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Veggie Guides International Vegetarian and Vegan Festivals Calendar 2010 There are vegetarian and vegan festivals in many countries Now you can visit a new town or country enjoy every meal make n


									Veggie Guides International Vegetarian and Vegan Festivals Calendar 2010
There are vegetarian and vegan festivals in many countries. Now you can visit a new town or country, enjoy every
meal, make new friends, and have a fantastic time! (last updated 14 May 2009)

Veggie Pride, Lyon France, Milan Italy, Prague Czech Republic, 15 May 2010

Saturday. The best weekend of the year to visit a new country. Vegetarians and vegans march through the centre of a city,
followed by activities including information and food stands, talks, music, etc. Events the night before and day after. Watch the
websites for further details. - Lyon, France, Sat 15 May. - Milan, Italy, Sat 15 May - Prague, Czech Republic, Sat 15 May

Veggie Pride Parade, New York City, USA, 16 May 2010

Sunday, line up time 11am, launch time 12 noon, start location West Village, at convergence of Little West 12th St, Gansevoort
St, Greenwich St and 9th Avenue (2 blocks south of 14th St and 9th Ave). Speakers, performers, exhibitors. Prizes for creative
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2nd annual NOLA (New Orleans, LA) Veggie Fest, USA, 16 May 2010

Sunday, 11am-7pm in the French Quarter at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 2903 Jefferson Ave, Louisiana 70115. Vegan
food samples, restaurants, cooking demos, vendor booths, films, speakers, live music, raffles and auction. $10 adults, under-12
$5, under-2 free
Lots of very happy people talking about last year's festival on Youtube (10 minutes)

Bristol Eco Veggie Fayre, Bristol, England, 29-30 May 2010

Saturday 11am-11pm, Sunday 11am-9pm. At the Amphitheatre, Waterfront Square and Millennium Square, Harbourside, Bristol
BS1 5DB (just past the Watershed in the city centre). £6 each day for adults, £3 under-12 and senior citizens. Live music, talks,
over 100 stalls, Fair Trade zone, veggie caterers, snack bars, cafes, licensed bar, juice bars, cookery classes, kids are with
entertainment, fun for all the family. Advance booking or early arrival recommended to be sure of getting in. Click for location map
See also Vegetarian Bristol and Bath guidebook

36th Vegetarian Summerfest, Pennsylvania, USA, 7-11 July 2010

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Pennsylvania. A relaxing and well-fed holiday for hundreds of families, couples and
singles. Speakers include vegetarian and vegan doctors, dieticians, chefs, authors, social activists and other educators.

Animal Rights 2009, Washington DC, USA, 15-19 July

90 speakers from 60 animal protection groupss. Sessions on personal skills, activism, organizing, outreach, hands on training
workshops. Conference video on Youtube (2:39 mins)
See also vegetarian guide to USA/Canada

Veggie Fest Chicago, 7-8 August 2010

in Napierville, IL. Free admission. Come for a day of food, fun and relaxation. Cooking demonstrations featuring juicing, French
and Indian cuisine, soul food and more. Listen and dance to live music. Lots of kids activities. Talks about vegetarian diet and
health issues by physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. Visit the website to sign up for free giveaways.
See also vegetarian guide to USA/Canada

30th annual Vegan Camp, Hunstanton, Norfolk, England, 7-21 August 2010

at Snettisham. A friendly and enjoyable annual social gathering for singles, couples and families. You can come for any length of
time from a day to two weeks. Most stay at the site itself but some stay in luxury holiday caravans on site or in nearby
accommodation such as hotels, guesthouses or hostels and visit during the day. There are between 60 and 130 people over the 2
week period, including many new faces and some who have been coming for 10 years or more. Communal meals (sometimes
with a talent show), sing songs, camp fires (if allowed), outings to the beach, walks in the countryside,
picnics, and visiting local places of interest. Ages from babies up to those in their 70s, singles, couples
and families. Many children attend each year and it is an ideal time for them to meet other vegan
children and to see that they are not the odd one out.
See also Vegetarian East of England for lots of veggie cafes and places to stay in the region.

7th VegFestival 2010, Torino (Turin), Italy, 10 - 12 September 2010

Friday to Sunday, in Italian, but there will be English people there. 2010
Festival of Life (raw food), London, England, 25 September 2010

Saturday, details of last year at

39th World Vegetarian Congress, Jakarta and Bali, Indonesia, 1-9 October 2010

In Jakarta 1-6 October, with optional excurstion to Bali 7-9 October. Scientists, politicians, nutritionists, activists and vegetarians
from all over the world gather for what looks like one of the best vegetarian congresses ever. Speakers may include Dr Rajendra
Pachauri, Chair of the United Nations inter-governmental panel on climate change; NASA scientist Prof Art-Ong Jumsai; Prof
Duo Li, editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Maneka Gandhi, former Indian Minster for Environment and Vegan
Society Patron. and

Animal Aid's Christmas Fayre, London, England, 5 December 2010

Sunday, 10am-5pm, Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8. (opposite High Street Kensington tube station)
Campaign groups, ethical traders, vegan food. 70+ stalls selling Fair Trade crafts and jewellery, cruelty-free cosmetics, recycled
goods, environmentally friendly clothing, non-leather boots and shoes, seasonal cards and gifts. Celebrity auction, talks, videos,
fun events for all the family.

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