Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Ecstatic Festivals And Special Events – Bogota

Posted on November 15, 2009 | Fascinating CitiesNo Comment


The city is known as rich in culture and in an attempt to keep the culture alive, the citizens keep on celebrating their festivals with full enthusiasm.The city organizes many events on the per day basis it includes exhibitions, sports, music concerts. Alongwith this, the city also witnesses several special events every year these include Expohogar the Carnival of Bogota, Festival of Jazz al Parque, annual book fair , festival of opera al Parque.

The festivals celebrated by the citizens are:

Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro

The festival takes place for about two weeks and regarded as one of the enormous festivals of the city, wherein the events like dance, music, theater, circus, and other interesting activities takes place.

The Carnival of Bogotá

The festival includes different types of activities that include parades, a special carnival for children, etc.  The event takes place in the month of August and it clearly displays rich cultural, musical multiplicity of the country.

Carnival of Bogota

Feria Taurina

celebrated in between January and February

Semana Santa

It is celeberated as holy week in the city in many churches in the month of March-April.

Independence Day

celebrated on July 20

Christmas

Takes place in the month of December

Some of the events include:
  • International Theater Festival
  • International Tourism Fair
  • International Book Fair
  • Bogota Summer Festival

Bogota is on the path of constant growth and trying hard to establish itself as one of the premier cities of the world.

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