We all love holidays. Traditional holidays in Russia is New year, Christmas, February 23, March 8, may 9 and others. But for anybody a secret that every country has their own national holidays and festivals. And many of them are of particular interest due to its uniqueness and exclusivity.
In January, for example, in Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro celebrate with an interesting name Tutsindan . (“Tuchin day” or “Fat day”).
This holiday is traditionally enjoyed children: they should not be punished, otherwise, according to legend, they will be naughty all year.
In Sweden in January to celebrate St. Knut’s Day (Tjugondag Knut).
On this day, discarded Christmas trees, and some districts are doing a Scarecrow, dressed him in rags and put near the door of a neighbor. The challenge caught the Scarecrow in “the embrace” – find prankster or throw it to another neighbor, so as not to cause people laugh the next morning.
There are traditional festivals, dressing up in medieval (and other) characters.
In Scotland there is the annual festival of Fire . when residents make a model Viking ship (with the dragon on the nose), they themselves are dressed as Vikings carry the ship to the sea, and then throw it about 1000 torches, thereby burning his huge wooden creation.
In Czech Republic there are five-petalled Continue reading
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.
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
Around the world hosts many major festivals and celebrations that attract not only the huge number of local residents, but also many tourists. It is understandable, because it’s hard to think of a better way to feel the atmosphere and culture of a country than to visit traditional holiday. Some of them are not only surprisingly large, but also extremely unusual in themselves.
Mardi Gras, USA
During the festival, there are costume balls, parties, parades and parades. The most interesting of them are considered the Bacchus parade, each platform which represents some perverse entertainment — Dating, drinking, cards or something, and the parade of the Mardi Gras Indians, on platforms which you can see is absolutely amazing costumes.
If you want to see the real Mardi Gras, the festival is better not to go into the French quarter and garden district and on Charles Avenue. However, you should bear in mind that all the good places there’s usually busy for six hours before the parade.
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The carnival in Rio every year attracts more than half a million visitors from all over the world and is considered the biggest carnival in Brazil.
The carnival begins with the coronation, during which the mayor passes the reins to the King Momo, selected from all residents of Rio for weight Continue reading