Festivals are a way to mark some historical event, getting together with friends and celebrating life in the most amazing way. Over the past five years there has been a tremendous increase in the number of global festivals that have been taking place. One of the most famous ones are related to music but there are other festivals too which happen almost every year and are a great way to spend the holidays season. Here is a list of Most Amazing Upcoming Festivals in 2016 so that you can plan your vacation for the next year according to the timings of these super cool festivals.
Kentucky Derby 2016
If you are a rider, like to watch horse riding or are a fan of beautiful horses then, the Kentucky Derby is an amazing festival for you. It happens every year at Louisville, Kentucky in the United States. It is regarded as the most epic horse riding races in the world owing to the extremely fast pace the horses and the riders have. It is even called the ‘fastest and the most exciting two minutes in sports’. The winner of the Kentucky Derby gets a blanket of roses wrapped around him to mark his victory making it one of the most ceremonious sites in the world.
Battle of the Oranges 2016
Battle of the Oranges is one of the most famous festivals that takes place in Europe every year. The exact location of this festival is Ivrea, Italy and it is scheduled to be on 6th of February 2016. The idea of the Battle of the Oranges arises from a local tradition of throwing oranges at each other in a grouping of nine teams. It is basically done in remembrance of the heroic act of a miller’s daughter long ago who was about to be raped by a tyrant of Italy. The festival holds millions of people every year and it is undoubtedly one of the most fun activities to do in Europe.
Mardi Gras 2016
Mardi Gras is a festival which is celebrated to mark the practice of eating richer and fatty foods before the fasting of Lenten season. It happens in Europe and America almost every year and is a festival full of life. There is a lot of singing, dancing, games and dressing up. Usually people dress up in purple to mark the festival’s connection with royalty particularly the Epiphany (the Three Kings Day). This year’s grand Mardi Gras is set to take place on 9th of February 2016 in New Orleans United States.
Cannes Film Festival 2016
Cannes Film Festival is one of the most prestigious film festivals that takes place every year in France. Every year actors from all around the globe attend it and there is also a major presence of people who are huge fans of movies from the world. Even documentaries are shown during this festival which makes it even more interesting. In the year 2016, the Cannes Film Festival is scheduled to take place on May 11th. The event is full of glitz and glamour and if you plan to visit France anytime in the next year, do try your level best to become a part of the star studded Cannes Film Festivals.
If speed is what you seek and want to do something really fun in your vacation next year, the Indianapolis 500 is the right thing for you. It is one of the most amazing car races in the world that takes place is Indianapolis, Indiana. The car racing is typically known as open wheel racing and is known as Indy Car Racing in the local terms. Every year many race car lovers go and watch this super thrilling and adventurous race which is sure to take your breath away this year if you plan your holiday somewhere around Memorial Day weekend.
La Tomatina 2016
Yes, it is the same amazing festival that you see in movies where people are having the time of their lives throwing tomatoes at each other. The La Tomatina is an annual festival in Spain which is set to take place on August 31st, 2016. Every year millions of people travel to Spain just to participate in this really fun festival. The best part about the festival is that there is no proper logic behind the festival of throwing tomatoes at each other as it is only done for pure fun and entertainment purposes. People from all around the globe participate in it and it is an excellent way of making global friends.
Electric Daisy Carnival 2016
The EDC as it is more commonly known is a super cool music festival which basically started taking place in USA but now, it has spread to various other countries like Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom and Mexico. The event is full of fun and frolic with music and dance. The Electric Daisy Carnival is also known as the American Ibiza. Millions of people come to attend this festival regardless of the fact what the venue is. For the year 2016. The EDC is set to take place in Las Vegas, Nevada in the United States (in June 2016).
Glastonbury is another one of the most famous annual festivals that is related to arts, fun, music and lots of dancing. The festival takes place in Somerset England where a number of stars come to participate. Music albums are released during the festival and various dance performances including cabaret and theater art are also a part of the Glastonbury Festival. The Glastonbury of the Glaston as it is more commonly known is set to take place on June 22nd in 2016.
This is a festival which is a true depiction of arts and music in its most amazing form. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place in Indio, California in the United States. There are various events taking place within the Coachella event and various stags are set for different performances happening at one time. There is music that one can listen to of all kinds and the event is one of the most amazing experiences.
The biggest electronic music festival that takes place every year since the year 2005 is the Tomorrowland Festival. It I one of the most amazing music festivals owing to the fact that it offers the best quality music and people from all around the globe come to be a part of this music festival. The festival takes place in Boom, Belgium and it is expected that this year, the festival will host a huge crowd, even bigger than before. The festival undoubtedly is an amazing experience.