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Festivals and holidays in South Korea

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

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 festivals, traditional bullfighting festival and local music bands, it is curious that the festival takes place on the same square Bullring, but specially converted.

Perhaps the most striking is a unique holiday Floral battle that takes place on the last Sunday of July. This is amazing! This is a must see and to participate, to enjoy a Grand bright fragrant and most peaceful battle in the world.

Tickets for the festival are bought in advance. Wanting to get to the festival is huge, and the price is not small – 30 litas . In addition to the ticket attached to the box of flowers . as ammunition for the fight.

The photos show that everything was already prepared for battle, only the audience to take their seats.

For this day is specially grown to about two thousand tons of red-orange carnations, repeating the colors of the Spanish flag. Along the entire length of the alley scattered mountains of fragrant yellow-orange carnations. Next to them are the helpers with shovels and baskets, in which strain the flowers and pour into a passing wagon, sativa fragrant ammunition of all participants. This unique tradition persists Continue reading

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Holidays of the peoples of the world.
Today's carnivals-the favorite holidays of many Nations, living in different countries and on different continents. It came from the Latin word "carrus navalis", which means "amusing chariot", that is, the…

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