Festivals are one of the most popular ways to experience different cultures around the world. Every destination has it's own unique festival, with visitors traveling from near and far for film festivals, music festivals, food, and more. Each of these festivals has its own history, from brand new music festivals to traditions that have been going on for generations. There's more than one reason to celebrate so let's go on a journey and experience a different side of international cultures through their festivals. See how the world celebrates the arts, seasons, music, food, anniversaries, fashion or what makes their region unique. Calgary Stamped is the Wild West brought to Canada so the cowboy hat symbolizes the culture of this festival. There are rides, stalls, and demonstrations all for you to enjoy for 10 days. South by Southwest located in Austin, Texas. And is the home of Austin City Limits, both the television show and the annual music festival every October. But there's also a ten-day event worth going to in the same city. It's called South by Southwest, abbreviated as SXSW. Awa Odori is the largest dance fest in Japan and millions of tourists flock to Tokushima Prefecture in Shikoku for this festival. Wanderlust a music and a yoga festival, a haven of holistic-minded folks and a unique treatment for festival.