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Argentina


Cosquin Rock
(January)
Cosquin Rock is an Argentine music festival, held annually since 2001. It is held at Cosquín, Córdoba. Important national rock singers and groups participate in the festival, along with...

Buenos Aires Jazz Festival (August)
The Buenos Aires Jazz Festival is a music festival first organized in its current form by the city government of Buenos Aires in 2002. The festival takes place in multiple venues and...


Buenos Aires Carnival
(February)
The Buenos Aires Carnivalis an annual event that takes place during the Carnival festivities, usually at the end of February, on the streets of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The two day event features murga parades...

Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia (March)
Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia (The Grape Harvest Festival) takes place annually in the city of Mendoza, Mendoza Province, Argentina. The first vendimia celebrations in Mendoza Province occurred in the 17th Century...

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (April)
The Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independienteis (BAFICI) is a international festival of independent films organized each year in the month of April, in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina...


Creamfields Buenos Aires
(November)
Creamfields Buenos Aires is an annual electronic music festival hosted in Buenos Aires featuring DJs recognized in the worldwide electronic scene. It has seen more attendees compared to other Creamfields events in Latin America ...

Septiembre Musical (October)
Septiembre Musical is an annual international arts festival that takes place in the province of Tucumán, Argentina. Since its inception, the festival became a cherished social and cultural event ...

Pepsi Music Festival (September-October)
Pepsi music festival is a major Argentine music festival, held annually since 2003. It is named after its main sponsor, Pepsi. It has been held in several places in the past including the Ferro Stadium and River Plate Stadium...


Australia


Big Day Out
(January-February)
The Big Day Out is the name of a series of huge outdoor music rock concerts, held in five cities. Currently it is held in Sydney, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth during the height of the Australian summer in January...

Splendour in the Grass (July)
Splendour in the Grass is an annual Australian music festival that is held in July at Belongil Fields, outside of Byron Bay, Australia. The event started as a one day gathering but has evolved into a three day event...


Melbourne International Arts Festival
(October)
Melbourne Festival is one of Australia's flagship international arts festivals and one of the major multi-arts festivals of the world, in terms of quality of work, innovation of vision, and scale and breadth of program...

Soundwave Festival (February-March)
Soundwave is an annual music festival held in major cities around Australia. The festival is held at RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane; Sydney’s Olympic Park; Flemington Racecourse; Adelaide’s Bonython Park and Perth’s Claremont Showground...


Sydney Festival
(January)
Experience the city’s unique style and energy along with theatre, music, dance and visual arts at the Sydney Festival in January. The first Festival took place in 1977 and it has since grown to become one of Australia's largest annual cultural celebrations with an international reputation for modern, popular and intelligent programming...

Adelaide Film Festival (October)
The youngest and most dynamic national screen event, the Adelaide Film Festival was established in 2002. Every second February, Adelaide becomes Australia’s centre for daring cinema...


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Austria

Snowbombing (April)
Snowbombing is a popular week-long winter sports and music festival held annually in the spring at the Austrian ski resort of Mayrhofen. Since 2005...


Vienna Festival
(May-June)
Vienna Festival is a cultural festival that takes place every year for five or six weeks in May and June. Vienna has become an undisputed cultural metropolis...

Vienna International Film Festival (August-September)
The Vienna International Film Festival, or Viennale, is a film festival taking place every October since 1960 in Vienna, Austria. The average number of visitors...

World Bodypainting Festival (July)
Since 1998, the world’s most colourful event has taken place every year in Austria. Today it is the biggest annual event of the body painting culture and community...

Jazz Fest Wien (June-July)
The Vienna Jazz Festival started in 1991. It is a fixed point on the international festival scene and a milestone for Austria and Vienna’s cultural landscape. The Vienna Jazz Fest is a modern, urbane festival...


Donauinselfest
(June)
The Donauinselfest is an annual open-air free music festival. It is usually held in mid-June in Vienna. This annual outdoor festival lasts for three days. The Donauinselfest is Europe's biggest open air event...

Linzer Klangwolke (September)
The Linzer Klangwolke (Linz Cloud of Sound) is an open-air multimedia musical event held each year since 1979 in early September in the Linz Danube Park in the Austrian town of Linz...


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Barbados


Holder's Festival
(March-April)
Holder's Festival is a arts festival is now held annually in Barbados during March and April at Holder's House, an old plantation mansion set in extensive grounds, just inland from Sandy Lane Bay, Barbados...


National Independence Festival of Creative Arts
(November)
After the first English settlement at Holetown in 1627, Barbados remained a British colony until achieving independence from Britain on November 30th 1966. That first independence ceremony was accompanied ...


Crop Over Festival
(May-August)
Crop Over is a traditional harvest festival which began in Barbados, having had its early beginnings on the sugar cane plantations during the colonial period. Beginning in June, Crop Over it runs until the first Monday in August...

Barbados Jazz Festival (January)
The Barbados Jazz Festival celebrates the best in international and local jazz talent, it has quickly become a major annual Caribbean event. It is a jubilant affair that attracts a cast of talented musical maestros to the streets of Bridgetown ...

Barbados Holetown Festival (February)
The Holetown Festival takes place in Holetown, Barbados, and celebrates the arrival of the first settlers in Holetown on February 17, 1627. The week-long celebration occurs every year during mid-February...

Oistins Fish Festival (April)
The Oistins Fish Festival is a folk festival founded by Lady St John, wife of the late Member of Parliament Sir Harold St John in 1967, in the constituency of Christ Church, Barbados...


Belgium


Zinneke Parade
(May)
The Zinneke Parade is a biennial parade held in the city of Brussels. A different theme is chosen for each parade. The parade was established with the aim of connecting the many different cultures, communities and districts within Brussels...


Tomorrowland
(July)
Tomorrowland is held in Belgium as an outdoor dancing event organized every year in the town of Boom since 2005.The 2012 edition took place on Friday, July 27, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29...


Dour Festival
(July)
Dour Festival is an annual music festival in the municipality of Dour, Belgium. Dour seems ideally placed at the crossroads of all the European festivals. It is in close proximity to France and is easily accessible from the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany...


Gentse Feesten
(July)
The Gentse Feesten is a music and theatre festival in the city of Ghent, Belgium. The first Gentse Feesten was held in 1843. The festival starts on the Saturday before July 21 (Belgium's national holiday) and lasts ten days...

Carnival of Binche (February)
The carnival of Binche is an event that takes place each year in the Belgian town of Binche. It has been recognized...


Rock Werchter
(June-July)
Rock Werchter is a Belgian annual music festival held in the village of Werchter, near Leuven, since 1973. It is one of the biggest annual rock music festivals in Europe. The festival park is located alongside the Haachtsesteenweg in Werchter ...

Pukkelpop (August)
Pukkelpop is an annual music festival which takes place near the city of Hasselt, Belgium in mid-to-late August...


Bulgaria


Spirit of Burgas MTV Festival
(August)
Every summer since 2008 the town of Burgas has hosted the Spirit of Burgas International Festival. It has significantly grown in popularity, becoming one of the most prominent summer music festivals in Europe...


National Folklore Festival of Rozhen
(August)
Every 4th year in August, Bulgarians of all over the country gather below the peak of Rozhen for a festival, where singers and instrumentalists sing and play on a several scenes. The tradition of Rozhen Fest dates back to a hundred years ago...

International Fair Plovdiv (March-October)
International Fair Plovdiv, held in Plovdiv, is Bulgaria's largest and oldest international trade fair. It was established in August 1892 as an industrial and agricultural show...


International Jazz Festival – Bansko
(August)
Traditionally, styles and groups presenting the diversity of various directions in the genre participate in the program. Unforgettable concerts of great names of the global jazz scene – the saxophonists Scott Hamilton, Candy Dulfer, Igor Butman, Charlez Papazov, Benny Golson...

The International Theater Festival “Varna Summer” (June)
The International Theater Festival “Varna Summer” is the largest in scale international theater event in Bulgaria. It is conducted every year between 1 and 12 June in Varna within the framework of the art festivals Varna Summer...


Veliko Tarnovo International Folklore Festival
(July-August)
The first international folklore festival in Veliko Tarnovo was held in 1998. From its inception, the festival was recognized by The International Organizational Council of Folklore and Traditional Arts Festivals (FTAF). The Tarnovo festival is one of 270 folklore festivals recognized by this council world wide...

International Festival “Love is Folly” (August)
The International Film Festival “Love is Folly” was established in 1993. It has been conducted every year for seven years. It begins in the last Friday of August. The Varna Festival and Congress Center is its organizer...


Canada


Canadian National Exhibition
(August)
The Canadian National Exhibalso known as The Ex, is an annual event beginning in August that takes place at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada during the 18 days leading up to and including Canadian Labour Day Monday...

Toronto International Film Festival (September)
The Toronto International Film Festival is the leading public film festival in the world, screening more than 300 films from 60+ countries every September. In 2010, 339 films from 59 countries were screened at 32 screens in downtown Toronto venues...


