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Holidays and customs of Austria

the Austrians are a hospitable people, despite visible vysokomernoj. The explanation is that the population of Austria, and especially large cities, are originating from bourgeois families. However, the Austrians are easy to contact and always willing to help in difficulties. Characteristics such as politeness and punctuality. Today in some countries women are made to kiss his hand. In Germany and Austria this custom is observed only in special occasions. In some areas of Austria is dominated by a folk tradition, according to which during the marriage each partner tried to step on another’s foot; the “losers” while the party was then life “under the thumb” (innviertel).

It is believed that Vienna is more suitable for people of middle and older age. A typical crown is quite conservative and prefer all traditional. To face any challenge he is hostile and suspicious. Surprised by the propensity of citizens to wear the national dress, funny-called ‘dirndl’ and ‘trachten’. Lush long hide behind women’s skirts from top colorful lace aprons, and shirts have such a deep neckline that women have shoulders to throw the scarves. Men are limited to jackets particular national cut, with folded lapels button closure, and a constant hat with feather.

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10 most interesting summer festivals

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Warm weather and serene nature contribute to large, extravagant celebrations.

If you are planning a vacation this summer, but you lack inspiration, think about how to map out your trip around the best summer festivals in the world.

The themes of the festivals range from the delicious food to the herds of wild bulls, and each has something that may interest you this summer.

Jazz festival Montreux, Switzerland

Despite the fact that jazz is in the spotlight of the jazz Festival of Montreux (Montreux Jazz Festival), this year presented here and other genres of music. For music lovers this is one of the best festivals in the world. This festival is held every year in July (1-16 July 2011) and is a wonderful pastime for those who want to experience the atmosphere of music and fun and all this against the background of beautiful Switzerland.

The arts festival Christchurch (The Christchurch Arts Festival) is the best choice for those who want to enjoy a great variety of cultural and artistic attractions. It is held from 4 to 21 auguts 2011. Despite the dominance of local and national talent, there is also often present the works of artists from around the world. Venues are located Continue reading

Most unusual festivals in the world

Very often, trying to put a reproach to a large number of holidays in the country. Why are only the new year holidays! Today all jealous we can confidently say that stitched the holidays is important and understandable, because in some countries there are far more strange, sometimes shocking occasions for merriment. Perhaps some unusual celebrations of the world will suit your taste, and you will want to participate in them personally!

One of the most beautiful and symbolic holidays – the day of summer solstice celebrated at Stonehenge . Wiltshire, UK. Surely you’ve heard about these mysterious stones of enormous size, whose origin is still unknown. In , the UK authorities has enabled everyone to accommodate these giants, and to stay the night on June 21. Now every year at this time and no other tourists are allowed to touch the stones. All night in the neighborhood beat drums, sing songs, and this universal ritual is completed only with the dawn.

In General the British are not so restrained and Prim, as we used to think. No wonder they invented the world championship of mugs . what takes place in the English town of Egremont. They say that this holiday has a long Continue reading

Resort Gribovka
To Wake up to the shrill chirping of birds and measured the rustle of the waves. To see the sunrise, gentle dip in the clear water. Bask in the sun,…

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Festival "Dnipropetrovsk autumn"
From 14 to 22 September in the premises of the CDC Dnepropress (Dnepropetrovsk, Ermolova str., 35) hosted the second international chess festival "Dnipropetrovsk autumn" to the memory of grandmaster S.…

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Summer holiday good cheer
Moderator: Guys, look how nice circle what it is today, good weather, fun in the sun! And do not arrange for us today is a holiday, and we'll call it…

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