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Your Guide to Carnivals around the World

Carnaval de Goa
Carnivals

🇮🇳 Goa Carnival

  India, Goa
  13 Feb - 16 Feb 2021

Goa Carnival is one of the few carnivals in Asia and the only carnival celebration in India. It is a colorful and vibrant celebration before the onset of lent. Here is everything you need to know about celebrating carnival in Goa!
Carnaval Batik de Solo
Carnivals

🇮🇩 Solo Batik Carnival

  Indonesia, Surakarta
  17 July 2021

The Royal city of Solo in Central Java, Indonesia hosts the annual Solo Batik Carnival every year to shine a light on Indonesian culture and heritage.
Festival de Kandy
Carnivals

🇱🇰 Kandy Esala Perahera

  Sri Lanka, Kandy
  14 Aug - 24 Aug 2021

Kandy Esala Perahera is a Buddhist procession and Festival featuring thousands of dancers, musicians, elephants and performers to honor the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha.
carnaval monihei
Carnivals

🇨🇳 Monihei Carnival

  China, Cangyuan
  1 May - 3 May 2021

The Monihei Carnival in China is an incredible celebration that honors the creation myths of the Wa People, whose culture has been around for over 3000 years.
Carnaval de Cochin
Carnivals

🇮🇳 Kochi Carnival

  India, Kochi
  25 Dec 2020 - 1 Jan 2021

The Kochi (Cochin) Carnival is a ten-day carnival which culminates on New Years that is full of colourful costumes, parties, parades and elephants.
carnaval samba asakusa
Carnivals

🇯🇵 Asakusa Samba Carnival

  Japan, Tokyo
  25 Sep - 26 Sep 2021

Asakusa Samba Carnival Tokyo is a Brazilian Carnival celebration with Samba parades in the middle of Japan.
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