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The Azalea Festival in the city of Tatebayashi

Colorful the Azalea festival is held annually in the city of Tatebayashi, Gunma Prefecture. Thousands of tourists and residents of Japan are eager to get into this famous city of azaleas, known since the Edo period. 10,000 azaleas 50 kinds of important decoration of the festival. It takes place in the period from 15 April to 15 may.

A little about azaleas

Azalea, or rhododendron, of the Heath, is considered to be one of the most ornamental shrubs decorating the house with bright blooms in the darkest time of the year and enjoying the abundance of flowers, which literally can not see the leaves.

Flowering species and varieties of azaleas native to China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. The most valuable are varieties grown from the species of Indian rhododendron and rhododendron Simms, large flowers blooming in the winter until early spring. The Japanese azaleas flowers small, it blooms in April, and sometimes at Christmas. In Eastern countries Azalea is a symbol of joy, peace and freedom.

Azalea is a very capricious plant and at the slightest deviation in the care ceases to bloom and may even die. She doesn’t like too hot sun. The cool, moist Continue reading

Most unusual festivals of the world

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.

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What events to attend in the fall

If someone believes that only summer was invented for recreation, this opinion can refute lovers of unusual holiday. After all, autumn holidays can be much more interesting and richer than summer. Although to each his own. Someone who likes to bask on the beach and sees in this a true vacation, and someone like holiday event, in which each camper tries to attend as many events and to witness the interesting event. But if the adherents of a beach holiday at any time of the year can find your beach, lovers of interesting events more limited, as many events are held only once a year. Because not far off the autumn, we will try to inspect upcoming events autumn that it would be interesting to visit.

Germany, Munich

The Oktoberfest Festival

20 September – 5 October

This annual event, which takes place in Munich on the Theresienwiese. Here every autumn come from all over the world lovers of beer, fun and German sausages. Each day will have the enchanting activities, among which the most striking are assumed: a festive parade through the main streets of Munich, the owners of the beer halls, the opening of the festival, which is traditionally marked by different the first keg of beer by the mayor of Munich; colorful costume parade in national costumes of the Central regions of Germany; Family day with Continue reading

Brazilian carnival
One of the most spectacular events that attracts people from all over the world – carnival in Brazil. For Brazilians, who are born and live in the rhythm of Samba,…

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In Tver DK " dissatisfied" completed the IV international youth festival of short cinema and animation "METERS-METERS". A similar event in Tver should not pass unnoticed for several reasons. The…

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Spectacular event awaits the youth
Vladivostok, December 10, PrimaMedia. Bright and unforgettable event will take place in 2015 in Primorye. 15 to may 20, Vladivostok will become the student capital of Russia and will take…

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