13 14:29:00

MIAMI, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaping horror, thrills and fear, 'Buried Alive!' rises up this Halloween with seven terrifying nights of haunted houses, unlimited carnival rides, live DJs and nightmarish fright. Experience pure terror as, lifeless corpses and mad characters maliciously roam a 5 acre field of screams Friday to Sunday, October 22 - 24 and Thursday to Sunday, October 28 - 31, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. on Virginia Key. Admission to the event, including haunted houses...

2010-08-24 06:01:00

LONDON, August 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Notting Hill Carnival keeps getting bigger and better, and this year more than 2 million people are expected to flood the streets of Notting Hill on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th August 2010. There will be 300 music floats, 40,000 volunteers, and hundreds of food stalls selling Caribbean fare... Local company WinkBall will capture the joy of Carnival via their website - the UK's number 1 website for video. This year 100 of their citizen...

2010-04-12 04:30:00

CENTURY CITY, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pollack PR Marketing Group (PPMG) announced today, that it was selected as the agency of record for Fiesta Parade Floats (Fiesta), a leading award winning float-builder for the Tournament of Roses Parade. Based in Irwindale, CA, Fiesta boasts an impressive track record with the highest award win rate in the Rose Parade industry and, together with its clients, has won the parade's highest honor, the Sweepstakes Trophy, seventeen...

2010-03-16 13:53:03

Those members of Ireland's ethnic minorities who participated in last year's St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin want to be able to express their own cultures more fully in future events. The claim has been made by academics from Queen's University Belfast who have been working with colleagues in the University of Limerick and St Andrews in Scotland on a research project into Irish identities. While the parade participants congratulated the organizers on creating an impressive and inclusive...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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