Festivals, World Travel, World Architecture: Experience A Lot In One Place!

The combination of the visit of a festival and the visit of striking architecture works can bring a new insights and good emotions! Especially if you are a fan of art and cultural history. This opinion also appears to the journalists Archdaily magazine to share. They have compiled an overview of attractive festivals in places with significant sights all over the world. If you read the article, then you will definitely feel attracted!

You will find the first part of this article here .

Symbolic figures are burnt during fall in Valencia, Spain

Burning figure cases

Falles in Valencia, Spain

One of the most popular festivals around the world takes place in Valencia, Spain. The designation comes from the Catalan word for torch. “Falles”are large wooden sculptures that represent satirical themes. They represent, in an interesting and unique way, the culture and history of the region. They are burned on the last day on which Joseph of Nazareth is celebrated.

The festival lasts a few days and each has its own remarkable tradition. Many events take place near the Ciudad de las Artes de las Ciencias complex, a stunning architectural landmark. Be sure to get to know this controversial project of Santiago Calatrava.

Locals and tourists are taking part in the mud festival in South Korea

Mudproof south korea

Festival of the mud in Boryeong, South Korea

This traditional festival takes place every summer in the South Korean city of Boryeong. It attracts more than two million visitors annually. Interesting and funny is its history of origin. It all started with an adventurer for cosmetics based on the properties of the healing mud. With healing mud treatments you can improve your health.

Then you are full of self awareness and strength to the Not far from Seoul L with all its architectural attractions.

The great cities on the day of death look like this in Mexico

City view during the festival of the death

Day of death, Mexico

Exotic and at the same time creepy the next traditional festival presented. This solemn event is dedicated to the dead ancestors. The day of death is one of the festivals on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. According to the traditional belief, the dead have a permit to visit this special event, acquaintances and pleasure.

Take advantage of your stay in Mixiko to visit the great architectural works of Luis Barragan. If you are particularly interested in surrealism, do not miss Laz Pozas.

Fabulous ethnic costumes and masks are displayed in Festima in Burkina Faso

Ethnic costume from the solid in burkina faso

Festima in Dédougou, Burkina Faso

If you love the festivals of masks and ethnic arts, visit Festima in Dédougou, Burkina Faso. This festival has been specifically designed to promote these traditions in Africa. It takes place every two years. The next is 2018. The local architecture is another beautiful reason to visit Burkina Faso. We would like to draw your attention to the work of Francis Keré.

If you Culture and art history Love, such trips have a special value to you. Just add your list of places to see or make a whole new one. Use as a starting point either your interest in festivals or architecture. Great sights and celebrations always take place in unforgettable places! You can also plan your trip through a continent or a country.

Traditional wooden figures from Falles, Valencia

Figures and fireworks spain

Figures from well-known fables and roles at the festival in Valencia

Figure from the fall fest spain

Exterior view on Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias

Ciudad de lasArtes y de las Ciencias spain outward view

Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias seen from the street

Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias spain exterior road

Inside the complex Ciudad de las Artes and de Ciencias in Valencia

Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias spain area between buildings

Circular underwater in Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias

Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias underwater view

Festival of the mud in Boryeong


Costumes for the Day of Death in Mexico

Feast of death mexico

Mask from Festima in Burkina Faso

Mask from the festima fest in burkina faso

Dance with costume at the Mask Festival in Burkina Faso

Single dancer with costume burkina faso

Masks on the Day of Death – Mexico

Masks for the feast of the death mexico

Casa Girald is a striking architectural work by Luis Barragan

Casa Girald by Luis Barragan

Some construction projects by Luis Barragan

Building of luis barragan

House built by Luis Barragan in Mexico City

House of luis barragan in mexico city

Nature architecture project in style Surrealism Las Pozas

Las pozas surrealism luis barragan

Nature architecture project in style Surrealism Las Pozas – staircase and arcades

Las pozas surrealism luis barragan stairs and arcades

Scenes from Festima in Burkina Faso

Festima feast burkina faso

School of Francis Kérés

Francis kere school

Francis Kéré’s public project

Public building francis kere

Francis Kérés School facade with children


Francis Kérés Serpentine Pavilion

Serpentine Pavilion of francis kere

Battle with mud in South Korea

Boryeong feast with mud