11 Amazing Festivals From Around The World
In the earliest years of civilization, people began having religious ceremonies as a way to worship the God. Beliefs, faiths and religions changed and developed over time. Today, all people regardless of nationality, religion and caste, enjoy and celebrate together during festive seasons. Laughter, fun and excitement are some of the things that festivals bring to us. There are various festivals celebrated in the world each year. Here is a list of some amazing festivals from around the world that you must see.
Yi Peng Lantern Festival, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Yi Peng Lantern Festival is celebrated throughout all of Thailand, in which people release receptacles into the water to fulfill their wishes. However, In Chiang Mai, people perform the celebration in a different way. Instead of releasing receptacles into the water, Chiang Mai people release lighted lanterns in the sky and make a wish.
Electric Forest Music Festival, Michigan
The Electric Forest Festival, which is held in June, is a four day event with a focus on jam bands and electronica. The surrounding environments and eye-catching laser light shows blend together to create a surreal experience of wilderness. A part of the revenue from the Electric Forest Festival is donated to a nearby township.