Celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the world with most popular cultural celebrations in different parts of the world. Explore various interesting traditions and customs followed during these popular cultural celebrations. The spectrum of various cultures all over the world are primarily showcased in these cultural festivals all over the world.
Aloha Festivals Month: September/October Place: Hawaii, U.S.A Attractions: Markets, Cook-Offs, Parades, Street Parties, Boat Races, Musical and Dance Performances
Ati Atihan Festival Month: NA Place: Panay, Philippines Attractions: Black Facepaint, Ladyboys, Loud Drums, Gyrating Females, Bullfights, Beauty Peagents, Snake Dance
Baisakhi Month: April Place: Punjab, India Attractions: Fairs, Food, Dances, Martial Arts, Religious Gatherings.
Bhai Dooj Month: October/November Place: India Attractions: Tilak on Brother's Forehead, Exchange of Gifts, Puja.
Durga Puja Month: October/November Place: West Bengal, India Attractions: Singing, Dancing, Sweets, Traditional Customs, Worship of Goddess Durga, Huge idols of Durga
Boi Bumba Month: June Place: Psongs, Brazil Attractions: Parades, Parties, Two Strongly Divided Teams.
Dusseldorf Carnival Month: November Place: Dusseldorf, (Rhineland) Germany Attractions: Parades, Women stealing beer sips & Kissing, Men Parades in Women Costumes, Party, Dances.
Bonn Om Tuk Month: October/November Place: Cambodia Attractions: Boat races, Elaborately designed boat parades, Fireworks
Bun Bang Fai Month: May Place: Laos, Thailand Attractions: Skyrockets Competition filled with rockets having Gunpowder, Ribbons and a Dragons Head. .
Burning Man Month: August-September Place: Nevada, U.S.A Attractions: Bonfire, Art exhibits, Music performances.
Day of the Dead Month: November Place: Latin America Attractions: Remebring dead people by telling stories & organizing parties, Gifting sugar skulls, marigolds, favorite foods and beverages to dead people.
Essouira Gnawa Month: June Place: Essaouira, Morocco Attractions: Gnawa Music, 3-Stringed Flute, Castanets and Ganga drums
Festa Junina Month: Brazil Winter Place: Brazil Attractions: Dressing up like a farmer, Dancing, Drinking, Fireworks.
Festa del Redentore Month: July Place: Venice, Italy Attractions: Different kinds of boats with balloons and garlands, Fireworks
Gion Matsuri Month: July Place: Kyoto, Japan Attractions: 32 traditionally carved wooded floats covered in ancient tapestries, Street Parties and Markets
Groundhog Day Month: February Place: Pennsylvania , U.S.A Attractions: Watching the groundhog emerging from its burrow.
Jidai Matsuri Month: October Place: Kyoto, Japan Attractions: Costume performers dressed as samurai, Military figures, Portable Shrines , Japanese womenfolk dressed in Junihitoe.
Kaapse Klopse Month: January Place: Cape Town, South Africa Attractions: Street Parades with Singing, Dancing, Costume Competitions & Marches through the Streets
Karatsu Kunchi Month: November Place: Karatsu, Japan Attractions: Daily parades of fourteen 'hikiyama', massive floats in the form of samurai helmets, sea bream, dragons, and other fantastical creatures.
Lohri Month: January Place: North India Attractions: Bonfires, Punjabi Cuisine, Dance, Celebration of Farmer's Harvest, Sweets, Various Indian Customs.
Onam Month: October/November Place: Kerala, India Attractions: Boat Racing, Pulikali (dressing up like tigers or leopards on two feet), Ball Games, Playing Dramas.
Panafest Month: July/August Place: Cape Coast, Ghana Attractions: Conferences on African arts, history & international relationships, Acts on Theater, Drama, Music, Poetry etc
Pasifika Festival Month: Spring Season Place: Auckland, New Zealand Attractions: Grand opening ceremony, Pacific Traditional Music, Dance, Crafts and Culture.