Calgary Stampede
(July)
The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The ten-day event attracts over one million visitors per year and features one of the world's largest rodeos, a parade, midway, stage shows, concerts, agricultural competitions, chuckwagon racing and First Nations exhibitions...

Winterlude (February)
Winterlude is an annual festival in Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec that celebrates winter. The event is one of Ottawa's most important tourist draws, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year...


Just for Laughs Festival
(July)
Just for Laughs is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada founded in 1983. It is the largest international comedy festival in the world...

Quebec Winter Carnival (February)
The Quebec Winter Carnaval Festival is a festival held in Quebec City. The festival's events include a winter amusement park, with attractions such as skiing, snow rafting, ice sculptures, snow sled slides and outdoor shows and it is usually held in February...


Chile


Viña del Mar International Song Festival
(February)
Each year in February, Chileans and many music lovers around the world celebrate the Festival of Viña del Mar. It is a music festival held annually during February since 1960 in Viña del Mar, Chile...

Lollapalooza (April)
Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock and hip hop bands, dance and comedy performances. Lollapalooza has featured a diverse range of bands...


Fiesta de La Tirana
(July)
Fiesta de la Tirana is an annual festival held in the locality of La Tirana in Tarapacá Region of northern Chile. The celebration takes place on July 16 in honor of Virgen del Carmen...

Maquinaria Festival (November)
Maquinaria Festival is a festival held in Chile, which gathers different musical styles and brings the grandeur of European festivals of music. The 2012 edition will take place on November 10th and 11th, in Club de Campo Las Vizcachas, Puente Alto...

Vuelta Ciclista Por Un Chile Lider (August)
Vuelta Ciclista Por Un Chile Lider is an elite men's professional road bicycle racing stage race held annually in Chile...

Chile Classic (March)
The Chile Classic is a golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour. It is played annually at the Prince of Wales Country Club...

VTR Open (October)
The VTR Open is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts in Viña del Mar, Chile...


China


Chinese New Year
(January-February)
Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. In China, it is known as "Spring Festival". It marks the end of the winter season, analogous to the Western Carnival. The festival begins on the first day of the first month in the traditional Chinese calendar and ends with Lantern Festival which is on the 15th day...


Mid-Autumn Festival
(January-February)
Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival orChinese Lantern Festival, is a popular lunar harvest festival celebrated by Chinese people. The celebration became popular during the early Tang Dynasty...

Shangyuan Festival (March-October)
Shangyuan Festival is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar year in the lunar calendar, the last day of the lunisolar lunar New Year celebration...

Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival (February)
The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has been held since 1963. Harbin is located in Northeast China under the direct influence of the cold winter wind from Siberia...


Intro Music Festival
(May)
The Intro Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that occurs in late May in the city of Beijing, China. It is the largest outdoor music festival held in China. Debuted in the year of 2009, Intro has become an annual showcase of the best of China’s thriving electronic music scene...

Shanghai International Film Festival (June)
The Shanghai International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in East Asia. The first festival was held from October 7 to 14, 1993, and was held biennially until 2001. Since its beginning in 1993, Shanghai International Film Festival has grown to become China’s only A-category international film festival...


Colombia


Blacks and Whites' Carnival
(January)
Colombia is recognized by its large variety of festivals, carnivals and fairs. The Colombian carnival has incorporated elements from European culture as well as traditions that belonged to the African and Amerindian cultures of Colombia...

Carnival of Bogotá (August)
Carnival of Bogotá is celebrated in Bogotá every year on August 5 and 6 for the city's anniversary of its Hispanic foundation. Bogotá was one of the first cities in the continent to celebrate its own carnival...


Rock al Parque
(July)
Rock al Parque, is a rock music festival taking place in Bogotá, Colombia, since 1995. Today the festival takes place over three days at Bogotá's Simon Bolivar Park. The festival's entry is free of charge. Due to the free nature of the festival, attendees can expect it to get very busy around the afternoon...

Ibero-American Theater Festival (March-April)
The Ibero Theater Festival of Bogotá is a major cultural event in Colombia and one of the largest performing arts festivals in the whole world. It takes place every other year in the Colombian capital and brings together the most important theater companies from five continents...


Festival of the Flowers
(August)
Festival of the Flowers is a festival that takes place in Medellín, Colombia. The first Festival of the Flowers took place on May 1, 1957. Today the feast of flowers takes place in early August and lasts ten days and it is the most important social event for the city...

Barranquilla's Carnival (February)
Barranquilla's Carnivalis Colombia's most important folklore celebration and one of the biggest carnivals in the world. The carnival has traditions that date back to the 19th century. During the carnival the city gets busy with street dances, musical and masquerade parades...

Cali Fair (December)
Every year, immediately after Christmas, between December 25 and 30, the city of Cali fills up with tourists from all over the country and abroad who come to participate in this great fair. The Cali Fair is the most important cultural event in Cali...


Cuba


Carnival of Santiago de Cuba
(July)
The Carnival of Santiago de Cuba is a large public celebration as far back as the 17th century. The history of Carnival in Cuba has been nuanced by a wide variety of interests and influences...

Parrandas (December)
Parrandas are a traditional carnival-like street party with origins date back to the 18th century. The carnival takes place in northern and central cities of the former Las Villas province...


Marabana Marathon
(November)
Marabana, is the name a popular marathon in Cuba. Since 1987 the Marabana has been held in Havana, Cuba, during the month of November. It contains both a half marathon and a marathon in a circuit around the most central avenues in Havana...


Havana Film Festival
(December)
The Havana Film Festival is a Cuban festival that focuses on the promotion of latinamerican filmmakers. It is also known in Spanish as Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de La Habana...

Cine Pobre Film Festival (May)
The Cine Pobre Film Festival, based in the coastal city of Gibara in the eastern province of Holguín, Cuba. It is one of the most popular event of the alternative film circuit. The catalogue contains both quality and diversity...

Camagüey Theater Festival (August-September)
The 14th edition of Camagüey's Theater Festival, to be held in September 8-15, will include in its program plays by Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera and some others inspired in his life and work ...


Denmark

Copenhagen Jazz Festival (July)
Copenhagen Jazz Festival is an annual event that takes place in Copenhagen. The festival pays tribute to the freedom of jazz music as a art form and its treatment of musical aesthetics...


Roskilde Festival
(June-July)
Roskilde Festival is the largest North European culture and music festival and has existed since 1971. It is held south of Roskilde in Denmark. Since 1972 ...

Copenhagen Distortion(May-June)
Copenhagen Distortion takes place in the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark, and in dozens of unusual locations around city. The festival has always been a leader in the field of using urban spaces. In 2011...

NorthSide Festival(June)
NorthSide Festival is held every year in June at Ådalen in Aarhus, Denmark. The first festival was first held 2010 and it has grown from a one-day event to a three-day festival. The festival...


Aalborg Carnival
(May)
Aalborg Carnival is the name for the annual cultural event carnival in the city of Aalborg. The carnival takes place the last week in May and is the largest carnival in Scandinavia...

Aarhus Festival
Aarhus Festival
(August-September)
Aarhus Festival represents a yearly arts and culture festival in the city of Aarhus, Denmark. Aarhus Denmark is the country's bohemian capital, a town known most for its high student population...

Aarhus Food Festival(September)
Aarhus Food Festival is a gathering point for everyone interested in food, a place where you will be entertained and challenged. The Food Festival is going to be...

Copenhagen International Literature Festival (May)
Copenhagen International Literature Festival presents some of the highest quality fiction and poetry staged in readings, conversations, drama, music, documentaries, and film...

Egypt


Cairo Jazz Festival
(March)
The Cairo Jazz Festival is a music festival held in Cairo, Egypt. It first took place in 2009. The festival takes place at El Sawi Cultural Centre in Zamalek and at the Cairo Jazz Club. In 2009 the first annual Cairo Jazz Festival (CJF) was founded by 3 Egyptian Jazz musicians, bassist Samer George, Pianist Amro Salah and Vocalist...

Alexandria International Film Festival (September-October)
Organized by the Egyptian Association of Film Writers and Critics since 1979, the Alexandria International Film Festival aims to broaden film culture and strengthen the relationships between filmmakers...


Cairo International Book Fair
(January)
The Cairo International Book Fair is the largest and oldest book fair in the Arab world, held every year in the last week of January in Cairo, Egypt, at the Cairo International Fair Grounds in Madinat Nasr, near Al-Azhar University, it is organised by the General Egyptian Book Organisation...

Luxor Festival for Egyptian and European Cinema (September)
Under the auspices of The Egyptian Tourist Authority, The First Luxor Festival for Egyptian and European Cinema is taking place in Luxor from 17th to 22nd of September 2012. Noon Organization for Culture and Arts is organizing this annual festival which aims to open channels for cultural and artistic exchange among Egypt and the other countries...


