A Year of Festivals: How to Have the Time of Your Life

The Guide to the World's Greatest Happenings

A Year of Festivals takes you around the world in pursuit of festivals in all their flamboyant color and variety. Discover music, camel races, feats of endurance, manic street parties and monumental food fights! From the sublime (Venice's Carnevale or India's Krishna Janmastami) to the absurd (Finland's Wife-Carrying Championships or Australia's Beer Can Regatta) - the best of the famous and little-known alike are represented here. Be inspired and plan a year to remember!

Organized by month and week to help you to plan a great festival experience at any time of year.

Country and Festival indexes allow you to also search by the destination of your next vacation, or by the name or theme of the festival you want to experience.

Includes essential planning tips and contacts for further information on events throughout the book.