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It’s spring and events are heating up in Europe. Here are some events on the docket as of April 18, 2014.

AUSTRIA VIENNA: Osterklang, opera festival, Theater an der Wien, through April 20.

INNSBRUCK: Easter market, through April 21.

VIENNA: Easter markets, Schönbrunn Palace and Freyung, through April 21.

SALZBURG: Easter Festival, highlights classical music, through April 21.

ST. ANTON AM ARLBERG: The White Thrill, 9-km. ski race is first stage in Arlberg Eagle Alpine triathlon, April 19.

STEYR: Schubert Festival, April 24-27.

SÖLDEN: Harley & Snow, April 25-27.

KREMS: Donau Festival, avant-garde pop festival, April 25-26 and April 30-May 3.

POYSDORF: Weintour Weinviertel, open doors at wineries throughout Weinviertel wine region, April 26-27.

ZELL AM ZILLER: Gauder Fest, traditional spring festival, May 1-4.

ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Concert, Robbie Williams performs, May 3.

VIENNA: Genuss Festival, culinary treats in Stadtpark, May 9-11.

BELGIUM BRUSSELS: Bifff-Brussels International Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Film, Palais des Beaux Arts, through April 20.

CINEY: Flea market and antiques fair, through April 21.

BRUSSELS: Historical Expo-It’s Our History, examines WWI, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, through April 26.

LAEKEN: Royal Greenhouses open, through May 9.

NAMUR: Folknam, Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore, April 19-20.

JEMAPPES: Cavalcade and Giants Procession, April 20-22.

HERVE: Cavalcade of Herve, parade of floats pulled by draft horses, starts 2 p.m., April 21.

LIBRAMONT: Hunting expo, Ferme de Mehaignoul, April 19-21.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Short Film Festival, April 23-May 5.

BRUSSELS: Art Brussels, affordable contemporary art fair, April 25-27.

SPA: ING Ardenne Roads, rally of pre-1969 sports cars, April 26-27.

CINEY: Bourse Militaria, flea market for military memorabilia, April 27.

BRUSSELS: BOZAR Night, electronic music festival and art exhibits, April 30.

LIÈGE: Liège Jazz Festival, May 8-10.

BRUSSELS: Zinneke Parade, May 10.

BRUSSELS: Iris Fest, May 10-11.

CROATIA ZAGREB: St. Mark’s Festival, music festival, April 25-May 5.

POZEGA: Croatian One-Minute Film Festival, May 28-31.

CZECH REPUBLIC PRAGUE: St. Matthew’s Fair, Exhibition Grounds, through April 30.

BRNO: Easter Festival of Spiritual Music, through April 27.

PRAGUE: Easter markets, Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, through April 27.

OLOMOUC: Flora, horticultural exhibition, April 24-27.

PRAGUE: Festival of Moravian and Czech rosé wines, Prague castle, May 1.

PILSEN: Celebration of end of WWII and liberation of Pilsen by the United States Army, May 2-6.

PRAGUE: Czech Beer Festival, Expo Center Prague Holesovice, May 15-31.

DENMARK COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Games 2014, computer gaming event, Oksnehallen, through April 20.

COPENHAGEN: Offspring Festival, 40 bands across five stages, Tivoli, April 25-26.

RIBE: Viking Market, Ribe VikingeCenter, April 28-May 4.

AARHUS: SPOT Festival, celebrates Danish and Nordic music, May 2-3.

COPENHAGEN: Eurovision Song Contest, May 10.

COPENHAGEN: Nykredit Copenhagen Marathon, May 18.

ENGLAND LONDON: Shakespeare’s Birthday Open House, free entry to family-friendly events and magic, Shakespeare’s Globe, April 21.

BURY ST. EDMUNDS: East Anglian Beer Festival, April 23-26.

LONDON: Sundance Film Festival, O2, April 25-27.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations, April 26-27.

LONDON: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, May 20-24.

FRANCE PARIS: Foire du Trône, fun fair, Pelouse de Reuilly, through June 9.

ARLES: Feria de Pâques, street party marks opening of bullfighting season, through April 21.

CANNES: Shopping Festival, fashion event, through April 21.

METZ: Les Puces de Metz, flea and antiques market, Metz Expo, April 26.

MAGNY-COURS: Bol D’Or, motorcycle race, April 26-27.

PARIS: Paris Fair, Paris Expo Port de Versailles, April 30-May 11.

PARIS: Contemporary art market, Place de la Bastille, May 1-5.

COUNTRYWIDE: European Opera Days, May 10-11.

GERMANY HAMBURG: Dom, fun fair, through April 21.

NUREMBERG: Easter Market, through April 21.

MAINZ-KASTEL: Middle Ages Easter Festival, Reduit, through April 21.

BAYREUTH: Frühlingsfest, through April 27.

FRANKFURT: Dippemess, fun fair at Ratsweg fairgrounds, through May 4.

AACHEN: Öcher Bend, spring fair at the Bendplatz, through May 5.

NUREMBERG: Frühlingsfest, through May 11.

WIESBADEN: Flea market, Biebrich castle grounds, April 19 and May 17.

TRAUNSTEIN: Sword Dance, traditional dance to chase away winter, April 21.

