Thursday, December 30, 2010

Marina Bay Webcam Live Feed at Singapore New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

In Singapore, the biggest celebration and also the main focal point of all New Year's Eve celebrations in Singapore takes place at the Marina Bay area. It would be attended by some 250,000 or more people spanning around the bay area starting from the Marina Bay floating Stadium.

This live feed is in Singapore for the New Year's Eve party and fireworks display:

Marina Bay NYE Fireworks Live Feed

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Out on the watersfronts of Marina Bay, 20,000 inflatable 'wishing spheres' - carrying 500,000 wishes penned down by Singaporeans would formed a visual arts display filled with brilliant colors beamed from the spotlights erected along the Esplanade promenade open area.

The audiences would also be entertained by a host of variety shows and concerts staged at the Marina Bay floating platform stage featuring local and overseas artistes viewable by all at the bay and telecast live on the republic's local TV channel.

10 seconds to the stroke of midnight, the concert emcees would be initiating the final countdown together with the audiences. And thereafter, spectacular and glittering fireworks would be fired off from the waters at Marina Bay and lighting up the whole bay against the backdrop of the Singapore skyline.

Eiffel Tower Webcam Live Feed at Paris New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

The French call New Year's Eve "la Saint-Sylvestre". It is usually celebrated with a feast called le Réveillon de la Saint-Sylvestre (also called Cap d'Any in Northern Catalonia).

This live feed is in Paris to watch the New Year's Eve fireworks display:

Eiffel Tower Fireworks Live

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On le Jour de l'An (New Year's Day), friends and family exchange New Year's resolutions kisses and wishes, the main ones being "Bonne Année", Bonheur, Sante, Amour, Argent ("Good Year", Happiness, Health, Love and Money). Some people eat desserts made of ice cream

The holiday period ends on January 6 (The Twelfth Night)for the Epiphany , or Jour des Rois. On this day, they celebrate the Wise Men, eating a traditional type of flat pastry cake, la galette des rois, most often two sheets of puff pastry, filled with frangipane (almond paste). The cake contains a fève, small china character, that whoever finds becomes king or queen and get to wear a gold paper crown, then chose their partner. This tradition can last up to weeks.When the clock strikes midnight, you can catch a good view of the Eiffel Tower's exploding pyrotechnic display. Just be prepared for the fireworks going off around you too. In Paris, it is legal to buy and sell fireworks, and youths throughout the city like to set them off everywhere, sometimes even in the metro stations. Along or near Champs-Elysees, there are a good amount of spots where you can dine or dance for New Years in Paris.

French Quarter Webcam Live Feed at New Orleans New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

New Years parties in New Orleans live up to the partying image of this fabled city on the Mississippi River. The city is such a popular tourist attraction and is known for so many things that the 2011 New Years events in New Orleans will be only one part of the year-round party schedule.

This live feed is in New Orleans for the New Year's Eve celebrations:

New Orleans NYE Fireworks Live

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One of the biggest New Orleans New Years Eve events is the Street Party in the French Quarter. There is a fireworks display at midnight and all of the clubs and bars in the districts open early and stay open late. As you might imagine a throng of people descend upon the French Quarter to ring in the holiday and take New Years photos of the show. As such, be prepared for congestion. This is the meeting place for one of the largest New Years parties in New Orleans. Rather than attempting to take a car into the chaos, opt for public transport or a taxi. Besides the many New Years parties in New Orleans that take place in luxury hotels and restaurants, and inside bars and homes, several popular events open to the general public are a great option. The Street Party is one of the best in the city.

For another flavor of the city on the big night head down to Decatur Street in front of Jackson Square for the NOLA New Year’s Eve celebration.

Brandenburg Gate Webcam Live Feed at Berlin New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

The liveliest New Year's Eve celebrations in Germany take place in the centre of Berlin at the famous and iconic Brandenburg Gate.

This live feed is in the centre of Berlin for the fireworks and festivities:

Brandenburg Gate Fireworks Live

Germans call New Year's Eve Silvester because 31 December is the feast day of St. Sylvester. Since 1972, each New Year's Eve, several German television stations broadcast a short comedy play in English (recorded by West German television in 1963) entitled Dinner for One.

A line from the comedy sketch, "the same procedure as every year", has become a catch phrase in Germany. Every year Berlin hosts one of the largest New Year's Eve celebrations in all of Europe which is attended by over a million people. The focal point is the Brandenburg Gate and the fireworks at midnight are centered on that location. Germans have a reputation for spending large amounts of money on firecrackers and fireworks, and so fireworks are to be seen all over the country on this night. When the clock strikes midnight on Silvester, Germans toast the New Year with a glass of Sekt (German sparkling wine) or champagne. 'Bleigießen' is another German New Year's Eve custom, which involves telling fortunes by the shapes made by molten lead dropped into cold water.

New Year's Eve or Old Year's Night is observed on December 31, the final day of the Gregorian year, the day before New Year's Day. New Year's Eve is a separate observance from the observance of New Year's Day.

Toronto Webcam Live Feed at New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

Nathan Phillips Square has perhaps the biggest Toronto New Years Eve party. This gala event includes a number of stages where renowned international pop acts perform to help ring in the New Year in grand fashion.

This live feed is in Toronto for the New Year's Eve festivities:

Toronto NYE Fireworks Live

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New Years parties in Toronto are spread out throughout the city and are celebrated in a host of different ways. Toronto Canada is a diverse city that has adopted the varied cultural traditions of the many different groups of people that call it home, and so Toronto New Years events are as varied as the groups who live there. Whether you choose to attend a 2011 Toronto New Years Eve party with the general public or at an intimate restaurant or luxury hotel, there is an option for everyone.

Nathan Phillips Square has perhaps the biggest Toronto New Years Eve party. This gala event includes a number of stages where renowned international pop acts perform to help ring in the New Year in grand fashion. Masses of people crowd Nathan Phillips Square for this alcohol-free event. If you like to have a glass of champagne in your hand as you celebrate New Years Eve then this may not be the ideal event for you.

Frankfurt Webcam Live Feed at New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

The best places to watch the fireworks are probably the Old Opera House (Alte Oper), the bridges of the Main River, and the Romerberg Marketplace. At each of these locations you will be able to see clear views of the majestic fireworks stretching far above the waters of the river.

This live feed is in Frankfurt for the New Year's Eve fireworks display:

Frankfurt New Year Fireworks Live

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New Years parties in Frankfurt are notorious for going on until the early morning hours of New Years Day. Even though this fifth-largest city in Germany is most typically considered a center for business and commerce in Continental Europe, New Years Eve in Frankfurt is a time when everyone is able to let their hair down a bit and enjoy the city’s many attractions and festivities with friends and family. There are many different places to enjoy New Years Eve 2011 in Frankfurt. From the bridges that cross the Main River, to the city’s luxury hotels and restaurants, to big nightclubs with wild parties, there is something for everyone celebrating the New Year in Frankfurt.

The best places to watch the fireworks are probably the Old Opera House (Alte Oper), the bridges of the Main River, and the Romerberg Marketplace. At each of these locations you will be able to see clear views of the majestic fireworks stretching far above the waters of the river. After you enjoy the fireworks display you will certainly be able to find other New Years parties in Frankfurt that are well worth your while. The south banks of the Main River offer brilliant vistas of the fireworks being blasted off into the night as well.

Capitol Hill Webcam Live Feed at Washington DC New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

Celebrating New Years Eve 2011 in the nation’s capital will be a fantastic experience. You will not soon forget the sight of the fireworks display lighting up the Washington DC sky and you will have no problems finding the ideal celebration for you.

This live feed is in Washington DC for the New Year's Eve fireworks:

Washington DC Fireworks Live

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New Years parties in Washington DC are some of the best on the East Coast. Of course when people think of New Years celebrations, Times Square in New York City inevitably jumps into their minds. However, there are plenty of other top-notch celebrations that go on around the country, and Washington DC is one of the best. Celebrating New Years in Washington DC provides the added bonus of seeing spectacular fireworks launched over top of the United States's most significant national monuments. The sight of fireworks blasted into the sky with the Lincoln Memorial, U.S. Capitol Building, or the Washington Monument in the background is amazing. People at DC New Years parties get a sense of patriotism as they see the backdrop for this unique fireworks display.

