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October Events 2010

If you are looking for something to keep you occupied this October wherever you travel to then take a look at our pick of some great October events around the world.

Belfast Festival at Queen's October 15th &ndash 30th

The Belfast Festival at Queen’s is an arts festival held in Belfast, Northern Ireland every year. It was once a small campus festival that has now become one of Ireland’s largest international arts festivals. This year’s programme is packed full of events to suit all tastes and is worth checking out if you are in Belfast this October.

Amsterdam Dance Event October 20th &ndash 23rd

What once started as a small conference for music professionals in a few clubs has now become one of the main events for those in the industry. The Amsterdam Dance Event is the leading electronic music conference and biggest club festival for electronic music around. It takes place over 41 clubs with over 700 artists in Amsterdam this year.

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival October 22nd &ndash 25th

This internationally acclaimed jazz festival draws thousands of jazz fans to Cork City every year. It also brings some of the world’s finest jazz musicians to the south of Ireland for some great performances. There is a great atmosphere around Cork City for the Jazz Festival and is well worth the visit whether you’re a hard core jazz fan or not.

Austin Film Festival October 21st &ndash 28th

If you are into films then a trip to Austin during its film festival should be on your itinerary this October. Its aim is to showcase the work of both established and aspiring filmmakers, actors and everyone else involved in making these artistic stories.

Cape Town International Kite Festival October 23rd- 24th

The sixteenth Cape Town International Kite Festival is running on the theme ‘Uplifting Mind and Body’. This annual festival takes places in Muizenberg and is Africa’s biggest kite festival. It draws thousands of spectators every year who come to participate in kite making and flying, and to enjoy the many stalls and entertainment that runs all weekend.

 

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