What’s up in January?

  • January travelsA little note to January
    Hello January! We are excited to welcome you. A whole year has moved by. The world is making their resolutions. We know you u see a lot of them being broken. You have the last laugh, don’t you? A lot of fresh hopes are pinned on you. Be good!

    Unsurprisingly, one event the whole world celebrates together is the New Year. While some ring in the beginning of a new year with a big bash, some quietly say a prayer.

    If you are looking for some destinations to celebrate New Year, click here. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at what the world is doing in January.

    CES, Las Vegas

    CESThis Consumer Electronics Show held every January in Las Vegas is one of the biggest in the world. If you are a tech guru, then this is one event you should never miss.

    Harbin Ice Festival, China

    Harbin-IceThe Chinese celebrate their New Year and Harbin Ice Festival in January. The main highlight of this festival is the huge illuminated ice sculptures.

    Ice Sculpting Festival, London

    London-ice-festivalTalking about ice, London is also celebrating their Ice Sculpting Festival in January. Renowned artists from different parts of the world present their best works during this time. Watch in awe when the chainsaw sculpts beautiful pieces out of ice.

    Pongal, India

    Pongal festivalThe Indians celebrate the harvest festival of Pongal this time of the year. This is a way of saying gratitude for the abundant agricultural crops.

    Amsterdam Light Festival

    AmsterdamThe people in Amsterdam know how to brighten up the dark, gloomy months of winter. They celebrate their Light Festival, a spectacular exhibition, during this time of the year. Spread across 55 days, this event sees national and international light artists decorate the city centre in beautiful lights.

    By Neetu George