Another great way to spend your DC New Years is on a cruise ship. You can ring in your New Years Eve in Washington DC while cruising on the Odyssey, the Spirit of Washington, or the Cherry Blossom on the Potomac River. Seeing the spectacular public fireworks display in the nation’s capital from a cruise liner on the Potomac is a memorable way to usher in the coming of a brand new year. There is dining and entertainment on board and you are able to purchase package deals that are all-inclusive for the whole night.

Golden Gate Bridge Webcam Live at San Francisco New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

Of all the New Years events in San Francisco, the fireworks display and celebration at the Embarcadero is probably the most popular. The Embarcadero is a waterfront roadway that runs along the Port of San Francisco on the Bay.

This live feed is in San Francisco for the New Year's Eve fireworks and festivities:

Golden Gate Bridge Fireworks Live

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There are many New Years parties in San Francisco. For one night all of San Francisco and surrounding areas, and visitors from out of town descend upon the city’s most popular celebrations at restaurants, bay-front restaurants, and clubs. The San Francisco New Years is also celebrated outside on the streets of the various neighborhoods and districts that make this city so unique and distinctive. The 2011 New Years events in San Francisco can be as diverse as the different areas into which the city is divided.

Of all the New Years events in San Francisco, the fireworks display and celebration at the Embarcadero is probably the most popular. The Embarcadero is a waterfront roadway that runs along the Port of San Francisco on the Bay. You can attend various New Years parties in San Francisco at restaurants and clubs near the bay where they have perfect waterfront views of the fireworks display—and grab a few New Years Eve pictures as well. You’ll need to make reservations, especially at places along the water, on New Years Eve. Most restaurants offer package arrangements where you can buy dinner, a bottle of champagne, and watch the San Francisco New Years ring in from a relaxing and personal setting.

Space Needle Webcam Live at Seattle New Year's Eve Fireworks Display

The Seattle Space Needle SkyCity revolving restaurant throws an annual Space Needles New Years party that is sure to be one that you'll forever remember, with fabulous views of the city's fireworks display.

This live feed is in Seattle for the New Year's Eve festivities:

Space Needle Fireworks Live

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The Seattle Space Needle is an architectural icon that rises high above the city skyline. The SkyCity revolving restaurant throws an annual Space Needles New Years party that is sure to be one that you'll forever remember. As Mt. Rainier fades into the night, you can enjoy scintillating 360-degree views of the Seattle nighttime skyline while you party some 600 feet in the sky. You'll likely want to get your reservations in as soon as possible for the Space Needles New Years event, as it is undoubtedly the center of the city's New Years celebrations. You can contact a SkyCity representative for in-depth information and reservations for its fun-filled celebration, which includes a three-course meal, party favors, champagne and plenty of dancing. When the clock strikes midnight, the fireworks that are shot over the landmark tower will accentuate the magic of the moment.

If you are more in the mood to unleash a bit of your wild side during your New Years Eve Seattle night out, the numerous bars and clubs that are throwing their own electric New Years parties might provide your best options. The Seattle Space Needles New Years event is probably the most publicized New Years Eve Seattle party, but by no means does it figure as the one and only exclusive spot for fun and great New Years photos. With a number of options for a 2011 New Years party Seattle night out, you can be sure to find the right spot to usher in the New Year in appropriate style.

New Year's Eve Live Las Vegas Fireworks Display Webcam

Las Vegas is the most populous city in Nevada, United States, the seat of Clark County, and an internationally renowned major resort city which hosts spectacular fireworks displays every New Years Eve.

This live feed in in Las Vegas for this year's celebrations:

Las Vegas New year Fireworks Live

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Las Vegas, which bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, is famous for the number of resorts and associated entertainment. A growing retirement and family city, it is the 28th most populous city in the United States with an estimated population by the U.S. Census Bureau of 567,641 as of 2009. The 2009 population estimate of the Las Vegas metropolitan area was 1,902,834.

Established in 1905, Las Vegas officially became a city in 1911. With the growth that followed, at the close of the century Las Vegas was the most populous American city founded in the 20th century (a distinction held by Chicago in the 19th century). The city's tolerance for various forms of adult entertainment earned it the title of Sin City, and this image has made Las Vegas a popular setting for films and television programs. There are numerous outdoor lighting displays on Fremont Street, as well as elsewhere in the city.

Trafalgar Square Fireworks Live NYE Webcam Stream

For many years, revellers celebrating the start of a New Year have gathered on Trafalgar square, despite a lack of civic celebrations being arranged for them. The lack of official events in the square was partly because the authorities were concerned that actively encouraging more partygoers would cause overcrowding.

This live feed is in London for the New Year's Eve celebrations:

Trafalgar Square New Year Fireworks Live

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Since 2005, a firework display centred on London Eye and the South Bank of the Thames near the Square has given spectators a fitting start to the New Year.

There has been a Christmas ceremony at Trafalgar Square every year since 1947. A Norway Spruce (or sometimes a fir) is given by Norway's capital Oslo and presented as London's Christmas tree, as a token of gratitude for Britain's support during World War II. (Besides the general war support, Norway's Prince Olav, as well as the country's government, lived in exile in London throughout the war.) As part of the tradition, the Lord Mayor of Westminster visits Oslo in the late autumn to take part in the felling of the tree, and the Mayor of Oslo then comes to London to light the tree at the Christmas ceremony.

The square is famous for its feral pigeons, and feeding them is a popular activity with Londoners and tourists. The National Portrait Gallery displays a 1948 photograph of Elizabeth Taylor posing there with bird seed so as to be mobbed by birds. The desirability of the birds' presence has long been contentious: their droppings look ugly on buildings and damage the stonework, and the flock, estimated at its peak to be 35,000, was considered to be a health hazard. In 1996, police arrested one man who was estimated to have trapped 1,500 birds for sale to a middleman; it is assumed that the birds were being trapped to be eaten

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

New York Webcam Feed for Times Square Live New Years Eve Fireworks Display

Times Square is the site of the annual New Year's Eve ball drop. On December 31, 1907, a ball signifying New Year's Day was first dropped at Times Square, and the Square has held the main New Year's celebration in New York City ever since.

This live feed is in Times Square for the New Year's Eve festivities:

Times Square New Years Eve Live

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On that night, hundreds of thousands of people congregate to watch the Waterford Crystal ball being lowered on a pole atop the building (though not to the street, as is a common misconception), marking the new year. It replaced a lavish fireworks display from the top of the building that was held from 1904 to 1906, only to be outlawed by city officials. Beginning in 1908, and for more than eighty years thereafter, Times Square sign maker Artkraft Strauss was responsible for the ball-lowering. During World War II, a minute of silence, followed by a recording of church bells pealing, replaced the ball drop because of wartime blackout restrictions. Today, Countdown Entertainment and One Times Square handle the New Year's Eve event in conjunction with the Times Square Alliance.

A new energy-efficient LED ball, celebrating the centennial of the ball drop, debuted for the arrival of 2008. The 2008/2009-ball, which was dropped on New Year's Eve (Wednesday, December 31, 2008) for the arrival of 2009, is larger and has become a permanent installation as a year-round attraction, being used for celebrations such as Valentine's Day and Halloween. On average, about 1 million revelers crowd Times Square for the New Year's Eve celebrations. However, for the millennium celebration on December 31, 1999, published reports stated approximately two million people overflowed Times Square, flowing from 6th Avenue to 8th Avenue and all the way back on Broadway and Seventh Avenues to 59th Street, making it the largest gathering in Times Square since August 1945 during celebrations marking the end of World War II.

