Top 5 Famous Carnivals around the World

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Every country has got something special, something different with them. 

If US have Statue of Liberty, then London has Buckingham Palace.

Similarly, there are some Carnival festival, which every country organizes every Year and there is something special about them.

TraBeauLi here presents you the Top 5 Carnivals festival, which you should visit with your Loved ones atleast once, to have a totally different experience of the Life.

1. Carnival Festival – Rio de Janerio, Brazil

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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We all have seen Dhoom 2 Movie, and we really liked the song “Dil Lagana” but we didn’t notice what was special about it. It was shot in Brazil and we even saw a Glimpse of Carnival.

This is one of the biggest carnival festival being organized in the World. It is held in February or March (40 days before Easter). All the streets are being decorated and it even features the Queen of Carnival.

This Carnival doesn’t have just regular parade, but they have city wide parade means everyone has to watch it. Brazil is like shut down during the Rio_Carnival and all the citizens just enjoy the Festival. If you want to know – History of Carnival in Rio De Janeiro

 Duration:- 4-6 days

Rio Carnival 2018 dates :- 9th February to 14th February

2. Notting Hill- London, UK

Notting Hill Carnival

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The one festival, which takes place in the middle of the year “August”. It focuses heavily on Music, with live performances everywhere and large scale sound system. For the help of the people, they have even made an app “Noting Hill Carnival” that can help you navigate in different directions through festival. 

It is a huge part of British life and Culture. It fills the streets of West London with Carribean Colours, music and Flavours.  Things to see and do in Notting Hill.

You can find stalls selling Caribbean foods like curries, fried plantain etc.  Since, it is held in August. 

Duration:- It is only for Two days

Notting hill carnival 2018 dates: – August 25th.

3. Tomorrowland- Boom, Belgium

Tomorrowland

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Have you heard of names like Afrojack, Axwell, David Guetta, Carl cox etc.

If yes, then this Carnival festival is for you. The Music feaks, for whom music is their life and can listen to it 24*7.

It is an Electronic music festival held in Boom, Belgium. It started in 2005 and since then it has become the World’s Largest and most notable music festivals.

It is a chance to step out of your Comfort zone and feel the depth of music. Sit back, relax & enjoy  live Tomorrowland’s content here.

First it used to be for one day, then became for two days. In 2011 it expanded for three days. For their fans to reach venue, they have special flights. It always has something special like 2016 had Dragon stage, 2015 had the theme Melodia and this year 2017 had “Amricorum Spectuclum”.

Duration: – 2 Weekends

Time to be held in 2018: – 12th August (Amsterdam) and then the different places.

4. Cologne Festival – Cologne, Germany

Celebrate Carnival in Germany

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This is the second Largest event in Germany backed by Munich’s Octoberfest. It has a very special way of getting started.

It starts in “Fifth season of the Year” and it begins on 11th November 11:11 a.m. But the real feast starts after Shrove Thursday. Carnival in Cologne is almost as old as the history of the city itself.

The whole street during this time is filled with people in different costumes and colourful troops. The closing time for Bars and pubs are suspended, so that, you enjoy the Carnival whole night.

One thing to remember: – If someone says you “Bützen” to you, then be prepared they want to Kiss you.

Duration: – Around Six days

Cologne Carnival 2018 date :- 11th November (You still have time, to attend it)

5. La Tomatina- Valencia, Spain

la tomatina

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We all know about this festival via the movie ZNMD(Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara).

Festival in which participants throw tomatoes at each other and fight with each other just for the fun purpose.

It is held in the last week of August.  One just needs to have fun in this festival, so don’t even think of wearing new clothes in the fest.

This is the La_ Tomatina festival, which has got some ground rules, so that, no one gets hurt and all enjoy the festival. Know the  amazing History of Tomatina.

Duration: – One day

Tomatina festival 2018 dates : -August 29.

Conclusion

So this time try something new, apart from the Romantic Beaches, Snowfall and Greenery. Give your self a treat to be a part of these Carnivals and get to know a whole new world, something to remember for a lifetime.

So start saving, Call your Travel Agent, Pack your bags and Have fun with your Loved Ones!! Do Something Memorable!! Enjoy your life.

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18 Comments

  • Reply
    Amit Purohit
    August 3, 2017 at 11:10 am

    Nice article. Hope I would cover those. Anyways, will look forward to more such updates pertaining to the Asian region as well. Kudos to Trabeauli team

  • Reply
    Parul
    August 3, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    Awesome article……worth reading.

  • Reply
    Akansha Gupta
    August 4, 2017 at 2:12 am

    Awesome article with lots of information. Would love to visit all those carnivals.

  • Reply
    Christopher
    August 28, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    Good informations 🙂

  • Reply
    Ilene
    August 28, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    I guessed before reading. Only got one. Thanks for the great post.

  • Reply
    Patty Zen
    September 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    Thank you for all that info! I’d love to visit Rio…though it’s a bit scary to me!

  • Reply
    Suz
    September 4, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    These sound great! Especially the tomatina!

  • Reply
    MoJo
    September 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Yes! These look awesome! I’d love to start checking them off my bucket list

  • Reply
    Cassy
    September 5, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    I want to go to Rio 🙁 Their Carnival Festival is the best festival I know hehe

    • Reply
      Trabeauli
      September 6, 2017 at 5:50 am

      Thanks Cassy. You can surely plan.

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