Asia

Your Guide to Carnivals around the World

✦ CARNIVALS

Carnaval de Goa
Asia

🇮🇳 Goa Carnival

  India, Goa
  February 18, 2023 · February 21, 2023

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
Asia

🇮🇩 Solo Batik Carnival

  Indonesia, Surakarta
  🟠 Estimated Date July 2023

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
Asia

🇱🇰 Kandy Esala Perahera

  Sri Lanka, Kandy
  July 23, 2023 · August 2, 2023

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
Asia

🇨🇳 Monihei Carnival

  China, Cangyuan
  May 1, 2023 · May 3, 2023

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.
cochin carnival
Asia

🇮🇳 Kochi Carnival

  India, Kochi
  December 25, 2022 · January 1, 2023

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
Asia

🇯🇵 Asakusa Samba Carnival

  Japan, Tokyo
  August 1, 2023 · August 31, 2023

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