Edinburgh Hogmanay Webcam Feed for Live New Years Eve Fireworks Display

Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year (Gregorian calendar) in the Scottish manner. It is, however, normally only the start of a celebration which lasts through the night until the morning of New Year's Day (1 January)

This live feed is in Edinburgh for this year's Hogmanay party and fireworks:

Edinburgh Hogmanay Live Feed

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There are many customs, both national and local, associated with Hogmanay. The most widespread national custom is the practice of 'first-footing' which starts immediately after midnight. This involves being the first person to cross the threshold of a friend or neighbour and often involves the giving of symbolic gifts such as salt (less common today), coal, shortbread, whisky, and black bun (a rich fruit cake) intended to bring different kinds of luck to the householder. Food and drink (as the gifts) are then given to the guests. This may go on throughout the early hours of the morning and well into the next day (although modern days see people visiting houses well into January). The first-foot is supposed to set the luck for the rest of the year. Traditionally, tall dark men are preferred as the first-foot.

The Hogmanay custom of singing "Auld Lang Syne" has become common in many countries. "Auld Lang Syne" is a traditional poem reinterpreted by Robert Burns, which was later set to music. It is now common for this to be sung in a circle of linked arms that are crossed over one another as the clock strikes midnight for New Year's Day, although it is only intended that participants link arms at the beginning of the final verse, coordinating with the lines of the song which contain the lyrics to do so. Typically it is only in Scotland this practice is carried out correctly.

Sydney Harbour Bridge Webcam Feed for Live New Years Eve Fireworks Display

The Sydney Harbour New Year's Eve Fireworks are held every New Year's Eve, over Sydney Harbour, centering on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. They take place in two shows, one show at 9pm (the 9pm Family Fireworks) and one at midnight (the Midnight Fireworks). The fireworks show has become the most-watched New Years Eve fireworks display in the world.

This live feed is in Sydney for the New Year fireworks display:

Sydney New Years Eve Fireworks Live

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The fireworks are regularly viewed by more than one million people, with the New Year's Eve 2007 - 2008 display being viewed by 1.5 million people. The display usually has a theme, with the 2009-2010 theme being "Awaken the Spirit". As of 2009-10,the television coverage will revert to the Nine Network and will be broadcast in two parts, matching the two displays.

Prior to the 1999–2000 show, the major display was held at 9pm (the current time of the Family Fireworks display) and a small display was held at midnight. Since 2000 the display has been designed and created by "Foti International Fireworks". The 9pm display since then is usually smaller and mainly shows fireworks on a few of the river barges. In the midnight display, the bridge, city buildings and all barges are actively involved and this display usually runs for twelve to fifteen minutes, with a few exceptions, including the Millennium Celebrations.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2010 Live Webcam

The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race (sometimes referred to as the 'Bluewater Classic' in the Australian media) is hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, starting in Sydney, Australia on Boxing Day and finishing in Hobart.

This live feed is in Hobart for the finish of the race:

Hobart webcam

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The race distance is approximately 630 nautical miles (1,170 km). The race is run in co-operation with the Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania, and is widely considered to be one of the most difficult yacht races in the world.

The race was initially planned to be a cruise by Peter Luke and some friends who had formed a club for those who enjoyed cruising as opposed to racing, however when a visiting British Royal Navy Officer, Captain John Illingworth, suggested it be made a race, the event was born. The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race has grown over the decades, since the inaugural race in 1945, to become one of the top three offshore yacht races in the world and it now attracts maxi yachts from all around the globe. The 2004 race marked the 60th running of the event. The current race record was set in 2005 by Wild Oats XI, which crossed the line in a time of 1 day, 18 hours, 40 minutes and 10 seconds.

The longest surviving skipper from the inaugural race, Peter Luke, who contributed to the formation of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia and the establishment of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, died on 23 September 2007 aged 92, the last of the original sailors who pioneered this event. His yacht, Wayfarer, still holds the record for the slowest elapsed time.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Heathrow Airport Webcam Feed and Weather

Widespread disruption is continuing to be caused today by the almost complete closure of London's busy Heathrow airport due to the continuing arctic weather conditions.

This live webcam is at Heathrow monitoring the ongoing problems:

Heathrow Airport Webcam

Thousands of travellers have been stranded at Heathrow airport overnight. There will be no flight arrivals at Heathrow on Sunday and only a handful of departures.

Hundreds of thousands of Britons had been due to fly this weekend, according to travel association Abta, which estimated that four million people expected to go abroad.

Heathrow airport told the BBC that "a few thousand spent the night in the terminals" but said just four short-haul and three long-haul flights would leave on Sunday morning. It hoped to be operational on Monday.

Andrew Teacher, from Heathrow operator BAA, said it had invested more than £6m in the last year in technology to move snow and de-ice runways and that staff had been working through the night.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Honolulu Webcam for 2010 Marathon Live

The Honolulu Marathon is the world's sixth largest marathon. It takes place annually in Honolulu, Hawaii on the second Sunday in December. The race began in 1973.

This live feed is in Honolulu for the 2010 marathon:

Honolulu Marathon Live Feed

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Starting near Ala Moana Beach Park across from Ala Moana Center, the course progresses west along the waterfront toward downtown Honolulu, then loops through downtown and bends back east through Waikiki, around Diamond Head, and out toward the eastern suburbs of Honolulu, winding through Hawaii Kai before doubling back toward the finish line at Waikiki's Kapiolani Park. Marathoners consider the course moderately difficult because of the tropical weather conditions, with temperatures starting at around 65°F (18°C) and rising to as high as 80°F (27°C), and a relatively hilly course compared with other marathons. Nevertheless, the race also remains a popular choice for first-time marathoners.

Although the difficulty of the course precludes world-record pace performances, winners of the Honolulu Marathon have used it as a stepping stone to greater achievements. For instance, three-time winner Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya later won the Boston Marathon three times; and 1993 winner Bong-Ju Lee won the silver medal in the 1996 Olympic Marathon in Atlanta.

Dallas Webcam for 2010 White Rock Marathon

The Dallas White Rock Marathon is a marathon that has taken place in December in Dallas, Texas since 1971. An official time from the Dallas White Rock Marathon can be used to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

This live feed is in Dallas for the White Rock marathon:

Dallas White Rock Marathon Live Feed

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The course is both hilly and flat involving running through downtown Dallas as well as the area surrounding White Rock Lake. In recent years, it has included the Mayor's 5K race, a five person relay, and a half-marathon in addition to the traditional marathon race. The main beneficiary of the race is Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.

Along with the Houston Marathon and the Austin Marathon, the Dallas White Rock Marathon forms the first leg of the Marathons of Texas, a series of winter marathons held approximately one month apart from each other from December through February in Texas.

The Mayor’s 5k Race and Fun Run will take place on the day before the marathon with a start and finish in Fair Park. These changes have been implemented to improve the overall experience at our event and build upon the reputation the White Rock Marathon has built up over the years.

Tucson Webcam Live at 2010 Holualoa Marathon

If you are looking for a fast, gradually-downhill marathon with no big crowd hemming you in, the Tucson Marathon is your race. This is primarily a downhill marathon. with some hills around mile 2 and mile 10.

This live feed is in Tucson for the marathon:

Tucson marathon live feed

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Holualoa Tucson Marathon Starts at 7:30 A.M.
Damascus Bakeries Half-Marathon (First Wave) Starts at 7:00 A.M.
Marathon Relay Starts at 7:30 A.M.

If you are looking for a fast, gradually-downhill marathon with no big crowd hemming you in, the Tucson Marathon is your race. Enjoy beautiful Tucson winter weather with temperatures at the start averaging in the high 30s and reaching 65-70 degrees Fahrenheit by 11 a.m. This is primarily a downhill marathon. with some hills around mile 2 and mile 10. Come run your FIRST MARATHON or your FASTEST MARATHON. You'll drop almost 2,200 feet in elevation as you run on the mostly downhill, point-to-point course along the beautiful Santa Catalina mountain range. (There are some rolling hills and inclines between miles 2-5 and miles 10-13).

The Old West historical town of Oracle marks the starting line. The course winds through the desert on paved roads and finishes at the Coronado Middle School, just off of E. Wilds Road. Our runners continue to tell us it's one of the prettiest courses in the country and one of the easiest to run a personal best. Be sure to train your quadriceps as you'll be running downhill! Benefits local school sports programs and other selected youth groups.

