Brazilian Carnival 2017

Carnival week is one of the most awaited events in Rio, but the parties in Rio start weeks before the Brazil Carnival Week itself. Brazil Carnival week happens before Lent, and is considered as the last all-out celebration before everyone enters into a state of penitence. The locals and tourists of Rio all participate in…

Coconut Grove Arts

Artists from around the world share their talents and creations at Coconut Grove Arts Festival. The festival presents visual, culinary and performing arts, including live music. In addition to displaying and selling their pieces, artists appearing at the event also spend a day working with young artists in South Florida’s schools. At the festival, students…

Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival

“In a blaze of luminous glory that marks the new Lunar New Year, 100,000 to 200,000 sky lanterns emblazon a full moonlit sky.” While Chinese New Year tends to get all the attention, one of the more subtle and beguiling celebratory days in the Chinese calendar is the annual Sky Lantern Festival. In a blaze…

Desert Festival of Jaisalmer

“With events such as camel racing, turban tying, and the longest mustache competition, this quirky Indian festival showcases the cultural wonders of Rajasthan.” The Jaisalmer Desert Festival is an annual event that take place in February month in the beautiful city Jaisalmer. It is held in the Hindu month of Magh (February), three days prior…