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A YEAR OF THE BEST FESTIVALS WORLDWIDE

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The music festival season in spring is well-known, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. There are many festivals in the year large and small. These festivals can be both religious or strange . Here are the top festivals from around the globe!

Best Festivals Around the World; Chinese New Year

January

Wakakusa Yamayaki, Nara (Japan) – Burning the dead grass on Mount Wakakusa

Sundance Film Festival, Park City (USA) –American Film Festival featuring mostly independent films

Chinese New Year ( Beijing China) – Cultural parade and festival for the Eastern New Year

Snow and Ice Festival ( Harbin China) – The largest ice and ski festival in the world

Up Helly Aa Festival ( Shetland Island, Scotland). – A series of fire festivals to celebrate the end of the Yule season

Up the Creek Festival ( Barrydale South Africa) A small boutique music festival that is located along the river

Best Festivals Around the World; Mardi Gras new orleans

February

Thaipusam (Batu Caves, Malaysia) – Hindu festival featuring wild body piercings

Mardis Gras, New Orleans, United States – Series French Catholic, Carnival celebrations

Carnivale di Venezia ( Venice Italy)-Catholic celebrations of Three Kings Day

Carnival ( Rio de Janeiro) –Roman Catholic celebrations of Three Kings Day with heavy Samba influence

Pingxi Lantern Festival, New Taipei City (Taiwan) – Thousands of lanterns illuminate the night sky

Pasola ( Sumba, Indonesia – Tournament between two spear-wielding horsemen

Argungu Fishing Festival (Argungu, Nigeria) – Unusual fishing festival

St. Valentine’s Day (Terni Italy) – Celebrate Saint Valentine with a feast in his hometown

Saidai Eyo ( Kannon Temple, Japan –Naked Festival throughout the temple

Menton Lemon Festival, Menton France – Weekend celebrations of the most famous produce in the city: lemons

Best Festivals Around the World; St Patrick's Day

March

Ultra Music Festival, Miami (USA) –Outdoor electronic musical festival

Holi ( India , Nepal ), –Hindu Spring Festival also known as “festival de colors” or “festival love”

St. St. Patrick’s Day (Dublin Ireland, Ireland) – Parades and festivals celebrating Saint Patrick

South by Southwest, United States –Film – Interactive media, music festivals, and conferences

Cape Town International Jazz Festival, Cape Town (South Africa) –Africa’s biggest music festival of jazz and contemporary

Art Basel ( Hong Kong China) – Week-long arts festival featuring world-renowned artists. This chapter is held in China.

Hanami, Yoshino (Japan) – Enjoying full bloom cherry trees

Maulid ( Lamu, Kenya –Celebration for the Birth of the Prophet Mohammed with dancing and singing

Ben Aissa Moussem (Meknes, Morocco) – Morocco’s largest festival celebrating Sidi ben Aissa

April

Byron Bay Bluesfest – Byron Bay (Australia) – Largest Blues Festival in the South Pacific

Kanamara Matsuri (Kawasaki, Japan) – World’s biggest penis festival

Songkran Water Festival – Chiang Mai Thailand –Celebrating Thai New Year with a national water fight

Transahara ( Sahara and Morocco)-Music festival with EDM music in Sahara

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, United States –Music and Arts festival attended by some the most prominent names in entertainment

New Orleans Jazz Fest, New Orleans ( United States), –Old & new jazz music festival

Snowbombing, Mayrhofen (Austria) –Winter music festival

Valborg, Uppsala (Sweden) –Celebration spring amongst the natural world by dancing, drinking, and lighting a bonfire

Koninginnendag, Amsterdam (Netherlands) –Outdoor celebrations of King Willem-Alexander using concerts & special events

AfrikaBurn Tankwa Karoo National Park in South Africa –Africa’s very own Burning Man.

May

Sasquatch! Music Festival (George USA) – A music festival featuring indie, experimental, and underground rock.

Indianapolis 500 ( Indianapolis USA) –Series automobile races

Kattenstoet – Ypres (Belgium) –A parade celebrating the cat (as also witches).

Cannes Film Festival, France –Annual Film Festival featuring films from all genres and all over the globe

San Vino Wine Fight – Haro (Spain) –Wine festival featuring wine drinking contests, fights, and other activities

Lollapalooza, Chicag0 ( United States), –Alternative and heavy metal, punk, and hip hop music festivals

Cheung Chau Bun Festival, Cheung Chau Hong Kong – Making edible rolls to bring good fortune.

Rose Festival, El-Kelaa M’Gouna (Morocco) – Spring Celebration with thousands of pink roses

Pooram ( Thrissur India) – Celebration bringing together Hindus and Muslims through elephants

Bay To Breakers ( San Francisco United States)- Fun Run where runners wear bizarre costumes

Best Festivals Around the World; L'International des Feux Loto

Midsummer ( Gothenburg), –Celebrations of the summer solstice across Scandinavian Countries

Glastonbury Festival ( Pilton in England)Contemporary performing and music festival

Electric Daisy Carnival, Las Vegas (United States), –Largest EDM Music Festival

Bordeaux Wine Festival ( Bordeaux France) – The largest wine tourism attraction in the world!

