Korea lives in the Gregorian calendar, but traditional holidays are celebrated according to lunar.
In mid-January – the feast of the snow on mount Halla (Jeju-do). The end of January – beginning of February – the feast of Sol (non-working day) is a celebration of the New year according to the lunar calendar. It is one of two major holidays in Korea, celebrated on the first day of the first lunar month. Koreans visit your Kohan. all gather with their families, young people ceremoniously congratulates senior receiving in return small gifts, often money. Early in the morning held a ceremony devoted to the ancestors, consisting of a series of greetings in front of the altar with food, then lunch and visit relatives. The holiday is accompanied by dancing and folk games, visiting the graves of their ancestors and other ceremonies. At this time, the Koreans take a vacation for a few days, and many commercial enterprises will be closed. At the end of January in Hwachon (Gangwon province) is a Festival of the mountain trout Hwachon. Another fish festival – a feast of fish-boats the Inja. It runs from 2 to 15 February on lake Sancho area Namen.
Festival liquors and traditional rice cakes held in Gyeongju in late March. In early April, Koreans have traditionally visited temples, Continue reading
5 international large-scale events, over 50 theme parties and theatrical action, theatre tours and special events – all this was observed by guests and vacationers “Kievan Rus Park” throughout the year.
The Kievan Rus Park is developing and growing. He is the center of culture of Ancient Russia, as well as the center of its history. Develop new structures of the middle Ages, an increasing number of cultural events, attracting more participants and guests to the international festivals.
As reported by news in the Park this year, we had five big stocks:
— international festival “Kyiv Rus XIII century” in may,
— international festival “Knights XV century – storming the fortress” in June,
— large-scale festival “the Epics of ancient Kyiv IX – XI century” in August,
— the bright autumn festival “Guests of Ancient Kiev – XV” in September,
— The international archery tournament “Arrow of Ancient Kiev” took place in October.
All these large-scale actions were thematic and reconstructed certain times. In the historical reliability of the reconstructions Park holds a very high level, especially in the reconstruction of the life and style of the era.
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The festive mood, the noise, the fun, bright outfits, dancing – all this is a fascinating show called carnival. Thousands of tourists from all over the world trying to get into those countries, in which at a certain time passes this event to enjoy an unforgettable celebration. Some of these countries, which will be shown in the example below, now famous for its beautiful carnivals.
The most beautiful carnivals of the world
Carnival of Venice – costume masquerade
Traditionally, the carnival of Venice lasts about two weeks. Its beginning on the date of the Catholic lent. Venice is gorgeous at any time of the year, but during carnival it is particularly beautiful. This annual festival attracts a lot of tourists who want to enjoy the fantastic atmosphere of the carnival, to become parties to the lively street processions, as well as to see the costume show.
Spanish carnival – enchanting holiday of the year
The duration of the solemn event about 3 weeks. The most famous carnival takes place in the city of Las Palmas. There are dance procession, conducted various competitions and performances. The main contest of the carnival is the choice of the Queen, which takes place in Park city.
Carnival in New Orleans – carnival Continue reading