Charlotte Webcam for 2010 Thunder Road Marathon

The Thunder Road Marathon is an annual marathon (42.195 km) (26.2 miles) which takes place in Charlotte, North Carolina, every December. It features a NASCAR theme in keeping with the region's close ties to auto racing.

This live feed is in Charlotte for the Thunder Road marathon:

Charlotte Marathon live feed

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The event was started in 2005 after the demise of the Charlotte Observer Marathon. The race course, a loop which begins and ends in Uptown Charlotte, is certified and is a Boston Marathon qualifier.

In 2010 due to the increasing popularity of marathoning events nationwide, it was announced that entries would be capped at 3500. If you run the Dowd YMCA Run ½ Marathon and the Thunder Road Amica Insurance Half Marathon, you will receive a 26.2 medal in addition to the Thunder Road Amica Insurance Half Marathon medal when you cross the finish line on Saturday, December 11, 2010. A 39.3 medal and a Thunder Road Marathon medal will be given to you as you cross the Thunder Road Marathon finish line if you complete the Dowd YMCA Run Half Marathon and the Thunder Road Marathon. The Marathon course has a 6-hour time limit. Runners who cannot maintain a 13:45 per mile pace will be asked to leave the course for their own safety. Pit Stops will close and volunteers and police officers at intersections will not be available to participants who fall below the 13:45 per mile pace.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Mecca Live for Islamic New Year, Al Hijra in Saudi Arabia

The Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.

Al Hijra Live in Mecca

Since the Islamic year is 11 to 12 days shorter than the Gregorian year, the Islamic new year does not come on the same day of the Gregorian calendar every year. While some Islamic organizations prefer determining the new month (and hence the new year) dates by local sighting of the moon, most Islamic institutions and countries, including Saudi Arabia, follow astronomical calculations to determine future dates of the Islamic calendar. The following dates on the Gregorian calendar correspond to the Islamic new year.

Al-Hijra / Muharram in 2010 will start on Tuesday, the 7th of December and will continue for 29 days until Tuesday, the 4th of January.

Note that in the Muslim calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Muslims will celebrate Al-Hijra / Muharram on the sunset of Monday, the 6th of December.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Phuket Webcam Live at the Asia Pacific Ironman 2010

The Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship is set to become the centerpiece of Ironman 70.3 racing in the Asia Pacific region. Taking place in the resort of Laguna Phuket, on the tropical island of Phuket, Thailand, the event will provide a challenging course set along a picturesque tropical paradise.

This live feed is in Phuket for the 2010 Ironman triathlon:

Ironman Phuket Live Feed

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The 17th Laguna Phuket Triathlon and the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship will bookend a unique endurance extravaganza later this year in Phuket, Thailand.

The Laguna Phuket race on November 28th will kick-off a ten-day calendar of related events that will reach boiling point on December 5th with the Ironman 70.3 Championship event. This combination of events will make the island of Phuket a mecca for triathlon devotees worldwide.

Situated on Thailand’s Andaman Sea coastline, Phuket is located almost 1,000 kilometres southwest of Bangkok. It has been luring international visitors for decades with its balmy tropical charm and character.

Laguna Phuket, a resort collection of seven deluxe hotel and villa properties on the northwest coast of the island, will host both the triathlon events. With its stunning location amid 1,000 acres of tropical lagoon-filled parkland on pristine Bang Tao beach, plus a wealth of recreational options from golf to island-hopping, Laguna Phuket is renowned worldwide as the finest destination resort in Asia.

Busselton Webcam at the 2010 WA Ironman, Busso

Ironman WA is getting ready to roll this weekend, and the start list reads like a who’s who of Australian iron distance racing. Foremost amongst these must be Sydneysider Pete Jacobs.

This live feed is in WA for the 2010 Ironman Triathlon:

Ironman WA Live Feed

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Ironman WA is getting ready to roll this weekend, and the start list reads like a who’s who of Australian iron distance racing. Foremost amongst these must be Sydneysider Pete Jacobs. His reputation is that of the course’s strongest swimmer, but after setting the third-fastest marathon time ever on the Ford Ironman World Championship course in Hawaii last month at 2:41:05. many are now looking to see just how fast he can go at Busso.

Ironman Western Australia 2010 will start at the Busselton jetty on Sunday, December 5, at 5.30am. Professionals will enter the water first followed by age groupers and relay entrants from 5.45am. Race leaders will exit the water from 6.15am and proceed to the Signal Park transition area.

Zurich Webcam Live for the 2010 Christmas Market

At the traditional Christmas markets and in Zürich’s shops, both locals and visitors find inspiration for gifts and can treat themselves to delectable delicacies. The Christmas circuses are as much a part of the season as the New Year’s Eve Magic with its legendary fireworks display.

This live webcam is in Zurich for all the Christmas festivities:

Zurich Christmas Market Live

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A unique shopping atmosphere can also be experienced at the five traditional Christmas markets. Zürich’s oldest Christmas market in the middle of the Old Town guarantees a romantic ambience and shopping bags bursting with Christmas gifts. The 160 quaintly decorated market stalls transform the immense hall at Zürich’s Main Railway Station into the “Zürich Christ Child Market,” and the centrally-located Christmas market in the heart of the city also offers a diverse range of toys, tasty Christmas goodies and trendy fashion accessories. The Christmas market at Werdmühleplatz square is legendary with its “Singing Christmas Tree.” Choirs of both children and adults take their place on the Christmas tree which towers above the houses, and spread festive cheer with their repertoire of Christmas carols. And at Bellevue this year, the Sechseläuten square will be transformed for the first time into a Christmas market with traditional and top-quality products offered at 15 market stands.

Panama City Beach Webcam Live for 2010 Redfish Run

Run For the Redfish is a certified course featuring a 1/2 marathon, 5k and kids 1 mile fun run benefits bringing awareness about our coastal redfish and it's habitat. This year's run will be held on December 4th, 2010 and starts and ends in beautiful Pier Park.

This live feed is at Panama City Beach for the event:

Run for the Redfish Live

Event Information:

On December 4, 2010 runners from across the Southeast will participate in the 2nd annual Run for the Redfish in Panama City Beach, Florida, a combined half marathon, 5k run and kids fun run will be held at Pier Park. A portion of the proceeds benefits bringing awareness about our coastal redfish and it's habitat. The run will begin at the Front Beach Road entrance to Pier Park and continue down Front Beach Road, looping back to end at Margaritaville.

Last year, over 600 racers participated and plans for 2010 are to take this signature event to the next level. We'd like to thank our sponsors and volunteers who support this race. We look forward to seeing everyone out on the course in December! The oil spill that flowed into the Gulf of Mexico put unprecedented strain on an already stressed marine ecosystem. While the responsible party, BP, is supposed to reimburse the affected fishermen and efforts have already begun to clean the coastline, little attention is being paid to the Gulf fisheries.

Las Vegas Webcam Live for the 2010 Rock n Roll Marathon

The Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & 1/2 Marathon is an annual marathon foot-race run in and around Las Vegas, Nevada. The race is one of the oldest marathons in the United States, having been run since 1967.

This live feed is in Vegas for the 2010 marathon:

Las Vegas Live feed

Event Information:

The marathon was organized by Al Boka since 1983, who sold the marathon in 2005 to Devine Racing, a Chicago-based race organization company that is responsible for several other races, including the Los Angeles Marathon. will be the title sponsor for this event through 2009.

Devine redubbed the race as "The Las Vegas Marathon", and updated the course to include the Strip. Introduced on December 4 2005, the new course marks one of the rare occasions that the Strip is closed to traffic. Prior to that, the course had run on the old Los Angeles Highway, beginning in the community of Jean, Nevada, and ending outside of the City of Las Vegas in the county's Sunset Park.

Additionally in 2005, the date of the marathon was changed from January to December to help ensure better weather.

