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
Tomato massacre – one of the most fun and popular fiestas in Spain. Every year in buñol attracts about 35 thousand people to fight Continue reading
Passed the summer season and numerous music festivals in Russia and Europe. To help you escape from the sad thoughts and anguish, RuTraveller ranked the most unusual festivals in the world (some of them can even manage to visit this year). There will not be loud headlining, but the emotions and impressions of the fun will last for a long time to come.
1. San Diego Comic-Con International, USA
Every year San Diego was invaded by geeks from all over the world. The reason for that is the Comic Con festival, which brings together fans of comics, cult films and TV series, as well as just onlookers who want to see an unforgettable costume show. The cosplayers masterfully transform into their favorite characters, and sometimes they can not even be distinguished from the original. Also here you can find out more about the filming of new movies – Hollywood studios use the festival as a platform for promotion and present to the audience their most promising projects.
2. Holi, Mumbai, India
Holi is famous around the world, the festival of spring and the colors. There are many legends about its origin, the most famous of them tells how the demon Holika persuaded to ascend the pyre Continue reading
The Spaniards – it’s burning a nation that turns every day into a celebration. No one month is not complete without a memorable festivities, which will celebrate again the country in Europe.
The Feast Of The Three Kings
On the day of Epiphany the people of Spain celebrates the feast of the Three Kings. The name comes from the scene when the three wise men brought gifts to the newborn Jesus. On the eve of the feast through the streets of the country, there is a procession that enters into the carriage with the Magi. The theme of this carnival elect famous cartoons, and all dressed in familiar characters.
After the street party children come home, where they wait for tables with sweets and the main dish – bagels. Even the cakes are sintered to their shape, adding a chip – to whom it will fall, will find happiness and well-being.
The children also write letters to the Three Kings, where you indicate the desired gifts, and eventually get them.
The carnival in Santa Cruz de Tenerife
The second carnival is known, after the festival in Rio de Janeiro, considered Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The festival starts on February 14 and last a whole week.
The main attribute of the carnival is the procession accompanied by dancing and fireworks, but the action – Continue reading