Festivals are an ideal way to experience a unique and different venue. And each month there is a number to choose from, some hundred festivals throughout the country.
This article is a calendar of world festivals which includes a selection of the best festivals in the world that displays 3 festivals (or more!) per month of the year.
Each festival brings a state of joy and verve to our life. Festivals focus on certain particular communal or religious traditions. These events are also important for certain communities or sects. Festivals also give every human being an important message that they are not serious about approaching life in a festive manner.
The worlds great festive is magical and unforgettable. Everybody has something for him or her regardless of the ultimate cultural experience, the fascination of a festival.
Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, China
In Harbin, Heilongjiang Province in China, the annual ice and snow festival in the world takes place. The event takes place officially every year between 5 January and 5 February. This involves an annual ice & snow festival, illuminated houses constructed from immense ice blocks, Songhua winter skiing, ice lantern displays, ice-sailing, and speed skating.
Sand Sculpture Festival, Portugal
International Festival for Sand Sculpture or FIESA is the world’s biggest festival for sand sculpture. Since 2003, FIESA has owned Portugal’s Algarve area. Every year, this festival offers 50 impressive sculptures of about 40,000 tons of sand created by 60 artists worldwide. A unique theme for sand sculpture introduced each year in the FIESA Festival. The FIESA subject-based on traditional, current and mythological practices.
Festival of Lanterns, Taiwan
It is one of the most important Taiwanese events which takes place every Lunar year on the first full moon night. The Taiwan Pingxi area illuminated during this festival with thousands of sky lanterns. Chinese zodiac signs of the respective year are the main lantern at this festival.
The large lantern systems are like lions, birds, butterflies and many of the wildlife. The smaller lanterns represent major historical events. Lantern making, lantern riddle games, and fireworks are also the celebrations of this festival.
Venice, Venice is the most glamorous and luxurious Carnival of all the carnivals that have conducted worldwide. It indeed a two-week lavish party. It is very decadent. Ball gowns, frock coats, and beautiful masks, instead of your fancy mill dress, are the order of the day. When the parades head down to the streets of Venice, they can only do it in one direction, by a cable car. It’s an amazing show that tests definition and one you can’t afford to miss.
Carnival of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
If you are preparing for the biggest and fastest Samba Marathon ever, you are set for the Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil. Put your best foot and rock the booty as you follow the trail of sequins and feathers left on the biggest parades in the world on the Samba route.
You will be thrilled with ginormous floats and their incredible decorations, but the Carnival Rio de Janeiro is more than Samba, which is also renowned worldwide for its balls. Each night, there is a different theme ball and each street in Rio de Janeiro has its own party for those who prefer to stay home. Don’t go without a mask, or two, regardless of what you do.
You may have participated in a replica of this amazing Indian color festival, but until you’ve attended a Holi festival in India. which we won’t mention here, but which ensures that everyone is in the right mood for the fun that lasts one night and all through the next day.
Stay warm, cover up with water and then spray with Holi powder in many colors. Everyone is a fair game as a target so make sure you have plenty of ammo powder before you hit the streets.
La Tomatina, Spain
As insane as it may seem, every year this festival planned for fun and not for old traditions. In 1945, a few locals started throwing fruit and vegetables during the parade— and since then the tomato-throwing festival has continued.
If you happen to be in the Valencian town of Buñol last Wednesday in August, look out for flying tomatoes.
Diwali is one of India’s most important festivals. It observed with great enthusiasm and excitement throughout the whole world. Diwali, popular as the Light Festival, is a 5-day festival that brings together friends and relatives, light’ Diyas’ or lamps from the earth, feasting on candy, exchange presents, play and burning cracks. According to the Hindu calendar, the celebration takes place on’ Amavasya’ or no moon night and signals the beginning of the New Year.
Bulls ‘ Running — Pamplona, Spain
We’ll be real — who doesn’t want to watch people turn themselves into fools? The running of the bulls is a long-established Spanish tradition that enhances your adrenaline, whether you run or watch.
Burning Man Festival in the USA
Don’t miss Burning Man Festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada in the USA if you loved Mad Max when it was on the movie screen. You look as though you’ve been to the movie set when you’re there.
Burning Man Festival takes place in the heart of the Black Rock desert in a built temporary town (yeah, you read the word town right). The event is a nine-day event and could be considered as the world’s most important open-air exhibition and the one that culminates in the combustion of enormous figures.
Mud Festival, South Korea
The Mud Festival held in the city of Boryeong in summer every year, bringing together more than two million visitors to the city. Boryeong Mud Festival held every summer. As publicity for the products, Boryeong Mud was an ingredient for the event. The event began.
Fun seems assured, and you can enjoy a 200-kilometer north tour of Seoul to see the beautiful buildings and urban landscape in the area, also to improving your skin.
You heard about Oktoberfest, the world’s largest beer festival. King Ludwig I, who was born in 1810, is currently receiving about six million tourists each year for the celebration of its union. The event honors Germanic customs and is popular in many cities worldwide. Blumenau (Brazil), with a mean population of 700,000 individuals a year, is the second-largest event in the October Festival.
Sinulog Festival, Philippines
To the celebration of the Santo Niño on the Third Sunday of January, the Sinulog Festival is an international cultural and religious festival. The main highlights of the festival are the large street parade lasting between 9 and 12 hours (practically the entire day).