Monday, November 29, 2010

York Webcam, Live at the Minster Cathedral

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe alongside Cologne Cathedral. The Minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the second-highest office of the Church of England, and is cathedral for the Diocese of York; it is run by a Dean and Chapter under the Dean of York.

This live webcam is at the Minster:

It has a very wide Decorated Gothic nave and chapter house, a Perpendicular Gothic choir and east end, and Early English north and south transepts. The nave contains the West Window, constructed in 1338, and over the Lady Chapel in the east end is the Great East Window, (finished in 1408), the largest expanse of medieval stained glass in the world. In the north transept is the Five Sisters Window, each lancet being over 16 metres (52 ft) high. The south transept contains the famous Rose window.

In November 2002, York Minster was illuminated in colour, devised by York-born Mark Brayshaw, for the first time in its history. The occasion was televised live on the BBC1 Look North program. Similar illuminations have been projected over the Christmas period in subsequent years.

York Minster was also artistically illuminated on 5 November 2005, celebrating the 400th anniversary of the foiling of York-born Guy Fawkes' gunpowder plot. This was done by Patrice Warrener using his unique "chromolithe" technique with which he 'paints' with light, picking out sculpted architectural details

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Kona Web Cam Live, Ultraman Hawaii 2010

The Ultraman World Championship is a three-day, 320 mile (515-km) annual endurance race held on the Big Island of Hawaii. This event attracts athletes who seek to explore the extreme in physical and mental abilities.

This live feed is in Hawaii throughout the Ultraman Championship:

Ultraman 2010 Live

Event Information:

The race is divided into three stages: The first is a 6.2-mile (10-km) ocean swim from Kailua Bay to Keauhou Bay, followed by a 90-mile (145-km) cross-country bike ride, with vertical climbs that total 6,000 feet. Stage two is a 171.4-mile (276-km) bike ride from Volcanoes National Park to Kohala Village Inn, with total vertical climbs of 4,000 feet. Stage three is a 52.4-mile(84-km) double-marathon, which starts at Hawi and finishes on the beach at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area. Each stage must be completed within 12 hours or less. The swim portion of stage one must be completed in 5.5 hours or less. Participants who do not reach the finish lines within the time limits are disqualified.

This event attracts athletes who seek to explore the extreme in physical and mental abilities. The race is limited to 35 athletes on an invitation-only basis and attracts participants from around the world, including Brazil, Canada, Italy, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, Slovenia and the United States. Racers must have reached their 20th birthday prior to the start of stage one. Each racer must be accompanied by an individual support team of at least two people over the entire course. Many support team members are volunteers from the Big Island community.

Detroit Webcam, Michigan Thanksgiving Parade 2010 Live Feed

America's Thanksgiving Parade, is an annual parade held on Thanksgiving Day in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The tradition started in the city in 1924 by the J.L. Hudson Company department store.

This live feed is in Detroit for the 2010 Thanksgiving Parade:

Detroit Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Live

It shares the title for the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, and is four years younger than the 6abc IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia.

Event Information:

The idea came from Hudson’s display director Charles Wendel after the success of the Eaton's Santa Claus Parade in Toronto. In addition to the usual floats and bands, Wendel obtained large papier-mâché heads similar to those he saw during a recent trip to Europe. The heads are made in Viareggio, Italy and remain a fixture of the parade to the present.

The parade was suspended in 1943 and 1944 due to material shortages caused by World War II, but Hudson’s resumed the event in 1945 and continued sponsorship of the parade until 1979 when the costs became burdensome. It turned the parade over to the Detroit Renaissance Foundation who produced it for four years. In 1983, Detroit Renaissance turned the parade over to the newly-created Michigan Thanksgiving Parade Foundation and the event became known as The Michigan Thanksgiving Parade.

State Street Chicago Webcam - Thanksgiving Parade Live

The State Street Thanksgiving Parade, currently title sponsored by McDonald's and officially named the McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade (see below), an annual parade produced and presented by the Chicago Festival Association (CFA) and is often known as “Chicago’s Grand Holiday Tradition.”

This live feed is in Chicago for the 2010 Thanksgiving Parade:

Chicago Thanksgiving Parade Live

Event Information:

In 1934, the United States had been in the Great Depression for five years. Many leaders in Chicago searched for ways to boost the economy as well as public spirit. Walter Gregory, President of Chicago's State Street Council, proposed a Christmas parade to Chicago Mayor Edward Kelly in the hopes that it would improve the moods of Chicago residents. The Mayor agreed to the parade, being primarily interested in its potential to improve Chicago's economy.

Chicago's first Christmas Parade was on State Street on December 7, 1934. Gregory and a costumed Santa Claus led the caravan, which was filled with toys and various merchandise from State Street businesses. As the city's government officials had hoped, the parade contributed to desirable growth in the local economy and 1934 held the city's largest holiday buying period since 1927. This was both exciting and surprising for the entire city. Not only was it the Depression, but that day held dangerously low temperatures throughout the entire state. Some areas of Illinois were as low as fourteen degrees below zero (fahrenheit).

New York Thanksgiving Parade 2010 Live Web Cam Feed

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is an annual parade presented by Macy's. The tradition started in 1924, tying it for the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States.

This live feed is in New York City for the 2010 Thanksgiving Parade:

New York Thanksgiving Parade Live

Event Information:

In 1924, the inaugural parade (originally known as the Macy's Christmas Parade and later the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Christmas Parade.) was staged by the store. Employees and professional entertainers marched from 145th Street in Harlem to Macy's flagship store on 34th Street dressed in vibrant costumes. There were floats, professional bands and live animals borrowed from the Central Park Zoo. At the end of that first parade, as has been the case with every parade since, Santa Claus was welcomed into Herald Square. At this first parade, however, the Jolly Old Elf was enthroned on the Macy's balcony at the 34th Street store entrance, where he was then "crowned" "King of the Kiddies." With an audience of over a quarter of a million people, the parade was such a success that Macy's declared it would become an annual event.

In addition to the well-known balloons and floats, the Parade also features live music and other performances. College and high school marching bands from across the country participate in the parade, and the television broadcasts feature performances by famous singers and bands. The Radio City Rockettes are a classic performance as well.

On the NBC telecast from in front of the flagship Macy's store on Broadway and 34th Street, the marching bands perform live music but most of the other live acts use pre-recorded music with the performers lip-syncing their singing.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Ironman Arizona 2010 Live Webcam, Tempe Town Lake Triathlon Web Cam Feed

The latest event in the 2010 Ironman season is the Ford Ironman Arizona, an Ultra distance triathlon consisting of: 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run. The swim course is located in Tempe Town Lake.

This live feed is in Tempe for the Ironman event:

Ironman Arizona, Tempe, Live

Event Information:

The Mill Avenue Bridges provide a perfect view of the swim. The bike course is 3 loops, allowing spectators to see their athlete four times at the intersection of Mill Avenue and Rio Salado Parkway. The run course is also three loops offering many opportunities along the streets and through Tempe Beach Park to see the athletes.

An Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races organized by the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) consisting of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bike and a marathon (26.2 miles 42.195 km) run, raced in that order and without a break. Most Ironman events have a strict time limit of 17 hours to complete the race, where the Ironman race starts at 7 AM, the mandatory swim cut off for the 2.4 mile swim is 2 hours 20 minutes, the bike cut off time is 5:30 PM, and all finishers must complete their marathon by midnight. The time limit to complete the race for Ironman Japan is 15 hours.

The name "Ironman Triathlon" refers to both the original Ironman triathlon and the annual Ironman World Championship. Also called Ironman Hawaii, the world championships of the event, held annually in Hawaii since 1978 (with an additional race in 1982), are now preceded by a series of qualifying events. Ironman Triathlon became known for its grueling length, harsh race conditions, and television coverage.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Eid ul Adha 2010 Live Stream Webcam Feed in Mecca at the Grand Holy Mosque

Eid al-Adha or "Festival of Sacrifice" or "Greater Eid" is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to commemorate the willingness of Abraham (Ibrahim) to sacrifice his son Ishmael (Isma'il) as an act of obedience to God.

