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The Most unusual holidays.

For those who love to travel will come in handy. Maybe just falls on the feast of tomatoes for example )))

1. Holiday naked men in the Japanese city of Inazawa.

Inazawa celebrate it with the 767 BC. In the temple of Konomiya going more than three thousand men at the age from 23 to 43 years old, dressed only in a loincloth and wearing wooden sandals. After purification ceremony men marching through the streets of the city, and its residents are trying to touch the participant of the procession, because it is believed that this touch brings luck for the whole year. Linked to this tradition with the fact that the alleged 767 BC through the streets of the city ran naked Shinto goddess of luck – and the townspeople, the whole year was lucky. Here’s inazawa and picked up the deity the idea of a holiday! The only bad thing: it takes place in February. It is not surprising that the participants ’s naked processions” drink liters of sake – this is a reliable way to keep warm.

2. The feast of Asses in Laguna Niguel, USA.

That hide during the feast of the Japanese, it appears, are willing to show the Americans. In Laguna Niguel, California, holiday parties, men and women line up in a row near Continue reading

Festivals and holidays in Lithuania

Do you want to see traditional folk dances, listen to the modern jazz or to visit the international art exhibition in Lithuania, you can find anything. Mostly cultural life takes place in Vilnius, but this does not mean that in other cities, nothing happens. Information about the cultural life of Lithuania in English can be found

January

Baptism, Vilnius. Three biblical wise men through the streets of the city, blessing the children and handing out gifts.

Jump in the lake Sartai. Races are held on the frozen lake Sartai near Ateneu. Sometimes races are held in the city of Guestos. The first race held in January. They are participants selected national races, which are held on the first Saturday of February;

February

Independence day of Lithuania. State holiday in honor of independence is celebrated on February 16 in the entire country. In each region the revival of the Lithuanian state are celebrating in their ownt.

Vilnius book fair. This is the largest annual book fair in the Baltic region. Annually it is visited by more than 50,000 people. The exhibition is held by Lithuanian publishers Association in the center of the “Lit-Expo”

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An Eventful year for the “Park Kievan Rus”

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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Happy St. Nicholas day!
All year long children. and many adults are waiting for the Christmas holidays! A special thrill children a foretaste of the Feast of St. Nicholas . Of course, the gifts…

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Summer holidays and entertainment
Can anyone have a script, so no special training had to hold the ball. aga: maybe this amiss, or at least have something to start from: Flower festival (for children…

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Flower battle in Valencia
In July in Valencia is a unique celebration in the midst of a hot summer. A whole month in the parks concerts by local and visiting celebrities, fairs and folk…

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