Dahab International Festival
(April)
The Dahab International Festival of watersports, culture and desert adventure is going to be even better and bigger than the first one in 2011. Highly supported by the Egyptian Tourism Authority, the festival shows the whole range of activities the beautiful holiday-destination Dahab at the Red Sea has to offer...

Sun Festival at Abu Simbel (February-October)
Ramses II built his temple at Abu Simbel so that the internal chamber would light up two times a year: once on the anniversary of his ascension to the throne (in February, around the 22nd), and once on his birthday (in October, around the 22nd)...


Finland


Pori Jazz
(July)
Pori Jazz is a large international jazz festival, held annually in the coastal city of Pori, Finland. It is one of the oldest and best known jazz festivals in Europe...

Helsinki Film Festival (September)
The Helsinki International Film Festival - Love & Anarchy is a non-competitive film festival held since 1988 in Helsinki, Finland, yearly in September. The aim of Finland’s...


Funky Elephant
(April)
Funky Elephant is an annual springtime music festival in Helsinki, Finland. It's dedicated to a vast variety of styles within black rhythm music...

Konemetsä (July)
Konemetsä - Open Air Forest Festival is an electronic music festival held in South West of Finland in the village of Ollila in Marttila county. The characteristic aspect of the festival is that the music is played continuously 24 hours...


Kaustinen Folk Music Festival
(July)
Kaustinen Folk Music Festival is celebrated yearly in July in Kaustinen, Finland. It is the biggest folk music and dance festival in the Nordic countries. It was first celebrated in 1968...

Baltic Circle Festival (June)
Baltic Circle is an international contemporary theatre festival that takes place every November in Helsinki, both in theatre venues and on different sites in the city...

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival (September)
ANTI - Contemporary Art Festival is a yearly international live-art festival which uses modern cityscapes as a stage for its contemporary art performances and installations...


France


Bastille Day
(July)
Bastille Day is the name given in English-speaking countries to the French National Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of July each year. It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789; the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille fortress-prison was seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation...

Cannes Film Festival (May)
The Cannes International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from around the world. It is the world's most prestigious and publicized film festival...


Eurockéennes
(June-July)
The Eurockéennes de Belfort is one of France's largest rock music festivals. The Eurockéennes, a play on words involving the words rock and européennes (Europeans), is a festival based in a nature reserve beside Lac de Malsaucy near Belfort. Les Eurockéennes takes place on the peninsula of Lake Malsaucy, 10 kilometres from Belfort...

Paris Fashion Week (September-October)
Paris Fashion Week is an apparel trade show held semi-annually in Paris, France with Spring / Summer and Autumn / Winter events held each year. Dates are determined by the French Fashion Federation. Currently, Fashion Week is held in the Carrousel du Louvre, as well as at various other venues throughout the city...


La Route du Rock Festival
(August)
La Route Du Rock has seen headline sets from Sonic Youth, Portishead, PJ Harvey, The Cure, Sigur Ros, My Bloody Valentine, Mogwai, The National, TV On The Radio and Tindersticks in recent years, and always has a great international supporting bill of up-and-coming bands...

Festival d'Avignon (February-October)
The Festival d'Avignon, or Avignon Festival, is an annual arts festival held in the French city of Avignon every summer in July in the courtyard of the Popes' Palace as well as in other locations of the city. Founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, it is the oldest extant festival in France and one of the world's greatest...


Germany


Berlin International Film Festival
(February)
Berlin International Film Festival is a great cultural event and one of the most important dates for the international film industry. With 274,000 tickets sold and 487,000 admissions it is considered the largest publicly attended film festival worldwide...


Rock am Ring and Rock im Park
(June)
The Rock am Ring and Rock im Park festival is held held annually in Germany. Rock am Ring takes place at the Nürburgring racetrack in the west of Germany, Rock im Park takes place around the Frankenstadion...

Elbjazz Festival in Hamburg (May)
The famous harbor of Hamburg, the second busiest port in Europe, turns into a stage during the international jazz festival. More than 50 concerts take place. Barges and ferries shuttle between venues – a boat trip with breath-taking sights of Hamburg’s fascinating harbour...


Oktoberfest
(September)
Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival held annually in Munich Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October. It is one of the most famous events in Germany and is the world's largest fair, with more than 5 million people...


Rhein in Flammen
(May-September)
Rhein in Flammen is the name of five different firework displays along the river Rhine in Germany. The displays take place annually, at various locations along the river...


Carnival of Cultures
(June)
Every summer, Berlin celebrates its own special carnival, the colorful Carnival of Cultures. Over the last fifteen years, the numbers of participants and visitors have risen. In 2012, 1.28 million visitors celebrated at the street festival and the parade...

Jazzfest Berlin (November)
JazzFest Berlinis a jazz festival based in Berlin, Germany. The Berlin Jazz Festival is a world renowned festival that presents all the manifold and diverse styles of jazz. The tightly arranged, varied programme is equally traditional and progressive...

Nature One (August)
Nature One is one of the largest European open air Electronic music festivals, featuring many renowned DJs from Germany and all over the world. Nature...

Popkomm (May-June)
Popkomm is an international trade show for the music and entertainment business, and also integrates a congress and festival. It is held in Berlin but has had entries from at least 55 other countries...


Ghana


Fancy Dress Festival
(January)
The Fancy Dress Festival is a masquerade festival held on the first day of January every year by the people of Winneba in the Central region of Ghana. It is a colourful festival that features brass band music. In its early years, the music for all groups in the festival was traditional adaha music...


Hogbetsotso Festival
(November)
The Hogbetsotso Festival is celebrated by the chiefs and peoples of Anloga in the Volta region of Ghana. The festival is celebrated annually on the first Saturday in the month of November. The name of the festival is derived from the Ewe language and translates as, the festival of exodus or "coming from Hogbe (Notsie)"...

Aboakyir Festival (May)
This popular festival is celebrated on the first Sunday in May by the chiefs and people of Winneba. The festival begins with a competitive hunt between two traditional warrior groups in a nearby game reserve...


Kundum Festival
(August-November)
The Kundum festival is celebrated by the Ahanta or Nzema people of the Western region of Ghana. Kundum is both a harvest and religious festival. It is celebrated to thank God for the abundance of food as it ushers in the harvest period of the area. The festival is believed to have first been celebrated in the 16th century...

Bakatue Festival (July)
Literally translated to mean "opening up of the Benya Lagoon into the sea", Bakatue symbolizes the beginning of the fishing season, which is the main livelihood of the people of Elmina. It is celebrated annually in Elmina on the first Tuesday in July and originated centuries ago, long before the arrival of the Europeans...

Fetu Afahye Festival (September)
This festival is celebrated annually on the first September by the communities in the Cape Coast Traditional Area (Fetu). It is characterized by a durbar of chiefs and processions of "Asafo Companies" (traditional warrior groups) and numerous social organisations...


Panafest
(July)
The Pan African Historical Theatre Project now known as PANAFEST is a cultural event held in Ghana every two years for Africans and people of African descent. It was first held in 1992. The idea of this festival is to promote and enhance unity, Pan-Africanism, and the development of the continent of Africa itself...


Greece


Athens & Epidaurus Festival
(May-October)
Athens - Epidaurus Festival is an annual arts festival that takes place in Athens and Epidaurus, from May to October. It is one of the most famous festivals in Greece. The festival includes musical, theatrical and other cultural events...


Rockwave Festival
(June-July)
Rockwave Festival is a rock festival held in Malakassa. It is one of the most famous music festivals in Greece...

Thessaloniki International Film Festival (November)
The Thessaloniki International Film Festival is the top film festival of South Eastern Europe, the presentation platform...


Patras Carnival
(January)BR> The Patras Carnival, Patrino karnavali is the largest event of its kind in Greece and one of the biggest in Europe...

Olympus Festival (June-July)
Olympus Festival is an annual Festival of music and theatre which takes place at the Ancient Theatre of Dion in Pieria...

Icarus Festival for Dialogue between Cultures (August)
Icarus Festival for Dialogue between Cultures is an international music festival that began in the summer of 2006 in Ikaria...


Greenland

The Leif Eriksson Festival - Qassiarsuk (July)

National Day of Greenland
(June)
Greenland's National Day on 21 June is a national festival in all towns and settlements in Greenland. At each location, celebrations consist of a programme comprising morning songs, speeches, hoisting of the flag, a church service, kaffemik and local entertainment such as music, folk dancing, displays of kayaking skills...


The Northern Lights in Greenland
(August-April)
Greenland is a very reliable place to see the Northern Lights. Being at such a high latitude, the summer months are not dark enough at night. From the base in Kulusuk for example, the Aurora can been seen from late August until late April...

>Nuuk Snow Festival in Greenland (February-March)
Since 1994, the annual Nuuk Snow Festival in Nuuk, Greenland, has brought teams from around the world to the capital city to create elaborate snow sculptures. This competition is usually held in February or March, depending on when the weather is best for working with snow; climate conditions have sometimes prevented the festival from taking place altogether...


