Attending a festival is a life-changing experience; you can expect to be submerged into a country’s culture embracing days of live performances, expressive costumes and plenty of street food. But, with so many options, how do you know which ones to attend?
These are the best cultural festivals in the world according to Instagram hashtags.
Click on the interactive map below to find out the most unforgettable festivals around the world.
The festival experience is where you make memories to cherish forever. Whether it’s a fist-pumpin’ rave, a feather adorned costume carnival, or an arts admiring adventure there’s a festival out there for everyone.
So, which cultural festival will you be heading to next?
Methodology: Searching for the term ‘best festivals in the world’ revealed a number of seed lists from which we selected the following two, , which show popular cultural festivals across the world. The top 30 festivals from this list were then transferred into this Google document and each of the festivals were searched for on Instagram which revealed the number of times the hashtag was used worldwide, which allowed the hashtags to be ranked from the most popular to the least. Thus revealing ‘The Cultural Festivals of The World According to Instagram’. All data is correct as of 17/08/2017.