Sunday, August 29, 2010

Liverpool Webcam Live at the 2010 Mathew Street Music Festival

The Liverpool Mathew Street Music Festival is a free music festival held annually in Liverpool, with Mathew Street as its central attraction.

This live webcam is in the centre of Liverpool throughout the festival:

Liverpool webcam live

This is the largest annual free music festival in Europe. In 2006 the festival was held over four days from Friday 25 August to Monday 28 August, using five stages in the city centre, including one at the Strand, two at the Pier Head, one on Dale Street, and one on Derby Square.

The event attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world and hosts many bands, both local and from around the world, including many Beatles tribute bands.

The line-up for the 2010 festival will make for a great weekend of music for all ages and tastes. The new themes are a brilliant addition and ensure the festival remains fresh and vibrant. They also show how the city has influenced the world and underlines why we are bidding to England’s first UNESCO City of Music.

Boston Webcam Live for St Anthony's Feast 2010

The Feast of St. Anthony is celebrated every year in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts on the last weekend of August. The feast has been celebrated since 1919 when a group of Italians from Montefalcione settled in the North End of Boston. They began a society called the San Antonio Di Padova Montefalcione which devoted their honor to their patron saint.

This live view comes from Boston on throughout the festival weekend:

Boston webcam

Location information:

Boston is the capital and largest city in Massachusetts, and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The largest city in New England, Boston is regarded as the unofficial "Capital of New England" for its economic and cultural impact on the entire New England region. Boston city proper had a 2009 estimated population of 645,169, making it the twentieth largest in the country. Boston is also the anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.5 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region includes six Massachusetts counties, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Suffolk, Plymouth, and Worcester, all of Rhode Island and parts of New Hampshire; it is home to 7.5 million people, making it the fifth-largest Combined Statistical Area in the United States.