Today, we are bringing to you 10 Of The Most Awesome Festivals From Around The World that you should add to your bucket list for sure. These festivals have been really popular so far, and each year they attract many tourists who come to participate or just have fun. From tomato fight and eggs and flour fight, to underwater music festivals, as well as color festivals, the following events are something that you need to know about. So, go ahead and find out which are they.
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Holi – World’s Biggest Color Festival, India
Holi is one of the major festivals of India and the world’s biggest color festival. It is celebrated on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar. This is the best festivals for all of you who love colors and paints.
Underwater Music Festival In Florida Keys, USA
The Underwater Music Festival is scheduled for July 11, 2015. The festival emphasizes reef preservation, with the radio broadcast offering tips on ways divers and snorkelers can minimize impacts on the Keys’ marine environment.
The International High Line Meeting Festival, Monte Piana, Italy
This unique festival is for those of you who are not afraid of heights. And the reason for this is because those who attend this festival have to sleep on hammocks hanging hundreds of feet above the Italian Alps in Monte Piana. So, are you brave enough to give it a try?
Dia De Los Muertos Parade, Mexico
Dia De Los Muertos Parade is celebrated throughout Mexico. It is a holiday focused on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
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Els Enfarinats Festival With A Flour And Egg Battle, Spain
Citizens of Spain’s Ibi annually celebrate the Els Enfarinats Festival with a battle of flour, eggs and firecrackers. Money collected from the battle is then donated to charitable causes in the village.
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, USA
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA during early October. It is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world, with over 750 balloons.
Ágitagueda Art Festival, Portugal
This is the festival when hundreds of umbrellas in vibrant colors float above the streets in Portugal. It happens every July and it will make you feel like you are in some wonderland.
La Tomatina Festival, Spain
If you love to dance, have fun and throw some tomatoes at each other, then you should definitely visit La Tomatina Festival in Spain. You will for sure have a whale of a time.
Buryeong Mud Festival, South Korea
A South Korea cosmetics company developed a line of beauty products which featured mud from the Boryeong mud flats as a main ingredient. So, as the company didn’t wanted to spend extra money on commercials, they established the Boryeong Mud Festival.
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Potential customers were given the chance to feel the benefits of the special mud firsthand. There are mud prison, mud slides and pools, mud skiing, live music and fireworks for the end of the festival.
Yi Peng Lantern Festival, Thailand
The Festival of Lights is celebrated all around Thailand with lotus-shaped receptacles released on water to bring luck and fulfill wishes. In Chiang Mai, the observation of the festival of lights, called Yi Peng, is uniquely different because instead of water vessel, there are released thousand of lighted lanterns in the sky while making a wish. The sky transforms itself in a wonderful and surreal sea of little lanterns floating away, which is definitely worth witnessing.