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The Festival of Lights is a time for positivity and joy. Indians of every creed visit friends and family to exchange sweets and gifts.
The highlight is a ceremony called Van Loi Heua Fai, which involves the release of illuminated banana-leaf boats carrying flowers and incense.
Make the most of Germany's annual rubber duck race with these tips from Lonely Planet.
Find out where, when and how to experience Cirio de Nazare, in Brazil.
If you're single and ready to mingle, head to Ireland's Matchmaking Festival in the small town of Lisdoonvara.
Find out where, when and how to join in the Oktoberfest festivities in Munich, Germany.
Head to Nimmo's Pier in Galway City, Ireland to taste juicy oysters at the Galway Oyster Festival.
Get caught up in the romance of Imilchil in Morocco's Atlas Mountains at the festival of the Wedding Moussem, which is all about livestock and finding a partner.
Find out where, when and how to make the most of China's Mid-Autumn Moon Cake Festival.
Head to Mathura, the birthplace of Krishna, during the Indian lunar month of Bhadra to see the mass pilgrimage take place.
Don some breeches and watch the jousters charge at Grande iazza in Arezzo, Italy, for the Joust of the Saracen.
Watch the Venetians row like it’s 1489 at Venice's Grand Canal procession on the first Sunday in September.
What are the top things for travelers to see at Dubrovnik's Summer Festival in Croatia? Find out when and where to go with this World Festivals Guide.
The Italians’ factional tendencies can be seen in all their swaggering glory at Il Palio, a bareback horse race that last for about a minute and a half.
Find out where, how and when to experience Brazil's folkloric festival of Bumba Meu Boi in late June to August.
Find out where, when and how to experience Chung Yuan, the Hungry Ghost Festival in China, during the seventh lunar month.
Heading to Hautes-Pyrénées in France? Find out where to get the best pork during La Pourcailhade, the Pig Festival.
In the first week of August, around 10,000 people flock to the Iceland's only inhabited Westmann Island for a music festival on the edge of the world.
Visit Marrakesh during July to see the colour and pace of Morocco's bustling city intensify during the Popular Arts Festival.
Visit Finland during July and you're in for a real treat. Make sure you witness the Wife-Carrying World Championship! Find out where, when and how with these festival tips.
Heading to Alice Springs in July? Find out how to make the most of the Camel Cup festival in Alice Springs.
Find out where, when and how to enjoy the best of Beer Can Regatta, held in July each year at Mindil Beach in Darwin.
Make sure you visit Costa Rica's Virgin of the Sea Fiesta on an empty stomach. Here are a few other tips for these celebrations in July.
Find out when and how to celebrate Kyoto's famous Gion Matsuri throughout the month of July.