The most enchanting and colourful celebration on earth is a carnival. The average layman is known only to a couple of the most popular. Actually, countries, carnivals where they spend quite a lot. Moreover, they occur mostly in the winter. So, if leave is given, for example, in February, and not so familiar and favorite in the summer, do not worry. Pack your suitcase and go there, where raging celebration of life.
Rio de Janeiro Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is No. 1 in the world of carnivals. He is known throughout the world and is perhaps the most impressive. The Brazilians are preparing for it all year. For the holiday special built sambadrome. Many Samba schools are moving on it. Ahead of going platform, which recently began to manage manually. Earlier in the movement brought her special mechanisms. However, after the accident, when the platform hit people, it was decided to protect the participants and spectators. On the platform, around her — everywhere dance school representatives in bright costumes that are sometimes just hard to bear. Costumes, platform and all decorated in the same theme. Over a certain amount you will not only see the carnival, but to become a direct participant. You will be given a costume that will show basic movement Samba, and you will be part Continue reading
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
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.
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.
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.
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