Life is about celebration – celebration of culture, history, religion, music, art & people. Just when you think a grand party at a crazy nightclub was the best way to celebrate, take some time & reconsider. Here are 5 Most Amazing Carnivals around the world that you need to know about !
Rio de Janeiro Carnival
When : February – March
Where : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Rio de Janeiro Carnival held in Brazil is one of the grandest carnival to witness. With around 2 billion spectators this carnival is known to be one of the largest ones. It goes on for 4 days in the month of February or March. The bright fancy costumes, sexy Samba moves & merry vibes – everything is a total delight to see.
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Trinidad- Tobago Carnival
When : 2 days before Ash Wednesday
Where : Trinidad & Tobago
Another one of the most happening carnivals around the world with over 3,00,000 spectators every year, this simply gorgeous carnival dazzles you with erogenous costumes with huge head gears & exciting competitions that take place during the course of this 2 day event. So, being a part of this amazing crowd is something that should be on your bucket list!
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When : January – February
Where : Venice in Italy
Another unique & amazing carnival takes place in Venice where thousands of people walk around the streets wearing a beautiful fancy costume & a masquerede. Several ball room parties & events are organised in these two weeks. This one has a unique & mysterious vibe to it – making it one of the most interesting carnivals to be a part of.
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When : 27th April
Where : Netherlands
The King’s Day is celebrated on 27th April every year in Netherland where people celebrate this day by participating in several events, going out on the streets, attending parties & music concerts. The streets are filled with people wearing orange on this day – quite a unique sight to witness.
When : July – August
Where: Sri Lanka
This Carnival takes place in Sri Lanka in the months of July- August, with processions taken out on elephants decorated beautifully with bright fabric & lights, performers dancing & beating the drums while celebrate the Buddhist tooth relic. One of the most interesting carnivals around the world, this is surely the place to be!