Transcarpathia is extremely rich in tradition and folklore. In the villages and towns of Transcarpathia are the most diverse and interesting festivals and holidays. On an exciting tourist attractions every year attracts thousands of tourists.
The festival “red wine” in Mukachevo
A great tradition to hold the Festival wine on the eve of Old New year invented in 1996. The diversity of wine varieties on offer here is always impressive: white, red, pink, hot, cold, spiced or honey, bottles or barrels, and even from the jug, thermos and any other dishes from which you can pour. The festival involves both private winemakers and large Transcarpathian wine company. And the geography of guests every year more and more broadly to the different parts of the world tourists in Mukachevo to taste and buy wine. During the festival, tastings, competitions, Christmas performances, selling traditional dishes as well as cheese, homemade sausage, honey.
A wine festival is held in Mukachevo on the Old New year. It is believed that at this time after a few months of fermentation the wine was pressed, was a real, sparkling. The center of Mukachevo turns into a kind of free trade zone Continue reading
Vasil-month, sechen, prosinec, roof winter, tugalo, jelly, pereskia, a young moon – bright and colorful folk nicknames in January a lot. And only such an abundance of signs and popular holidays, perhaps no other month of the year to “brag”.
From the very celebrated in our country festival “the winter Prince” and begins. 1 January are unlikely to find anyone not celebrating the New year. “As the New year meet, so spend it”, this sign has become a kind of guide to action. Once, trying to foresee the coming year, new year’s eve froze the water in a spoon. Numerous bubbles in the ice predicted health and longevity, and the hole in the center – the illness of someone from the family members or even death. Starry Christmas night meant an abundant harvest of berries in the summer. Frost and little snow was regarded as an omen of good crops, warm snowless’s new year threatened to crop failure. On the first day of the new year in any case it was impossible to take the job heavy or dirty so as not to spend the whole year hard work.
January 4 – at Anastasia Sirmium – appealed to this Saint is the patron of pregnant women with prayers for help in childbirth. It was believed that Anastasia is able to save from any ties, even from everlasting destruction, therefore your prayers to be treated and those who were in prison or in captivity (or their relatives).
Then torchlight procession through the ancient ritual of the burial of fallen soldiers salival wood 30-foot boat, which is specially build to the party every year…So goes kadugodi the Scottish Ophelia (Up Helly Aa Festival) in the town of Lerwick… this year an extraordinary party took place on 29 January
Over 900 beautifully dressed participants followed the entourage of 40 Vikings and their huge ship to the place where the fire will be lit
On the coast, the ship burned — 900 flaming torches were thrown on the “ancient” ship
Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who, according to legend, together with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol — known “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular and most visited holiday in Spain. Once a year it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are rather ordinary can throw tomatoes at anyone, the main thing is to avoid injuries, tomatoes need a good stretch.
Also it is impossible to tear the competitors clothes and throw something else, except tomatoes, Continue reading