Whether it is the question of drenching oneself out of joy through beverages or tapping one’s feet in a club, June is full of exciting festivals!
Let us have a look at some very interesting festivals out of many thousands!
Dragon Boat Festival and Baby-Jumping Festival
Chinese rejoice the month of June in the memory of a historical event. The festival is arranged which incorporates specially designed ‘dragons’. These dragons are floated in rivers and remind people of the tragedy caused by the death of Qu Yuan.
Qu Yuan was a Chinese poet and politician who was known for his patriotism. He died in the river Miluo. Now talking about Spanish, a festival is arranged in Spain in which grown up people throw babies in the air. It is done to cleanse the babies’ soul of evil spirits.
Some Musical Festivals
In England, Isle of Weight is celebrated in June to give a treat to music-lovers. On the other hand, Sonar spread joy and excitement in Spain by its music. Both of these music festivals are a major attraction for international music fans.
Likewise, National Celtic Festival is rejoiced internationally to pay homage to Celtic culture. There are over 1600 participants taking part in the event. There is music, theatre, dance and ceremonies etc.
Few English Festivals
Riding of the Marches is commemorated in June to in memory of ancient history. Summer Solstice, another festival of considerable importance, is rejoiced in Stonehenge.
It is considered an important time of the year in many cultures and is celebrated with festivals and rituals. The reason of the commemoration of this festival is that the sun is at the Northern Hemisphere at this time.
What is more; June has Bloomsday, Battle of the Wines, Glastonbury Festival, Feast of St Anthony and some other exciting events!