Eco-conscious revellers are aware of the environmental impact of music festivals, as are many of the organisers, which is why we’re seeing a move towards more cleaner, greener events all around the globe. But with so many to choose from, which ones stand out from the crowd?
The second annual Parrtjima – A Festival in Light has opened in Alice Springs, home of the Arrernte. Illuminating Alice Springs Desert Park for 10 nights, the free outdoor public event showcases contemporary art by talented Aboriginal artists from around Central Australia.
Brazil has Carnival, America has Thanksgiving, England has Guys Fawkes and Ireland has… Halloween.
Summer Sailstice is a chance for the global sailing community to get together and help promote and celebrate sailing. Why not join in?
Last year, hundreds of millions of people switched off their lights for Earth Hour. Yet, surprisingly, when I speak to people about it; ask them what they’re doing to mark the occasion I am met with blank stares. Like they have no idea what I’m taking about.
Festivals bring out the best in people. Whether the sun is splitting the rocks, the rain is falling freely or the mud is knee-deep, you’re still guaranteed to see smiles and good humor. Here are a just a few on around the world in January.
Stairway to the moon occurs once a month over a three day period from March to October, so if you want to see it you need to plan your travels around those dates. Broome’s community website releases the dates every year.
This week, the Supreme Court in India has banned tourism in tiger reserves across the country in a further attempt to protect the endangered big cats. But, despite their good intentions, there is growing concern that the ruling will do more harm than good.