This live stream is in Mecca for this important Islamic festival:

Eid ul Adha Mecca Live

Festival Information:

The family retains one third of the share, another third is given to relatives, friends and neighbors, and the other third is given to the poor & needy.

Eid al-Adha is the latter of two Eid festivals celebrated by Muslims, whose basis comes from Sura 2 (Al-Baqara) Ayah 196 in the Qur'an. Like Eid ul-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Wajib prayer of two Raka'ah (units) followed by a sermon.

The word "Eid" appears in Sura al-Mai'da ("The Table Spread," Chapter 5) of the Qur'an, meaning 'solemn festival'.

Eid al-Adha is celebrated annually on the 10th day of the 12th and the last Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah of the lunar Islamic calendar. Eid al-Adha celebrations start after the Hajj, the annual pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia by Muslims worldwide, descend from Mount Arafat. The date is approximately 70 days (2 Months & 10 days) after the end of the month of Ramadan, i.e. Eid-ul-Fitr. Ritual observance of the holiday lasts until sunset of the 13th day of Dhu al-Hijjah.

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Turin Marathon 2010 Live Stream Web Cam Feed, Torino

The Turin Marathon (official name of Turin Marathon) is a marathon, since 1991 in Turin takes place, usually in in April. Regarding the distance records, he is among the fastest in Europe.

This live webcam feed is in Turin for the marathon:

Turin Marathon live webcam

Event Information:

Start and end of the trail, the clockwise direction of Turin and some neighboring municipalities leads, is on the Piazza Castello south of the Palazzo Madama. From there, first on the Via Po to the left bank of the Po. Upstream, it then goes to Moncalieri and Nicholasville. There, the route turns west to and leads to Beinasco and Orbassano, where just before the half marathon mark the route north to Rivalta and Rivoli used. The last third of the trail leads westward over Collegno back to the center of Turin, where the destination on the west side of the Palazzo Madama is.

As early as 31 October 1897 was held in Turin marathon instead of a similar maturity. On a 35 km long rail link between Turin and watershed None Cesare Ferrario won in 2:26:45 h. The first real Marathon was organized 1919th On the 42.75 km long route was victorious in 2:40:47,6 h. Valerio Arri, who at the Olympic Games 1920 Antwerp won the bronze medal in the marathon in. From 1921 to 1933, the same route every year now instead of a marathon, where Luigi Rossini (who as the barrel twice won) only with the best time achieved 2:38:23,4 h 1930th

The Marathon of the European Athletics Championships 1934in which the Finn Armas Toivonen 2:52:29,0 before the gates Enochsson Sweden and the Italians won in Genghini Aurelio should, 40 years, the last marathon in Turin stay. Only 31 March 1974 was a marathon rather than provincial level, where Giovambattista Bassi, Marco Carbone and Renzo Musso as joint first in 2:25:00, the goal achieved.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Vienna Christmas Market 2010 Live Webcam Feed

In Vienna, Starting at the end of November lasting till Christmas Day you can find "Christkindlmärkte" or Christmas markets, on nearly every corner of the city.

This live webcam is in Vienna throughout the festive season:

Vienna Christmas market 2010

Event Information:

A Christmas market, also known as Christkindlmarkt, Christkindlesmarkt, Christkindlmarket, and Weihnachtsmarkt, is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in Germany and Alsace but are now being held in many other countries.

In Vienna, Starting at the end of November lasting till Christmas Day you can find "Christkindlmärkte" on nearly every corner of the city. Small huts provide you with potentiall Christmas presents, food and most important hot punch and "Glühwein", heated sweetened wine. The biggest ones are the Christkindlmarkt at the Vienna City Hall, at the Spittelberg and inside the University Campus.

Vienna hosts around 25 markets ranging from the large to the small. The 'December Market' in Vienna dating back to 1294 is regarded by some as the forerunner to the Christmas Market Vienna is a popular city break destination all year around. Many people choose to visit the city around late November and December time and go and visit the museums and view the impressive architecture, not to mention savour the culture that Vienna has to offer. They then attend the various Christmas Markets and do their shopping., which include venues like Schloss Schönbrunn which is a famous visitor attraction in it's own right.

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Live Stream F1 at Yas Marina Circuit, UAE

It promises to be the most exciting conclusion to a Formula 1 season in many years, with the last race starting with 4 dirvers - Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and Lewis Hamilton, all in with a chance of the championship.

This live feed will be at Yas Marina throughout the F1 weekend:

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Live Stream

Event Information:

For the 2009 Formula One season, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was added to the schedule. It was provisionally announced as being held on 15 November 2009, as the 19th and final Grand Prix of the season. Both the Canadian Grand Prix and French Grand Prix were later removed from the provisional schedule, and as a result the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was moved to 1 November 2009 where it would become the last of 17 meetings. In August 2009, it was announced that the start time would be 1700 local time (1300 UTC), and that the race would be floodlit. The inaugural race was won by Sebastian Vettel.

The Yas Marina Circuit is located on Yas Island - a 2,550 hectares (25.5 km2) island on the east coast of Abu Dhabi - and the 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was the first major event to take place on the circuit

Etihad Airways is the current major sponsor of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was announced in early 2007 at the Abu Dhabi F1 Festival in the United Arab Emirates. The first race took place on November 1 2009, held at the Hermann Tilke designed Yas Marina Circuit

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Red Carpet Live Stream World Premiere, London

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 has it's World Premiere in London tonight, with stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes all attending.

This live feed will be watching the red carpet at the London Odeon cinema as the stars arrive:

Harry Potter Premiere Live Stream

Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. The books chronicle the adventures of the adolescent wizard Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry's quandary involving the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents in his quest to conquer the wizarding world and subjugate non-magical people (Muggles).

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final of the Harry Potter novels written by British author J. K. Rowling. The book was released on 21 July 2007, ending the series that began in 1997 with the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. This book chronicles the events directly following Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005), and leads to the long-awaited final confrontation between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Corsica Webcam, Live View in Bastia Port and Harbour

Corsica is an island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located west of Italy, southeast of the French mainland, and north of the island of Sardinia. It is a very popular holiday location for local residents and overseas visitors alike.

This live webcam view is in Corsica 24 hours a day:

Corsica Webcam

Location Information:

Corsica is one of the 26 regions of France, although strictly speaking Corsica is designated as a "territorial collectivity"(collectivité territoriale) by law. As a territorial collectivity, it enjoys greater powers than other French régions, but for the most part its status is quite similar. Corsica is referred to as a "région" in common speech, and is almost always listed among the other régions of France. Although the island is separated from the continental mainland by the Ligurian Sea and is much closer to the Italian than to the French mainland, politically Corsica is part of Metropolitan France. It was once briefly an independent Corsican Republic, until being incorporated into France in 1769.

Corsica is famed as the birthplace of Napoléon Bonaparte. His ancestral home, Casa Buonaparte, is located there.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Florida Ironman Live Stream - Webcam Feed at Panama City Beach

The Ironman Florida (Ford Ironman Florida) is an annually since 1999 in November held triathlonsports event on the Ironmandistance (3.86 km swim, 180.2 km cycling, running 42.195 kilometers) in Panama City in Florida.

This live feed is in Panama City Beach for the Triathlon:

Ironman Florida Live Stream

Event Information:

On 1 November 2008, this event has already held the tenth time. The Canadian Tom Evans won the race with 8:07:59 hours, setting a new course record.
The World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) has 2009, the license for the implementation of the Ironman in Arizona from the previous organizer North American Sports (NA Sports) accepted.

The swimming distance is over two rounds to be completed in the Gulf of Mexico and is followed by the bike just over one lap and the marathon distance, which extends over two rounds. The twelfth edition of this competition will on 6 November 2010. According to the United States Census Bureau, Panama City Beach the city has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.2 km²) 6.9 square miles (18.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.42%) is water. There are approximately 27 miles (43 km) of shoreline in Panama City Beach with approximately half of it fronting the Gulf of Mexico.

