Summer 2012. Overview of events worth visiting
Formula 1. Held in the summer in Spanish Valencia from 22 to 24 June and in Budapest from July 27 to July 29.
2. Lovers of beer and other alcohol joys.
"Beer Exchange" in Leipzig from 22 to 24 June. In addition to beer, guests of the festival are waiting for competitions of brewers, many attractions and musical representations. Lovers Tasty food will be able to meet traditional German dishes. In July, the same festival is held in Bonn.
"Annual Big British Beer Festival" It will be held in the London Exhibition Center Erls Court in August (7.08-11.08). Guests of the Festival will be offered over 450 varieties of light and dark beer, ale and cider. The program of the festival includes musical performances of different styles and directions – from folka and country to rock and pop music. Following the festival, the winner of the competition for the best beer of the year "Beer – Champion of Great Britain" will be announced.
Every year, Berlin takes "INTERNATIONAL BEER FESTIVAL". This year, the event will be held under the motto "Beer makes us friends". Fans of the drink will be able to taste 2000 different beer varieties from 300 brewers from 86 countries. For two kilometers from Square Strausberger Platz to FrankFurter Tor will work famous "Beer Mile" on which festival beer stalls are installed. In 2012, the event will be held from 03 to August 05.
Festival of beer and whiskey in Stockholm – the largest beer festival in Northern Europe and one of the largest festivals of whiskey in the world! This year, more than 1,300 varieties of beer, whiskey, cider and caldos will be presented at the festival. The event will be held on the former auto plane, transformed into the Factory Nacka Strand exhibition center in the suburb of Stockholm Naka (Nacka) from September 27 to September 29.
Wine Wine Festival Wine will be held Florence September 21 and 22. Wine lovers will be able to try more than 250 species of the best Italian wines and enjoy the novelties of the season. The event takes place on the main squares of the city and in the most beautiful historical palaces. Within the framework of the festival in the San Lorenzo market hosts the Cook Competition. Ten chefs from ten provinces will show their skills, and the audience will have the opportunity to taste traditional dishes of Italian regional cuisines and drink their wine from the respective province.
3. music lovers.
The annual jazz festival «Jazz Fest Wien» held in Vienna from 25 June to 9 July. Famous musicians and singers perform in front of fans of jazz in the best concert venues in the Austrian capital: the Vienna State Opera, the Concert Hall in the Museumsquartier, a chamber opera, club "Porgy and Bess". On the square in front of City Hall and in the Arkadenhof Museum Quarter musicians give free concerts. Among the participants this year – Charles Bradley, Eric Burdon, Rufus Wainwright, Sharon Jones and many others.
Blues festival will be held in Copenhagen from 26 to 30 September. Year after year, the music forum is gaining momentum, expanding and improving its program. In this year’s program, more than 60 live concerts of famous blues artists from around the world.
4. lovers party.
Opening of the club season in Ibiza has passed May 27. Mecca for clubbers and freaks from around the world, fun, scandalous, noisy Ibiza summer season begins with a grand celebration. Whatever the music style you prefer – are sure to find a program to taste. Dancing, enchanting beach parties, cocktails – all will be in abundance, even for this island.
Street parade in Zurich this year will be held August 11. This fun event, opportunity to get acquainted with the latest trends in the world of electronic music, relax and revel in the whole hog! Going to the "Street Parade", do not expect to escape from there until Monday!
Fans of such entertainment can recommend to visit LOVE Parade in Prague from 13 to 19 August in Stockholm or from 31 July to 4 August.
5. All the rest.
Balloon Festival in Leipzig from 26 to 29 July – one of the largest and most famous of its kind. These days in Germany attracts masters and lovers of flying on balloons from around the world. Participants in the festival compete not only in the management of the aircraft, but in the competition for the most unusual model of the ball.
"BOL D’OR MIRABAUD" – The largest sailing regatta on closed reservoirs in Europe will be held from 15 to 17 June in Geneva. Perhaps the dexterity and skill in these popular competitions on the Lake Geneva are gathering more than 600 high-speed yachts and catamarans from around the world.
Festival Channels In Amsterdam will be held this year from August 10 to 19. Concert platforms are equipped on the embankments, in the squares and parks of the city near the monuments and museums, on the roofs and terraces of buildings. As well as in the premises of Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport and on specially equipped boats floating through the channels.
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "TATTOO CONVENTION" London is a three-day show dedicated to the art of tattoos. Exchange experience and demonstrate their work will give 150 leading masters and tattoo studios from 26 countries in the world. In the program of the festival – professional contests with prize pools in 15 nominations, demonstration of masterpiece painting and master classes, light shows and entertainment programs, the choice of the queen of the Tattoo Queen festival and fashion shows. The festival takes place in Tobacco Dock – a former warehouse building built at the beginning of the XIX century.