Participants from the different cities of Cebu and from several provinces throughout the country are taking part. Every year millions of people visit the festival so this is definitely one of the biggest festivals in the world.
Day of the Dead, Mexico
The 2nd of November became a festive day since as they say, the dead allowed to visit their families and friends with God. And as good hosts, Mexicans decorate their homes with roses, candles, and incense, and enjoy this visit with wine, music and their favorite candy.
There are parades on the streets with citizens who dress in skull masks, sport skeleton clothes or envision death. The Catrina Skull, one of the characters of Mexican folk culture, is also a great time to come to light.
Do not miss the opportunity to see the works of Mexico’s brilliant artist Luis Barrágan in Mexico, among other suggestions.
New Year’s Eve, Australia
When Australians have a tag that they like to party for something. The New Year’s Eve is a popular celebration all over the world and in a unique style, every major city celebrates. There is no better place than Sydney to say goodbye to an existing year and the current.
Australia is because it is next to the international date line, not only one of the very first landmasses to usher in a new year, but also one of the biggest parties worldwide.
The Navratri or nine holy days in the Hindu calendar are the most auspicious days and celebrated in a festive way throughout the country. Also called Maha Navratri, this festival falls during Sharad Ritu in the lunar month of Ashwin.
Although the festival usually takes place four times a year, Sharada Navaratri is the most famous during the autumn (September-October), while Vasanta Navaratri is the next most important Navratri in the spring (March-April).
Eid is a holy holiday where Muslims meet to welcome one another with a vow of compassion, goodness, peace, and fraternity. This festival is not about making people satisfied and supporting their dreams. It is about being content. Islam from all over the world shows its gratitude to Allah for all that they have.
Two sorts of Eids are celebrated with great enthusiasm and fun throughout the world. Eid-ul-Fitr is the first and Eid-ul-azha is the second. The close of Ramadan (Ramjan) signaled by the Eid-ul-Fitr, as Muslims rise, whilst the Eid-ul-Azha observes the peak. They are both revered by Muslims throughout the world.
In a city world-famous for its culture, they managed to create a genius party, which is filled yearly.
It is huge enough to have massive activities, but it also seems close to the city so that it doesn’t feel so growing. Every June, when the sun shines every London, Park Life is one of the world’s best outdoor activities.
Fuji Rock, Japan
Niigata is Japan’s biggest rock concert in Canada. The Niigata, Japan Fuji Rock is an ongoing rock festival featuring over 200 Japanese and foreign artists and is the main rock festival at the Naeba Ski Rest. The trip from Tokyo is only 90 minutes by train and you can appreciate so much more than rock.
Think hot springs to wash away this tiredness of festival and nature in a lovely Japanese landscape.
Songkran festival, Thailand
Pee Mai Savatdee! The Festival of Songkran festival a New Year’s Day in Thailand as well as the New Year of other South-and North-Eastern Asian calendar nations. As such, it may at times appear that Asia as a whole has fallen on the streets of Thailand when the biggest water battle in the world starts in April.
The most intense and popular cultural festival in Thailand, Songkran sends reveling masses onto the sidewalks, rubbing colored crabs. The youth and elderly engage in that fun battle of waters supplying themselves with containers, pots, water guns, and even hoses.
Fringe Festival, Scotland
Every August, Scotland’s capital is transformed by the world’s largest arts festival and is one of Edinburgh’s best. Theater, theater, entertainment, plays, shows, musicals, theatre, kids performances, music and much more are there. Put the book like this–it has over 400 pages in length and is on A4 paper.
One thing that makes this festival so special is that it is open to everyone, so upcoming artists flock to Edinburgh each year to taste new materials. there are also famous artists.
Dragon Boat Festival, China
Most Dragon Boat Festivals again take place in Asia, though, this local holiday (also known as the’ Duanwu Festival’) comes from China. That occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month, which is the alternate name of the’ Double Fifth Festival. It takes place on the 15th day. It is also recognized in Indonesia, Singapore as the Fifth Month Festival, the Fifth Day Festival, and the Taiwanese Hokkien Dumpling Festival.
Modern holidays are targeted at preventing illness and disease and encouraging safety and wellbeing. Activities include zongzi (sticky rice therapies covered in bamboo leaves) and regular wine drinking.
Celebrating artists also take long tours and wear perfuming medicine bags with icons of Zhong Kui (a mythical guard figure). The game at exactly noon gives the successful player luck for the coming year to make an egg stand.
This Italian seaside resort is known for its political, satirical cars. Such huge paper maché floats unprecedented in ingenuity and height at about 20 meters tall and weighing around 40 tons each. Carnevale’s caricatures of Italian and international political personalities, with a budget of EUR 5 million, reflect the animated cartoons of the present events and social injustices, and they denounce them.
Viareggio’s Five Carnevale Parades attract over one million spectators every year as one of Italy’s most attended events.
Cadiz Carnival, Spain
Spain’s Cádize, Cadiz Carnival is remembered by its association as a major trading partner with Venice in the 16th century, as being the earliest festivities of the carnival in mainland Spain. Cadiz Carnival is one of the famous festivals in Spain, but its sense of humor and its sarcastic nuances maintain its appeal.