MTV EMA 2010 Live Stream Online

The MTV Europe Music Awards "(EMA)" were established in 1994 by MTV Networks Europe to celebrate the most popular music videos in Europe. Originally beginning as an alternative to the American MTV Video Music Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards is today a popular celebration of what MTV viewers consider the best in music. The awards are chosen by MTV viewers throughout Europe.

This live feed is in Madrid for th 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards

The MTV Europe Music Awards always changes its host city. Up until now United Kingdom hosted the event thrice. Germany has hosted the event for a fourth time in 2009 when the awards were held in Berlin on 5 November 2009. The 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards will take place in Madrid, Spain.

The awards are presented annually and broadcast live on MTV Europe, MTVNHD and most of the international MTV channels as well as online. The 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards will be in Madrid, Spain. The nominees were announced on September 20, Katy Perry and Lady Gaga tie with five nominations each; Eminem close behind them with four. Eva Longoria will be the hosting of this years MTV EMA's and she said "I am so excited to host the 2010 EMAs in the beautiful and sexy city of Madrid!. I can’t wait to see some fabulous performances and I am so proud that the two most nominated artists this year are two amazing women - Lady Gaga and Katy Perry - who are making some of the most exciting music in pop right now!". Katy Perry and Linkin Park will perform at the Puerta de Alcalá.

New York Marathon 2010 Live Stream from NYC

The New York City Marathon (ING New York City Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is a major annual marathon (42.195 km (26.219 mi)) whose course runs through all five boroughs of New York City. It is one of the largest marathons in the world, with 43,659 finishers in 2009. Along with the Boston Marathon and Chicago Marathon, it is among the pre-eminent long-distance annual running events in the United States and is one of the World Marathon Majors.

This live webcam is in New York for the 2010 marathon:

The race is organized by New York Road Runners (NYRR) and has been run every year since 1970. The next marathon will be run on November 7, 2010. In recent years, it has been sponsored by the financial group ING. It is held on the first Sunday of November and attracts professional competitors and amateurs from all over the world. Because of the popularity of the race, participation is limited to 37,000 entrants chosen largely by a lottery system. Runners who are members of NYRR can gain entry by meeting the qualifications for guaranteed entry or via nomination from an official running club. Officially recognized running clubs are allowed two guaranteed spots for members who did not make it in via lottery.

The initial course of 1970 consisted in repeated racing around Central Park. Nowadays the course covers all five boroughs of New York City. It begins on Staten Island near the approach to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The bridge, which normally carries only vehicular traffic, is closed for the event. Runners use both sides of the upper level of the bridge and the westbound side of the lower level. In the opening minutes of the race, the bridge is filled with runners, creating a dramatic spectacle that is closely associated with the event.

Diwali 2010 Festival of Lights Live in India

Diwali (also spelled Divali in few countries) or Deepavali is popularly known as the festival of lights. Its an important five-day festival in Hinduism and Jainism, occurring between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus, Diwali is the most important festival of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes. Deepavali is an official holiday in India, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Mauritius, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Myanmar , Fiji , and Suriname.

These live feeds will have coverage from all across India throughout Diwali 2010:

The name Diwali is itself a contraction of the word "Deepavali" which translates into row of lamps. Diwali involves the lighting of small clay lamps (divas) filled with oil to signify the triumph of good over evil. During Diwali, all the celebrants wear new clothes and share sweets and snacks with family members and friends. Some Indian business communities begin the financial year on the first day of Diwali, hoping for prosperity the following year.

In Jainism, Diwali marks the attainment of moksha by Mahavira in 527 BC. In Sikhism, Deepavali commemorates the return of Guru Har Gobind Ji to Amritsar after freeing 52 Hindu kings imprisoned in Fort Gwalior by Emperor Jahangir; the people lit candles and diyas to celebrate his return. This is the reason Sikhs also refer to Deepavali as Bandi Chhorh Divas, "the day of release of detainees". Deepavali is widely celebrated in both India and Nepal.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

The Hajj 2010 Live Stream from Mecca Pilgrimage

The Hajj is the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is currently the largest annual pilgrimage in the world, and is the fifth pillar of Islam, a religious duty that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by every able-bodied Muslim who can afford to do so.

This live feed is in Mecca for The Hajj in 2010:

The Hajj 2010 Live

Event Information:

The pilgrimage occurs from the 8th to 12th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, the 12th and last month of the Islamic calendar. Because the Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, eleven days shorter than the Gregorian calendar used in the Western world, the Gregorian date of the Hajj changes from year to year. Ihram is the name given to the special state in which Muslims live whilst on the pilgrimage.

The Hajj is associated with the life of Islamic prophet Muhammad from the 7th century, but the ritual of pilgrimage to Mecca is considered by Muslims to stretch back thousands of years to the time of Ibrahim (Abraham). Pilgrims join processions of hundreds of thousands of people, who simultaneously converge on Mecca for the week of the Hajj, and perform a series of rituals: Each person walks counter-clockwise seven times about the Ka'bah, the cube-shaped building which acts as the Muslim direction of prayer, runs back and forth between the hills of Al-Safa and Al-Marwah, drinks from the Zamzam Well, goes to the plains of Mount Arafat to stand in vigil, and throws stones in a ritual Stoning. The pilgrims then shave their heads, and celebrate the three day global festival of Eid al-Adha.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

World Series 2010 Live Stream - Texas Rangers vs SF Giants

The World Series Baseball best of seven playoff will be played between the American League champion Texas Rangers and the National League champion San Francisco Giants, and is set to begin on Wednesday, October 27.

This live stream will have free online coverage of the whole World Series:

World Series Live Stream

Event Background:

The latest possible ending of the series is scheduled for November 4, barring weather delays. In their respective league championship series, the Rangers and Giants eliminated the 2009 World Series teams, the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies, to advance.

The Rangers' advancement marks the first time that the franchise has appeared in the World Series in its 50-year history, dating back to the club's days as the Washington Senators. The Giants' victory over the Phillies gave them their fourth World Series appearance ever since relocating to San Francisco before the 1958 season; their most recent appearance was in the 2002 World Series, when they lost to the Anaheim Angels in seven games.

The Giants will have home field advantage in the World Series, the first time the National League champion has had home field advantage since 2001, as the NL won the All-Star Game 3–1 on July 13.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Valderrama Masters 2010 Live Stream - Free Online Feed from Andalucia

A confirmed field size of 96 players will have a golden opportunity to improve their Race To Dubai ranking on The European Tour International Schedule by playing for first prize in the inaugural Andalucía Valderrama Masters at Club de Golf Valderrama from October 28-31.

This live feed will have the whole of the Valderrama Masters online:

Valderrama Masters Live

Location Information:

The Valderrama Golf Club, or Club de Golf Valderrama, is one of the best known golf clubs in Europe. It is located in the resort of Sotogrande, San Roque in the Andalusia region of Southern Spain, a few miles from Gibraltar, and has a single 18 hole course, along with a 9 hole par 3 course.

Valderrama was constructed in 1974 to the designs of leading American golf course architect Robert Trent Jones. Before switching to its present name, it was known as "Sotogrande New" and "Las Aves". In 1984 it was acquired by a new owner, Jaime Ortiz-Patiño, and expanded by the original architect. By 1999, it was rated the number one course in mainland Europe by Golf World magazine. In 2010 Valderrama the Valderrama Golf Course was purchased by a group headed by Greg Norman. The fourth hole, La Cascada, is the course's signature hole. It is a par 5 with a pond to the right of the two-tiered green. The practice ground was called the best in Europe by Nick Faldo

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Korean Grand Prix Live Stream at Yeongam Circuit

It promises to be a very exciting race in Korea, with the controversial Yeongam circuit hosting its first ever GP as one of the closest championship seasons for many years drawa towards a conclusion.

