Top Fests Around the World


Top Fests Around the World

The festival is one of the most entertaining and enthralling way of knowing the culture and history of a country. It’s the best time to interact and get intimate with thousands of people emitting high energies and celebrating life.

The world is filled with different kinds of Fest. There are various kinds of festivals taking place round the globe throughout the year. Attending a Fest is like experiencing a different culture served on a large platter.

Here is a list of few famous festivals in the world. Enjoy them…

Mardi Gras, New Orleans, USA
Time: Early January
Duration: 2 weeks

Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday in French. It is a two week long Fest which features a parade headed by Kings and Queens and is organized by Carnival Krewes who toss throws into the crowd which are normally plastic strings of different colors or plastic cups or inexpensive toys. On Fat Tuesday, all the inhibitions are let loose.

Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Time: Early February

Duration: 4 days

It is all about samba. Millions of people participate and compete in this entertaining Fest. The highlight of the festival is the Sambobromo parade when neighborhood groups compete to win the title of the best samba school. It is indeed the best time to visit Rio but nevertheless it is also the most expensive time of the year when the breathtaking Masquerade Ball is performed by stun looking dancers.

La Tomatina, Bunol, Spain

Time: Last Wednesday of August

Duration: 1 day

It is the biggest food festival of the world where thousands of people come together to paint the town red by throwing over-ripe tomatoes over each other. It is a pure fun tomato fight which lasts for almost one hour and is followed by water canons to wash the city. This is the best time for the tourists to visit and enjoy this interesting fight.

Diwali, India

Time: October or November

Duration: 5 Days

It is a beautiful festival of lights which is celebrated across India with enthusiasm. The whole county is lighted up with Diya’s and people of all castes and creeds come together to enjoy the festival. Sweets, rangolis, decorations and crackers form the main highlight of this festival. Each and every city looks at its best during these five days. It is surely the best time to visit and the weather during this time is also very pleasant and supportive to travel.

II Palio, Siena, Italy

Time: July and August

Duration: 90 secs

Although the even last for just 90 seconds which involves bone crunching, bareback horse race around the Piazza Del Campo but the rest of the day involves major league carousing. Jockeys from Siena’s 12 neighboring states to participate in this race as traditional rivals, where a win signifies a rebirth.

These are top five festivals across the globe that attracts a large number of tourists from all over the globe.