The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival, which in 2016 covered 25 days and contained 50,266 performances of 3,269 shows in 294 venues. Recognized in 1947 as an alternative to the Edinburgh International Festival, it takes place yearly in Edinburgh, Scotland, in the month of August.
The festival of San Fermín is a seven days long, factually rooted celebration held yearly in the city of Pamplona (in Navarre, Spain). The festivities start at noon on the sixth of July, when the opening of the party is marked by setting off the pyrotechnic chupinazo, and continue until night, on the fourteenth of July, with the singing of the Pobre de Mí. , which occurs at 8:00 AM from the 7th of July to the 14th July.
Sydney New Year’s Eve is an annual event held every New Year’s Eve over Sydney Harbour, centering on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. Its features are two displays, the “9 pm Family Fireworks” and the “Midnight Fireworks”, both of which are onscreen nationally with the latter world. Harmonised to a soundtrack, the fireworks explode off the arches, catwalk and roadway of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, and also the city buildings.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that occurs in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States during early October. The Balloon Fiesta is a nine day event, and has over 500 balloons each year. The event is the main hot air balloon festival in the world.
The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is the third largest international comedy festival in the world and the main cultural event in Australia. Established in 1987, it occurs annually in Melbourne over four weeks, typically opening in March and running through to April. The Melbourne Town Hall has helped as the festival hub since the early 1990s, but performances are held in locations throughout the city.
A motor racing championship for Formula One cars which is known by the sport’s governing body, the Fédération Internationale de automobile (FIA), as the highest class of competition for open wheel racing cars. Teams are competing in twenty Grands Prix—starting in Australia on 26 March and finishing in Abu Dhabi on 26 November—for the World Drivers’ and World Constructors’ championships.
The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club,also recognized as the All England Club,based at Church Road, Wimbledon, London, England, is a private members’ club. It is best recognized as the venue for the Wimbledon Championships, the only Grand Slam tennis event still detained on grass. Originally an amateur event that engaged club members and their friends for a few days each summer, the championships have become far more protruding than the club itself.
The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race held yearly at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England. First run in 1839, it is a handicap point-to-point over 4 miles 514 yards with horses jumping 30 fences over two laps. It is the most valued jump race in Europe, with a prize fund of £1 million in 2017. An event that is protuberant in British culture, the race is widespread amongst many people who do not usually watch or bet on horse racing at other times of the year.