2014 brings a few of the most beautiful festivals worldwide, including:
Oktoberfest — Munich, Germany
Oktoberfest fair is originally from Munich and is the biggest beer festival in the world. Takes place between the last weeks of September to the first weekend in October.
Chinese New Year, China
Chinese New Year is the biggest Chinese holiday, with dragons, fireworks, symbolic clothing, flowers, lanterns, and celebration, everywhere in China, and even in other Asian countries. Takes place between January 21 and February 20.
The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Carnival of Rio is a week full of colors, alcohol, dancing, joy, fun and extravaganza, being the most known and publicized carnivals in the world. Take places between February and March.
The Carnival of Venice, Italy
Carnival of Venice is the most beautiful festival in the world, in which people disguise, wearing sophisticated costumes and masks, representing certain characters and are also organize contests. The festival is between February and March.
Las Fallas, Valencia
Las Fallas festival includes fireworks, smoke and adrenaline. Here people are disguised in costumes depicting characters from Disney World, making a balance between Disney World and the apocalypse. The festival lasts 15 to March 19.
Obon Festival, Japan
At Obon Festival is customary for Families to release lanterns floating into the water, representing their ancestors' spirits being sent off. The festival takes place in August.
Gay Pride Parade, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Gay Pride Parade is a huge gay pride festival, including a canal parade down the river on boats. Festival takes place the first weekend in August.
Lollapalooza, Chicago, USA
Lollapalooza is a metal, rock, punk, and hip-hop festival with some craft and comedy mixed in. The festival takes place in August.
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, New Mexico, USA
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the world's largest gathering of hot air balloons, when thousands of balloons lift off to the strains of the Star Spangled Banner. The festival lasts between 5 and October 13.
Elephant Festival, Jaipur, India
Elephant Festival is held in the name of Lord Ganesha, the Hindu deity with the head of an elephant who is the spiritual MC of this, the mother-of-all pachyderm parties. Is well know that elephants have always held an important place in the Indian society, thanks Indian traditions. The festival takes place in 16 March 2014.