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
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
For many millennia from mouth to mouth went the ancient myths and legends. Perhaps to you they may seem like an invention. But ancient Iranians believed that all this happened actually.
THE MYTH OF THE KING HUANGHE AND UNRAVELED THE MYSTERY OF FIRE
Once the king of Hushang went hunting in the desert. While hunting, he suddenly saw a black poisonous snake that was heading in his direction. Hushang not confused and thrown into a snake the first thing that caught him by the arm — the black stone (flint). The snake went away. And Hushang noticed that from hitting stones on the other stones came the spark that ignited the dry grass and twigs. So the king of Hushang solved the mystery of the fire and told people about it.
Since that time the inhabitants of the Iranian deserts, especially the provinces of Yazd and Kerman, celebrate the Festival of lights, keeping the ancient tradition and supporting the “eternal flame” Hushenga.
THE MYTH OF ARASH THE ARCHER AND THE HOLIDAY TIREGAN
It was in ancient times when the king of Turan Afrosiab broke in Mazandaran (North of Iran) Iranian troops of king Manuchehr. To keep the Turanians in Iran, Manouchehr made with Afrocuba agreement that one of the Iranian soldiers, climbing mount Damavand, will release in the sky arrow. Where the arrow will fall, and there will be the boundary between Iran and Turan. Afrosiab agreed, Continue reading