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The Best Festivals Of The World

Posted on September 30, 2009 | FestivalsOne Comment

If you are looking for a change in your daily schedule and frequent repeated holidays then why not try something new this time, give your family a greater experience of their lifetime by letting them enjoy different festivities celebrated in different countries. The world is a cosmopolitan place to live in, people from different castes, creed, religions, genres live in harmony, based on their cultures and traditions they celebrate their yearly events in the form of festivals which go on to become world class events. These festivals have their own importance in terms of its culture and civilization, the practice of celebrating a particular event has been in existence for some hundreds or perhaps may be thousands of years in some cases, so why not enjoy and experience these age old celebrations and be a part of different culture at least for some days. Below mentioned are the different festivals that you ought to experience once in your lifetime

  • All star fiesta, Mexico – attend this hip hop festival if you love to booze, if you think mexico is all about fashion shows and other popular events then think over again, there is indeed more to it then just the basket ball or record releases. It’s a 5 day festival which sees over 10,000 people each year and the number is growing each year due to growing popularity.
  • Fantasy Festival, USA – its held in Key West area of USA, its held between 20th and 29th of October, there are lots of events that take place during this festival. The 10 day festival is frivolous with custom parades taking place out on the streets of the town. The place attracts lots of people from around the world expecting the best celebrations, as you move down the street you will be amazed to find rum pouring in, 24 hours a day. The whole 10 days are fun filled and last day comes with an opening up of climax which sees costumed parade on the Duval street, you can see people wearing masks and dressed up in outrageous clothing fashion. You can see body painting, toga parties and freak shows very much a part of this festival.
  • Las Fallas, Spain – the festival is held in Valencia in the month of March from 12th to 19th. It’s a fire festival where you can see almost 500,000 people all out on the streets to watch big puppets getting torched and burned in flames, the price of which stands at $14 to $200 and if you are looking to visit this place during the festival you have to book the hotel rooms at least 3 months in advance.

Las Fallas

  • The fetish and fantasy ball, Las Vegas -  the festival is held in the month of October 28th, it’s a costume party held in Las Vegas and 5,000 people attend this event every year. The festival boosts of 12 bars in a beer garden and 24 hours casino for betting. Las Vegas is any way one of the best and favorite destinations for having some good time with family and friends.
  • Munich Beerfest, Germany – the festival is held from September 16th to October 2nd, it’s a drinking festival that is celebrated with much fun fare and galore. The annual event starts at midday with mayor pulling the first pint at the huge parade through the streets. You can see huge competition amongst the breweries giants to attain the bragging rights, the festival invites for some of the hottest parties and people on the seen. Don’t forget to be there at the event before 10:30 a.m., as waiters will only serve you if you are seated, enjoy the German style boozing with fun all over the place.
  • Henley on Todd Regatta, Australia – the festival is held in the month of October from 7th to 8th in Alice springs. The festival has something different to offer, people take part in a dry riverbed boating race, so to win the race they make a hole at the bottom of the boat, stand inside the hole and lift the boat at thigh level and run up to the finish line. It attracts crowd internationally and each year sees the growth in crowd, if you facing real cold winds in America it’s a good time to visit the Australian Summer.
  • Mardi Gras, Louisiana – the festival is famous for its spicy food, the drinks are served here 24 hours a day and there are no laws applied in your drinking timings. It’s really a place to be for all the party lovers. Mardi Gras, the festival is also famous by the name “International show your boobies” where you trade in beads for breasts. There is much more fun to see all happening when you actually visit the festival yourself.
  • Carnival, Rio de Janeiro – the most famous and happening festivals of Brazil offers you great partying experience with lots of booze around the place. Rio de Janeiro boosts of some of the world’s finest beaches and beautiful ladies, there are no laws, no rules stopping you from enjoying the night out partying.

carnival in rio de janeiro

  • Love Parade, Germany – the festival is held in the month of July, as the name suggest LOVE parade, the streets in Berlin are the place to be, as its hosts the largest outdoor rave of people where nearly 1.4 million teens visit the city each year. People from across the world visit this place and if you are an outsider you better book your hotels well in advance.
  • Nudes A Poppin Pageant, Indiana – the festival is held in Ponderosa Sun club on July 16th and August 20th. If you love to show your skin then here is the place to be, while some may argue the best should come last but this is the festival what it is all about. The resort has the tag “clothing optional” feature which warns the traveler not to wear too much as there shouldn’t be clothes lying in around the pool. Don’t make a silly mistake of carrying a camera as it’s strictly prohibited.

These are some of the best mind blowing festivals you can ever see and experience in your life, so what are you waiting for? Pack your bags today and book your destination well in advance to avoid inconveniences.

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