6 unique festivals around the world you shouldn’t miss!

 Tuesday, June 21, 2022 

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June is the summer time and mid-summer around the world. During this season, most of the countries enjoy sunny weather, cool breeze and clouds. This time, the festivals are eventually occurred to attract local and international tourists.

Here is the list of festivals around the world:

Handel Festival

Date: 27 May- 12 June, 2022

Place: Halle, Germany

Halle is the birthplace of music composer Georg Friedrich Handel. This festival pays tribute to the German composer by hosting the annual Handel Festival. Here you can come and experience the performances of international musicians, that interpret Handel’s works, from his early chamber music and Italian cantatas to the Messiah.

This is the largest and oldest music festival in the state of Saxony-Anhalt, with around 58,000 visitors a year before the pandemic, offers a program consisting of two program pillars: In total, all 9 concert, opera and oratorio programs, including the ceremonial lecture and festive service of 1922, will be adapted for the 2022 Handel Festival, and internationally famous Handel Prize winners will lend the festival a special glamour in a wide variety of events.

Saga Dawa Festival

Date: 31 May-14 June, 2022

Place: Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival is a religious Buddhist festival honouring the life of Lord Gautama Buddha. According to the Buddhist tradition, when Buddha was dying, he instructed one of his followers not to honor him merely with flowers, incense and lights after he died but by striving to follow his teachings about living a noble life and being kind and compassionate.

Along with remembering Lord Buddha and his teachings, the main point of the festival is to pray to God. It is said by many that the goal of the Saga Dawa Festival is to pray for the long life of all the holy gurus of all traditions, for the survival and spreading of Buddha’s teachings in the minds of all sentient beings, and for world peace.

Hardanger Food Festival

Date: 4 June, 2022

Place: Norway

Hardanger Food Festival is a perfect venue point to taste the local cuisine of Norway. If you want to taste some of the traditional and conventional foods in the country, this festival is a must visit place to enjoy and experience. Also you can learn how to cook these local foods. This food extravaganza is a perfect portrayal of food rendering in the country. 

National Arts Festival

Date: 23 June-3 July, 2022

Place:  Grahamstown, South Africa

This is Africa’s largest cultural event, showcasing the performing art to the world of cinema.  This annual film extravaganza sees the normally quiet streets of Grahamstown transformed into a hive of colorful activity which attracts local and international stars alike.

 Every available room becomes a performance venue, and every park or sports field becomes a flea market to showcase over 1000 separate performing acts, from drama to music to stand-up comedy and everything in between.

Feast of San Juan Bautista

Date:  24 June, 2022

Place: Mexico

On 24th June, the Feast of San Juan Bautista is celebrated. In the parish of Coyoacán, the faithful prepare a special altar for the celebration of different masses throughout the day.

White Night

Date: 25 June, 2022

Place: Shepparton, Australia

Shepparton will light up on Saturday, for the city’s inaugural White Night, attracting thousands of locals and visitors to the city and supporting local tourism and hospitality businesses.

The programme will feature the best of the best from previous regional White Night events alongside new elements that showcase the region’s landscape, culture, and history.

The local tourism, hospitality, accommodation, and retail businesses are set to benefit from an influx of visitors with a crowd of up to 30,000 expected to attend White Night Shepparton.

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