Greenland Adventure Race
(September)
Southern Greenland's breathtaking scenery is the setting for the Greenland Adventure Race, which can best be described as a Greenlandic version of "Iron Man" - with kayaking instead of swimming of course...

Arctic Circle Race (March)
With its 160 kilometres (100 miles) over three days, the Arctic Circle Race has been called the world's toughest cross-country race. Skiers from all over the world compete against each other in the classic cross-country style race...

Whale Watching (March-August)
Many different species of whale can be seen along Greenland's coasts. And you are left in no doubt when there is a whale in the vicinity, as when it comes up to the surface to breathe, it blasts its breath through the water and air at a speed of several hundred kilometres per hour; a quite astounding sight! This is called the whale's spout and consists of small droplets of water that crystallise into clear funnel-shaped columns...


Hong Kong


Lunar New Year Fair
(January-February)
Lunar New Year Fair is a fair held annually a few days before Lunar New Year in markets. In Hong Kong, the fair is held in various location in Hong Kong, notably Victoria Park and Fa Hui Park...


Clockenflap
(December)
Clockenflap Multimedia Arts & Music Festival, commonly abbreviated to "Clockenflap", is a two-day (formerly a one-day) music and multimedia arts festival held at various locations in Hong Kong...

Hong Kong International Film Festival (March-April)
The Hong Kong International Film Festival is a platform for filmmakers, film professionals and filmgoers from all over the world to launch and experience new film work...


Lantern Festival
(February)
The Lantern Festival is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar year in the lunar calendar, the last day of the lunisolar lunar New Year celebration. It is not to be confused with the Mid-Autumn Festival, which is sometimes also known as the "Lantern Festival" in locations such as Singapore and Malaysia...

Hong Kong Book Fair (July)
The Hong Kong Book Fair is a book fair organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, held annually (usually in the middle of July) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, selling and exhibiting books, printed matter, stationery, compact discs and other multimedia publishing...

Hong Kong Arts Festival (February-March)
Hong Kong Arts Festival, provides a wide range of art programmes from all over the world. The festival has introduced many exciting programmes - both internationally and locally produced - to the people of Hong Kong, stimulating their interest in the arts and raising their levels of appreciation...


Iceland


Menningarnótt
(August)
Menningarnótt or "cultural night" is a yearly event held in Reykjavík, usually on the first Saturday after the 18th of August. It has become one of the largest festivals in Iceland and an essential part of the city’s cultural scene...


National Festival
(July-August)
National Festival is an annual outdoor festival held in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland, on the weekend before the first Monday in August. There are various events, most prominently big stage concerts, bonfires, fireworks shows...

Sequences Art Festival (July)
Sequences Art Festival is held in the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. The aim of the festival is to celebrate and exhibit cutting-edge visual art...


Iceland Airwaves
(October)
Iceland Airwaves is an annual music festival held in Reykjavík, Iceland on the third weekend of October. Reykjavík is surrounded by some of the most unique and astonishing natural beauty you’re ever likely to see...

Eistnaflug (July)
Eistnaflug is a hard rock festival in Iceland. It is an indoor festival held in Neskaupstaður, which stands in beautiful fjord...

Nordic Music Days (October)
Nordic Music Days is the oldest ongoing collaboration among the Nordic countries: a festival for new Nordic music...


India


Delhi Republic Day Parade
(January)
The grand parade on Rajpath in New Delhi on the 26th of January is the main event of the celebration of India's Republic Day which is a three-day celebration, culminating in the beating retreat ceremony on the evening of the 29th January. The parade showcases India's military might and cultural diversity...

Diwali (October-December)
Diwali popularly known as the "festival of lights," is a festival celebrated between mid-October and mid-December. For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes...

Holi (February-March)
Holi is a religious spring festival celebrated by Hindus, as a festival of colors. It is primarily observed in India and Nepal. The most celebrated Holi is in the Braj region, in locations connected to the Lord Krishna: Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon, and Barsana, which become tourist destinations during the season of Holi...


Ganesh Chaturthi
(August-September)
Ganesha Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is the Hindu festival celebrated on the birthday (rebirth) of Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati. It is believed that Lord Ganesh bestows his presence on earth for all his devotees during this festival...

Rock 'N India (October)
Rock 'N India is an annual music festival organized by DNA Networks at the Palace Grounds in Bangalore. The first festival was held in 2008, with heavy metal bands such as Megadeth and Machine Head headlining. In 2011 the festival was headlined by heavy metal band Metallica...


Sunburn Festival
(December)
Sunburn is an electronic dance music festival held in Candolim Beach, Goa, India. The festival is an amalgamation of music, entertainment, food and shopping. Held over three days, the festival has multiple stages with artists playing simultaneously daily. A debut edition in 2007, featured the likes of legends like Carl Cox & Above & Beyond...


Indonesia


Java Rockin'land
(July)
Java Rockin'landis a 3-day rock festival held each year in the lakeside of Carnaval Beach, Ancol Dreamland, Jakarta. It has become the biggest rock festival in Southeast Asia...


Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival
(March)
The three day festival is one of the largest jazz festivals in the world and arguably the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere, held in Jakarta, Indonesia...

Jakarta International Java Soulnation Festival (September-October)
Jakarta International Java Soulnation Festival is dedicated to the rhymes, beats and tunes of soul, hip hop, R&B and rap. The festival combines a range of fun attractions and activities and presents an array of talents...

Jakarta Fair (June-July)
Jakarta Fair is a fair held annually in Jakarta International Expo (JIE) Kemayoran, Jakarta, Indonesia, in June and July. It features exhibitions, trade promotions, shopping, music performances, various shows, amusement rides and a food festival...


Bali Kite Festival
(July)
The Bali Kite Festival is an annual international kite festival held in July in Padang Galak area, Sanur Beach, Bali. A gamelan orchestra plays music throughout the festival

Java Rockin'land (June)
The BaliSpirit Festival has evolved into South East Asia's most popular Yoga, dance, and world music festival. The annual event now takes part over five days and four nights...


Ireland


Saint Patrick's Day
(March)
Saint Patrick's Day is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is a public holiday in Ireland. It commemorates Saint Patrick the most commonly recognised of the patron saints of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland...

Galway Arts Festival (July)
Galway Arts Festival is an annual arts festival that takes place each July in Galway, Ireland. It is Ireland’s leading arts festivaland one of the most successful and influential arts enterprises in the country...


Electric Picnic
(August-September)
Electric Picnic is an annual arts-and-music festival which has been staged since 2004 at Stradbally Hall in Stradbally, County Laois, Ireland. It was voted Best Medium-Sized European Festival at the 2010 European Festival Awards, and has been voted Best Big Festival at each of the last four Irish Festival Awards since they began in 2007...

Live at the Marquee (June-July)
Live at the Marquee is an annual music festival which takes place in Cork, Ireland during the summer, usually over multiple days in June and July...


Oxegen
(July)
Oxegen is an annual rock music festival in Ireland, first held from 2004–2011 and again in 2013. The event is regularly cited as Ireland's biggest music festival. Oxegen was originally a three-day festival but, from 2008 onwards, was expanded to four days. It takes place at the Punchestown Racecourse in County Kildare, Ireland and has an average attendance of around 60,000 a day...

National Ploughing Championships (September)
The National Ploughing Championships of Ireland take place each year in the month of September. The first inter-county Ploughing contest took place in 1931 as a result of an argument between two lifelong friends, Denis Allen of Gorey, County Wexford and JJ Bergin of Athy, County Kildare...


Israel


Jerusalem Festival of Light
(June)
The Jerusalem Festival of Light is an annual arts festival held every summer since 2009 in Jerusalem. The festival displays the work of leading international artists who use light and colour as their creative material...


Red Sea Jazz Festival
(January)
The Red Sea Jazz Festival is a jazz festival held annually in Eilat, Israel. This year, while carrying on its tradition inviting prominent Jazz legends to perform in the Eilat Port it also creates a platform for emerging local artists promoting innovative and rejuvenating approaches...


Boombamela
(April)
Boombamela is a festival held annually located on the sandy beach of Hof Nitzanim, between Ashdod and Ashkelon. It is described by its organisers as "a place for meeting, experiencing, crossing borders and transcending social limitations through music, creation, and connection with nature"...

Acre Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre (September)
Acre Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre is a four-day performing arts festival held annually in the city of Acre, Israel during the Intermediate Days of the Sukkot holiday in early autumn...


Hebrew Book Week
(June)
During Hebrew Book Week, outdoor book fairs are held all over the country and publishing companies sell their books at a discount. Bookstores in Israel typically offer sales during this time which can last up to a month. In recent years, Hebrew Book Week has been extended to ten days...

Israel Festival (May-June)
Israel Festival is a multidisciplinary arts festival held every spring in Israel. The Israel Festival started in 1961 as a summer festival for classical music in the ancient Roman theater in Caesarea...


