Freedom Day celebrates the first post-apartheid elections that were held on the 27th April, 1994. These were the first non-racial national elections when everyone over the voting age of 18, no matter what race and including foreign citizens that are permanent residents of South Africa could vote.
The most colourful festival and the favourite for foreigners, Holi in India is on many tourists wish lists, due to the fact that you can act like a kid and throw coloured powder over anyone within range. Here is the Wise Traveller short guide to enjoying the festival.
Rio Carnival is so well known but many don't know originally it was a Catholic event. Carnival starts the Friday before Lent and ends on Fat Tuesday. This year Carnival in Rio will run Feb 9-14, although a few events take place later in the week. Here is your quick guide to Rio Carnival.
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