Famous World Festivals That You Should Not Miss!

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Festivals are all about enjoying, sharing and celebrating. We take a look upon some of the best world festivals that are celebrated with enthusiasm and joy by people all around the globe. Here we go:

Snow and Ice Festival, China

Being the largest Snow and Ice festivals in the world, this festival amazes you with some of the biggest ice sculptures in the world. With jaw-dropping carvings and huge buildings made using gigantic blocks of ice, the Snow and Ice Festival in Harbin continues for around 30 days starting in the month of January.

Tomorrowland, Belgium 


For music lovers all around the world, this festival is nothing less than a religion. Being one of the largest Electronic Music Dance Festivals, Tomorrowland is visited by 100,000 visitors every year in Belgium. Dancing on the tunes day and night is certainly an incredible experience.

La Tomatina, Spain

It’s a festival which is entirely for fun and entertainment. Tomato fight (throwing tomatoes upon each other) between hundreds of participants makes it an interesting event. The festival lasts for an hour and entry for participation is paid.

Carnaval, Brazil

sambaColourful costumes, giant parades and samba music – This festival is one of the most famous holidays in Brazil and is celebrated throughout the country. While celebrations are up day and night, the festival begins from 51 days to Easter. It’s a festival before the fasting season of Lent.

Running of the Bulls, Spain

Though a little risky to participate, however, the Running of Bulls is one the most thrilling festivals in the world. It is celebrated during the Sanfermines which is a 9 days event held in the honour of Saint Fermin.

Lantern Festival, Taiwan


During this Chinese festival, the sky goes magical blazing hundreds of floating lanterns. This day marks the final day of the Traditional Chinese New year.

Would like to share more such festivals? Drop your words in the comments section. Also, have a look at our post on The Best Festivals of the World that are Worth Attending.

Kanika Sharma

Kanika Sharma works as a Content Developer at Ajura. For the past 5 years, she has been writing for various renowned blogs. Being an engineering graduate, her background allows her to connect with cutting edge technologies and relate them with real world scenarios.
  • Lily Jones

    Festivals are surely the best time to experience various culture and traditions around the world. Going to add these places to my travel list.

    • Ajura Editors Desk


  • Pawan Kumar Chauhan

    Thanks for providing this list of the world’s famous festivals.

    • Ajura Editors Desk

      Keep reading!

  • Alex Brown

    I yearn to attend Tomorrowland since I was a teenager.

    • Ajura Editors Desk

      Great! Must visit sometime!

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