IntiRaymi ( Cuzco and Peru)Religious ceremony honoring the god Sun in the Inca Empire

White Nights Festival ( St.Petersburg Russia) –International arts festival during season of the midnight sun

Kirkpinar ( Erdine Turkey) –Turkish Oil-Wrestling Tournament

Gay Pride Parade ( San Francisco United States) – Weekend parade and party celebrating LGBTQ community

L’International des Feux Loto Quebec –The most prestigious and biggest fireworks festival in the world

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Manchester (USA) –Music festival featuring classic and indie music, jazz, bluegrass, country, and folk music.

Art Basel ( Basel Switzerland)- Week-long arts festival featuring world-renowned artists. This chapter was held at the first location in Switzerland.

Best Festivals Around the World; Tomorrowland

July

Exit, Novi Sad (Serbia)- Summer music festival featuring electronica, rock music, heavy metal, reggae and punk music.

Splendour In The Grass ( New South Wales), –Music festival, Australia’s largest winter festival

Boryeong Mud Fest ( Boryeong South Korea) – 9-day festival celebrating the health benefits and enjoyment of mud playing in it

Tomorrowland ( Boom, Belgium –One Europe’s largest electronic music festivals

Comic Convention ( San Diego United States). – Multi-genre entertainment, comic convention

Running of the Bulls Pamplona Spain – Individuals race in front of a small number of cattle along the streets of the town.

Garma Festival, Northern Territory (Australia) –Celebration Yolngu Culture, presented by clan elders

Panafest ( Ghana) –Cultural Event held every two years by people of African descent

Spice Mas (Carnival, Grenada) – Grenadian cultural festival

Milwaukee Summerfest ( Milwaukee in the United States). – Known as “The World’s Largest Music Festival”.

Festival d’Avignon (Avignon, France) – Large performing arts festival

Splendour In The Grass ( Yelgun Australia) – A huge music festival that is not like Coachella.

Outside Lands Survival Guide

August

La Tomatina, Bunol (Spain), –Festival in which you throw tomatoes at one another

Burning Man ( Black Rock City in the United States_) –Annual celebration where a temporary city is built, sharing takes place, and ends with a burning of a wood man

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival – Music, arts and food festival

Mid-Autumn festival ( China, Vietnam –Harvest Festival celebrated by ethnic Chinese & Vietnamese

Obon Fesitval, Tokyo Japan –Lighting lanterns to honor the spirits of one’s forefathers

Sziget Festival, Budapest (Hungary) Music and cultural festivals located on an island in the Danube Riverhow to be happy; girl at Oktoberfest holding 4 pints of beer

September

Hajj ( Mecca in Saudi Arabia – An annual Islamic pilgrimage towards Mecca, the holiest city of Muslims.

Oktoberfest – Biggest Beer-Drinking Festival in the World

Lake of Stars – International festival featuring musical acts from Africa, the UK and other countries

Regata Storica – Venice (Italy) – Rowing races along the Grand Canal

Giostra del Saracino (Tuscany, Italy) – Medieval jousting tournament in Arezzo

Braemar Gathering, Aberdeenshire (Scotland) –Famous Highland Games

Umhlanga Dance, Lobamba Swaziland –Cultural Festival where Swazi dance with umhlangas (reeds), swaying over their heads

Cure Salee Ingall, Niger –Cultural celebrations held by Fulani cattle herders in Sahara desert

Horn Dance, Staffordshire (England) – Cultural Tradition of Dancing with Deer Antlers

Janmashtami, Mathura (India)-Mass pilgrimage and celebrations for Krishna

Cows’ Ball ( Bohinj, Slovenia – Celebrations of winter homecoming for cattle with a parade

Best Festivals Around the World; Masskara Festival

October

Rocking The Daisies ( Darling South Africa)

Masskara Festival, Bacolod Negros Occidental Philippines –estival celebrated to bring smiles and happiness

Diwali, Delhi (India), –Hindu festival lights

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, Albuquerque ( United States –Hot balloon festival in New Mexico

Moga Festival (Essaouria, Morocco) – Outdoor rave in outdoor setting

Desert Trip ( Indio. United States –  3-day music festival featuring old school and retro rock

RiSE Fest ( Las Vegas, United States_) –Thousands a lantern light up the night sky

November

Dia de Los Muertos ( Mexico City) Celebrating death with a day to remember with a parade and dancing

Loi Krathong Chiang Mai Thailand –Thousands lanterns illuminate the night sky

Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan Thailand – Monthly celebration of the full moon

Pushkar Camel Festival, Pushkar (India) – World’s largest camel and livestock show

Monkey Buffet Festival, Lopburi (Thailand) –Festival offering fruits and vegetables for monkeys

Best Festivals Around the World; Junkanoo

December

Junkanoo, Nassau (Bahamas) –Street Parade with music, dance and costumes

Quema del Diablo – Antigua, Guatemala –Burning the Devil by setting bonfires outside their houses

Mevlana Festival – Konya , Turkey –Celebration Sufipoet Celaleddin Rumi – Dervishes perform their famous whirl

L’escalade ( Geneva Switzerland) –Festival celebrates the defeat of surprise attack on 11-12 December 1602 with chocolates and mulled wines.

Art Basel, Miami (USA) – Weeklong Arts Festival with internationally renowned artists. This chapter is held in the USA.

Chaumos ( Kalasha Valleys , Pakistan), –Winter harvest celebration of the Kalash people

Festival of the Sahara – Douz , Tunisia –Festival celebrating nomadic culture and history

Fiestas Zapote, San Jose (Costa Rica), –Traditional celebration marking the end of the year at the district josefino Zapote

Falls Festival ( Multiple Cities, Australia), – Large Music Festival held over the New Years.

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