Remembering The Original Woodstock In Wonderful Historical Photographs, 1969

A wide-angle view of the huge crowd facing the distant stage during the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in August 1969. The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty In 1969, more than 400,000 people descended on Bethel, New York, headed to a dairy farm owned by Max and Miriam Yasgur, where the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was being held. The epic event became synonymous with the counterculture movement of the 1960s.

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Fearsome Palm Tree Japanese Folklore Dragon Gives Goosebumps In Okinawa

oogomadara The Shimadakara (“Island Treasure”) Art Festival in Urama, Okinawa celebrates the people, culture, and nature of Japan’s southern islands. One aim of the festival is to showcase the talent of local artisans in handmade crafts, as well an appreciation for utilizing the limited natural resources they must rely on in life through art. h/t:

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Japanese Harvest Festival Displays Massive “Scarecrow” Of Space Battleship Yamato

kurage52natsu21 Chikuzen, Fukuoka is known for its annual harvest festival, where locals work together to construct awesome statues or “scare crows” out of harvested straw. Two years ago, the festival featured an impressive 10-meter straw Godzilla, but this year’s massive structure may have set a new standard. Japanese Twitter user Natsu posted photos that have anime fans excited...

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Wasteland Weekend 2019: Crazy Faces, Costumes And Vehicles Of The World’s Biggest Post-Apocalyptic Desert Festival

hexenkult Wasteland Weekend is an annual festival held in California City, California. The event is listed as a full immersion event, with all participants required to adhere to the set theme. First held in 2010, it has since been held annually in September. In 2019, the 10th-anniversary edition of Wasteland Weekend was held from September 25 to September 29. The festival includes themed costumes...

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A Giant Cosmonaut Yury Gagarin Lands On A Mural Outside Moscow, Russia

Famous artists from around the world were brought to a stereotypical district with high-rise buildings near Moscow. And then they were told the buildings were a blank canvas… Here’s what they came up with! More: Facebook, Instagram h/t: rbth Throughout August, more than 60 street artists from Russia, USA, Canada, Italy, Argentin, China and many other countries have been painting the facades of...

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Welcome To The Retro Racing At Goodwood 2019, A Classic Car Racing Festival Celebrating The Mid-Twentieth Century Heyday Of The Sport

Reuters The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England. The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world – a unique summer weekend that brings together an impossibly heady mix of cars, stars and motor sport ‘royalty’ to create the largest car culture event in the...

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Burning Man 2019 Mega-Post: Fantastic Photos From The World’s Biggest And Craziest Festival

zavadskis In order to truly understand Burning Man, the annual summer event held in the middle of the Nevada desert, you probably just have to go. The nine-day gathering of more than 70,000 people includes wild costumes, art installations, spontaneous musical performances, and lots of partying. “Burning Man is not a festival. Burning Man is a community. A temporary city.

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Faces Of M’era Luna, The World’s Biggest Goth And Steampunk Festival

@robinschmiedebach Every year, the M’era Luna Festival on the Drispenstedt airfield in Hildesheim is a meeting place for the Goth scene from all over Europe, in order to spend a peaceful and relaxed weekend with old and new friends. As well as the constantly top-class headliners, the main attractions for visitors from all over the world include the special atmosphere, the short distances...

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The Best Cosplay Pictures From San Diego Comic Con International 2019

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Every July, thousands of fanboys and fangirls flock to San Diego for Comic Con in full costume as their favorite characters from pop culture. The convention launched in 1970 and has been growing each year since. Comic Con has extended to other cities and gone international, but San Diego is still the biggest draw. Here are some of the best cosplayers from the 2019 con.

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Amazing Images From A Belgian Sand Sculpting Festival

Yves Herman/Reuters With just sand and water, artists from around the world have gathered in Ostend, Belgium, to create their own fantasy world full of magic. The annual sand sculpture festival is built by 40 professional artists from all around the world with this year’s theme being ‘Dreams’. Not less than 240 trucks of special sand is sculpted during one month of preparation...

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