Italy


Carnival of Venice
(January-February)
The Carnivais an annual festival, held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival ends with Lent, forty days before Easter on Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. Masks have always been a main feature of the Venetian carnival...

Roma Jazz Festival (October)
The Roma Jazz Festival is a jazz event in the city of Rome, Italy. The Festival is organized by the International Music Festival Foundation (IMF). Roma Jazz Festival, one of the most important events on the international scene, chooses every year a different theme and features big events to bring prestige to the whole festival...


Verona Arena Festival
(July-September)
Verona Arena Festival is a summer festival of opera, located in the city of Verona Italy. Opera performances are given in Arena di Verona, an ancient Roman amphitheatre, which was capable of holding 30,000 spectators...

Heineken Jammin' Festival (June-July)
Heineken Jammin' Festival is a large live rock festival in Venice, Italy featuring international and Italian rock acts. It started in mid-June 1998 at the Imola Autodrome and has attracted attendances of more than 100,000...


Venice Film Festival
(August-September)
The Venice International Film Festival is the oldest international film festival in the world. The festival takes place every year in late August or early September on the island of the Lido, Venice, Italy. In 2012 the 69th festival took place from 29 August to 8 September...

Israel Festival (September)
Asti's Festival of Festivals is a great food and wine national event that takes place in Asti on the second Sunday of September. The festival holds a colorful procession that winds through the streets of the city...


Carnival of Viareggio
(February-March)
The Carnival of Viareggio is a carnival event yearly held in the Tuscan city of Viareggio, in Italy. It is considered amongst the most renowned carnival celebrations in both Italy and Europe...


Japan


Japanese New Year
(December-January)
New Year observances are the most elaborate of Japan's annual events. At midnight on December 31, Buddhist temples all over Japan ring their bells a total of 108 times to symbolize the 108 human sins in Buddhist belief, and to get rid of the 108 worldly desires regarding sense and feeling in every Japanese citizen...


Hanami
(April)
arious flower festivals are held at Shinto shrines during the month of April. Excursions and picnics for enjoying flowers, particularly cherry blossoms are also common, as well as many drinking parties often to be seen in and around auspicious parks and buildings...


Bon Festival & Japanese Lantern Floating Festival
(July-August)
Bon Festival is a Buddhist observance honoring the spirits of ancestors. Among the traditional preparations for the ancestors' return are the cleaning of grave sites and preparing a path from them to the house and the provision of straw horses or oxen for the ancestors' transportation...

Fuji Rock Festival (July)
uji Rock Festival is an annual rock festival held in Naeba Ski Resort, in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The 3 day event, organized by Smash Japan, features more than 200 Japanese and international musicians, making it the largest outdoor music event in Japan...


Summer Sonic Festival
(August)
The Summer Sonic Festival is an annual two or three-days rock festival held at the same time in Osaka and Chiba. The majority of the bands playing in Osaka the first day go to Chiba the following day and vice versa...

Culture Day (November)
Culture Day is a national holiday held annually in Japan on November 3 for the purpose of promoting culture, the arts, and academic endeavour. Festivities typically include art exhibitions, parades, and award ceremonies for distinguished artists and scholars...


Newport Jazz Festival in Madarao
(July-August)
Newport Jazz Festival in Madarao was an annual jazz festival held in summer, July and August at Madarao, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The several-day festival featured musicians from Japan and overseas performing on different stages...


Latvia


Positivus Music Festival
(July)
Positivus Festival is an annual, two day summer music and culture festival held in Salacgrīva, Latvia...

Studentu Paradīze (September)
Studentu Paradīze is the most spectacular celebration of opening academic year in Baltics that will gather together thousands of students in Arena Riga...

International Sacred Music Festival (August-September)
The International Sacred Music Festival traditionally takes place at a time when Riga's concert life is scarce but the tourism season is in full swing...

Gastronomy Festival (September)
From 1-9 September, “Riga Food 2012” presents the Gastronomy Festival, an event aimed to all those who love cooking and those who enjoy good meal...


Latvian Song and Dance Festival
(July)
The Latvian Song and Dance Festival is an important event in Latvian culture and social life. The All-Latvian Song and Dance Festival has been held since 1873, normally every five years...

Baltic Pearl Film Festival (September)
Baltic Pearl is one of the oldest film festivals in the Baltic States introducing cinema professionals and enthusiasts to the films that have won awards in the most significant international film festivals...

Sound Forest (September-October)
Sound Forest is organised both to give an overview of the latest developments within the music world as well as to create interesting musical events in Riga, Latvia...


Lebanon


Baalbeck International Festival
(July-August)
The Baalbeck International Festival is the oldest and best-known cultural event in the Middle East and the eastern Mediterranean. Since 1955, hundreds of thousands of people from around the world have flocked to the city of Baalbek in the Beqaa Valley of Lebanon to attend the annual festival...


Beirut Nights
(June-September)
The Beirut Nights are numbers of events that take place from time to time in Beirut, Lebanon. It's usually active in the summer; however, some other festivals might happen in spring or fall. The city is known of its huge crowd from different nationalities participating in these events...


Beiteddine Festival
(July-August)
The Beiteddine Festival is one of the leading festivals in the Middle East. It takes place in a large and magnificent 200-year old Palace in the Chouf Mountains, in Lebanon...


Byblos International Festival
(July)
The Byblos International Festival is a Lebanese festival held in Byblos, believed to be the first Phoenician city, founded around 5000 BC. The festival is one of the biggest in Lebanon, and attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world...


Luxembourg


Schueberfouer
(August)
The Schueberfouer is the annual Luxembourg City fair held every year. It takes place every year from the end of August until early September at the huge Glacis-field near the city-centre. In 2010, the fair comprised 184 attractions including 27 major rides...


Rock um Knuedler
(July)
The Rock um Knuedler outdoor rock festival is free to attend. It has been a key pillar of the Luxembourg rock and pop scene and open-air festive culture for over 20 years...

International Festival Echternach (May-June)
Since 1975, Echternach, which is situated in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, has been hosting the internationally renowned festival. Musically speaking the Festival ranges...

Carnival (February)
Carnival is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining...


Dancing procession of Echternach
(May)
The dancing procession of Echternach is an annual Roman Catholic dancing procession held at Echternach, in eastern Luxembourg. Echternach's is the last traditional dancing procession in Europe...

Buergbrennen (February)
Buergbrennen is a celebration centred around a huge bonfire which takes place on the first Sunday in Lent in Luxembourg and surrounding areas. It is based on old traditions...

Europe Marathon (August)
The Europe Marathon (sponsored by ING) is an annual marathon in Luxembourg which was held for the first time in 2006. The course leads from the Kirchberg banking and financial...


Malaysia


Rainforest World Music Festival
(July)
The Rainforest World Music Festival is an annual three-day music festival celebrating the diversity of world music. The festival is held in the grounds of the Sarawak Cultural Village nestled against the base of Mount Santubong...


Merdeka Parade
(August)
Merdeka Parade is an annual parade held every August 31 in commemoration of Malaysia's independence. the event has been usually held at Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur in commemoration of it being the original site of the first independence parade...

Borneo International Jazz Festival (May)
This annual event sees jazz groups from around the world converging at the Miri Resort City. Around 7,000 spectators and participants, comprising of locals, expatriates and visitors, are expected at this exciting musical galore...


Melaka River Fiesta
(June)
Enjoy the excitement of fulfilled activities specially programmed along Melaka River. You will be fascinated by the various activities that had been arranged to make this festival as a memorable one...

Malaysia Film Festival (August)
Since the first edition of the Malaysian Film Festival (FFM) organised by Entertainment Journalist Association (EJA) in 1980, MFF continues to be the arena for appreciation and honouring the products of film arts and film artistes...

MTV World Stage Live in Malaysia (July)
MTV World Stage is a global series that brings multi-genre talents with global relevance to an audience in over 550 million households. Recorded "live" at the most exclusive gigs, world renowned music festivals ...


Malta

Malta Jazz Festival (July)
The Malta Jazz Festival has been held annually since 1990 between the 19th and 21st July in the picturesque backdrop of Ta' Liesse in Valletta's Grand Harbour...

Malta Arts Festival (July)
The Malta Arts Festival, which will be held between the 1st and 18th of July 2012, has an extensive programme of excellent artistic events including music, theatre, dance and a visual arts exhibition...


Malta Carnival
(February)
Malta’s Carnival dates back several hundred years to the 16th century when Maltese and the Knights of St John would hold a week-long event leading up to Ash Wednesday...

Notte Bianca (September)
Notte Bianca is held in Valletta each year and is a spectacular, night-long celebration of culture and the arts in Malta’s capital...


Għanafest- Malta Mediterranean Folk Music Festival
(June)
Għanafest- Malta Mediterranean Folk Music Festival is a fabulous three day festival of Mediterranean folk music...


