The Phuket Vegetarian Festival

The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is a colourful event held over a nine-day period in October, celebrating the Chinese community’s belief that abstinence from meat and various stimulants during the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar will help them obtain good health and peace of mind. …


Burning Man 2014 2

The Burning Man Festival this year estimated nearly 65,000 people in attendance. Nevada’s Black Rock Desert was transformed yet again to a post-apocalyptic city full of artists, performers, and musicians. This year the Pier Group constructed “Embrace”, a seven-story iconic statue ripe for the burning. …


Oktoberfest 2014

Every year in October, Germans and beer drinkers get together to celebrate German culture at Oktoberfest with lederhosen, polka and lots of beer. …


Electric Zoo Festival 2014

Electric Zoo is New York City’s premiere electronic music festival. Founded in 2009 and taking place in the beautiful Randall’s Island Park each Labor Day Weekend, Electric Zoo brings a wide variety of the top acts from around the world and across the spectrum of electronic music’s various sub-genres.



West Indian Day Parade

The West Indian Day Parade was held on September 1st in Brooklyn, New York. The dancers in the parade showed off their style and culture as millions gathered to celebrate Caribbean culture. …


Burning Man 2014

The Burning Man Festival this year estimated nearly 65,000 people in attendance. Nevada’s Black Rock Desert was transformed yet again to a post-apocalyptic city full of artists, performers, and musicians. This year the Pier Group constructed “Embrace”, a seven-story iconic statue ripe for the burning. …


Jember Fashion Carnaval

Jember Fashion Carnaval is a 5-day festival in in Jember, East Java, Indonesia. It is the fourth biggest carnaval in the world after Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro Carnaval in Brazil, and Fastnatchkoln in Germany. Also known as JFC, it’s said to have the longest catwalk in the world …


Trailer Trucking Festival with Nordic Trophy

Trailer Trucking Festival and Nordic Trophy was held at Mantorp Park Racing Circuit in Sweden. Every vehicle was judged on: construction, totality, condition, paintwork and upholstery. Most importantly was the appearance and which one looked more amazing …


Tomorrowland 2014

Tomorrowland is a large electronic music festival held in Belgium. It used to be organized as a joint venture by the original founders together with ID&T. The festival takes place in the town of Boom, Belgium and has been organized since 2005. It has since become one of the most notable global music festivals. …


Boryeong Mud Festival

The Boryeong Mud Festival is an annual festival which takes place during the summer in Boryeong, a town around 200 km south of Seoul, South Korea. The first Mud Festival was staged in 1998 and, by 2007, the festival attracted 2.2 million visitors to Boryeong. …


La Tomatina Tomato Fight

La Tomatina is a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Buñol, a town located 30 km from the Mediterranean, in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this tomato fight purely for fun. It is held on the last Wednesday of August, during the week of festivities of Buñol. …


Horror Nights at Universal Studios

Halloween Horror Nights is an annual event that occurs at Universal Studios Florida. The event features haunted houses, “scare zones” and live entertainments; many of which utilize Universal’s characters and other licenses. …


Whitby Gothic Weekend 2013

Whitby Gothic Weekend, often abbreviated to WGW or simply referred to by attendees as Whitby, is a twice-yearly music festival for goths, in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, organized by Jo Hampshire who runs Top Mum Promotions …


Coachella 2014

Last weekend in Indio, California, there was a massive three-day music festival. Over fifty musicians performed on three stages for the large crowd, which housed lots of celebrities. …


Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is a spring celebration commemorating the March 27, 1912, gift of Japanese cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City to the city of Washington. Mayor Ozaki donated the trees in an effort to enhance the growing friendship between the United States and Japan and also celebrate the continued close relationship between the two nations. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, the energy-filled Parade, marching bands from across the country and a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen only once a year are parts of the Festival …


International Pillow Fight Day 2014

People all over the world pummeled each other on Saturday April 5th. What was once an attempt at a Guinness Book world record has turned into an annual flash mob event. The International Pillow Fight Day happened in New York City, where people dressed as superheroes and villains. Feathers were flying in Washington, D.C., London, Paris, Bucharest and Berlin. …


No Pants Subway Ride 2014

The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual event staged by Improv Everywhere every January in New York City. The mission started as a small prank with seven guys and has grown into an international celebration of silliness, with dozens of cities around the world participating each year.
The 13th Annual No Pants Subway …


Zombie Survival

A zombie outbreak was staged in Spain and the innocent victims were put up to the task of surviving.


Zombie Walk 2013

Scary and hungry zombies were seen in herds as they geared up for the annual zombie walk. They gave all bystanders a truly spectacular glimpse of a terrible end.


World Body Painting Festival 2013

The 15th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria.


Oktoberfest 2013

Oktoberfest happens once a year and comes from a German celebration involving lederhosen, polka and lots of beer.

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