Festival is a community event that brings people together for a celebration. It is usually held outdoors and it has different performances, art installations, and food vendors.
As the end of the year draws near, our thoughts turn to festivals. They give us an opportunity to celebrate life, enjoy live music, experience culture and share traditions.
Festivals are a particular kind of gathering that has been celebrated for centuries all around the world. They often have a specific theme or meaning behind them and may be based on religion or ethnicity.
Globalization has led to many different celebrations merging together across the world – so there are countries where festivals may combine different themes and styles from multiple cultures – but they still keep their homeland’s moniker.
One example is Holi, which now takes place all over India but also now in other parts of the world including Trinidad and Tobago, Mauritius, Nepal and The Philippines. It can last for up