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
This third largest city in Germany is considered the largest cultural and event center. Then you and the famous Cologne carnival culminating on Shrove Tuesday, and is known LGBT parade (Christopher street), and the Cologne Christmas market…
And today I will tell about one of the most beautiful local holiday, which is quite young, but from year to year is gaining popularity and are attracted to Cologne hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world.
Talking about the festival of light and fireworks Kölner Lichter, which is traditionally held in mid-summer. In 2014, the festival falls on the 19th of July, so everyone still has time and opportunity to collect bags and buy a ticket to Germany. And in the meantime we will acquaint you better with the program and the history of the event.
The history of the holiday
This year the international fireworks festival “Cologne lights” is only 14 years old: the first festival of light was held here in 2001.
The Central event is the explosions of fireworks over the Rhine promenade night then collected Continue reading