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Find out where, when and how to experience Chun Jie, or Spring Festival/Chinese New Year.
Will you be in Cuba on December 16? Head to El Rincón on the outskirts of Havana to watch 50,000 people walk towards the shrine of Lazarus.
If you want some good heavenly brownie points ahead of Christmas, there are few better ways than to help the Guatemalans burn the devil.
Nepal’s biggest annual festival takes place during the Himalayan kingdom’s post-monsoon period, when the sky is clearest, the air is cleanest and the rice is ready for harvesting.
Find out where, when and how to enjoy the best of Henley-on-Todd Regatta, held in August each year in Alice Springs.
Find out where, when and how to see the best of Duanwu Jie, China's Dragon Boat Festival in the Hunan province during June.
India's Pooram festival is a sight to see - but it comes with a few safety concerns. Stay safe with these tips, and know where to go to catch the spectacular festivities!
See the Rocket Festival in Laos or Thailand and watch the pre-Buddhist rain ceremony with usic, dance and folk theatre.
Where should you go to experience Witches' Night in Germany? Find out with this festival guide from Lonely Planet.
Find out where, when and how to experience China's Sister's Meal Festival, held in mid to late April each year.
Find out how to celebrate Nepali New Year in Bhaktapur. With Chariots and tug-of-war, you wont want to miss this festival!
Join the crowds in Dublin on St Patrick's Day to get an authentic experience of the mother of all Irish festivals.
Celebrate India's famous Holi Festival with the masses throughout March with these tips from Lonely Planet.
Find out where, when and how to join in on the Oruro Carnival celebrations, held for 10 days around Ash Wednesday each year in Bolivia.
Find out where, when and how to enjoy the best of Belgium's Carnaval de Binche, held in February each year.
Watch Malaysia's most spectacular Hindu festival, Thaipusam, in Kuala Lumpur's Batu Caves.
Find out how to experience Ethiopia’s most colourful festival, which commemorates Jesus’ baptism in the River Jordan.
Find out where, when and how to celebrate Junkanoo in the Bahamas, on 26th December and 1st January each year.
What's the best way to ring in the New Year? To join the party on Rio’s mighty Copacabana beach! Find out where, when and how to celebrate with the locals.
Find out where, when and how to experience Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico, with these tips from Lonely Planet.
There's a whole week of celebration in the lead up to Mexico's Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Find out where, when and why you should see the pilgrimage yourself.
On the 21st of December, the city of Chichicastenango look up to the skies as the dance of the palo volador (‘flying pole’) begins.
In Germany there are plenty of Christmas markets springing up throughout December, but here's where you should go to get amongst the best Christmas stalls!
Find out where, when and how to take part and enjoy the best of Tradition Day, celebrated throughout November, in Argentina.