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Videos: Best European Festivals

by Elizabeth Brady. Posted Mar 16th 2011 11:00 AM
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Europe: The land of romance languages, castles and the annual Orange Throwing Festival. That's right. Within the 50 countries that comprise the continent, there is such a wealth of history, national pride and quirkiness, it's no surprise that some pretty awesome annual gatherings and festivals have developed, and risen to international fame.
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Oktoberfest in the USA: Ten Best Places to Celebrate in 2010

by Leslie Forsberg. Posted Sep 2nd 2010 03:52 PM

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When fall leaves light forests ablaze and the air is rich as amber ale, it's time for Oktoberfest in the USA. Celebrated in cities and towns across the country, Oktoberfest brings together the best of Bavaria -- from beer and brats to parades and polkas -- in grand outdoor fetes that offer entertainment and family-friendly fun. Oktoberfest 2010 carries special significance: It's the celebration's 200th jubilee. The 1810 wedding of Bavaria's King Ludwig I inaugurated the popular festival.
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