People worldwide love to travel to countries and places just to explore the amazing heritage, culture, music, architecture, and alluring places of this world. But you know what the best time to visit any place is? When they are going to host their national, traditional, and world-famous events and festivals, that’s the time when you can get a little closer with different cultures, explore their values and know what they have to offer the world.
Traveling is not confined to geographical barriers, so come with us on this journey of beautiful festivals worldwide and get a little glimpse of their rich cultures.
Oktoberfest is the largest folk festival in the world. Millions of people in Munich, Germany, celebrate this famous festival from September 17 to October 3. There are gigantic rallies for these festivals, alluring tents cover huge halls, breweries are presented in Prade, and beer wagons are present in different costumes. Various exciting games, amusement rides, music, and dances are part of this festival.
Holi is known as the festival of colors across the globe. It is the most famous festival celebrated traditionally in India and other parts of the world. It is celebrated in Phalgun month that usually occurs in March. It is celebrated as the arrival of summer and the end of winter. On this day, people across the country follow their traditions and do Holika Dahan. People participate in this festival by playing with colors, waters, flowers, etc. .it’s a fun festival enjoyed by all age groups.
Saint Patrick’s day:
Saint Patrick’s day is of greatest importance to people of Britain .it is celebrated on March 17, it’s the feast day of Ireland’s St Patrick, patron saint .this day is marked as the death of St Patrick, this holiday became a celebration of cultural heritage, Natives hold Irish cultural parades with great enthusiasm, people wear green on this day. variety of traditional and modern food stalls are built and enjoyed by many; people dance forgetting everything m
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro:
When thinking about Brazil, nobody can forget to mention its culturally rich carnival, one of the world’s kings. It holds importance from ancient Greek times and is celebrated in Rio de Janeiro. It starts from Friday, February 25, to continue till March 5. one of the most culturally rich festivals where people could be seen dressed in colorful bright costumes, natives performing famous samba dances in every corner. Huge cultural parades are carried out by samba schools, enjoyed, and participated by people with increasing passion.
Diwali is one of the largest festivals celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and people belonging to many other religions. This festival signifies the victory of good over evil and is celebrated in the Hindu month of Kartik. Hindus believe it is the darkest day of the year, and people light up candles,diyas, and many other lights around their houses and streets. Around this time, the streets are most lively. People buy new stuff and worship goddess Laxmi and god Ganesh. They enjoy eating a variety of traditional regional sweets, gifting people, and burning crackers.
Tomorrowland is an alluring and bright festival of Belgium celebrated by millions of people with enthusiasm. This music festival is well known among music lovers across the world. It is famous for its Amai g and creative theatrical sets designed with creative ideas. Around 200 and more artists present their art at the Tomorrowland festival. It has something for everybody. There are easy tent areas where you can camo around during the festival. People around the world buy tickets and love to enjoy this popular festival.
La Romania is a Spanish festival celebrated on the last Wednesday of August month. It is a popular food and fight festival in Bunõl town of Spain. This festival marks a friendly fight using water cannons. People throw squashed tomatoes at each other. This is the most fun festival recognized in the world. You can see people covered with tomato pulp and tomatoes flying across the area. Amazing musicians play friendly times for people to enjoy .kids and youngsters do friendly pranks, and the day ends with happiness.
Mardi Gras, also known as Fat Tuesday, is popular. Mardi Gras marks the events of carnival celebration; it begins the day before Ash Wednesday before easter. It occurs two days after Shrove Sunday, also known as Shrove Tuesday festival. During this festival, the people of New Orleans participate in various parades and parties.
It is celebrated before the fasting season of Lent. Originally it was celebrated with ancient belief to bring spring and fertility. It is one of the important Christian holidays celebrated by Jesus devotees.
One of the biggest and majestic celebrations in the Netherlands. Primarily it was known with the name princess’s day, celebrated by Dutch people on Wilhelmina’s birthday, which is on August 31. It’s one of the largest festivals where many inquisitive children’s games are organized; streets are decorated. When king Willem Alexander was born on April 27, princess day changed to king’s day officially. People make a toast to the king with orange bitter on this day as a tradition.
These festivals hold spiritual, traditional, and national importance to countries; just like these, there are numerous other festivals you can add to your bucket list. Every place you visit has something to offer you.