01/13World fests you'd not want to miss out on in this year

World fests you'd not want to miss out on in this year

If you're someone who loves attending different kind of festivals in different cites and countries of the world, 2020 is your year to tick off all the great world fests off of your bucket list! There are so many great fests across the world which aren't only related to music but also different cultures, languages, traditions and so much more. We've got you a list of world festivals that you should books yourself tickets to right away!


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02/13Fuji Rock Festival in Niigata, Japan

Fuji Rock Festival in Niigata, Japan

The Fuji Rock Festival is the biggest of its kind in Japan. Attendees can rock out for three days at Naeba Ski Resort. It reportedly includes almost 200 musicians from Japan and across the globe. You can even enjoy some time in hot springs and go for a nature walk after all the festival fun.


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03/13La Tomatina, Spain

La Tomatina, Spain

This traditional food fight fest is usually on the last Wednesday of August which starts with thousands of participants who race together to snatch a ham hung on top of a greasy pole. An hour of tomato-throwing pandemonium follows next which appears to be like a tomato fight and it's way too much fun.


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04/13Songkran, Thailand

Songkran, Thailand

This one celebrates the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year. This is a typical three-day festival which includes processions, parades and rituals of splashing water on each other, which is believed to wash off all the bad luck.


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05/13Naadam, Mongolia

Naadam, Mongolia

This festival is very deeply rooted in the cultural practices of Mongolia and predates the ruler of the same place. It consists of three games - Mongolian wrestling, archery and horse racing. This is quite a fun festival to be a part of and you shouldn't miss out on this year.


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06/13Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, Taiwan

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, Taiwan

This festival is held in Taipei which is an annual event celebrated on the last day of the Lunar New year. It is where the lanterns and floats are released in the sky, some shaped like animals and some decorated with lights. People can even write down wishes on these lanterns.


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07/13San Fermín, Spain

San Fermín, Spain

This festival is annually celebrated in Pamplona. It is one of the most famous traditions that is associated with the festival of the bulls running. Every single day, the fighting bulls run down the narrow, winding fenced alley where the participants are racing ahead of a bull ring at the end of the route.


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08/13Roskilde Festival, Denmark

Roskilde Festival, Denmark

This festival started in 1971 in Northern Europe where the Danish event is the largest music and art fest. It is currently organized by Roskilde Festival Charity Society where it features music of various genres like pop, electronic, hip hop and pop.


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09/13White Nights Festival, Russia

White Nights Festival, Russia

This one is a two-month long international arts festival that is celebrated only during the season of the midnight sun in St. Petersburg. The festivities include opera, music events, as well as classical ballet. The Scarlet Sails celebration with phenomenal fireworks is one of the biggest highlights.


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10/13New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Louisiana, US

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Louisiana, US

This one's held annually ever since 1970 and it is the popularity and importance of the Jazz Fest that makes this even more prominent. This festival features performances that go on simultaneously on many stages that are built across the Fair Grounds Racecourse. More to it, there are parades, kids' activities, crafts and demonstrations and food as added attractions.


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