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GREAT NEWS! STA Travel Terminates Trips to Pamplona Bull Running Fiesta
Offbeat  (tags: Great news, STA travel, stops, selling, Pamplona, bulls, festival, running )

Marie
- 5 hours ago - league.org.uk
"We commend STA Travel for acting on compassion and ceasing its support of this abhorrent bull running festival. It's just a shame that it took a public campaign, and that they are still to engage with us directly.
My Plans for the Person Who Abandoned Dolly the Glastonbury Dog
Offbeat  (tags: glastonbury, dolly, dog, festival, abandoned, dolly parton )

Marie
- 3 days ago - independent.co.uk
Under my glorious rule, the mistreatment of dogs will lead to offenders - such as the owner of Dolly the Glastonbury stray - being injected with a microchip that sets off alarm bells every time they walk within 25 metres of a supermarket dog-food aisle.
Sad News: Chinese City Holds Dog-Meat Festival Early to Avoid Animal-Rights Protests
Offbeat  (tags: Yulin, dog meat, festival, sad news, early, china )

Marie
- 22 days ago - theguardian.com
Yulin residents bring forward annual summer solstice festival as objections increase and Chinese lose taste for dog meat.
Pressure Grows to Ban Week-Long DOG-Eating Festival in China
Offbeat  (tags: Dog, eating, festival, sick, ban, china, Yulin city )

Marie
- 31 days ago - express.co.uk
Around 10,000 dogs are killed and eaten every year from June 21 at Yulin City. And the festival shows no sign of losing popularity, even in the face of added pressure to ban it from celebrities and government food safety experts.
Grab A Duck Festival Branded Quackers By Animal Rightists
Offbeat  (tags: Ducks, china, dragon boat, festival )

Marie
- 36 days ago - romaniantimes.at
The organisers of a Dragon Boat Festival in China have drawn criticism from animal rights campaigners over a grab-a-duck contest staged as part of the festivities.
Best Viral Cat Videos Celebrated at US Festival
Offbeat  (tags: Internet, cat, film, festival, wonderful, video )

Giana
- 315 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Once enjoyed on the privacy of a home computer or during a work break, the humble viral cat video has been elevated to a public art form.
United We Stand Festival
Offbeat  (tags: United We Stand, Festival, June 22, 2013, Little Rock Arkansas, Ron Paul, Ralph Nader, Two Party System Stranglehold, Smashing Pumpkins, Ziggy Marley, Foo Fighers, Amber Lyon, NDAA, End The Fed )

Dandelion
- 455 days ago - freeandequal.org
"United We Stand" Festival will be the kick-off event for igniting the grassroots movement to break the stranglehold of the two-party duopoly and reform the electoral process throughout the U.S. once and for all. On June 22, at Little Rock Arkansas.
'United We Stand Festival' to Rock The Nation Awake
Offbeat  (tags: United We Stand, festival, June 22nd, Little Rock, Arkansas, Free & Equal Elections, ending the two-party cabal, Dr. Jill Stein, Ralph Nader, Smashing Pumpkins, Ziggy Marley, Dennis Kucinich, music festival, speakers, opening up the system )

Brian
- 462 days ago - freeandequal.org
Sponsored by the Free & Equal Elections Foundation, the June 22nd event in Little Rock, AR signals the beginning of the end for the exclusive corporate-controlled two party system. It's time for real democracy.
Summer Meltdown 2012 : The Bhajans   video
Offbeat  (tags: Bhajans, Orcas Island, Summer Meltdown, 2012, Darrington, WA, chants, music, festival, sacred voices, throbbing bass )

Brian
- 666 days ago - youtube.com
The Bhajans of Orcas Island performing at the 2012 Summer Meltdown in Darrington, Wa
Elephant Pedicures, Face Paint & More At Nepal Festival (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant conservation, awareness, toenail polish, nepal, festival, photos )

BarbKnigh
- 919 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Previously, the wildest pedicure we'd ever heard of was the male pedicure -- which, to be fair, ain't that crazy. But now we've seen it all: elephant pedicures. The lucky ellies got their toes painted in Nepal as part of a three-day, elephant-themed
Men Reach for Sacred Wood at 'Naked Festival'
Offbeat  (tags: humor, odd, culture, festival, Okayama, Japan, naked, fundoshi, sacred, temple, Seidaiji Templeunusual )

Naoko
- 1235 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
About 9,000 men dressed in nothing but white "fundoshi" (loin cloths) gathered Saturday in the city of Okayama for an offbeat competition to chase after two sacred sticks thrown by a monk.
Haitian Children Celebrate Biodiversity During World Bird Festival
Offbeat  (tags: Birds, Haitian, biodiversity, festival )

Tarequl
- 1307 days ago - birdlife.org
In the far south-east corner of Haiti, children in the town of Anse-a-Pitres are showing their appreciation of the avian gifts that nature offers .
14th Annual American Indian Festival
Offbeat  (tags: Native American, festival )

Lone
- 1496 days ago - hamptonroads.com
The American Indian Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 5 and 6 in Chesapeake City Park. The celebration features American Indian storytelling, traditional dancing
Iran to Hold Asiatic Cheetah Festival
Offbeat  (tags: iran, cheetahs, festival, conservation, endangered wild cats, awareness )

Simone
- 1521 days ago - presstv.ir
The Conservation of Asiatic Cheetah (CAC) project is planning to hold a festival in an attempt to increase public awareness about the endangered species.
Pahera Baishakh Celabrated
Offbeat  (tags: Bangla, Bangla new year, Pahera Baishakh, celebration, year 1417, panta Bhat, songs, Mela, bazaar, festival )

Naoko
- 1545 days ago - nation.ittefaq.com
Pahera Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla new year, was celebrated across the country on Wednesday with a renewed committment to building a harmonious and non-communal society and welcoming the new year 1417 amid traditional festivities and huge
 

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