2018

The Festivals of Washington DC – Part 2

The next foray into the world of festivals in Washington DC leads us to a barbecue, let’s us participate in a sporting event and visit a jazz festival. Washington is one of the best places in the whole of America to host events and festivals, not just because it is the capital city of the […]

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The Festivals of Washington DC – Part 1

Washington DC is a great place if you love festivals, the good people of Washington will celebrate almost any occasion if they can. This blog concentrates on some of the events and festivals that take place in America’s capital city every year. Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival What could be possibly be more American […]

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The History of Military Parades in Washington DC – Part 2

The second part of our blog highlighting the military parades in Washington and other U.S cities follows the celebrations of the presidential inaugural marches of Kennedy and Eisenhower. But this blog goes back in time to the early days of celebrating the American presidency. It was once common practice in the U.S for the president […]

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The History of Military Parades in Washington DC – Part 1

Being the nation’s capital, Washington DC has had its fair share of military parades. As the seat of power, it is up to Washington to dispatch its nation’s troops to battle and, as such, Washington is there to welcome them home. But unlike some nations of the world, America does not flex its military muscle […]

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The Best Cultural Events and Pageants in Washington – Part 3

Washington DC has probably the most cultural events, parades and pageants than any other American city, this is mostly because it is the nation’s capital, but also displays the diverse cultural heritage Washington has. It is an integrated city that has embraced the different cultures that have stayed in the capital and made their home […]

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The Best Cultural Events and Pageants in Washington – Part 2

The second part of our blog to see the best cultural events and pageants in Washington DC each year focuses on Fiesta Asia, Smithsonian Folklife festivals and also the Virginia Scottish Games. In part one of this blog we celebrated everything that was great about Ireland, Mexico and Japan and in this edition,  we move […]

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The Best Cultural Events and Pageants in Washington – Part 1

Washington DC is one of the oldest cities in the U.S, it holds great culture as well as being the country’s Capital. It therefore has many traditions that it likes to uphold and, in typical American fashion, celebrate them. This blog is all about Washington’s parades, pageants and cultural events that take place in the […]

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