Celebrate The World Festivals

Festivals are part of Culture and traditions of each Country and it is celebrated differently according to the system prevails there. People will be Unite in festivals irrespective of Religion. Festivals happen once in every year in most of the countries. Here is the list of Top 20 World Festivals

1. Snow and Ice Festival, Harbin, China

Address: Zhaolin Park, Daoli, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, 150036.

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Snow and Ice Festival, Harbin, China Photo

Snow and Ice Festival is a Winter Festival and now it is considered as the largest Ice Festival In World. World?s biggest Ice Sculptures also created here. The two important attractions here during the celebration are one is Sun Island, a recreational area & arranged a lot of Ice Sculptures and a second one is Ice and Snow World, an Ice blocks building area. Lots of Winter activities like Yabuli Alpine Skiing, Songhua river winter swimming, Zhaolin Garden Ice Lantern Festival.

2. Holi- The Festival of Colors

Address: 485 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237, United States.

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Holi- The Festival of Colors Photo

Holi celebrates normally at the end of winter mostly by Hindus in India and spread to Asian countries too. The Moral of the festival is Winning of Superior over Immortal.

3. Cascamorras, Baza, Spain

Address: Granada, Spain.

Cascamorras, Baza, Spain Photo

This festival takes place in Granada Spain. There is a statue named Virgen de la Piedad. The celebration is two cities fight for the ownership of a statue. It is considered as Fiesta of National Tourist Interest of Spain.

4. Carnivale, Venice, Italy

Address: Calle Larga S. Marco, 374, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy.

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Carnivale, Venice, Italy Photo

It is a traditional & biggest Annual festival in Italy. It started in the 13th Century. It is celebrated in memory of removing the ban from wearing masks. People at this time wear different kinds of masks to remember their traditions.

5. Up Helly Aa Fire Festival, Lerwick, Scotland

Address: The Shetland Museum & Archive, Hays Dock, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0WP, United Kingdom.

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Up Helly Aa Fire Festival, Lerwick, Scotland Photo

It is celebrated at Shetland Island of Scotland. It is a Community event started in the 1880s. Up Helly Aa is the biggest Fire Festival in Scotland & during this festival they completely burn a full-size Viking ship.

6. Tomorrowland, Boom, Belgium

Address: PRC de Schorre, Schommelei, 2850 Boom, Belgium.

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Tomorrowland, Boom, Belgium Photo

Tomorrowland festival first started in 2005. It is an electronic dance music festival & becomes World?s biggest dance music festival.

7. Mardi Gras, New Orliens.

Address: 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States.

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Mardi Gras, New Orliens. Photo

It is a two-week celebration conducting at Louisiana and City of New Orleans. It is the Greatest Free show on Earth. Several Parades are conducting each day.

8. Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany

Address: Theresienwiese, Bavariaring, 80336 München, Germany.

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Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany Photo

Oktoberfest celebrating annually and it is the largest Volksfest in the World. It will take 16-18 days. Over six million people from all over the World will be celebrating the Beer Festival.

9. La Tomatina, Bunol, Spain

Address: Av. Rafael Ridaura, 6, 46360 Buñol, Valencia, Spain.

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La Tomatina, Bunol, Spain Photo

This Festival is celebrating at the Valencian town of Bunol, Spain annually. The celebration is like throwing tomatoes and conducting tomato fights, purely an entertainment activity. Since 1945, this festival started celebrating.

10. Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, North Mexico

Address: 4401 Alameda Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113, United States.

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Albuquerque International Balloon Festival, North Mexico Photo

This hot air balloon festival starts in early October and it is a 9-day festival, conducting annually. People from all age group attracted to this festival. It started at 1972, as the 50th birthday celebration of 770 KOB Radio. The manager of this station is the first person has a Hot air balloon.

11. Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Address: Rua Barata Ribeiro, 489 Sala Rio-Carnival - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22040-001, Brazil.

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Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Photo

Carnival here is considered as the biggest annual festival in the world and around 2 million people every day in the streets. It is a part of the Religious and cultural festival. It is colorful with parties, open air performances, parades on different streets, samba music & people wear colorful costumes.

12. Cooper Hill?s Cheese Rolling Festival, Gloucester, England

Cooper Hill?s Cheese Rolling Festival, Gloucester, England Photo

This festival is celebrated at Cooper?s Hill every year during spring Bank Holiday. In earlier days it was celebrated by local people in Brockworth village, and now people from all around the world started celebrating. The celebration is people participating in it started racing down the hill behind Double Gloucester Cheese which started rolling from the top of the hill.

13. Coachella, Indio, California

Address: 81800 51st Ave, Indio, CA 92201, United States.

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Coachella, Indio, California Photo

It is an Art and Music Festival conducted annually at the Empire Polo Club, Coachella Valley, The Colorado Desert, and California. Various performances of Hollywood Celebrities are happening during this time.

14. Dia de Los Muertos, Mexico.

Address: Calle Benito Juárez 2D, San Ángel, Álvaro Obregón, 01000 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico.

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Dia de Los Muertos, Mexico. Photo

?Dia de Los Muertos? means ?The day of the Dead? is a Mexican Holiday celebrated by the people of Mexico. During this festival, they create Altars in memory of the dead and prepare traditional dishes for the particular day. And special prayers also included on that day.

15. Running of the Bulls, Pamplona, Spain

Address: Calle de la Estafeta, 31001 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain.

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Running of the Bulls, Pamplona, Spain Photo

This festival is conducting during the summer season in Spain. It is a Spanish traditional festival. The celebration is like people running in front of the bulls through different streets.

16. Songkran Water Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Address: Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Songkran Water Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand Photo

Songkran is Thailand?s New Year Holiday. It is one of the entertaining and biggest celebrations in Thailand. For celebrating this, all natives from different countries will be returning to their hometown. During this day people carry water pistols or water buckets and getting ready for funny water fights.

17. Burning Man, Black Rock City, Nevada.

Address: Nevada, United States.

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Burning Man, Black Rock City, Nevada. Photo

This is an Annual event conducted at Black Rock Desert of Nevada. It a global community with people from Six Continents. It is a 9-day gathering by 1000s of people. It is a Cultural movement based on 10 principles.

18. Kirpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament, Erdine, Turkey

Address: Erdine, Turkey.

Kirpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament, Erdine, Turkey Photo

It is a Turkish Annual Wrestling Tournament. It first started in 1346. Before starting the match, wrestlers pour Olive oil on their entire bodies and conducting at a grass field. It holds Guinness World Record for The Longest Running Athletic Competition.

19. Wanderlust Yoga Festival, Oahu, Hawaii

Address: 57-091 Kamehameha Hwy, Kahuku, HI 96731, United States.

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Wanderlust Yoga Festival, Oahu, Hawaii Photo

Wanderlust Yoga Festival conducted annually at Squaw Valley during the summer season. To make your soul calm & peaceful, Yoga is the best practice and various meditation programs also arranged here during this time.

20. Gay Pride Parade, San Francisco

Address: 1663 Mission St #560, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States.

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Gay Pride Parade, San Francisco Photo

This Festival is conducted at the end of June every year and participants are lesbian, transgender, gay and bisexual people. This is the largest gathering of LGBT people and allies in the Nation.

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