When June comes, Festivals, Concerts, Exhibitions will begin from all around the world. So lets look at the events which will happen in June.
Lisbon/Portugal, Feast of St Anthony
12th – 14th June 2011
Lisbon Festival is also known as the feast of Saint Anthony festival is celebrated throughout Lisbon, notably in the Alfama district and on the Avenida da Liberdade where there is a huge parade. The festival consists of food and drink with the locals putting up lanterns and streamers, dancing and singing, in the streets. Fado music can be heard throughout the city and grilled sardines are eaten in huge quantities. During this festival, it is a tradition to offer a small pot of basil to loved ones.
Zurich/Switzerland, Zurich Festival
17th June – 10th July 2011
The Zurich Festival will once again be presenting a unique combination of opera, concerts, dance, drama and fine art, thus demonstrating the rich variety offered by Zurich’s cultural institutions this year.
Basel/Switzerland, Art Basel
15th – 19th June 2011
The previous one (Art 41 Basel), 62,500 people attended the last edition of this favorite rendezvous for the global artworld, including art collectors, art dealers, artists, curators and other art enthusiasts.
The world’s premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. More than 2,500 artists, ranging from the great masters of Modern art to the latest generation of emerging stars, are represented in the show’s multiple sections. The exhibition includes the highest-quality paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, video and editioned works.
Hafnarfjörður/Iceland, Viking Festival
16th – 20th June 2011
On 16 June 2011 on the soutwest coast of Iceland in the small port town of Hafnarfjörður will begin an international festival of Vikings.
The Viking Festival 2011 is from 16th to 20th of June. The opening is on the 16th at 16:00. The festival activities are fight shows, storytelling, glima, archery, music and much more. You don’t want to miss The Viking Festival this year. The markets open at 13:00 and until 21:00. In the evening there will be viking feast at Viking restaurant and stays until 4 in the morning.
Book your hotel room in Iceland with GalaHotels and enjoy the viking atmosphere.
London/United Kingdom, Wimbledon Championships
Qualifying: 13rd – 16th June 2011
The Championships: 20th June – 3rd July 2011
You will have chance to see the best players from 60 countries compete in the five main Championships events in 2011. Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, Roddick, Clijsters, Williams, Sharapova ,you will see these players joined by Veteran, Juniors and Wheelchair competitors in the second week of the Tournament, playing in their own events on the Championships lawns.