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Most unusual festivals in the world

 

Passed the summer season and numerous music festivals in Russia and Europe. To help you escape from the sad thoughts and anguish, RuTraveller ranked the most unusual festivals in the world (some of them can even manage to visit this year). There will not be loud headlining, but the emotions and impressions of the fun will last for a long time to come.

1. San Diego Comic-Con International, USA

Every year San Diego was invaded by geeks from all over the world. The reason for that is the Comic Con festival, which brings together fans of comics, cult films and TV series, as well as just onlookers who want to see an unforgettable costume show. The cosplayers masterfully transform into their favorite characters, and sometimes they can not even be distinguished from the original. Also here you can find out more about the filming of new movies – Hollywood studios use the festival as a platform for promotion and present to the audience their most promising projects.

2. Holi, Mumbai, India

Holi is famous around the world, the festival of spring and the colors. There are many legends about its origin, the most famous of them tells how the demon Holika persuaded to ascend the pyre 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

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