Mexico


Feria Nacional de San Marcos
(April)
The Feria Nacional de San Marcos is a national fair held in the Mexican state of Aguascalientes every year for threeweeks. The fair was celebrated for the first time in 1828...


Vive Latino
(April-May)
Vive Latino - Festival Iberoamericano de Cultura Musical is an annual rock music festival held in Mexico City. It is one of the most important rock en español music festivals in the world, featuring a great variety of Latin and Spanish groups of many genres...

Guadalajara International Film Festival (March)
The Guadalajara International Film Festival is a week-long film festival held each March in the Mexican city of Guadalajara since 1986. The Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) is the most important cinematographic event in Latin America...


Festival Internacional Cervantino
(January-February)
The Festival Internacional Cervantino (popularly known as El Cervantino) takes place each fall in the city of Guanajuato, located in central Mexico...

Oaxaca FilmFest (November)
The Oaxaca FilmFest is an international film festival held every November in the Mexican city of Oaxaca during ten days in the second week of November...

Day of the Dead (November)
Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died...


Guelaguetza
(July-August)
The Guelaguetza is an annual indigenous cultural event in Mexico that takes place in the city of Oaxaca. The celebration centers on traditional dancing in costume in groups, often gender-separated groups, as is traditional...

Puerto Vallarta International Gourmet Festival (November)
Puerto Vallarta International Gourmet Festival is an annual culinary festival held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, every November since 1995. Every year the Festival invites culinary professionals from all over the world to cook and to demonstrate their cuisines...


Sombrero Festival
(February)
Sombrero Festival is a two-nation fiesta and an annual four-day pre-Lenten celebration held in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, in cooperation with Brownsville, Texas, United States...


Mongolia


Naadam
(July)
Naadam is a traditional type of festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locally termed "eriin gurvan naadam" - "the three games of men". The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery and are held throughout the country during the midsummer holidays...

Tsagaan Sar (January-February)
Mongolian Lunar New Year, commonly known as Tsagaan Sar is the first day of the year according to the Mongolian lunar calendar. Tsagaan Sar is one of the most important Mongol holidays...


Thousand Camel Festival
(February-March)
Travel south to the Gobi Desert to attend the renowned "Thousand Camel Festival" organized by a local non-governmental organization working to protect and perverse the Bactrain camel population, which has been steadily declining over the past years...

Eagle Festival (October)
The Eagle festival, or Golden Eagle festival, is an annual traditional festival held in Bayan-Ölgii aimag, Mongolia. In the eagle festival, Kazakh hunters (Burkitshi) celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals such as foxes and hares with specially trained golden eagles...


Morocco

International Film Festival of Marrakech (November-December)
The International Film Festival of Marrakechis an international film festival held annually in Marrakech, Morocco. Since its inaugural year in 2000, the FIFM has been one of the biggest events devoted to Moroccan cinema...


Boulevard des Jeunes Musiciens
(May)
Boulevard des Jeunes Musiciens is a yearly held music festival contest organized in Casablanca, Morocco. The Boulevard was initially thought to be a competition aiming to reward the best formation in its own category...

Islamic New Year (November-December )
Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented...


Marathon des Sables
(April)
This multiday race is held every year in southern Morocco, in the Sahara desert. It is considered the toughest foot race on Earth. The Marathon des Sables is a six-day, 251 km (156 mi) ultramarathon, which is the equivalent of six regular marathons...

The Rose Festival (May)
In the Dades Valley in Morocco a small oasis town Kelaa-des-Mgouna is home to Morocco's largest rose water distillery plant. The entire town is fragrant and the spectacular harvest celebrated with song and dance...


Nepal

Dashain (September–October)
Dashain is a 15-day national and religious festival in Nepal. It is one of the longest festivals in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese hindu of all casts throughout the globe. Dashain is the biggest festival for the Hindus....

Gaijatra
Gaijatra
(August-September)
Gaijatra, the festival of cows is celebrated in Nepal, mainly in Kathmandu valley by the Newar community. The festival commemorates the death of people during the year. During the festival, cows are marched in the streets and generally celebrated in the Nepalese month of Bhadra....

Himalayan Blues Festival (November)
Himalayan Blues Festival is an annual international music festival showcasing live performances followed by cultural events. The Himalayan Blues Festival has featured a diverse range of blues artist from around the globe and has helped introduce blues music in Nepal....

Tihar Festival
Tihar Festival
(October)
Tihar is a five-day hindu festival celebrated in nepal which comes soon after Dashain. The festival is celebrated from Trayodashi of Kartik Krishna to Katrik Shukla Dwitiya every year and is of great importance....

Maha Shivaratri (February-March)
Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in reverence of Lord Shiva. It is celebrated every year on the 13th night/14th day of the Maagha or Phalguna month of the Hindu calendar....

Nepal Music Festival (September)
The Nepal Music Festival invites the international community to join the Nepalese people in a celebration of hope transformation and peace - highlighting both international as well as Nepalese musicians, bands and performing art....

Chhechu (October)
Chhechu is a ceremony of the Tamang communities in Nepal that takes place over the course of ten days. It contains sportive plays (tsema), exorcisms, and rituals. Chhechu takes place northwest of Kathmandu Valley of Nepal....


Netherlands


Holland Festival
(June)
The Holland Festival is The Netherlands' oldest and largest performing arts festival, and takes place every June in Amsterdam...

Netherlands Film Festival (September-October)
The Netherlands Film Festival is an annual film festival, held in September and October of each year in the city of Utrecht. Initially the festival was oriented towards film...


North Sea Jazz Festival
(July)
The North Sea Jazz Festival is an annual jazz festival held each second weekend of July in the Netherlands at the Ahoy venue. The first edition...

Incubate Festival (June)
Incubate is a multidisciplinary arts festival in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Incubate takes place all over the inner city of Tilburg. Incubate has grown over the years from a one day music event with...

Le Guess Who? (November-December)
Le Guess Who? is an independent music festival for independent music culture such as noise rock, indie rock, IDM, held in Utrecht, Netherlands. The festival takes...

The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (November)
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the world's largest documentary film festival held annually since 1988 in Amsterdam. Since its launch the IDFA...

Pinkpop Festival (June)
Pinkpop Festival s a festival held at Landgraaf, Netherlands. It is held annually on the Pentecost weekend (Pinksteren in Dutch, hence the name). In 1970, the first festival took place...


Northern Ireland


Belfast Festival at Queen's
(October-November)
The Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's is an annual arts festival held in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The 50th Festival will take place from 19 to 3 November 2012...

Maiden City Festival (August)
The Maiden City Festivaltakes place in Derry, Northern Ireland in the second week in August each year. The festival has a diverse and varied program with a desire to provide something for everyone...

Belfast Film Festival (March-April)
The Belfast Film Festival’s activities are entertaining and provocative, and in many instances provide an important platform for debate across the religious, social and cultural divides in Northern Ireland...


Orangefest
(July)
Orangefest is a yearly Protestant celebration held on 12 July. It originated in Ireland during the 18th century. Members of the Orange Order and Protestant marching bands hold large parades throughout Northern Ireland...

PlanetLove (September)
PlanetLove is an annual Northern Irish electronic music festival which has been held since 1998. Currently it is held at Shane's Castle near Randalstown in County Antrim...


Tennent's Vital
(August)
Tennent's Vital is an annual music festival in Northern Ireland. It has been confirmed that the festival is set to return in 2012 and 2013. Notable headliners throughout the years have included Kasabian, The Killers, Snow Patrol, Kaiser Chiefs, Kings of Leon, Franz Ferdinand, The White Stripes, Ash, The Streets, Primal Scream and Eminem...

City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival (May)
The City Of Derry Jazz And Big Band Festival is a jazz festival held annually in Derry, Northern Ireland. The organisers of the City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival are proud of the fact that it attracts regular performers...

Norway

Norwegian Wood Festival (June)
The Norwegian Wood Festival is one of Norway’s most popular rock festivals. The festival's name refers to the famous Beatles song "Norwegian Wood". The annual 4-day event is held in...


Oslo Jazz Festival
(August)
Oslo Jazz Festival is a six-day festival held in August every year. It celebrated 25 years in 2011. The program represents the whole spectrum of jazz and related music, from gospel and blues to latin jazz and electronica...


Tromsø International Film Festival
(January)
The Tromsø International Film Festival is Norway's largest film festival, established in 1991. It screens a selection of films from around the world and it is both a popular public festival as well as an important meeting point for the international film industry. ...


The Northern Lights Festival
(January-February)
Each year, in the middle of January, Tromsø comes to life after the long polar night. Tromsø, located in the far north of the country, is one of the best places in the world to witness this natural phenomenon that is...

Telemark Folk Festival (August)
The Telemark Festival in Bø presents traditional folk music from all over the world. The festival preserves the essential elements of the folk music experience...


The Festival of North Norway
(June)
The Arts Festival of North Norway has been held in Harstad since 1965. It is the most important art event in Northern Norway. During a hectic week the town of Harstad, located 300 km north of the Arctic circle, is turned into...

