Celebrating one of Southern Africa’s botanical treasures, the Marula Festival is one of Swaziland’s most spectacular cultural events. A tribute to the riches of Mother Nature, the Marula festival is an annual royal celebration. Every year festivities are initiated by King Mswati III and Her Majesty the ‘Indlovukazi’ the Queen Mother, who travel all over the kingdom leading the nation’s celebrations.
Mexico was a proud host city to the 10th annual International Balloon Festival, the largest balloon festival in Latin America. The four-day event took place November 18-21, 2011, in Leon, a city in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.