Festival season is in swing with EDC Las Vegas right around the corner! In a rave festival with eight stages, a bevy of big name headliners, art installations and carnival rides, there is no doubt you’re going to have the time of your life. However, the festival also has over 400,000 attendees, takes place through the night to morning and sits in the Las Vegas desert heat, which means you will need to prepare. As you’re excitedly packing and counting down the days left, here are a few tips that every raver should know to have fun and stay safe!1. Stay Hydrated
Nagasaki has showcased its otherworldly beauty once again through its annual lantern festival, which looks like it came straight out of Studio Ghibli’s “Spirited Away” movie.
2年前、長崎の祖母のお葬式の帰りに行きました 水面に移ってるのも幻想的ですよね💗 pic.twitter.com/UaG72UyLbY
A lavish wedding between a couple from two of India’s richest families features a three-day pre-wedding party, the attendance of several Bollywood stars, and a private concert by one of the biggest singers in the world.
The Ifugaos, an ethnic group who inhabit the southeastern part of the Cordillera region in the Philippines, are known for their ingenuity and exceptional wood-carving skills.
Using their craftsmanship and inventiveness, these tribesmen can create badass bicycles using only wood and some scraps of used rubber tires.
Wara Art Festival, an annual event in the Niigata Prefecture, Japan where farmers turn their leftover wara (rice straw) into amazing works of art has gone international.
The Wara Art Festival started as a collaborative project between the students at Musashino Art University and the Local Tourism Council of Niigata City, and has been exhibited at Uwasekigata Park since 2008, Bored Panda reported.
Models from different parts of the world transformed into living works of art during a body painting festival in Daegu Metropolitan City in South Korea.
Held on Aug. 25-26 at the Kolon Field Concert Hall in Duryu Park, Daegu, the theme at this year’s Daegu International Bodypainting Festival was all about “love” with a focus on “fantasy.”
Firework displays are enjoyed at major gatherings and events such as an annual celebration in Japan called Hanabi Taikai, which means Fireworks Festival.
The annual Akagawa Fireworks Festival, which was held in Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture on Aug. 18, saw thousands of spectators flock into the city to watch the jaw-dropping pyrotechnics that lit up the dark summer sky.
An “Asian Festival” in Columbus, Ohio, hoping to “promote the importance of cultural diversity” has triggered angry reactions among social media users for the lack of actual Asians and Asian Americans on some of its promotional ads.
One poster shows two blue-eyed dolls in traditional Asian attire. Another image, which has since been taken down, depicts a little White girl wearing a cheongsam dress.
A Dalit man was pronounced dead upon arrival after he was brutally beaten while watching people dance at the Hindu festival of Dussehra in Gujarat, western India, on Sunday at around 4:00 a.m.
The victim was identified as Jayesh Solanki, 21, who attended the festival along with his cousins to watch the performance, according to the BBC.