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IVU 1908-2010

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This page is a complete list of every public international veg event ever held.

All the IVU World Vegetarian Congresses  (in bold)
- with 'Before IVU' , Regional Congresses and Vegan Festivals in italics:
International veg events before IVU:
1889 Cologne, Germany
1889-1911 - Vegetarian Federal Union - the forerunner to IVU
1890 London, England
1893 Chicago, USA
1897 London, England
1900 Paris, France
1904 St. Louis, USA
1907 Manchester, England - a plea for a new Federation

1. 1908 Dresden, Germany
2. 1909 Manchester, England
3. 1910 Brussels, Belgium
4. 1913 The Hague, The Netherlands

5. 1923 Stockholm, Sweden
6. 1926 London, England

7. 1929 Steinschönau, Czechoslovakia
8. 1932 Berlin/Hamburg, Germany
9. 1935 Daugaard, Denmark
10. 1938 Oslo/Hurdals Verk, Norway

11. 1947 Stonehouse, England
      1949 - 1st American Vegetarian Convention
12. 1950 Oosterbeck, The Netherlands
      1952 - International Vegetarian Youth Camp, Sussex, England
13. 1953 Sigtuna, Sweden
14. 1955 Paris, France
15. 1957 Delhi/Bombay/Madras/Calcutta, India
16. 1960 Hannover/Hamburg, Germany
17. 1963 Barcelona, Spain
18. 1965 Swanwick, England
19. 1967 Delhi/Bombay/Madras, India
20. 1969 Jerusalem, Israel
21. 1971 The Hague, The Netherlands
     
1972 1st Latin America Congress, Caracas, Venezuela 
22. 1973 Ronneby Brunn, Sweden
      1974 2nd Latin America Congress, Colombia
23. 1975 Maine, USA
      1976 3rd Latin America Congress, Santiago, Chile
      1976 2nd NAVS Congress, Ithaca, NY, USA
      1977 3rd NAVS Congress, Arcata, CA, USA
24. 1977 Delhi / Bombay / Calcutta / Madras, India
      1978 4th NAVS Congress, USA     
      1978 4th Latin America Congress, Mexico
      1979 5th NAVS Congress, USA

25. 1979 Loughborough, England
     
1980 6th NAVS Congress, USA     
      1980 5th Latin America Congress, Brasilia, Brazil
      1981 1st International Vegan Festival, Denmark
      1981 7th NAVS Congress, USA
26. 1982 Neu-Ulm, Germany
      1982 8th NAVS Congress, USA
      1983 9th NAVS Congress, USA
27. 1984 Baltimore, USA - at the
              10th NAVS Congress, USA
     
1985 1st European Congress - Cervia, Italy
      1985 11th NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1985 2nd International Vegan Festival, Denmark

      1985 1st Australasian Congress, Sydney, Australia
28. 1986 Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia

      1986 12th NAVS Summerfest, USA     
      1986 2nd Australasian Congress, Adelaide, Australia
     
1987 2nd European Congress, Ostend, Belgium
      1987 13th NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1987 1st VUNA Congress, Toronto, Canada
      1987 3rd Australasian Congress, Melbourne, Australia
      1988 3rd International Vegan Festival, Brighausen, Germany
      1988 14th NAVS Summerfest, USA
     
1989 3rd European Congress, Strasbourg, France
      1989 15th NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1989 4th International Vegan Festival, Nordhem, Sweden

      1989 2nd VUNA Congress, Arcata, California, USA
29. 1990 Tel Aviv, Israel
      
1990 5th International Vegan Festival, Hengelo, Netherlands
      1990 16th NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1991 - 4th European Congress - Chester, UK  
      1991 17th NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1991 3rd VUNA Congress, Denver, Colorado, USA 
      1992 6th International Vegan Festival, Biggleswade, England
      1992 18th NAVS Summerfest, USA
30. 1993 Madras, India 
     
1993 4th VUNA Congress, Portland, Oregon, USA 
      1993 19th NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1993 7th International Vegan Festival, Tossa de mar, Spain
      1994 20th NAVS Summerfest, USA
31. 1994 The Hague, The Netherlands
      1995 5th European Congress - Bratislava, Slovakia  
      1995 21st NAVS Summerfest, USA
      1995 5th VUNA Congress at the 
               8th International Vegan Festival, San Diego, California

32. 1996 Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA - at the
               22nd NAVS Summerfest
   
   1997 Asian Regional Congress, Mahabaleshwar, India  
      1997 23rd NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
      1997 6th European Congress - Bussolengo, Italy  
      1998 24th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
      1999 9th International Vegan Festival, Victoria, Australia
33. 1999 Chiang Mai, Thailand
      1999 7th European Congress, Widnau, Switzerland 
      1999 25th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
34. 2000 Toronto, Canada  
 
    2000 26th NAVS Summerfest, NC, USA
     
2001 27th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
     
2001 1st Asian Congress, Goa, India 
      2002 28th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
35. 2002 Edinburgh, Scotland  
     
2003 29th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
     
2004 30th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
36.
2004 Florianópolis, Brazil
      2005 31st NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA      
      2005 9th European Congress, Riccione, Italy
      2006 1st EVU Talks. Germany
      2006 1st Latin-America Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil
      2006 2nd Asian Congress, Bangkok, Thailand
      2006 32nd NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA  
      2006 10th International Vegan Festival, Skagen, Denmark
37. 2006 Goa, India
      2007 1st SE Asia Congress, Batam, Indonesia
      2007 2nd EVU Talks, Vienna, Austria
      2007 33rd NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
      
2007 11th International Vegan Festival, Karnataka, India  

      2007 3rd Asian Congress, Taiwan
      2007 1st West Africa congress, Lagos, Nigeria
      2007 2nd SE Asia Congress, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
      2008 3rd EVU Talks, Switzerland
     
2008 3rd SE Asia Congress, Jakarta, Indonesia
      2008 34th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
38. 2008 Dresden, Germany   
      2009 4th EVU Talks, Zagreb, Croatia     
      2009 35th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
      2009 12th International Vegan Festival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
      2009 4th Asian Congress, Batam, Indonesia
      2009 1st International Veg Food Fair & Forum, Xiamen, China
     
2009 2nd West Africa Congress, Accra, Ghana
      2010 4th SE Asia Congress, Medan, Indonesia   
      2010 36th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA

39. 2010 Jakarta/Bali, Indonesia
      2010 India & SW Asia Congress, Bangalore, India
      2010 2nd International Veg Food Fair and Forum, Xiamen, China
      2010 1st East Africa Congress, Nairobi, Kenya
      2010 1st Middle East Veg Congress, Dubai UAE
      2011 13th International Vegan Festival, Spain
      2011 37th NAVS Summerfest, Johnstown, USA
      2011 3rd International Veg Food Fair and Forum, Xiamen, China     
      2011 5th Asian Congress, Hangzhou, China

For what happened from 2012 onwards see:
worldvegfest.org/.../ivu-world-vegfest-schedule

Compiled by John Davis