Music festivals are popular during the summertime, and if you’re on the hunt for the best and largest festivals, you’ve come to the right place! Festivals are where people gather together to watch some of their favourite artists perform live, and it’s the perfect time to enjoy the warm weather too. The best festivals are located in different areas around the world, and if you love to travel, it may be the perfect time to go on a holiday and attend the festival you’ve wanted to go to!
Coachella is one of the biggest festival events in America. It’s situated in the perfect location by the riverside county of Indio in California. The area is large enough for thousands and thousands of visitors who will be attending this amazing festival that occurs once a year. What’s more, the desert heat that everyone loves, you also get to see the amazing night time views while some of the most famous artists perform live at the same time. The artist featured will vary each year, and there are different types of music to cater for every visitors. Whether its pop, rock, hip-hop or indie, you’ll be sure to find a band or artist you like.
Danube River Festivals
The Danube River Festival is another one of the largest music festivals in the world. Millions of people visit the festival every year in the middle of June. It’s also Europe’s one of the biggest open-air festivals in the country. It’s free entry, and they host a variety of entertainments during the event. The festival is on for four days. It’s great for friends or families as the festival have something to offer for everyone. If you’re visiting Austria for the first time, they also have plenty of places that are worth seeing.
The UK holds some of the best festivals around the world. You’ve probably heard some of the biggest events including the Glastonbury and Reading music festival. Although they are a great festival, you may find that it can be expensive to go to these festivals especially when adding up everything you need to get there including the tickets, travelling expenses, camping gears and foods. So if you are on a budget and still want to see a decent festival, it’s worth trying out some of the free festivals that the UK has to offer. We’ve listed some of them below.
London’s West End Live
The Westminster Council partnered with the Society of London Theatre to create this great festival that allows the group of London’s West End to show off their talents in front of large crowds. The London theatre group are diversely talented and is known to provide some of the best shows around the city.
Stockton International Riverside Festival
Stockton welcomes international world class singers to perform live at the festival. You will find a variety of shows and activities to do including circus acts, dance, street performances, food stalls and so much more. The festival is on for four days straight with free entrance!
Peterborough’s Willow Festivals
The willow festival showcases up to 100+ groups and singers that perform different genres from R&B, Indie, Jazz, Rock and Blues. The acts are mainly groups and artists who are UN-signed. It’s a great way to discover new artist and bands that you’ve not heard of before. The festivals last up to three days.
Liverpool’s International Music Festivals
The Liverpool music festival was created to replace the legendary Matthew Street Festival that has hosted some great live music for the past years. The new festival is said to be hosting a variety of live music from local bands, orchestra and the Beatles acts.
India is known to host a broad range of religious festivals that are filled with songs, prayers, parades, activities and colours. You will find festivals that celebrate different events and religion from Hinduism to Christianity. So if you’re looking to experience their festivals for the first time, we recommend some of their best traditional festivals below.
Diwali is one of their most famous festivals, and it is also called the festivals of lights. The festival celebrates their legendary God called Lord Rama. The celebration lasts for five days in which they observe in different names including Diwali, Govardan Puja, Bhai Duj or Choti Diwali.
Ooty Summer Festivals
The Ooty festival is celebrated in the Botanical Garden during the month of May. You will find live music, flower shows, activities, fairs, traditional arts and sports activities to keep you entertained throughout the day.
Onam is one of the longest festivals that can last up to ten days. They celebrate their new year with plenty of foods, new clothes, visiting temples and showcasing some of their traditional dances. They also have a boat event that involves rowing of boats with some background drums music.
The Ramzan Eid is a celebration for ending a fasting season. The event usually occurs after a new moon is seen after the month of fasting. It is celebrated by the Muslims in which they will visit a mosque anywhere around the world and celebrate the event.
Holi stands for the festivals of colours. It represents the victory of good and bad through celebrating colours. Holi is celebrated all around India every March when the full moon is shining. The fun part about this festival is you get to smear each other’s face with a paint of colours in which they call it as ‘Abir’.