The whole race will be streaming live online here:

Yeongam live stream

Event Information:

The Korean Grand Prix is a planned Formula One race to be held in South Korea. After months of speculation, on October 2, 2006 it was confirmed that the event would actually take place in 2010, and would be hosted by the Korean International Circuit, set to be built between 2007 and July 2010. It has also been revealed that the race will be promoted by a public-private company. The deal is for seven years with a five year option that would ensure the race to be held until 2021

Despite this earlier confirmation, the South Korean Grand Prix was not included on any of the provisional 2010 calendars floated by Formula One Management. Following approval of funding for the event, however, Korea was given the date of 17 October on the 2010 calendar published by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) on 21 September 2009.

On December 10, 2009, the organisers of the event announced that they were on schedule, with a plan to finish the circuit on July 5, 2010, though they admitted that their largest problem lay in finding accommodation for all Formula One staff and spectators. The organisers also ruled out the possibility of staging the race at night until they have more knowledge of and experience in running a Grand Prix

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Punta Hermosa Webcam - Live at the Billabong ISA World Surfing Games 2010

The perfect waves of Señoritas and Caballeros will see over 200 surfers as members of their National Surfing Teams compete for medals in one of the world’s greatest surfing events.

This live feed will have all the action live online:

Competition Information:

Señoritas and Caballeros is a perfect setting for an ISA event as there are both perfect and consistent left and right pointbreaks that work at the same time and are close to each other. The breaks are located in the famous surfing town of Punta Hermosa, which also has the necessary infrastructure to hold an event of this magnitude.

The Peruvian Surfing Federation is accustomed to organizing world-class surfing events including a historic ISA World Masters Surfing Championship in 2008 that had perfect six-foot waves every single day. In addition, they organized a successful edition of the Pan American Surfing Games in 2006 and have hosted a stop for the ASP Women’s World Tour since 2007. For the second year in a row, leading surf wear brand Billabong will be the title sponsor of this enormous Olympic Style event.

The International Surfing Association (ISA) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the World Governing Authority for Surfing. It was originally founded as the International Surfing Federation in 1964 and has been running world championships since 1964 and the Junior World Championships since 1980.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Harry Potter 7 - Deathly Hallows Part 1 Hollywood Premiere Live

The Hollywood Premiere of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Live in LA on Hollywood Boulevard - 14th November 2010.

You can watch the starts arrive for the premiere here:

Hollywood Boulevard webcam

Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author J. K. Rowling. The books chronicle the adventures of the adolescent wizard Harry Potter and his best friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry's quandary involving the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who killed Harry's parents in his quest to conquer the wizarding world and subjugate non-magical people (Muggles).

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is the seventh and final of the Harry Potter novels written by British author J. K. Rowling. The book was released on 21 July 2007, ending the series that began in 1997 with the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. This book chronicles the events directly following Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005), and leads to the long-awaited final confrontation between Harry Potter and Lord Voldemort.

The Baltimore Sun's critic, Mary Carole McCauley, praised the series as "a classic bildungsroman, or coming-of-age tale." She noted that the book was more serious than the previous novels in the series and had more straightforward prose.[53] Furthermore, reviewer Alice Fordham from The Times writes that "Rowling’s genius is not just her total realisation of a fantasy world, but the quieter skill of creating characters that bounce off the page, real and flawed and brave and lovable." Fordham concludes, "We have been a long way together, and neither Rowling nor Harry let us down in the end." New York Times writer Michiko Kakutani agrees, praising Rowling's ability to make Harry both a hero and a character that can be related to.

Las Vegas Live for Justin Timberlake Golf Open 2010

The Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is a golf tournament in the Fall Series of the PGA Tour. It is played annually in October in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tournament is held at the TPC at Summerlin and from 2008 will be hosted by recording star Justin Timberlake.

This live feed will be covering the event live:

The event has been known by other titles, which are shown in the Winners section below. In 2009, the purse will be $4,200,000, with a $756,000 first prize. In 2002, under a previous sponsor, the purse was $5,000,000 ($900,000 to champion), and has never been as high since. The tournament was founded in 1983. Until 2003, this tournament was played over five rounds over several other courses. Tiger Woods recorded his first PGA Tour win here in 1996.

The tournament announced that the Shriners Hospitals for Children would take over the operations of the tournament, and that the Las Vegas Founders, a volunteer group, would no longer be involved with the event. Fry's Electronics, chief presenting sponsor in 2006 and 2007, also ended their association with this event, choosing to concentrate on a second tournament in Arizona that it was already sponsoring. On November 12, 2007, the PGA Tour announced that Timberlake would become host of the tournament, and also announced the event's new name. Timberlake, an avid golfer who plays to a 6 handicap, will play in the celebrity pro-am and host a benefit concert during the week of the tournament.

This event became the first PGA Tour event in history to offer a total prize purse of more than $1 million. A tradition at the tournament is presenting the trophy to the champion while two showgirls are a part of the pomp and circumstance.

Dasara 2010 - Live Festival Views Online

Sunday 17 October is the date in 2010 of Dasara, derived from the Sanskrit Dasha-hara meaning "remover of bad fate", which is among the most important festivals celebrated in India. These live feeds come from all across India on the day of this important festival.

Navratri, Navaratri, or Navarathri is a Hindu festival of worship of Shakti and dance & festivities. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi are worshipped.

The beginning of spring and the beginning of autumn are two very important junctions of climatic and solar influence. These two periods are taken as sacred opportunities for the worship of the Divine Mother. The dates of the festival are determined according to the lunar calendar.

In Hinduism the adherents believe in one omnipresent Deity but may worship Her/Him in any of the numerous manifestations that are prevalent all over India. Navaratri represents celebration of Goddess Durga, the manifestation of Deity in form of Shakti. Dasahara, meaning ‘ten days’, becomes dussehra in popular parlance. The Navaratri festival or ‘Nine Nights festival’ becomes ‘ten days festival’ with the addition of the last day, Vijayadashami which is its culmination. On all these ten days, the various forms of Mother Mahisasura-mardini are worshipped with fervour and devotion.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Delhi Webcam - Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony Live

After many concerns prior to the event, the 2010 Commonwealth Games have passed off very successfully, and already it is time to draw proceedings to a close with a spectacular closing ceremony.

This live feed will be live at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for the closing ceremony.

Delhi webcam

Event Information

The 2010 Commonwealth Games are the nineteenth Commonwealth Games, and the ninth to be held under that name. The Games are scheduled to be held in Delhi, India between 3 October and 14 October 2010. The games will be the largest multi-sport event conducted to date in Delhi and India generally, which has previously hosted the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982. The opening ceremony is scheduled to take place at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi. It will also be the first time the Commonwealth Games will be held in India and the second time the event has been held in Asia (after 1998 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia).

In preparation for an influx of English-speaking tourists for the Games, the Delhi government is implementing a program to teach English, and the necessary skills for serving tourists, to key workers – such as cab drivers, security workers, waiters, porters, and service staff. In the two years prior to the Games 2,000 drivers were taught English. The program aims to teach 1,000 people English per month in the hope of reaching all key workers by March 2010. In addition to Delhi, the Indian Government plans to expand the program to teach people in local tourist destinations in other parts of India.

Leicester Square Live for the 2010 BFI London Film Festival

The London Film Festival is the UK's largest public film event, screening more than 300 features, documentaries and shorts from almost 50 countries. The festival, (the LFF), currently in its 54th year, is run every year in the second half of October under the umbrella of the British Film Institute.

This live feed will be in Leicester Square, site of the main events, throughout the festival:

London Film festival 2010 live

Event Information:

The Festival showcases the best of world cinema to champion creativity, originality, vision and imagination, and presents the finest contemporary international cinema from both established and emerging film-makers. Set in the Autumn, the festival hosts high profile awards contenders, screens recently restored archive films, champions new discoveries and combines curatorial strength with red carpet glamour. It also provides an extensive programme of industry events, public forums, education events, lectures, masterclasses and Q&As with film-makers and film talent.

The festival is divided into themes which cover different areas of interest - in 2009 these were; Galas and Special Screenings, Film on the Square, New British Cinema, French Revolutions, Cinema Europa, World Cinema, Experimenta, Treasures from the Archives, Short Cuts and Animation. In 2009 the Festival, whilst focused around Leicester Square (Vue, Odeon West End and Empire)