Monday, June 26, 2017

Events & Festivals

Events & Festivals
In the city of St. Petersburg, Russia, there is a beautiful event that goes on once a year, during the season of the midnight sun. The midnight sun is a natural occurring phenomenon that happens during the summer months...
// Loading the player ...   // The name alone invited curiosity, and a curious event it is. Burning man is a week long celebration that takes place annually. It is a public display of human expression, hope,...
Songkran festival derives from the Sanskrit word “samkranti,” which literally means “astrological passage.” It is celebrated in Thailand and is known as the traditional New Year’s Day from AApril 13th, to the 15th. It coincides with New Years day...
// Loading the player ...   // Holi is the spring festival of colours, or the festival of love. It is a very ancient festival in the Hindu religion, and has spread to become popular to non-Hindus in all...
There's nothing more annoying than traveling somewhere, only to find out that immediately after you left, a renowned festival went down - and you missed it. The next time before you book your trip, look up all of the...
Battle of the Oranges is a festival taken place in the Northern Italian city of Ivrea, and this crazy, exciting festival is all about tossing oranges in each other’s faces in large groups. It is incredibly fun! The festival doesn’t...
"Dia de Muertos” is how you would say Day of the Dead in Spanish. Seems pretty scary to celebrate a day devoted to the dead right? Well in Mexico, people don’t think so. Day of the Dead is celebrated...
Have you ever wanted to have a ginormous mud throwing party? Well then the Boryeong Mud Festival is the place you need to be. Try and image a giant mud throwing party where everyone’s invited, and it’s full of...
// Loading the player ...   // What is Carnaval you may ask? Well, it is a very colourful, very exciting, world famous festival held in Rio de Janeiro. It is held before Lent each and every year,...
The world's largest funfair is always held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. You may have already heard of it, but it is a two week and two day long folk festival running from late September all until October. The festival is...