Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Events & Festivals

Events & Festivals
You will find that Mardi Gras has a very rich history of tradition and culture. It was actually traced back to the 17th and 18th centuries with the French House of the Bourbons, but it was not until 1699...
Have you ever wanted to watch hundreds of men and women chase after a block of cheese down an hill? We you can watch hundreds of people tumble down a hill after a block of cheese at Cooper Hill’s cheese...
"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...
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...
The full moon party is a party that runs all night long on the island of Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand on the night of, before or even after, every full moon. It is mostly attended by tourists, so if...
Have you ever looked up into the sky and seen a cloud of hot air balloons drifting across the horizon? The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a festival held annually, and it is a festival that releases over 500 hot...
// 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,...
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...
// Loading the player ...   // The lantern festival is a beautiful display of lights. It is a Chinese festival, celebrated on the first month in the lunisolar year, and on the 15th day of that year....
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...