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  • Palakkad, Kerala

    This July 20, the Njangattiri Bhagavathi Temple at Pattambi in the Palakkad district of Kerala will be the venue for the Aanayoottu ritual or Elephant Feeding Festival.

  • Museum Nightlife in New York City

    Each summer, Cooper Hewitt's garden comes to life with weekly performances on Thursday evenings

  • Polo Festival in Ladakh

    It is believed that the game of polo was introduced to Ladakh in the 15th century

  • Knysna Oyster Festival, South Africa

    The festival is a celebration of good life and sport and has been taking place every year since 1983

  • Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, New York City

    The largest Independence Day fireworks display in the nation works hand-in-hand with the pyrotechnic team to design and install more than 40,000 effects

  • Fireflies Festival, Purushwadi

    Purushwadi has over 2000 species of fireflies and the area attracts tourists and campers, who are keen to witness this unique natural happening

  • Bali Arts Festival, Denpasar

    To celebrate this festival, the towns are decorated in traditional bamboo and coconut decorations and the artists carry out elaborate flower-adorned floats

  • International Dragon Boat Races 2018, Macao

    Athletic teams from different countries are invited to Macao to participate in this sports event enriched with traditional feature

  • LGBTQ Pride events, New York City

    The events attract more than two million attendees and the celebrations happening throughout the five boroughs promises to offer visitors an empowering Pride experience

  • La Batalla del Vino, Spain

    Batalla del Vino, meaning 'Battle of Wine', takes place in the small town of Haro nestled in the La Rioja wine region

  • Hebden Folk Roots Festival, Yorkshire

    Created organically, the folk and roots festival covers a wide variety of roots music, from folk and blues to ska and americana

  • Moatsu festival, Nagaland

    During this time, the tribal people celebrate a period of entertainment after the stressful work they had to undertake which include clearing fields and sowing seeds

  • #SWISSJazzContest Campaign, Switzerland

    Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) unveils #SWISSJazzContest campaign in association with Switzerland Tourism and Montreux Jazz Festival

  • Smurfs Year at Brussels Expo

    To celebrate the 60th anniversary in fitting style, 2018 will be Smurfs Year with the Smurf Experience, from June 9 at Brussels Expo

  • Thailand International Kite Festival in Hua Hin

    This year, the event will see 20 kite flying teams from many different countries, including Switzerland, Germany and France

  • Cherry Blossoms in Japan

    Cherry blossom or ‘Sakura’ is synonymous with Japanese spring as the whole country becomes awash with pink

  • Sinulog Festival, Cebu

    Starting January 15, 2018, Sinulog Festival is one of the most grand and colourful festivals in the Philippines

  • Ghent Light Festival 2018

    This year the festival will take place from January 31 to February 4

  • Silk River 2017, Kolkata

    Started on December 6, a group of contemporary artists, historians, writers and musicians from the UK and India have set out on a unique 11-day-long journey to explore the...

  • Tollwood Winter Festival 2017, Munich

    The Munich Tollwood Winter Festival, being held from November 23 to December 31, will feature international theatre acts next to the scenery of the international ‘market of ideas’

  • Pushkar Mela, Rajasthan

    The ongoing Pushkar Mela in Pushkar near Ajmer is an eight-day-long festival organised by Rajasthan Tourism and District Administration every year

  • Confucius Culture Festival

    Shandong hosts the Qufu International Confucius Culture Festival which is held every year between September 26 and October 10 in Qufu City, the hometown of Confucius.

  • Kota Adventure Festival, Rajasthan

    Originally started off to boost tourism, this festival is ideal for adventure sports lovers

  • Red Sea International Jazz Festival, Israel

    The 31st Red Sea International Jazz Festival in Eilat will take place this year at the Eilat Port, from August 27-30, 2017

  • Independence Day Celebration, Delhi

    The Prime Minister's speech is followed by march past of divisions of the Indian Armed Forces and paramilitary forces, featuring parades and pageants

  • Dok Krachiao Blooming Festival, Thailand

    One of Thailand's most popular natural sights, Dok Krachiao – or Siam Tulips – can be seen in bloom in the Pa Hin Ngam and Sai Tong National Parks

  • Taiwan International Balloon Festival

    The 2017 hot air balloon festival runs from June to August and visitors will continue to throng the area to witness big and colourful hot air balloons float through...