1- Festival of Colors – India
Holi in India is also known as festival of Colors. In most regions Holi festival is celebrated for two days. The first day is known as Jalanewali Holi – the day when Holi bonfire is done. The second day is known as Rangwali Holi – the day when people play with colored powder and colored water. This year Holi date is on March 13th.
2- Carnival of Venice
Carnival of Venice is one of the biggest celebrations in Italy from Venetian masks to masquerade balls. Do you want to be a part of this gorgeous event? Starting date is February 11 till february 28. And we have a tour package for it. Check it out: http://armanivacations.com/package/milan-with-venice/
3- Bonfire Night – UK
Let’s add some fire to our list! Guy Fawkes Day, or Bonfire Night, is traditional throughout the UK, but in Lewes the celebration reaches new heights.Every year on November 5th, Brits light bonfires and set off fireworks to remember their good luck in stumbling upon Guy Fawkes just before he attempted to blow up Parliament in 1605.
4- Tomatina – Valencia
Continuing the heat, let’s switch to La Tomatina – the tomato fight in Buñol near Valencia happens every year on the last Wednesday in August leaving the participants and the town’s streets awash with red pulp. The town is hosed down minutes after the event ends at noon, while participants can use public showers.
5- MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017 exhibit – Canada
The midst of our list is spectacular; for 107 days, Jacques-Cartier Park will host the biggest horticultural event in Canada, with MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017, May 5th. The theme of the Gatineau exhibit will reflect 150 years of history, values, culture and arts in Canada, represented by some 40 different arrangements. Admission to the MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017 exhibit in Jacques-Cartier Park will be free. Plan your travel with us!
6- Vivid Sydney
Vivid Sydney is a unique annual event of light, music and ideas, featuring an outdoor ‘gallery’ of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, some of the world’s most important creative industry forums and, of course, the spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails. Dates: May 26 – June 17
7- The Masskara Festival – Philippines
The MassKara Festival, a popular celebration that traces its beginnings to the early 1980s, is a fun-festival held every October by locals in Bacolod, Philippines. The first thing you will notice is the use of masks worn by the locals, all of which have smiling faces. Dance and Smile!
8- Bristol International balloon Fiesta
Continuing the colorful joy, the 39th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta will take place from 10th to 13th August 2017 offering four fantastic days of free family fun. The Fiesta is Europe’s largest annual meeting of hot air balloons, attracting over 150 Hot Air Balloons from across the globe. Amazing, Bristol!
9- Chinese New Year
CHINESE New Year on January 28th, the largest holiday in the world, is soon to kick off with more people than ever celebrating during a chaotic seven-day party. The Chinese take this holiday very seriously, and an estimated 1.357 billion people will be celebrating this year. What an Extreme!
10- Rio De Janeiro Carnival
And of course, we could not forget about Rio De Janeiro Carnival. It is coming, friends! Is there anyone who wouldn’t love to take part in this highly festive annual show? Hardly! Rio Carnival has become world-famous through the Samba Parade, a show, a display and competition of the Rio samba schools. The two major days are Carnival Sunday and Monday (February 26th and 27th). The second best option is the Champions´ Parade on Saturday, February 13th. So cool!