Global cultural festivals help humanity spread cultural understanding between people while preserving human heritage—festivals bound together in love with each other.
The world is full of amazing, colorful wonders and festivals. The cultural and religious festivals are fascinating to visit and celebrate. Global cultural festivals bring harmony between the people of the nations.
Let us discuss the global cultural festivals in depth, like a journey full of wonders and colors.
Table of Contents
Amazing Global Cultural Festivals
There are many cultural festivals around the globe, but not all are famous and celebrated worldwide. There are only a few that are celebrated by millions of people.
Most are Asian cultural festivals, which is again another topic to be discussed, that are celebrated by millions as they have the largest population in the entire world. Indian Holi, Diwali, and Muslim Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha are prime examples of this.
But there are millions of people in Europe who celebrate festivals. Those are Christmas and Halloween, which are very famous among European and American people.
Let us start the discussion of the 05 most famous cultural global festivals that are famous worldwide. The numbers are just for numbering and not for ranking these festivals.
Halloween: A Scary Global Party
Halloween is probably one of the scariest festivals that is celebrated by millions of people around the world. The scary parades and the trick-or-treating that is given to children.
People wear scary costumes of villains and scary characters like clowns and jokers. And then the parade starts and goes on throughout the night. This is the real fun of all of Halloween and the best part of this festival.
Chinese New Year: A Huge Traditional Tapestry
One of the biggest New Year celebrations is celebrated between January and February. This year’s New Year is on February 10th, 2024, which the Chinese New Year Calendar follows.
The Chinese New Year is a little difficult to understand. It does not follow the regular calendar that is being followed worldwide as a lunar calendar. People do amazing and woeful celebrations that will hold your breath as you watch their show.
Holi Festival: Colors, Joy and Unity
India’s biggest festival is Holi, the festival of colors and joy. This festival brings unity to the people, as they all celebrate it together. People around India celebrate this festival on March 25 each year.
This is also known as the Festival of Colors, as people throw colors at each other in this festival. Also, the Thandai is given to the people playing Holi to drink. This enhances the joy of Holi and brings unity to the people.
Christmas: Season of Gifts and Joy
Christmas is celebrated by millions of people worldwide on December 25th of each year. The entire Christian community is celebrating this day as the birth of Jesus Christ (Hazrat Isa a.s.).
Christmas is a holy festival for Christian communities around the world. Gifts are given to the children on the night of Christmas. This brings joy to everyone. People at work around the world come back home to their loved ones to celebrate this festival.
Eid al-Fitr: A Global Feast of Breaking Fast
After a long month of fasting, Muslims from all around the world celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr globally. There is not a single Muslim who doesn’t celebrate Eid al-Fitr, as it is their religious festival too.
On Eid, people offer a special prayer called Namaz-e-Eid and give Eidi to children. Eidi is the amount of money given to the children on the holy day of Eid. There is another Eid called Eid al-Adha that Muslims celebrate in the memory of Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham).
Concluding the Global Cultural Festivals
These were some of the most famous and the world’s greatest global cultural festivals, while some of them were religious and cultural too. These festivals offer mutual interactions between people of different nations.
If you find this blog post interesting, then do visit our home page to read more blog posts like this. If you still have any queries or questions related to this “Global Cultural Festivals” blog post, you can ask them in the comments below.