Calendar of Important European Events for January and February

JAN. 1

International Ski Jumping Competition of New Year’s Day. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

JAN. 5-6

The Scandinavian January Games (combined skiing and jumping, jumping and slalom). Lahti, Finland

JAN. 15-FEB. 15

Malaga Winter Festival, Malaga, Spain

JAN. 20-24

High Fashion Style Shows, Florence, Italy

JAN. 31-FEB. 7

Tennis: Scandinavian Indoor Championships. Copenhagen, Denmark


Wild Boar Hunting Season Opens. Vicinity of Istanbul, Turkey


Fur Fair. Roros, Norway


Horse Racing. Leopartstown, County Dublin and Baldoyle, County Dublin, Ireland


Start of the Opera Season: performances at the Salle Gamier every Sunday and Tuesday, Monaco


Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Swedish Art. Stockholm (Lilmevalchs), Sweden

FEB. 5-6

Crufts Dog Show. Olympia, London, Great Britain

FEB. 11-15

International Furniture Fair. Cologne, Germany

FEB. 16-18

Carnival and Almond Blossom festivities. Portimao, Portugal

FEB. 16-19

Scottish Dairy Show. Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Great Britain

FEB. 16-21

“West Friese Flora” —flower show. Bouenkarspel (near Alkmaar), Netherlands

FEB. 18

Arrival of King. Carnival to start Mardi Gras celebration. Nice (Alpes Maritimes), France

FEB. 18 through end of MAR.

Centennial Jubilee Exhibition of Anders Zorn, at National Museum. Stockholm, Sweden

FEB. 20 (approx.)

The Schemenlaufen at Imst, Austria

The Schleicherlaufen at Telfs, Austria

The Schellerlaufen at Nassereith, Austria

FEB. 22-MAR. 6

International sailing regattas at the Lido d’Albaro, Genoa, Italy

FEB. 26-MAR. 6

International Automobile Exhibition. Copenhagen, Denmark

FEB. 29

Grand “Rosenmontag” Carnival. Eupen (Liege Province), Belgium

FEB. 29

Carnival Season: Rose Monday Pageants. Cologne, Mainz, Dusseldorf, and other cities, Germany