Festivals are a representation of the culture of an area. It mirrors the tradition. People take a break from their busy schedule to celebrate. Festivals become an attraction for tourists. We have studied festivals around the world. It is observed that tourists increase during festivals. Some world famous festivals are listed below.

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MARDI GRAS

This is known all throughout the world. It is held in the period before Lent. Fat Tuesday is called Mardi gras. In this period New Orleans celebrate with abandon. It is a celebration of two long weeks. The celebration includes parades, debauchery, dancing, sports competition. The festival is an opportunity for women to flash their breasts. The skimpy outfits and glittery costumes fill the streets. It is a time before Lent when everyone enjoys to their fullest.

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DIWALI

A Festival of Light for Indians. It is widely celebrated throughout India. Held during October-November. The nation drowns in light. It is a beauty to watch the cities at night. People buy new clothes, share sweets, burst crackers. The survey says a number of tourists increases by 20% in this months. Tourists will enjoy the beauty of traditions here. The prices also lower considerably during this period.

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BURNING MAN

The festival is celebrated in Black rock city Nevada. The island is sparsely inhabited. But during the peak time of celebration, it becomes packed. People from around the world visit. It is held on the last Sunday of August to first Sunday of September. The number of arrests increases every year. During the fest, you cannot buy anything. There is barter system going on. In this way, everyone contributes to the festival. Around 30000 people participate in the festival. A vast effigy is burnt at the end of the festival.

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CARNIVAL, BRAZIL

It can be called the Mardi gras of Brazil. The popular carnival is held in Rio de Janeiro. The festive period is 55 days long. In that time Sambodromo parade is held. You will see a lot of samba dancers swing to the rhythm. Everyone wears masks and costumes. You will have a feast before your eyes with naked women around. The number of visitors around this period 5 million. You can imagine the excitement during this world famous carnival.

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LA TOMATINA

The crazy festival of Spain. It is held in Bunol. The number of participants is limited due to the size of the town. Tourists from around the world come to celebrate the tomato festival. The festival starts from 11 am. There are many rules which participants have to follow. The number of people plays in the craziest festival of Spain.

It is held in Bunol. The number of participants is limited due to the size of the town. Tourists from around the world come to celebrate the tomato festival. The festival starts from 11 am. There are many rules which participants have to follow. The number of people playing at the festival is limited to 20,000-30,000.

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That is the reason it is more sought out by tourists. Everyone wants to be in that lucky list.

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