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Culture Celebrations Around the World

Réveillon – A Brazillian Long Dinner, and Possibly Festival, Held on the Evenings Preceding Christmas Day & New Year’s Day!

Réveillon – A Brazilion Long Dinner, and Possibly Festival, Held on the Evenings Preceding Christmas Day & New Year’s Day! Ring in this Christmas with a celebration of Réveillon! What is Réveillon? Réveillon is Brazil’s celebration of the new year and way to bid good riddance to the old! This beach party is held on the shores of Copacabana Beach and ushers in a bit over 2.3 million people each year. The

Sziget – One of the Biggest Multicultural Festivals of Europe, Over 400K Fans from Over 70 Nations!

Sziget – One of the Biggest Multicultural Festivals of Europe, Over 400K Fans from Over 70 Nations! Sziget is Budapest’s larger than life culture and arts festival that’s one full week of partying! Welcome to Sziget Sziget is the most wonderful time of the year for Hungarians across Europe and across the world! The word “Sziget” literally translates to island, as in Sziget, the party island for the ultimate festival! The first Sziget started

Mevlana Whirling Dervishes – A Festival That Will Show You the Power of Devotion & Sense of Divine!

Mevlana Whirling Dervishes – A Festival That Will Show You the Power of Devotion & Sense of Divine! Visit Turkey for one week to see the Mevlana Whirling Dervishes! Welcome to the Festival of the Whirling Dervishes The Festival of the Mevlana Whirling Dervishes is one of Europe’s oldest celebrations. Usually held in the middle of December, this festival draws in thousands of visitors and devotees of the poet and scholar Rumi.

Turkish Oil Wrestling Festival (Kirkpinar) – Talking About Some Serious Macho Throwdowns and Oiled Up Matches!

Turkish Oil Wrestling Festival (Kirkpinar) – Talking About Some Serious Macho Throwdowns and Oiled Up Matches! Dedicated to the art of making some serious human contact, the Turkish Oil Wrestling Festival is one wrestling match you don’t want to miss! To the Death! Kirkpinar or the Turkish Oil Wrestling Festival is one of the oldest festivals around the world! And although wrestlers don’t fight to the death, they wrestle until

King’s Day (Koningsdag) – The Dutch’s Celebration to Mark the Reigning Monarch’s Birthday and Welcome Warm Weather!

King’s Day (Koningsdag) – The Dutch’s Celebration to Mark the Reigning Monarch’s Birthday and Welcome Warm Weather! King’s Day or Koningsdag marks the Netherlands’ celebration of a return to Spring while celebrating the King and Queen! It’s King’s Day! Each April, residents of the Netherlands all gather together to paint the town orange. After such a long Winter, it feel good to get out and party all in the name

Kanamara Matsuri – a Japanese Traditional Celebration of Fertility, Long Marriages and Healthy Births

Kanamara Matsuri – a Japanese Traditional Celebration of Fertility, Long Marriages and Healthy Births Japan goes ALL out for Kanamara Matsuri, its celebration of Fertility! Let’s Get Fertile! Kanamara Matsuri is a beautiful celebration of all things fertility! While it’s common for most Western cultures to hide nudity and stay away from getting too detailed with discussions about sex and fertility- Kanamara Matsuri is all about praising the penis! As

Jaisalmer Desert Festival – Everything Rajasthan from Camel Racing, Turban Tying, the Longest Mustache Competition and More!

Jaisalmer Desert Festival – Everything Rajasthan from Camel Racing, Turban Tying, the Longest Mustache Competition and More! Come to Jaisalmer this year for a desert festival of epic proportions! This festival of desert fun is one you soon won’t forget! Getting Down in the Desert Jaisalmer desert festival is a celebration of every good and fun thing about India’s culture and activities that are best suited for desert weather.  is one

Holi – The Hindu Festival of Colours Also Known as the Festival of Sharing Love

Holi – The Hindu Festival of Colours Also Known as the Festival of Sharing Love Holi is one of the most beautiful festivals around the world that welcomes Spring with bright colors  and the warmth of friendship! It’s Time for Holi! Holi is one of the most visibly joyful festivals you will ever experience! With people wildly and playfully throwing bright colors at each other, this celebration is a friendly, fun,

Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival – Breathtaking Ice City, all Created with Ice from the Songhua River!

Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival – Breathtaking Ice City, all Created with Ice from the Songhua River! Harbin is the festival of Ice and and Snow that is truly unforgettable! Harbin Festival This festival is two months of color, excitement and ice cold snow sculptures! You’ll be surprised this city of snow doesn’t melt before February is over. Harbin is set in China’s coldest months to maximize as much

Festival of Giants “Gayants” – an Extraordinary Few Days with a Summery Carnival Atmosphere!

Festival of Giants “Gayants” – an Extraordinary Few Days with a Summery Carnival Atmosphere! Each year Douai, France is home to the world’s tallest festival: The Festival of Giants. A Giant Celebration The Festival of Giant’s is usually held in the last week of June or the first week of July, this festival draws in thousands of visitors and fans of the Gayants. The festival’s inclusion of these sky high

Boi Bumba – “Beat the Bull”, A Popular Tale Throughout Northeastern Brazil Told Before a Crowd of 1,000s!

Boi Bumba – “Beat the Bull”, A Popular Tale Throughout Northeastern Brazil Told Before a Crowd of 1,000s! A tale as old as time is retold in dramatic fashion at the annual Boi Bumba Festival in Brazil! What is Boi Bumba? The Boi Bumba Festival is entirely based around the ancient Brazilian tale of a bull being defeated. The story is so well known and so widely told that almost

Cinco de Mayo – Celebrate Mexico’s Victory Over France with Never Ending Parades, Art, Food & Sightseeing

Cinco de Mayo – Celebrate Mexico’s Victory Over France with Never Ending Parades, Art, Food & Sightseeing Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all over the world but this Mexican holiday is best celebrated in its country of origin. How Cinco de Mayo Got Started Cinco de Mayo is a worldwide celebration of Mexican pride and it’s fight for freedom. This celebration came about as a commemoration of the Mexican Army winning

Renaissance Festival – What, Where, When, and Who

Renaissance Festival – What, Where, When, and Who The Renaissance; the words imply rebirth, to be “reborn.” It was a period when Europeans celebrated their transition out of the middle ages as they awakened to new artistic and cultural ideas, when light was welcomed into their lives after periods of war, devastating plague, never ending rains and the resultant famine hammered down on Europe for centuries. The renaissance festival captures

San Fermin Festival | People Versus Bulls!

San Fermin – A Festival That Will Give You An Insight About Into Spanish Culture & Tradition! As one of Spain’s most historic cities, Pamplona has captured the imagination of many a visitor to Spain. The capital city of the region of Navarre, Pamplona is traditionally also seen as the capital of the Basque country and is thus a special place of interest for Basque nationalists. Steeped in ancient heritage,

Interesting African Festivals | African Culture

Interesting African Festivals – Celebrate The African Way! The next time you contemplate going on any of the festivals around the world, consider travelling on a safari and combine it with a festival, such as a wine festival in the Cape, South Africa or a music and cultural festival in Mozambique, or perhaps the Lamu festival in Kenya whilst ending your safari at a beautiful beach lodge. Here is our

Goa Festivals | Enjoy Goa’s Culture & Heritage

Goa Festivals – An Integral Part Of The State’s Culture And Heritage Owing to its wealthy past and multicultural population, festivals are a way of life in Goa. The state celebrates a great number of events & fests representing its interesting cultures and lifestyle. Most of Goa fests are woven around its cultures pertaining to Hindu, Muslim and Christian religions. Local dance and singing are the highlights of these fests.