Lillehammer Jazz Festival (October)
The Lillehammer Jazz Festival is considered one of autumn's most beautiful adventures. DølaJazz, Lillehammer's annual jazz festival, has become one of the most important events on the cultural calendar of this peaceful town. Expect funky tunes and...

Ibsen Culture Festival (August)
The Ibsen Festival is a celebration of Scandinavian theatre, visual art, music and dance. The event centers around the opening weekend of Commonweal’s annual Ibsen production. The festival's name is a tribute to...


Norwegian Festival of Literature
(May-June)
The Norwegian Festival of Literature is the biggest literary festival in the Nordic countries taking place in May at Lillehammer every year since 1995. The festival was named after the Norwegian author and Nobel laureate...


Pakistan

Eid-ul-Fitr (August)
Eid Al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day. Eid is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fiṭr means "breaking the fast"...


Pakistan Day
(March)
Eid Al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day. Eid is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fiṭr means "breaking the fast"...

Islamic New Year (November-December)
Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented...


Defence Day
(September)
Defence Day is celebrated in Pakistan as a national day on 6 September in memory of those who martyred in the Indo-Pakistani war of 1965 and successful defence of Lahore, Sialkot and other important areas of the country...

Basant Festival (January-February)
The festival is limited in its celebrations in Pakistan. Instead, the celebrations of spring known as 'Jashn-e-baharaan' in Urdu, are carried on in the entire country for almost a month...


Portugal


Festa de São João do Porto
(June)
Festa de São João do Porto is one of Europe's liveliest street festivals. Every year, on the night of 23 June, the city of Porto, in the north of Portugal, becomes lively and seemingly crazy...

Cascais Cool Jazz Festival (June)
The first Cascais Jazz Festival took place on November 20, 1971, in the Dramático de Cascais pavilion in Portugal. Today it is a high mix of sounds and trends...


Optimus Alive!
(July)
Optimus Alive! is a music and arts festival which takes place in the Algés riverside, in Oeiras, Portugal. The first edition took place in 2007. Despite its recent creation, the festival has achieved considerable popularity both inside and outside of Portugal...

Black & White Festival (April)
The Black & White Festival intends to celebrate the black and white aesthetics as a specific, peculiar and unique kind of artistic expression It celebrates the black & white aesthetics in film, photography and sound...


Boom Festival
(July-August)
The Boom Festival The festival features music, paint, sculpture, video art, installations cinema and theatre. It is located in Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal. It is situated in a beautiful place in Portugal’s inland, near the Spanish border...

Avante! Festival (September)
Avante! Festival is held named after the official newspaper of the Portuguese Communist Party. The festival is usually visited and participated in by hundreds of thousands of people, making the outside of the ground seem a gigantic camping park...

Fantasporto (February-March)
Situated in the west corner of Europe, the World Heritage City of Porto hosts a one of a kind film festival. Founded 30 years ago by a group of film fans and critics, Fantasporto, as it is known, started as a haven for sci-fi and fantasy films...


Russia


White Nights Festival
(May-July)
The White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg is an annual international arts festival. The festival begins in May with the "Stars of the White Nights" at Mariinsky Theatre and ends in July. However, some performances connected to the festival take place before and after the official dates...

Afisha Picnic (July)
The Afisha Picnic is a one-day outdoor festival held in Moscow, Russia every summer. It takes place on the territory of Kolomenskoye, a former tsar’s estate, now a state-owned historical, architectural and nature reserve museum, located only 10 km south-east of the city center...


Nashestvie
(August)
Nashestvie is one of the largest open-air festival of Russian rock, organized by Nashe Radio station. It is held annually during the first weekend of August somewhere in the environs of Moscow, Russia. Nashestvie changed its venue several times: it was initially set in Ramenskoye, Moscow Oblast, but recently it moved northwest to Tver Oblast...

Vladivostok Biennale of Visual Arts (September)
The Vladivostok Biennale of Visual Arts is an international festival of contemporary and modern visual art, held every two years in Vladivostok, Russia. The first Biennale was held in April, 1998 in Vladivostok...

Open Look (June)
Open Look is a major annual contemporary dance festival presented by Dance House "Kannon Dance" in St.Petersburg, Russia. The festival is an international event offering training and performance programs that cover a wide range of contemporary dance forms...


Singapore


National Day and National Day Parade
(August)
The National Day of Singapore is celebrated every year on 9 August, in commemoration of Singapore's independence from Malaysia in 1965. This holiday features a National Day Parade, an address by the Prime Minister of Singapore, and fireworks celebrations...

Singapore International Film Festival (April-May)
The Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) is the largest, longest-running film festival in Singapore, and one of the most important in the region...


Mosaic Music Festival
(March)
Mosaic Music Festival is an annual 10-day long music festival in Singapore that features both local and overseas acts. It showcases a variety of music genres, ranging from indie-folk to hip-hop...

ZoukOut (December)
ZoukOut is an annual dance music festival held in Singapore since 2000. It is one of Asia's biggest music dance festivals. It is usually held at one of the beaches on Sentosa island...


Singapore Arts Festival
(May-June)
The Singapore Arts Festival is an annual arts festival held in Singapore. Organised by the National Arts Council, it is one of the most significant events in the regional arts scene...


South Africa


Infecting the City
(August)
Held in Cape Town, Infecting the City is a public arts festival that is committed to making art freely available to everyone. The Festival hosts a range of different types of site-specific art, artistic interventions and performance art in the central part of the City...


Splashy Fen
(March-April)
Established in 1990, Splashy Fen is South Africa’s longest-running music festival, which every Easter attracts thousands of people to a farm near Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal for a unique outdoor music experience...


Durban International Film Festival
(July)
The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) is an annual film festival that takes place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. It runs across 12 days at the end of July...


Oppikoppi
(August)
Oppikoppi is the name of a music festival held in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, near the mining town of Northam. The festival started off focusing mostly on rock music, but gradually added more genres and now plays host to a complete mixed bag of genres...


Poetry Africa Arts Festival
(October)
Poetry Africa is an international poetry festival held annually in Durban, South Africa. More than twenty poets, predominantly from South Africa and elsewhere on the African continent, participate in the 7–10 day Poetry Africa...


South Korea


Busan International Fireworks Festival
(October)
The dynamic city of Busan, a leading city in Northeast Asia, is proud to present the 8th Busan Fireworks Festival, one of the most renowned festivals hosted by this city of maritime culture and tourism every year...


Tongyeong International Music Festival
(March)
Tongyeong International Music Festival is an annual music festival held in Tongyeong City of Gyeongnam Province...


Hi! Seoul Festival
(October)
Hi! Seoul Festival is a seasonal cultural festival held four times a year every spring, summer, autumn, and winter in Seoul, South Korea since 2003. It is based on the "Seoul Citizens' Day" held on every October since 1994 to commemorate the 600 years history of Seoul as the capital of the country...


Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival
(October)
Incheon Pentaport Rock Festival is a rock festival, which is held annually in Incheon, South Korea for three days at the end of July. It is considered as one of the biggest live music events in South Korea and it's reputation grows each year...


Busan International Fireworks Festival
(July-August)
Busan International Film Festival is held annually in Haeundae-gu, Busan. It is one of the most significant film festivals in Asia. The first festival, held from September 13 to September 21, 1996, was also the first international film festival in Korea...


Spain


San Fermín
(July)
The festival of San Fermínin the city of Pamplona (Navarre, Spain), is a deeply rooted celebration held annually from 12:00, 6 July, when the opening of the fiesta is mark to midnight 14 July, with the singing of the Pobre de Mí...


Tomatina Tomato Fight Festival
(August)
La Tomatinais a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located 30 km inland from the Mediterranean Sea in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this tomato fight purely for fun...


Running of the Bulls
(July)
The Running of the Bulls is a practice that involves running in front of a small group (typically a dozen) of bulls that have been let loose, on a course of a sectioned-off subset of a town's streets...


Las Fallas
(March)
The Fallesis a traditional celebration held in commemoration of Saint Joseph in Valencia, Spain. The term Falles refers to both the celebration and the monuments created during the celebration...


Seville Fair
(April)
TThe Seville Fairis held in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain. The fair generally begins two weeks after the Semana Santa, or Easter Holy Week. The fair officially begins at midnight on Monday, and runs six days, ending on the following Sunday...


Sweden


Hultsfred Festival
(June-July)
The Hultsfred Festival is an annual music festival held in Hultsfred, Sweden. It takes place at the lake Hulingen...

Lund International Fantastic Film Festival (September)
Lund International Fantastic Film Festival is Scandinavia's largest festival for fantastic film...


Stockholm Jazz Festival
(October)
Stockholm Jazz Festival, established in 1980, is an annual jazz festival in Stockholm, Sweden. It is a major summer event...

Göteborg Film Festival (January-February)
Göteborg International Film Festival is the leading film festival in Scandinavia and, with an audience of 200 000...


