France is the most beautiful, mysterious and desirable country. The whole world knows the sense of humor inherent to the French, everyone knows the voice of Edith Piaf, love the unique bottle of Chanel No. 5, the French language, created to explain my love, all know brave Jeanne D’arc and reckless D’artagnan.
This country has its own traditions, customs, their culture, their history. But in this country there is such a holiday, in which are reflected the traditions, culture and history. Of course, it’s the holidays and festivals of France, quickening the whole country.
Cannes film festival
Cannes film festival is the most important event in the film world. Within 12 days at the Palais des Festivals reigns the magic world of cinema. Here on the red carpet are all the celebrities, filmmakers submit to the court their latest films. For the best film was awarded the Palme d’or.
The Mimosa festival
What are the festivals in France? Humble flower of the Mimosa or the “yellow sun” consecrate France to a festival. At the end of February is this Sunny and cheerful festival in Mandelieu-La-Napoule. This city is famous as the place where they grow this beautiful flower.
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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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Sausage and listen to music
With the onset of autumn soul and spoiling in search of adventure and emotions – and where to get them, as not at music festivals?
Reeperbahn Festival is an amazing event, held in Hamburg for the first year, and all the time came on the scene over 10’000 modern groups.
As deftly pointed out by the organizers is a kind of seismograph of contemporary musical culture; it attracts groups from all over the world, representatives of various areas to present their work. Many talented and not so popular yet groups can discover these kinds of festivals than me, as a music lover, the Reeperbahn attracts.
Eat, drink and be merry
International Hop and Beer Festival . held in the Belgian town of Poperinge every year on the third September weekend – a great alternative to the German Oktoberfest.
Amazing parades, the parades, the Queen of Hops, a lot of beer and all sorts of competitions – that’s what’s expected of participants guests of West Flanders.
To be touched and admired
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