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This list was prepared for the Feb. 15, 2013, edition of Stars and Stripes.

Austria SCHLADMING: FIS Alpine Ski World Championships, through Feb. 17.

INNSBRUCK: Art Innsbruck, international fair for contemporary art, Feb. 21-24.

VIENNA: Masters of Dirt by Monster Energy, freestyle motocross, snowmobile, quad, mountain bike and BMX free style show, Feb. 22-24.

SALZBURG: Salzburg Biennale, contemporary music, March 1-17.

TURRACHER HÖHE: Austrian Ice Polo Trophy, March 7-10.

Belgium FLAGEY: Anima, animated film festival, through Feb. 17.

MONS: International Love Film Festival, through Feb. 22.

HUY: Salon of wine and gastronomy, Hall Omnisports, Feb. 22-24.

SPA: Legend Boucles de Spa, auto rally starts at 9:30 a.m. from Place Royale, Feb. 16.

GESVES: Bacchus and Gambrinus Fair, celebrates beer brewing and wine traditions, Ferme de Houyou, Feb. 18-19.

BRUSSELS: Affordable Art Fair, Tour & Taxis, Feb. 21-24.

SOHIER: Special beer weekend, Cercle Saint-Lambert, Feb. 22-24.

BRUSSELS: Museum Night Fever, 20 museums open late hours, March 2.

BRUSSELS: BANFF Mountain Film Festival, Wolubilis, March 4-7.

BRUSSELS: Ars Musica, contemporary music by modern composers, March 8-24.

Croatia VINKOVCI: Festival of Music Documentaries, highlights documentary rock films, March 7-10.

TKON: Skraping Pasman New Age, trekking across sharp rocks on 40-, 20- or 10-km routes, March 9.

Czech RepublicNOVE MESTO: IBU Biathlon World Championships, through Feb. 17.

PRAGUE: One World, International Documentary Human Rights Festival, March 4-13.

Denmark COPENHAGEN: Winter Jazz, music festival, through Feb. 17.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Dining Week, three-course meals at set price at around 100 participating restaurants, through Feb. 17.

COPENHAGEN: Wondercool Festival, more than 100 cultural events throughout city, through Feb. 28.

ODENSE: World Toelt, Icelandic horse show, Feb. 22-23.

England LONDON: Imagine Festival, Southbank Centre, free and ticketed events, many for children, through Feb. 24.

BLACKPOOL: Showzam, festival of circus, magic and variety, through Feb. 24.

JORVIK (YORK): Viking Festival, through Feb. 24.

LONDON: London Fashion Weekend, Somerset House, The Strand, Feb. 21-24.

LONDON: Kinetica Art Fair, showcases new media art, science and technology, Ambika P3, Feb. 28-March 3.

LONDON: London Drinker Beer and Cider festival, Camden Centre, Bidborough St., March 6-8.

BIRMINGHAM: Crufts, world’s largest dog show, The NEC, tickets necessary, March 7-10.

LONDON: Maslenitsa Festival, Russian-style celebration of winter’s end, Trafalgar Square, March 16.

France MANDELIEU-LA NAPOULE: Mimosa Festival, through Feb. 24.

PARIS: Chinese New Year, parade starts 1 p.m. from Avenue d’Ivry, Feb. 17.

MENTON: Lemon Festival, Feb. 16-March 6.

NICE: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, Feb. 17.

MARSEILLES: Salon du Chocolat, chocolate show and festival, Parc Chanot, Feb. 22-24.

PARIS: International Agricultural Show, Porte de Versailles, Feb. 23-March 3.

VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER: Combat Naval Fleuri, flower battle taking place on the water, Feb. 25.

PARIS: Half-marathon, March 3.

Germany BERLIN: Berlinale, International Film Festival, through Feb. 17.

MUNICH: IMOT, international motorcycle exhibition, MOC, through Feb. 17.

SELIGENSTADT: Easter egg market, Feb. 16-17.

ELTVILLE: International Easter Egg Market, Eberbach Monastery, Feb. 23-24.

MUNICH: Fair for leisure and tourism, Messe, Feb. 20-24.

MUNICH: Strong beer season at the Augustinerkeller, Feb. 23-April 5.

