Festivals will gather millions of people from all around the world with partying, drinking and having a fun time once in their lives. Only in India, they are celebrating less number of festivals and that too they end soon with just they buy crackers online for celebrations and they prepare food in a grand manner. But the great festivals around the world will provide fantastic opportunities to experience culture, music, art, drinks, and cuisine of different countries around the globe.
“White Nights of Summer” – St. Petersburg, Russia:
The festival season takes over the streets of St. Petersburg in the summer time. From May through July, local citizens and visitors celebrate the “White Nights” when the sun barely sets and the (mostly) sun-filled days never seem to end. Known as “Beliye Nochi” to the Russians, it is a time to be on the streets and to attend an endless array of special concerts, festivals, ballet, and opera, as well as restaurants and bars that stay open late into the morning hours.
The Rio de Janeiro Carnival – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil:
The biggest carnival in the world with 2 million people per day on the streets and it is a famous festival in Brazil and they celebrated every year. The first festivals of Rio date back to 1823. The typical Rio carnival parade is filled with revelers, floats, and adornments from numerous samba schools which are located in Rio.
La Tomatina, Spain:
La Tomatina is one of the famous festivals in Europe. They attack the people with the tomatoes and it turns out a fun-filled war. This tomato-throwing event takes place on the last Wednesday of August each year. The chaotic tomato fight takes place between 11 am 1 pm on that day. By the time the event ends, the participants are drenched in squished tomatoes skins, seeds, juice and street salsa, clothes utterly destroyed. Today, the organizers actually cultivate inedible tomatoes, especially for this event. Certain rules have been introduced that the tomatoes have to be squashed before throwing.
Aomori Nebuta Matsuri Festival, Japan:
According to tradition, “Nebuta” means “being sleepy” and Aomori citizens originated this event to put away the drowsiness that plagued them on hot summer days. This is one of the largest festivals in Japan by attracting more than 3.5 million people every year. This event is free but visitors are requested to join in the dancing while wearing the traditional hate to the dancing costume.
Boryeong Mud Festival – South Korea:
The South Korean cosmetics company couldn’t be bothered to spend money on commercials, the Boryeong Mud Festival was born so potential customers could feel the benefits of the special mud firsthand. They can dance and enjoy music, mud skidding, mud pools with the fireworks display.
Harbin Ice and Snow Festival – Harbin, China:
A festival exhibiting the most exquisite ice and snow sculptures in the world. Every year people build incredible things out of ice and snow, decorating them with lights and lasers. We have to visit once in a lifetime and this is one of the terrific festivals by providing the visual treat for our eyes.