In the World
Dubai Tennis Championships
Four-time winners Federer and Henin head an all-star team for the 2008 Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships with an incredible nine of the top ten women and eight of the world’s best men in attendance.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The 2008 Formula One season is also the 59th FIA Formula One World Championship season. It starts on 16 March and ends on 2 November after 18 Grands Prix.
Twenty-fourth annual Wrestle Mania professional wrestling pay-per-view produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships.
The 2008 championships will be at the held at the Scandinavian Arena.
World Synchronized Skating Championships.
March 1 – through April
Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography Featuring approximately 120 original prints and photomontages, this exhibition traces the development of the famous Russian-Soviet artist Alexander Rodchenko’s photography over a period of two decades when he created many classic works of Russian and world photography.
The Hayward Gallery, London, UK
The three-day Jakarta International Jazz Festival (Jak.Jazz) is the premier Indonesian jazz festival. It was launched in 1988 at the Ancol Drive-In and Ancol Dreamland Park and, after moving to several different venues and finally shutting down, it was re-launched in 2006 and is now going strong.
March 25 – 29
Winter Music Conference
WMC is a music industry convention that serves as a springboard for artists, DJs, and dance music professionals from all over the world, thereby making it the place where many of the major deals of the year are made.
Off on tour
Def Leppard launches the first leg of their world tour in Greensboro, North Carolina on March 27. The world tour is in support of a new studio album to be released this year. Dates in Europe and the UK are being announced.
March 1 - through April
From Berlin to NY: Karl Nierendorf and the Guggenheim
This permanent collection installation features acquisitions from Karl Nierendorf’s galleries in Berlin and New York and from the art collector’s estate. Formerly a banker, German-born Karl Nierendorf (1889–1947) began his career as an art dealer in 1920 in Cologne Germany. Includes works by members of the early years of the school of Abstract Expressionism.
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
60th Annual Ocean Beach Kite Festival & Craft Fair:
Oldest kite festival in the U.S.
Russian Presidential election
Arbor Day is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Arbor Day originated in the United States in Nebraska but is also celebrated by several other countries. In Japan they call it Greenery Day.
Taiwan Presidential election