festivals

National holidays in Italy

 

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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The city’s inhabitants

In Tver DK ” dissatisfied” completed the IV international youth festival of short cinema and animation “METERS-METERS”.

A similar event in Tver should not pass unnoticed for several reasons. The most important of them: the festival provides a unique opportunity to see short films ( under 15 minutes), created by young filmmakers from around the world

At the opening of the event was filled with joyful, energized, and festival organizers who want to make everything better, rapidly plied guests. Before entering the hall was organized mini-photo Studio, where everyone could take pictures with the living symbol of the festival – the man with the head-a camera – Camerapedia.

In addition, in anticipation of demonstrations all three days of the festival guests could appreciate the exhibition of paintings of young artists from Tver, and also to consider and purchase your favorite products from the masters of various crafts.

Generally, on days of festival DC ” dissatisfied” turned into a Playground for creativity and exchange of experience. By the way, shared it among themselves not only the participants, the real gift in the form of its master classes in acting, contemporary cinema, documentaries, Continue reading

Unusual world Championships

 

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

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