Events are a great way of exploring the different facets of life, related to art and culture. It effectively contributes to stress alleviation and helps one explore, learn, have fun and also educate themselves about various unknown facts. One can visit individually or with friends and family for a cherishing experience that is sure to resonate in the memories for a long time.
Here are 5 exciting festivals that are happening in August around the world:
- Lollapalooza, Chicago, 1st to 4th August 2019
For those who integrate music as a part of their living system, this exciting festival is a perfect summer break option. With a solid artist lineup lollapalooza would be sporting headliner performances from artists such as Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Tame Impala, The Chainsmokers and many more.
- Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland 2nd to 26th August 2019
Fancy yourself some art with your family. Well, this might be the perfect summer getaway for you. Regarded as the world’s largest art festival hosts a total of over 50,000 performances. The performing categories include dance, theatre, comedy, opera, circus, spoken word and a lot more.
- Madrid International Film Festival, 10th to 17th August 2019
For movie lovers. Visit Madrid for the international film festival that celebrates the art of movie-making with participants including people in the movie business as well as moviemakers. Open to all film genres and movie curators ranging from small independent to the most popular.
- Independence Day, India – 15th August 2019
Regardless of the fact that you’re an Indian or not you owe yourself a visit for this one. The skies are full of kites and there is celebration everywhere. You can catch a glimpse of the Prime Minister’s speech and an array of different cultural programs near the red fort in Delhi if you can make it. Otherwise, you can just participate in the world kite championship. Well! It’s not called that but you can surely compete, there is a lot of kite flying and fighting.
- La Tomatina, Bunol, Spain – 28th August 2019
Okay, you’ve seen this in the movies. The closest example is Zindagi Na MilegiDobara. Yes! The scene where they get all crazy and start throwing tomatoes on each other. It’s a real thing in Spain. You get to throw over 145000 kg of ripe tomatoes at your friend or foe. Sounds exciting enough? Okay, you also get to climb over a greasy pole to win a Spanish Ham. I think we sold this one!
So, this August wherever you are in the world, make the most out of your break by indulging in some of the most exciting happenings in the world that are convenient in terms of travel and also suits your interest.