BAMBERG: Beer Day, April 23.

WIESBADEN: Frühlingsfest, Elsässer Platz, April 25-28.

LAMPERTHEIM: Spargelwanderung, hiking through asparagus-growing areas with stands for trying local delicacies, April 27.

MAINZ: Mainz Wine Days, along Rhine banks by Kaisertor, May 1-4.

NUREMBERG: Blue Night, open museums and cultural institutions, May 3.

SCHWETZINGEN: Asparagus Saturday, May 3.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Medieval Spectacle, Gartenschau, May 3-4.

FRANKFURT: Long Night of Museums, May 10.

NUREMBERG: Nürnberg Spielt, special play day for kids, May 11.

DRESDEN: International Dixieland Festival, May 11-18.

BAMBERG: Frühjahrsplärrer, spring fun fair, May 16-June 1.

BERLIN: Long Night of Museums, May 17.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Lautrer Kerwe, fun fair on Messeplatz, May 23-June 2.

BERLIN: Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Institute for Contemporary Art, May 29-Aug. 3.

IRELAND GALWAY: Food Festival, through April 21.

CORK: Funderland, traveling theme park, Marquee, through April 27.

CARLOW: International Pan Celtic Festival, offers music, dance, parades and street entertainment, April 22-27.

CORK: Cork International Choral Festival, April 30-May 4.

ITALY FLORENCE: Explosion of the Cart, traditional Easter celebrations in front of Duomo, April 20.

FERMIGNANO: Palio della Rana, race of frogs being pushed in wheelbarrows, April 24-27.

FLORENCE: The International Handicrafts Trades Fair, Da Basso Fortress, April 24-May 1.

VENICE: Feast of St. Marco, city celebrates its patron saint, April 25.

FLORENCE: Spring plant and flower show, Giardino dell’Orticoltura, April 25-May 1.

PADOVA: St. Anthony Marathon, April 27.

FLORENCE: White Night, exhibits, performances, concerts and more, April 30.

JESOLO: Harlem Globetrotters Italian Tour, April 30.

TRIESTE: Bavisela, Europe’s Marathon, May 4.

SOAVE: Medieval White Wine Festival, May 15-18.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Emaischen, sale of clay bird whistles, Fishmarket, April 21.

CITY: Duck Race, competition of rubber ducks floating downriver, April 26.

CITY: BLC Car Boot Sale, Glacis Car Park in Limpertsberg, May 3.

COUNTRYWIDE: Invitation to the Museums, free entry to state museums, May 17-18.

MONACO MONTE CARLO: Top Marques, luxury car show, The Grimaldi Forum, through April 20.

NETHERLANDS UTRECHT: Elfia, Elf Fantasy Fair, with costume parades and mock battles, through April 21.

NOORDOOSTPOLDER: Tulip Festival, through May 4.

LISSE: Keukenhof Gardens open, through May 18.

AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo, display of award-winning images from previous year, Old Church, through June 15.

THE HAGUE: King’s Night and Life I Live open-air music festival, April 25.

COUNTRYWIDE: King’s Day, April 26.

NOORDWIJK: Flower parade, route runs past Keukenhof gardens and finishes in Haarlem, May 3.

AMSTERDAM: Food Film Festival, Westergasfabriek, May 9-11.

NORWAY KARASJOK AND KAUTOKEINO: The Easter Festival, Sami culture and reindeer race, through April 20.

KRISTIANSUND: Nordic Light, International Festival of Photography, May 6-10.

PORTUGAL BRAGA: Holy Week celebrations, through April 20.

LISBON: Indie Lisboa, International Independent Film Festival, April 24-May 4.

MONSANTO: Festivity of the Crosses, May 1-5.

FUNCHAL: Flower Festival, May 1-7.

LISBON: Music Days in Belem, classical music concerts, May 2-4.

ESTORIL: Estoril Jazz, May 3-11.

LISBON: Rock in Rio Lisboa, Bela Vista Park, May 23-June 1.

SCOTLAND EDINBURGH: International Science Festival, through April 20.

EDINBURGH: Bupa Great Edinburgh Run, April 27.

EDINBURGH: Beltane Fire Festival, Calton Hill, April 30.

SHETLAND ISLANDS: Shetland Folk Festival, venues throughout the islands, May 1-4.

SPAIN COUNTRYWIDE: Easter Week celebrations, through April 20.

MADRID: Festimad, alternative rock festival, April 23-May 10.

MURCIA: Burial of the Sardine, April 26.

CÓRDOBA: Battle of the Flowers, May 1.

SWEDEN ARE: Red Bull Home Run, free-for-all ski or snowboard races, April 20.

STOCKHOLM: Walpurgis Celebration at Skansen, April 30.

GOETEBORG: Half Marathon, May 17.

SWITZERLAND MORGES: Tulip Festival, through May 11.

LUCERNE: Tulip Show, Ebikon, through May 18.

LUCERNE: Retro Festival, Kim Wilde, Smokie and Level 42 on stage, May 15-17.

LAUSANNE: Inferno, metal music fest, June 27-28.

WALES LLANBERIS: Slate Man Triathlon, May 18.

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival, May 22-June 1.

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