If you are planning a trip to Rome this summer with your family then you are in for a treat, as culture will be returning to the Italian capital in the way of Estate Romana. Estate Romana (Roman Summer) comprises an annual summer festival in Rome featuring a combination of musical events, as well as films, art and culture across the Eternal City. This exciting festival runs throughout the entire summer season, and will be kicking off this year on June the 16th to the 28th of September with cultural activities and events, suited for all tastes in the centre and city outskirts.
Cannes International Firework Festival 2012 will be taking place over 6 days between July and August 2012, at the Bay of Cannes. This spectacular festival started out in 1967, following a competition created by the city of Cannes, during which all the candidates were able to present a themed-show combining fireworks and music. Thus, since 1998, the Cannes Festival has become one of the most prestigious firework events in the world gathering around 200,000 people in Cannes every year to bear witness to the spectacular shows.
Famous for its beaches and party spirit, the small town of Sitges, a short distance from Barcelona, is preparing to celebrate this year’s edition of their traditional Corpus Christi Festival Flower Carpet Contest. This event takes place the Sunday following Corpus Christi. The Corpus Christi Festival Flower Carpet Contest will take place on the 10th of June this year whereby visitors and locals alike will be able to admire stunning and intricate handmade flower carpets covering the streets.