July 8, 2024

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Are you looking for some exciting new festivals to add to your bucket list? Well, look no further than this list of five festivals taking place around the world in 2017. From Goa Trance Beach Fest to Earthdance International Peace Festival, each of these festivals offers a unique experience, with something for everyone

Cape Town Sushi Festival.

Cape Town is the sushi capital of Africa and the Cape Town Sushi Festival is the biggest sushi festival in Africa. It’s held in March and it’s a celebration of sushi, with over 50 participating restaurants and chefs providing their take on this Japanese staple.

The event will be hosted at V&A Waterfront, where you can enjoy everything from rolls to nigiri pieces as well as sashimi, maki and temaki (hand rolls). There will also be cooking classes available if you want to learn how to make your own sushi at home!

Brazil for Africa Music & Arts Festival.

Brazil for Africa is a music and arts festival that takes place in Rio de Janeiro, a city famous for its carnival. The event aims to celebrate African culture, with artists from all over the continent showcasing their work. Whether you’re into jazz or hip-hop or dancehall, there’s something for everyone at this free event. The lineup includes artists like Femi Kuti (son of legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti), Wizkid (one of Nigeria’s most popular hip-hop acts) and many more!

If you want to experience Brazilian culture while listening to great music and meeting new people–this is your chance!

9th Annual Earthdance International Peace Festival.

The 9th Annual Earthdance International Peace Festival is a global gathering of peace activists and music lovers, who come together to celebrate the power of music to promote peace, cultural understanding and environmental consciousness.

The festival is a celebration of the world’s many musical traditions. It offers workshops on everything from belly dancing to drumming; live performances by local artists as well as international headliners; hands-on activities for kids; an art gallery featuring local artists’ creations inspired by nature; plus much more!

Goa Trance Beach Fest 2017

Goa Trance Beach Fest 2017 is an annual beach festival held in Goa, India. It is a three day event that features electronic music performances, yoga workshops and much more. The first edition of the festival was held on 6-8 October 2016 at Candolim Beach near Panaji, Goa with artists such as Vini Vici, Astrix and Ace Ventura performing at the event.

The next edition will be held from 5th to 7th October 2017 with some amazing trance acts such as Simon Patterson (UK), Paul Oakenfold (UK) along with many other big names like Sasha & Digweed etc.

Malta International Tattoo

The Malta International Tattoo is a military tattoo held every year in Valletta, Malta. It is one of the most popular events in Malta and attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world.

The festival celebrates the military and musical traditions of Commonwealth countries through performances by marching bands from around Europe and beyond, as well as displays by Royal Navy warships. The event also features various parades, fireworks displays and other special events such as concerts by international artists such as Bryan Adams (in 2015), Elton John (in 2012) and Rod Stewart (in 2010).

Each of these festivals offers a unique experience, with something for everyone

Each of these festivals offers a unique experience, with something for everyone.

  • The Texas Renaissance Festival is an 18-acre medieval village where you can roam around and enjoy the sights and sounds of the past. You can also eat, drink, shop and watch jousting matches! If you’re ready for some fun in your life, this festival is what you need to add onto your bucket list this year.
  • Homegrown Fest offers music from local bands as well as food trucks selling everything from tacos to funnel cakes (yum!). It’s held at Auditorium Shores so there will be plenty of space to dance around while enjoying some tunes under Austin’s perfect weather conditions.
  • South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) is known as one of America’s largest tech conferences but it also hosts film screenings and live music events throughout its weeklong duration–which makes it an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in technology or film production/marketing careers!


We hope this list has inspired you to explore new cultures and traditions. If you’re looking for something more adventurous, then we recommend checking out the Goa Trance Beach Fest 2017 or Malta International Tattoo. On the other hand, if you prefer things a little more low-key then perhaps one of these festivals would be perfect for your next vacation!