Stepping out of winter and experiencing the refreshing approach of spring makes anyone celebrate, but there are certain countries around the world who take the Spring Festival to a whole new level. Discover the hidden ceremonies, breath-taking beauty and simple traditions behind each country’s celebration. Decide which festival you want to be a part of choose anyone of the cheap flights offered by Travel Center UK to one of the exotic destinations listed below.
Extremely fun the Holi or Festival of Colours is one of India and Nepal’s biggest festivals. Held on March 17th Holi starts with the Holika bonfire the night before. The fun starts the next morning when people chase one another throwing coloured powder and water at each other.
Las Fallas and Holy Week-Spain
Popular Las Fallas is a grand 5 day celebration honouring St. Joseph of Valencia. The celebration is from March 15th to 19th and consists of gorgeous fireworks, parades and feasts.
Semana Santa (holy week) in Saragoza is a religious festival over 700 years old. Held from 12th to 19th April 2014.
Songkran or Water festival marks the beginning of Thailand’s traditional New Year. Water is thrown on people to wash away bad luck and the past. Khaosan Road sees the biggest celebration. Held from 13th to 15th April.
The blossoming of the Sakura (cherry) tree is celebrated in style, by the Japanese who are devoted to the wonders of nature. Experience this festival by gathering at parks for viewing the blossoming of the colourful trees. End March to early May and 1st February on Okinawa Island.
Beautiful and popular the Water Festival starts April 13th and lasts 3-7 days. Racing Dragon Boats, cleansing one another with water, colourful fireworks and gifts of love are all part of this magical and traditional ceremony.
Be a part of one of these memorable Spring Festivals, simply book a cheap flight on Travel Center UK to the destination of your choice and you will soon be a part of the fun, magic and traditions that go into celebrating these world famous festivals of spring.
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