Arvika Festival
(July)
Arvika Festival is an annual music festival held in Arvika, Sweden. Thousands of happy music fans...

The International Science Festival in Gothenburg (April)
The International Science Festival in Gothenburg is an annual festival in Gothenburg with science activities...


Göteborg International Book Fair
(September)
Göteborg International Book Fair is the biggest book fair in Scandinavia and a meeting place for authors, publishers, agents...


Tanzania


Zanzibar International Film Festival
(July)
The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) is an annual film festival held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It has been described by some as the largest cultural event in East Africa. Each year, some of the most captivating and cutting-edge cinema from Africa is screened in venues across the island...

Eid-ul-Fitr (August)
Eid Al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day. Eid is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fiṭr means "breaking the fast"...


Zanzibar Cultural Festival
(July)
The annual Zanzibar Cultural Festival showcases the diverse traditions and celebrations of the region. This event is held annually in July, just after ZIFF. Performers come from many countries around Africa and the festival is marked with strong traditional customs and a rich heritage of culture...

Mwaka Kogwa (July)
A four-day-long celebration, although the festival is celebrated around the island, the village of Makunduchi, on southern Unguja, is the key focus of the ritual events and each year a large crowd gathers to attend the celebration...

Bull Fighting (August-February)
Bullfighting is a popular, traditional and annual sport in Pemba Island. Pemba bullfights are relic of Portuguse occupation of the island, which occurred during the 16th and 17th centuries. Drum beats, men and women sing local songs to make the event lively and spur on both bull and matador...


Tunisia


International Festival of the Sahara
(December)
The International Festival of the Sahara in Douz is an annual festival in Tunisia. The very first festival, called the Camel festival, began in 1910 when Tunisia was under French rule. Since then, every year at the end of December for four days, thousands of people, mostly from all over Tunisia and other Maghrebien countries flock to Douz...

Eid-ul-Fitr (August)
Eid Al-Fitr is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day. Eid is an Arabic word meaning "festivity", while Fiṭr means "breaking the fast"...


Festival of Ksour
(March)
At the festival of Ksour, you can enjoy some fine local music and dance performances. The ghortas (grain stones) created by weathering resemble huge mushrooms, and the inhabitants carve their dwellings out of the sandy rock...

Carthage Film Festival (October-November)
The Carthage Film Festival is a biannual October film festival hosted by the government of Tunisia. It alternates with the Damascus International Film Festival. It is a meeting place for international film industry professionals. An average of 200,000 tickets are sold over a period of ten days...


Turkey


Istanbul International Music Festival
(June-July)
The first International İstanbul Festival, organised in 1973 on the 50th Anniversary of the foundation of the Turkish Republic, covered a period of one and a half months and focused mainly on classical music...

İzmir International Fair (September)
Izmir International Fair is the oldest tradeshow in Turkey. The fair and the festival are held in the compound of İzmir's vast inner city park named Kültürpark in the first days of September...


Rock'n Coke
(July-September)
Rock'n Coke is a Turkish rock festival sponsored by Coca-Cola. Rock'n Coke is Turkey's largest open air multiple-stage music and camping festival and has hosted some of the biggest names in alternative rock, pop, electronica and cross-over genres ...

International Istanbul Film Festival (April)
The Istanbul International Film Festivalis the first and oldest international film festival in Turkey. It is held every year in April in movie theaters in Istanbul. The the festival aims to encourage the development of cinema in Turkey ...


Istanbul International Jazz Festival
(July)
Istanbul International Jazz Festival is a cultural event held every July in Istanbul. It offers a selection of jazz music performances with the participations of famous artists from all over the world...

Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival (June-July)
The Aspendos International Opera and Ballet Festival has been organized by the Turkish State Opera and Ballet directorate since 1994 with international participation by opera and ballet companies from several different countries...


United Kingdom


Glastonbury Festival(June)

The Glastonbury Festival is a performing arts festival that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England, best known for its contemporary music, but also for dance, comedy, theatre, circus, cabaret and other arts...

Reading and Leeds Festivals(August)
The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England. The events take place simultaneously on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend...

London Film Festival(October )
The BFI London Film Festival is the UK's largest public film event, screening more than 300 features, documentaries and shorts from almost 50 countries. The Festival showcases the best of world cinema to champion creativity, originality, vision and imagination, and presents the finest contemporary international cinema...

The Big Chill(August)
The Big Chill is an annual festival of alternative, dance and chill-out music and comedy, held in the grounds of Eastnor Castle during early August. The 2011 line up included The Chemical Brothers, Kanye West, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Jessie J, Robert Plant, Calvin Harris, Aloe Blacc, Chipmunk, Katy B & Example...

V Festival(August)
The V Festival is an annual music festival held in England during the penultimate weekend in August. The event is held at two parks simultaneously which share the same bill; artists perform at one location on Saturday and then swap on Sunday...

Bestival(September)
Bestival is a four-day music festival held at the Robin Hill country park on the Isle of Wight, England. It has been held annually in late summer since 2004. The event is organized by DJ and record producer Rob da Bank and is an off-shoot of his Sunday Best record label and club nights...


USA


Sasquatch Music Festival(May)

Sasquatch! Music Festival is a music festival held annually at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. It is presented by the House of Blues. The Sasquatch! Music Festival was founded in 2002 by Pacific Northwest-based concert promoter Adam Zacks...


Bonnaroo Music Festival(June)

The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is an annual four-day music festival created and produced by Superfly Presents and AC Entertainment, held at Great Stage Park on a 700-acre (2.8 km²) farm in Manchester, Tennessee, USA. It hosted its eleventh annual event June 7–10...

Lollapalooza(August)
Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock and hip hop bands, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths. It has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups...


South by Southwest(March)

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of film, interactive and music festivals and conferences that take place every spring (usually in March) in Austin, Texas, United States. SXSW began in 1987, and has continued to grow in size every year...


Waterfront Blues Festival(July)

The Waterfront Blues Festival is an annual event in Portland, Oregon, United States featuring three to five days of performances by blues musicians. The festival started in 1988 and takes place in Tom McCall Waterfront Park, along the west bank of the Willamette River in downtown Portland...

Burning Man Festival(August-September)
Burning Man is a week-long annual event held in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada, in the United States. The event begins on the last Monday in August, and ends on the first Monday in September, which coincides with the American Labor Day holiday...


Venezuela


Carnival(February)

Carnival in Venezuela (2 days of festivals, 40 days before Easter) is a time when youth in many rural towns have water fights. Anybody and everybody that is out in the streets during the week of Carnival is subject to being soaked. Venezuela celebrates carnival with dance, music, balloons, family festivities, lavish costumes and parades...

New Year's Eve(December)
In Venezuela, many of the traditions are very similar to the ones in Spain, with an over-emphasis in traditions that supposedly bring good luck in the upcoming year...


Feria Del So(February)

Feria Del Sol (English: Fair of The Sun) is an international cultural festival held in the city of Mérida every February of the year. The Feria festival is held alongside the carnival feast. The festival includes bull competitions, cultural expositions...

The Festival of San Juan(June)
The Bonfires of Saint John is a popular festival celebrated around Saint John's day's eve (23 June) throughout many cities and towns in Venezuela. For this festival, people gather together and create large bonfires...


Dancing Devils of Yare(May)

The Dancing Devils of Yare is the name of a pagan-Christian celebration in San Francisco de Yare, Miranda state, Venezuela, at the Corpus Christi day. Its origins are traced back to the 18th century...


Zambia


Shimunenga(September-October)

In Zambia, the Shimunenga Ceremony of the Ba-Ila people of Maala in Namwala District is celebrated on the weekend of the full moon in September or October. Early in the morning of the first day, people gather at the shrine of Shimunenga, where traditional songs are chanted...


Zambian Harvest Festival(February)

During N'cwala festival, held on 24th February, the Paramount Chief of the Ngoni people of Eastern province commemorates the Ngoni's entrance into Zambia in 1835. Marked by feasts, music and some of the best dancing in the country, the ceremonies are held in Mutenguleni, 15 kms south-west of Chipata...

Lwiindi(July)
Lwiindi is an annual festival of the Tonga people of southern Zambia. It is a thanksgiving ceremony which attracts people from around the country...


Kufukwila Ceremony(May)

Kufukwila Ceremony, Zambia is one of the most striking festivals of Zambia that is enjoyed grandly by all the travelers in and around the cities. The Republic of Zambia is a non-coastal country that is enclosed by the countries like Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Malawi...


Kuomboka Festival(February-March)

Kuomboka Festival, Zambia is one of the alluring festivals of the country that sees a huge influx of tourists every year. While you go for Zambia Tours, you can spend your time in sightseeing the attractive places, shopping and other activities...

Livingstone Festival(August)
Livingstone Festival is one of the famous festivals in Zambia. In fact, it is the biggest festival of Zambia. A historic colonial city, Livingstone is presently the capital of the Southern Province of Zambia...



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