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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.

In Vienna there is a favorite phrase ‘Golden Continue reading

Myths and celebrations of Iran

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

The brightest holidays of the world 04 February

Especially for avid travelers, whose travel is not about admiring the colorful scenery and ancient architecture, influential publication “The Forbes” has published a rating of the most colorful, flamboyant, exciting holidays of the world. The rating publication included the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, the Munich Oktoberfest, and more.

So, in the first place among deserving your visiting to the holidays, according to the edition of “The Forbes”, is the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, which is held annually in the Brazilian capital on 2-5 February.

The history of carnival in Rio starts from the middle of the 19th century, and its tradition is rooted in the European middle Ages. Today, the carnival is an extravaganza of music, dance, theatrical performances, which annually brings together hundreds of thousands of Brazilians and tourists, writes League.

In the second position of the rating – carnival “Mardi Gras” (from the French. – fat Tuesday), which is annually held February 2-5 in New Orleans.

Mardi Gras in a religious context is analogous Continue reading

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

The Most gorgeous fireworks festivals of the world

Show me one person on this planet who would not love festivals, shows, different views! Every year around the world held a variety of colorful and spectacular events, including the fireworks festivals. In this article, You will learn about the most luxurious and worthy of at least once to see their fabulous extravaganza of colour and sound, international arts festivals and fire.

Spain, Valencia, the Festival of lights Fallas, March

Winter Spanish escort that is called “fire”. The annual celebration in honour of St Joseph the Patron Saint of all defenseless occurs in several stages and starts with “mascleta” – festival of fireworks, when the whole of Valencia exploding firecrackers and other pyrotechnic articles of art. Completes the celebration of the solemn burning of giant puppets from papier-mache characters of fairy tales, parodies of stars, politicians and other public persons.

Scotland, Edinburgh, Edinburgh international festival, August

In August, the Edinburgh welcomes the world’s largest festival of performing arts. Theatrical performances, musical performances, plays, ballet and Opera amuse fans and admirers of this kind of events. Impressive fire show crowns this wonderful festival of music and acting. Continue reading

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