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Thailand: festivals and holidays

 

Vacation in Thailand is good at any time of year, because you can be a state witness, Buddhist or global events, and, believe me, is unforgettable! Thailand holidays follow one another and the Thais love to relax…Although, perhaps, as all people in the world.

Mother’s day, birthday of His Majesty, Chinese festivals, Buddhist lent, so all the current world holidays…the Exception is 8 – th of March and 23rd of February. Well, the Thais do not celebrate these holidays….But there is a day «the first furrow» «bird day»!

Vacation in Thailand – it «a holiday that is always with you».

We will tell only about the most significant and interesting. Planning a vacation in Thailand, you can try to arrive just under one of them.

«Songkran» – the Thai New year. Yes, Thais celebrate the New year 3 times – with us (Europeans), then with the Chinese, and finally his own, highly original and unlike anything. It «water madness», extravaganza of joy and cleansing, and new life. «Songkran» is the most beautiful, long and important Thai holiday! You will receive the congratulations of all the methods «pouring»: of a bucket, a hose, a water gun, or just scoop out of the barrel. Continue reading

2 Russian buildings claim to be the Best building in the world

 

The world architecture festival has released the list of finalists who will claim the title of «Best building in the world 2014″. Every year the organizers of the international festival of architecture selected worldwide more than 600 prominent and iconic buildings built in the last year, including in the far, exotic and the most visited countries.

This year the list of finalists came as international stars of architecture (for example, two buildings by Zaha Hadid), and lesser-known architects from Iran, Vietnam, Mexico. Among the nominees there is also a Russian company WOWHAUS with the implementation of the «the documentary film Center» in Moscow.

This team belongs to another application — a set of modules kiosks for the reconstruction of the Embankment of the Sparrow hills in Central Park of culture and rest in Moscow. In the short list among the nominees in the category «the Future» (in this category are just the projects, but not the implementation) it turned out so well and working in Moscow, the company of Polish architects BLANK ARCHITECTS with project Centre for contemporary art «Drummer» in Moscow and the project Welness center. Recall that the winners Continue reading

5 the world's most famous carnivals
The most enchanting and colourful celebration on earth is a carnival. The average layman is known only to a couple of the most popular. Actually, countries, carnivals where they spend…

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Brazil: carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian carnivals, perhaps, the most exciting show in the world and the main event of the year for every Brazilian. No wonder they say that in Brazil live from carnival…

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Music festival "Prague autumn"
We are pleased to continue our tour through Prague autumn, and here we are again at the old town square, where twenty-seven white crosses remind about one of the saddest…

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