The Carnival is one of the World's biggest carnivals. The annual festival symbolizes the beginning of Lent. Every year millions of people are drawn towards the extravagant festival to enjoy colourful cocktails, samba music, exotic dance moves, vibrant costumes and street parades.
During this magnificent annual event thousands of sky lanterns are lighted and released off together into the sky. These little paper hot-air balloons are lighted to ward off evil powers and diseases. These dazzling flying lanterns fill up the sky at night, creating a magical and spectacular sight.
The yearly fiesta is one the World's largest and most beautiful balloon festivals. Around 750 enormous hot-air balloons of different shapes, sizes, colours and themes are released into the sky. The convention also features numerous cultural exhibitions and attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The annual winter festival exhibits some of most exquisite and enormous ice and snow sculptures. Colourful lights and lasers are used to illuminate these sculptures, which makes them look strikingly beautiful at night.
The ancient Hindu festival is celebrated at the beginning of spring. The festival of colours is celebrated, to mark the love of Lord Krishna and Radha. Holi is celebrated by sprinkling vibrant colours on each other. People flock from all over world, to Mathura and Vrindavan, to experience the most spectacular Holi.
The Venice Carnival is one of the World's most elaborate and dazzling carnivals. The festival is known for its beautiful masks. The carnival features elaborate costumes, non-stop music, masked balls, jugglers, entertainers, parades of colourful boats and fireworks.
Diwali is the brightest Hindu festival. The festival of lights symbolizes victory of good over evil. On Diwali people wear new outfits, decorate their homes and illuminate their homes with clay lamps and candles. They participate in family puja and offer their prayers to goddess Lakshmi. Following the puja they burn firecrackers, exchange gifts with their loved ones and feast on sweets.
The annual flower festival exhibits a variety of beautiful and exotic flowers. The open-air exhibition also offer multitude of other attractions to the visitors, including processions, flower arrangement contests, Miss Flower beauty pageant, agricultural exhibitions, music concerts, and local products fair.
The biggest Chinese festival is celebrated with beautiful fireworks, Chinese dragons, exotic flowers, lanterns, symbolic clothing and parades. White Nights Festival, Russia: The yearly festival features spectacular fireworks, opera, music concerts, classical ballets and mock battles among pirates. The annual event attracts millions of visitors, mostly students from schools and colleges across the world.