The biggest festivals in the world

Large-scale festivals in the world to visit

Once a year in some parts of the world come special days – bright, magical, and slightly crazy carnivals. Some, such as Brazilian carnival or the Spanish running of the bulls is well known to all; but you could never hear.

Many major festivals and holidays attract not only the huge number of local residents, but also many tourists. It is understandable, because it’s hard to think of a better way to feel the atmosphere and culture of a country than to visit traditional holiday.

Some of them are not only surprisingly large, but also extremely unusual in themselves.

And if you like “to party”, we present you 18 the most inimitable and large-scale festivals from around the world.

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro

February 28 – March 4

Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in non-stop mode, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.

September – October

Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale counterparts of this festival around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest beer festival in the world.

March 27

Holi, also known as the Festival of colors, marks the end of winter and beginning of spring. A holiday filled with unbridled joy and freedom. Just don’t forget to bring your paint.

February 14 – March 4

Carnevale is a traditional event held in Venice from the 13th century. People from everywhere flocked to Italy to participate in the Grand costume on the planet view.

The last Tuesday of January

It is the largest fire Viking festival in Europe, culminating in becoming the burning of a real Viking ship. Why are the words – better to see once than hear a hundred times.

September 5

Every year, hundreds of Spaniards smeared with a special oil to cast the abduction of the statue of the blessed virgin, which occurred 500 years ago is extraordinary in its scale representation.

June 27 – June 29

We present to your attention the world’s largest electronic music festival. Every year 100.000 of thousands of tourists flock to Belgium to dance all day and night.

The day before Ash Wednesday

In a sense, the reputation of this festival speaks for itself – if you want to light like last time live on Earth, then you are welcome in New Orleans.

The last Wednesday of August

This crazy festival is held every year purely for fun, meaning, this festival is not associated with any ancient traditions.

May 26 – Gloucester, England

Hundreds of men rush in pursuit of a cheese head, rolling up the side of the mountain – spectacle part in Superchildren cheese races.

October 5 – October 13

This is the largest balloon international festival, held annually in the city of Albuquerque, new Mexico.

11 April – 20 April

Every year this festival is attended by a huge number of stars, including the biggest celebrities of Hollywood. In addition, you can pitch a tent and camp in the desert.

November 1

This festival is held in all saints Day and is dedicated to the memory of the dead. Colorful parade of costumes and local culture, offers came to him. Such Mexican festivals are held around the world.

6 July – 14 July

Let’s be honest: who among us does not like to watch people pretend to be fools? The running of the bulls – the time-tested tradition, which guarantees you an adrenaline rush – it doesn’t matter, you the viewer or participant.

13 April – 15 April, Taiwan

This water battles you have always dreamed of. So prepare your water pistols, balloons and water bottles, and go to Taiwan on a wet and wild adventure.

August 25 – September 1

It is an event where people are exempt from all of the conventions imposed by society. If you are tired of everyday routine and hang out 8 days long.

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