Festivals around the world

People travel for different reasons such as getting away from the stressful work place or family occasions. Sometimes we just travel without a purpose and end up having the best time of our life. One of the best reasons to travel to a place could be to attend a festival. Here are some of the most amusing festivals in the world.

Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany

This festival actually starts in the end of the month of September and continues till two weeks in October or when the beer is over. This famous beer bash takes place on Theresienwiese, a big grassy mound packed with beer tents and stalls. During the festival there is live music being played and there also parades. But at the end the Oktoberfest is mainly about drinking beer. During the festival, there are also competitions of beer drinking happening in Munich.

Fringe Festival – Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh is a small town which is considered the mother of all Fringe Festivals. During the festivals there are about 200 shows happening around the town such as musicals, comedy, opera and dance. In this festival there is something good for everybody ranging from small kids to old grandfathers. Getting the admissions to this festival is quite easy and it will not cost you much.

Burning Man – Nevada, USA

This festival is all about self-expression, self-reliance and art. Burning man festival is a cause against the corporate sponsorship festivals. The doors of this festival are open to anyone and it is held in the dessert, in the middle of Nevada.  The festival includes Art Exhibits, music performances and many other things.  The festival is known for its glorious closing ceremony which involves the burning of an enormous building.

Love Parade – Germany

The Love parade is one of the biggest festivals in all of Europe. It initially began in the year 1989 and it’s been very well known and popular in the world ever since. This festival takes place in Berlin in the month of August. During the festival there the streets are filled with the sounds of Techno, Trance and house music and everyone is dancing everywhere. This festival is all about music and having carefree fun.

International Jazz Festival – Montreal, Canada

The city of Montreal is in love Jazz. This festival has been famous for about 20 years now and every year it increases its popularity in the world. This festival takes place every year in the month of July for about two weeks.



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