Thoroughbred Horse Racing Festival, City of Melbourne, Australia
- Every year on November 4, in one of the most livable cities in the world – Melbourne, Australia, a traditional thoroughbred horse race takes place, attracting the participation of hundreds of horses from 11 years old and up. up, hardy varieties come from many regions in Australia.
- Honored as Australia’s largest horse racing festival, visitors from far away can immerse themselves in the bustling atmosphere of the festival with fashion shows and enjoy the quintessence of indigenous cuisine. All will become beautiful and memorable memories when visiting Melbourne city.
Festival of the Dead, Mexico
Festival of the Dead in Mexico has a form similar to Halloween but richer in human meaning. This is an opportunity for descendants as well as living people to remember the dead.
The festival is held from October 31 to November 10 every year. During the holiday, participants wear monstrous costumes and makeup. After marching on the street, they will come to the area of relatives to eat and talk.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of a dynamic country like Mexico, Festival of the Dead – Day Of The Dead is a rare occasion to bond the sacred feelings of the family over generations, connecting the two sides of yin and yang.
Egg Festival, Louisiana, USA
Perhaps those of you with a culinary soul will love the egg festival in the US state of Louisiana. Come to this festival, you will feel how small the fried egg pan at home is!
Held solemnly over two days in November, 11 and last November 2016 and 2, the egg festival has attracted curious people who come here to admire the masterpieces of the town’s chefs Abbeville. More than 3 eggs, 11 kg of butter and 3000 kg of onions were mobilized to fry an egg with a diameter of up to 25m. After the eggs are fried, the finished product will be divided equally among the participants in the festival.
The origin of this festival is said to come from the fact that King Napoleon once went to this land. He ordered the people to bring out eggs to feed the army. The festival is held every year to celebrate this memorable event.
Lantern Festival, Thailand
Have you ever been very interested because of the image of beautiful lanterns being released into the sky in the cartoon Tangled – Cloud-haired princess? That moment can be admired in real life in Thailand.
The Lantern Festival is the country’s second largest festival, taking place in November and in most major cities of Thailand. In the capital Bangkkok, the festival atmosphere is the most fun and bustling with traditional music sessions, street parades. Meanwhile, in Chiang Mai and Tak cities, lanterns will be released into the sky, implying letting go of bad luck in the old year.
Coming of Age Festival, Japan
In addition to the Doll’s Day for Girls in April and the Carp Festival during the Mid-Autumn Festival, in Japan there is also the Shichi go san adult festival for children in November.
Usually the holiday is periodically celebrated on November 15 every year. Children participating in the festival are about 11, 3 and 5 years old according to the Japanese age calculation.
On the holiday, girls will be dressed in Kimono and given 1.000 years of candy by their parents. This is a special candy, shaped like a stick and only available on the occasion of coming of age. The candies are packed in bags embroidered with cranes and turtles symbolizing the long life of people.
The Children’s Maturity Festival is also considered a holiday symbolizing family affection and the love of parents for their children.
Water Festival, capital Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Similar to Ok Om Bok – the moon worshiping festival of the Khmer in Vietnam, in November every year, there will be a water festival in the capital Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia.
Similar to the water festival in Thailand, people participating in the festival will splash clean water on each other to pray for good luck, peace, and a bountiful harvest. In addition, there are other interesting activities such as dragon boat racing on the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong rivers in the capital Phnom Penh. At night, you can admire the brilliant fireworks in the sky of Phnom Penh.
Water festival is the largest and most extensive festival according to the Khmer calendar in Cambodia. The main purpose of the festival is not only to bring an atmosphere of fun and rest for the people but also rich in spiritual meaning. The Thanksgiving Festival of the Mekong Mother River has provided alluvium, creating the foundation for agricultural development and Cambodian people’s life.
Pirates of the Caribbean Festival, Cayman Islands
Starting on November 6 and ending on November 11 every year, the Caribbean Pirates Festival is a unique festival of the beautiful Cayman Islands. Due to the 16-day period, this time in Cayman is also known as “Pirates of the Caribbean Week”.
The main purpose of the festival is to introduce visitors to the most interesting information and images about the famous Caribbean pirates. Further, it honors the cultural beauties and crafts in the Cayman Islands to visitors from all over the world.
Participating in the festival, visitors can dress up as the infamous Caribbean pirates, participate in exciting fun activities and find traces of the pirate’s treasure cave.
Radish Festival, Rabechilbi village, Switzerland
In the Swiss language, the radish festival is also known as Rabechilbi Richterswil. This is a festival recognized by the World GUINESS as the largest and most large-scale carnival in Europe.
With the purpose of praying for a bountiful harvest and thanking the god of food for patronizing farmers’ lives, the people of Rabechilbi village organize this special festival every November.