HANOVER: CeBIT, world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications, March 5-9.

STUTTGART: Retro Classics, classic car convention, March 7-10.

BERLIN: ITB Berlin, travel and trade show, Messe, March 9-10.

MUNICH: Wine Messe, Zenith, March 9-10.

FRANKFURT: Lufthansa Half Marathon, Commerzbank Arena, March 10.

HEIDELBERG: Summer Day Parade, March 10.

BERLIN: Long Night of Museums, March 16.

STUTTGART: Long Night of Museums, March 16.

Hungary BUDAPEST: Fish Festival, Akvarium Club, Feb. through 17.

Ireland DUBLIN: Chinese New Year celebrations, through Feb. 18.

DUBLIN: Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, through Feb. 24.

DINGLE: International Film Festival, March 15-18.

KILLARNEY: The Gathering traditional festival, Feb. 20-24.

DUBLIN: Festival of Russian Culture, Cows Lane and Essex Street West, Temple Bar, Feb. 20-26.

DUBLIN: St. Patrick’s Day celebra-tions, March 14-18; parade on March 17.

Italy VERONA: Verona in Love, romantic atmosphere and special events throughout city, through Feb. 17.

FLORENCE: Chocolate Fair, Piazza della Repubblica, through Feb. 19.

BRESCIA: St. Faustino Day, street fair celebrates city’s patron saint, Feb. 15.

LAGO MAGGIORE: Half-marathon, starts in Stresa/Baveno Sport Expo, March 10.

ROME: Yo-Urban Dance Fest, Palacavicchi, March 15-17.

ROME: Marathon, March 17.

Monaco MONTE CARLO: Monaco Run, 23 km, 10 km and walking event, March 17.

Netherlands DELFT: Blues Festival, free entry to concerts, through Feb. 16.

MAASTRICHT: TEFAF, art and antiques fair, March 15-24.

AMSTERDAM: Cinedans, festival of dance in film, Eye Filminstituut, March 1-9.

AMSTERDAM: 5 Days Off, electronic music festival, March 6-10.

AMSTERDAM: HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show, RAI, March 6-10.

THE HAGUE: Half-marathon, March 10.

Norway RØROS: Rørosmartnan, traditional winter fair, Feb. 19-23.

RJUKAN: Ice Festival, ice climbing competitions, Feb. 22-24.

Portugal PORTO: Fantasporto, Oporto International Film Festival, imaginary, fantasy and science fiction films, through March 10.

ÓBIDOS: International Chocolate Festival, Fridays through Sundays only, Feb. 22-March 17.

Scotland GLASGOW: Glasgow Film Festival, through Feb. 24.

GLASGOW: Music Fair, sales of records and music memorabilia, Mitchell Library, Feb. 23-24.

ULLAPOOL: Dance Festival, March 7-9.

ABERDEEN: Jazz Festival, March 12-17.

Spain MADRID: Arco Contemporary Art Fair, through Feb. 17.

BARCELONA: Half-marathon, Feb. 17.

NAVARRE: Point of View, international festival of documentary cinema, Feb. 19-24.

JEREZ LA FRONTERA: Jerez Festival, highlights flamenco, Villamarta Theater, Feb. 22-March 9.

SEVILLE: Marathon, Feb. 24.

GRANADA: International Tango Festival, March 5-17.

BARCELONA: Beer Festival, craft beers, March 8-10.

Sweden STOCKHOLM: Supermarket, Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Kulturhuset, through Feb. 17.

DALARNA: Vasaloppet, cross-country ski race, Feb. 22-March 3.

Switzerland ST. MORITZ: White Turf, horse racing on the snow, Feb. 17.

ZURICH: Swiss-Moto, motorcycle expo, Messe, Feb. 21-24.

ZURICH: Salsa festival, Kongresshaus, Feb. 22-24.

LUGANO: Art & Pastry, gourmet pastry festival, March 2-3.

GENEVA: International Motor Show, Palexpo, March 7-17.

Wales ANGLESEY: The Island Race, half-marathon across the Menai Bridge, March 3.

BANGOR: New Music Festival, showcases contemporary music, March 9-14.


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