Holidays in Italy are a great many – it and state, and religious, and regional holidays, perhaps, to enumerate all of them can’t even the Italians themselves. But there are 12 major holidays recognized official throughout the country are closed on these days banks and public offices, most shops and public transport operates on Sunday schedule. Many museums and exhibition halls during the holidays are also the rest from the visitors.
New year’s day, January 1
New year or as it is called in Italy, Capodanno – head of the year, celebrated by the Italians in the Gregorian calendar during the night of 31 December to 1 January. Despite the fact that many institutions do not work the holiday, miss new year’s eve don’t have – the streets are arranged folk festivals, in the main squares of Italian cities are organized Grand performances, carnivals, fireworks.
Epiphany, January 6
The feast of the Epiphany is one of the most revered religious holidays in Italy . completing Christmas activities. The main symbol of this holiday – the good witch Befana, distributing gifts in memory of those gifts that the Magi brought to Jesus.
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Clubbers and lovers of jokes, which is not amusing traditional festivals and holidays, are increasingly becoming the “parents” unusual Championships, which all show skill and strange talents of the participants.
The world championship drag wives
Big dreamers in this plan were “hot” the Finnish guys who had been hosted in the country world championship drag… wives or any female over the age of 17 years.
Grew out of ancient Finnish tradition of stealing brides extravagant championship drag wives today is a funny and sometimes dangerous spectacle, because the men lying on their backs favorite is a dangerous cross-country running, jumping over ditches, and crossing over the sand and water.
Championship on a throwing of mobile phones
However, the Scandinavians were not limited to this interesting event and, keeping pace with progress, came up with the championship on a throwing of mobile phones. Honour to host guests “athletes” from around the world are already not the first year is rewarded with the Finnish town of Savonlinna, where you can come without a projectile for throwing, because the organizers took care of everything.
Despite skutocnosti its core, the championship on a throwing of mobile phones has a code of rules and is conducted in several disciplines: the traditional mobile phone throwing Continue reading