People throw coloured powder during the Holi Festival of Colours in Moscow on July 26, 2015. Originally, the festival was celebrated in northern India by throwing colorful powers onto each other to celebrate Spring and drive away evil spirits. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER UTKIN (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER UTKIN/AFP/Getty Images)
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10. Scarlet Sails, White Nights Festival | Russia
The White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia, is an annual international arts festival during the season of the midnight sun. The Scarlet Sails celebration is the culmination of the White Nights season, the largest public event anywhere in Russia with the annual estimated attendance about one million people.