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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 to carnival.

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro — event dream of millions of people. Every year in February the whole of Brazil is covered by the continuous thunder of drums, batter incendiary rhythm of Samba, immersed in the noisy, bright and cheerful holiday, greatest show on the planet.

To Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro held 1 time a year, in February, at the height of the Brazilian summer! Begins this holiday is always on Saturday and lasts 4 days and 4 nights!

It is luxurious and expensive spectacle for the whole world. The streets of Rio if specially designed for sambodromo (Samba parades): a whirlwind of glitter, fireworks and billowing skirts of dancers captures the entire city.

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro is currently one of the most colossal and most organized carnivals in Brazil. Every year the Samba penetrates the blood of all the participants and guests of the carnival and for five days Brazil becomes African country.

Traditionally participate in the Carnival 12 Samba schools. Each of them has a very large Continue reading

Top-15. The most exuberant and colourful festivals of the world

While began celebrating the festival of Holi is one of the most colorful and exuberant festivals – we have collected some more examples of wild and crazy festivals.

1. The Holi Festival

2. Festival of flour Galaxidi

In a small port city in Northern Greece, hundreds of people gather every year to take part in huge battles in flour. This day, ironically called Clean Monday falls in February.

3. The Tomatina Festival

One of the most famous and violent, and many high-profile festivals in Spain, this event is not for the faint of heart – all throw tomatoes. Don’t wear your weekend things. Held on the last Wednesday of August in the city Bunol, near Valencia.

4. Punkin Chunkin, USA

Punkin Chunkin is a sport involving throws pumpkin as far as possible by mechanical means. Used devices of varying degrees of complexity, including slingshots, catapults and even a pneumatic cannon. Various informal competitions held in the United States, but the most serious – the world championship Punkin Continue reading

Annual events in the UK

January

One of the most unusual and traditional English celebrations will be held this winter from 13 to 15 January in the town North of the University town of Cambridge.

February

Mid February, York

In the IX century York for 50 years was the capital of the Kingdom of the Vikings and was called Jorvik. This period of history is dedicated to the Museum Center of the Vikings, as well as the annual February festival “living history”.

In Britain in may hosts the annual national skating Championships cheese.

Historical tournaments.

Medieval knights in the historic castles of England

Team knights XV century annually arrange impromptu battles in six historic castles of England. They demonstrate their skills in fencing, archery, wrestling and in falconry.

June

In Dorset, England is hosting the championship nettle eaters. As passes the British TV channel “sky news,” the participants of the championship will be in the next hour consume all the leaves from the stems of stinging plants.

In South Wales goes fishing Week

From late June to early July in South-West Wales is an unusual festival that includes competitions in filleting the speed tasting sushi and “Safari Continue reading

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