Try to imagine life without holidays. Of course, some people are such workaholics that they would be happy to be in business all their lifetime. But how long will they sustain that? It is obvious that grey weekdays and numerous problems make us tired, bored and cheerless. Holidays are necessary for people as the breath of life. They are perfect for good rest, interesting meetings and bright emotions. And the best way to celebrate a holiday is make a festival.
Each country annually holds a great number of festivals, most being local, but the best festivals are famous and have worldwide popularity: Olympic Games, Ozzfest and Rio de Janeiro Carnival are just a few of them. These events attract millions of people from different countries and always give a chance to get excellent impressions, positive emotions and bright memories.
Each event of the sort demands great attention on the organizers` part. It especially concerns the world's best festivals, their reputation kept at a proper level. A lot of money and hard work are invested into the festivals and events every year. Any trifle may become a serious obstacle if not taken into account during the process of festival arrangement.
The best festivals catch the fancy of thousands of guests, and, fortunately, the number of volunteers is not less, the latter being a real rescue for the managers of the events, and their assistance is hard to overestimate. Volunteers arrange guests' accommodation, plan schedules, work in food booths, and fulfil a lot of duties on the territory of the festival. The outdoor festival Red River Revel has even the volunteer centre, where people come each year to help organize the event. Truth should be told that besides a 'help factor' the participation of the sort has one more plus: it significantly contributes to new friends-making.
Hardly is there any aspect of culture not covered by this or that festival. If asked about the best festivals ever seen people first remember Rio de Janeiro Carnival fairly ranked top in the global calendar of cultural events. The fest is so bright and fabulous that it is quite impossible to resist the waves of omnipresent music and overall fun. The whole world yearly comes to Brasilia to see this fascinating and enchanting show.
Music and arts festivals are among those enjoying the world's greatest affection. The reason is music, the essential of our life and an important element of our existence. As for art, it is available now in such a variety that everyone is sure to find arts festival to his liking, no matter the taste.
Festival is always an adventure full of excitement, fun and new people. So, everytime you have an opportunity to visit a festival do not hesitate. And don't be afraid of trying something new. If you like rock music go to Ozzfest; if your hobby-horse is modern arts visit Renaissance Festival annually held in one of the US cities; if you study the Orient culture and find it extremely appealing don't miss a yearly Chinese Moon Festival with its moon legends and mooncakes. Make experiments and enjoy freedom of choice.