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Thailand: festivals and holidays

 

Vacation in Thailand is good at any time of year, because you can be a state witness, Buddhist or global events, and, believe me, is unforgettable! Thailand holidays follow one another and the Thais love to relax…Although, perhaps, as all people in the world.

Mother’s day, birthday of His Majesty, Chinese festivals, Buddhist lent, so all the current world holidays…the Exception is 8 – th of March and 23rd of February. Well, the Thais do not celebrate these holidays….But there is a day «the first furrow» «bird day»!

Vacation in Thailand – it «a holiday that is always with you».

We will tell only about the most significant and interesting. Planning a vacation in Thailand, you can try to arrive just under one of them.

«Songkran» – the Thai New year. Yes, Thais celebrate the New year 3 times – with us (Europeans), then with the Chinese, and finally his own, highly original and unlike anything. It «water madness», extravaganza of joy and cleansing, and new life. «Songkran» is the most beautiful, long and important Thai holiday! You will receive the congratulations of all the methods «pouring»: of a bucket, a hose, a water gun, or just scoop out of the barrel. Continue reading

Russian national holidays in January

 

Vasil-month, sechen, prosinec, roof winter, tugalo, jelly, pereskia, a young moon – bright and colorful folk nicknames in January a lot. And only such an abundance of signs and popular holidays, perhaps no other month of the year to “brag”.

From the very celebrated in our country festival “the winter Prince” and begins. 1 January are unlikely to find anyone not celebrating the New year. “As the New year meet, so spend it”, this sign has become a kind of guide to action. Once, trying to foresee the coming year, new year’s eve froze the water in a spoon. Numerous bubbles in the ice predicted health and longevity, and the hole in the center – the illness of someone from the family members or even death. Starry Christmas night meant an abundant harvest of berries in the summer. Frost and little snow was regarded as an omen of good crops, warm snowless’s new year threatened to crop failure. On the first day of the new year in any case it was impossible to take the job heavy or dirty so as not to spend the whole year hard work.

January 4 – at Anastasia Sirmium – appealed to this Saint is the patron of pregnant women with prayers for help in childbirth. It was believed that Anastasia is able to save from any ties, even from everlasting destruction, therefore your prayers to be treated and those who were in prison or in captivity (or their relatives).

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Top 10 most unusual festivals in the world

 

Most of us love the holidays and pleasure to congratulate friends, family and colleagues a happy New year, happy birthday, the Eighth of March, and Valentine’s Day. But there is light at the holidays, which in Russia is practically not known. Meanwhile, they also are full of character, ancient customs, and at times a huge scale. Today we offer to Your attention the Top 10 most unusual in the world of holidays .

10. Holiday hens in the U.S. state of Nebraska.

The festival takes place every summer in the town of Wayne and entirely devoted to honoring the feathered inmates of the chicken coop. Men dress up in costumes of the chickens and serve in a colorful show. In the square erected a splendid roost. The only event, upsetting the heroines of the event, this competition is eating chicken wings.

9. Monkey Banquet in the province of Lopburi, Thailand.

Every year the locals prepare food from fruit and vegetables, taste from the nearby forests which run more than 600 primates. The festival is dedicated to Lord Rama, whom the monkey army helped win a number of brilliant victories.

8. Tomatina in the Spanish village of buñol.

Tomatina in Spain

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