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Most large-scale festivals and carnivals of the world

1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

February 28 – March 4

Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Carnival in Venice, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in non-stop mode, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.

2. Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany

The second half of September to the first weekend in October

Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale counterparts of this festival around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest beer festival in the world. In 2013, beer was sold for more than $96,178,668.

3. Festival of snow and ice – Harbin, China

5 January – 5 February

Harbin international festival is the largest event of snow and ice in the world, where you can see a snow sculpture, height 3 meters, and building life-size, made of giant ice blocks.

4. Holi is the festival which is celebrated by Hindus around the world

March 27

Holi, also known as the Festival of colors, marks the end of winter and beginning of spring. A holiday filled with unbridled joy and freedom. Just don’t forget to bring your paint.

5. Casimiro – Base, Spain

September 6

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Carnival

If your visit to Barcelona falls at the end of February, so you will have a great opportunity to spend your holiday bright and unforgettable!

You can get acquainted with local traditions and customs. many hearty and tasty meal and just have fun. visiting the carnival in Barcelona. This year the celebration will begin on February 27 and will continue until March 5, inclusive.

This festival is not unlike any other, in every corner of the world has its own tradition and celebration. Widely famous Brazilian carnivals with their spectacular show and carnival in Venice. wherein the special elegance.

In Spain is as strong carnival tradition. Parades are held in many cities. The Catalan capital is no exception. Carnival in Barcelona — one of the most colorful festivals of the city.

In Catalonia, this holiday is called Carnestoltes and is very popular. despite the fact that was banned for over forty years. when the Franco era. Carnivals are held before Lent. at this time, people want as much as possible to enjoy everything in a short time will be strictly prohibited. This procession was a symbol of unlimited freedom, a time when you can enjoy plenty of delicious food, indulge in the fun and entertainment.

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20 the largest festivals and carnivals of the world

Once a year in some parts of the world come special days – bright, magical, and slightly crazy carnivals. Some, such as Brazilian carnival or the Spanish running of the bulls is well known to all; but you could never hear. And if you like “party”, we bring to your attention the 20 most inimitable and large-scale festivals from around the world.

1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

February 28 – March 4

Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Carnival in Venice, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is party non-stop, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.

2. Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany

The second half of September to the first weekend in October

Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale analogues of Fes tiwala around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest beer festival in the world.

3. Festival of snow and ice – Harbin, China

Harbin international festival is the largest event of snow and ice in the world, where you can see a snow sculpture, height 3 meters, and building life-size, made of giant ice blocks.

4. Holi is the festival which is celebrated by Hindus around the world

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