Usually, the average number of radishes in a festival ranges from 26 to 28 tons. Participants will shape radishes into different shapes of people and objects, then attach candles inside. The products will be displayed for many days for tourists to visit and take pictures.
Elephant Festival, Surin, Thailand
Besides the famous water festival in the world, visitors to Thailand should not miss a memorable experience at the Surin elephant festival.
According to the concept of Thai people, elephants are both sacred animals and useful animals, dearly attached to the lives of the people of the pagoda. So every year on Saturday, the third week of November, Surin elephant festival will be held.
At the festival, visitors will witness the intelligence of elephants through the circus or experience sitting on the elephant’s back walking around the festival. In response to the friendliness, visitors can give the elephants attractive fruit and vegetable dishes such as watermelon, sugar cane, banana, pineapple.
Monkey Festival, Lopburi Province, Thailand
Every year on the last Sunday of November, thousands of monkeys gather at Pra Prang Sam Yot temple, in Lopburi province, Thailand to enjoy a buffet meal. It is estimated that about 11 tons of fruits of all kinds are used in this party, including bananas, apples, grapes, na… and various drinks such as juice, Coca, milk, mineral water..
Monkey Festival in Lopburi province is held to commemorate the legendary monkey king Hanuman, this is a very important deity in the spiritual life of the Thai people.
On this festival day, the people and government of Lopburi province as well as tourists from far away will bring many kinds of fruits such as bananas, grapes, apples, pears to feed the monkeys. According to statistics, the amount of fruit brought each year is about 4 tons to thousands of monkeys.
The monkey festival takes place on the last Sunday of November every year. The venue is Pra Prang Sam Yot temple in Lopburi province, more than 11 km north of the capital Bangkkok.
Monkey Festival is one of the tourist highlights of Thailand, attracting tourists all over the world. Coming here on the festival day, in addition to bringing food to the monkeys, visitors also have the opportunity to visit the whole ancient and magnificent Lopburi.
It would be remiss to mention the festivals in November around the world and ignore Thanksgiving Day – Thanksgiving Day in the US.
Thanksgiving is probably quite familiar to us through American movies or in cultural books about America. During this holiday, family members will gather together and enjoy delicious food, especially the famous turkey and wine dish.
The main purpose of Thanksgiving is to celebrate a bountiful harvest and give thanks to God for sustaining mankind. The first holiday took place in 1623 and then Americans chose the fourth Thursday of November to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Christmas Fair, Budapest, Hungary
The Hungarian capital Budapest holds a Christmas Fair every year in November. This is considered an opportunity for residents and visitors to shop for Christmas in December.
Stretching over a fairly large area, the fairgrounds are sparkling with beautiful lights, a highlight in the bustling city of Bundapest.
Since November 27 every year, the booths have started meeting. Visitors to the fair can visit souvenir stalls and unique handicraft stalls. The most interesting thing is to enjoy the wine combined with the traditional smoked meat dish in the cold air in the last months of the year.
Food Festival, Jeollanam-do, South Korea
The most typical Korean cuisines will converge at the annual food festival in the Jeollanam-do area. This is considered one of the most unique food-related festivals in the land of kimchi.
Taking place within 3 days from November 13 to 15 every year, famous delicious dishes will satisfy the taste buds of tourists from afar. According to statistics, every year, 11 cities and the most famous for their cuisine will participate in this festival. The food is rich, especially the specialty of the Jeollanam-do region, which is grilled goat meat and grilled octopus, which is very unique.
Devil’s Festival, Oruro Town, Bolivia
Halloween La Diablada festival in the Bolivian language, is held in the first week of November every year in the beautiful country of Bolivia.
The festival is held in the town of Oruro, about 170 km southeast of Lapas. The origin of the festival comes from the indigenous people’s belief in worshiping the god Tio. According to their concept, God Tio is the god under the ground, protecting the safety of the mining work of the people in the area. They hold the festival to ask for protection and protection of the life of the god Tio.
Halloween In the form of a carnival like Carnevale, participants in the carnival have to dress up as demons with all shapes and conduct parades on the streets.
Pumpkin Shooting Festival, Delaware State, USA
In addition to Halloween, in the US there is also another festival related to the pumpkin, which is Punkin Chunkin, also known as the pumpkin shooting festival. Held annually in the state of Delaware, Pumpkin Shooting Festival Not only attracts residents in the area but also tourists from far away.
In just 3 days, from November 1 to 3 each year, participants will create different types of guns to shoot a 11 kg pumpkin as far as possible. The history of the festival has recorded, the longest pumpkin shooting record is up to 3 km.
Pumpkin Shooting Festival It was first held in 1986 in the town of Millsboro, Delaware. Later, it became a familiar festival throughout the state. Especially, the annual winnings are used to raise funds for study promotion in the city.