festivals

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

Festival “Southern Soul festival”

Already renowned European festival “Southern Soul festival” will be held, for the second time, from 26 to 29 June in Ulcinj. Within four days of the festival, in the club “Dolcinium Kite Club” will feature the most popular and well-known names from the world of soul, jazz, funk, hip-hop, disco, house music which were United in the concept of the festival “Southern Soul festival”. About 100 hours of music at three venues in synergy with the sea, sun and sand promises a completely new kind of entertainment and enjoyment. This boutique festival will give the audience a completely different and more complex view of mass festivals.

Live lobster — one of the most popular British groups, “HEX” — Japanese jazz group whose performance at the festival will be their debut in Europe, “Kyodai” — Spanish Duo with Berlin address, Andrew Ashong — British-Ghanaian concept, Lea Lea — the new heroine of the British independent scene and the new European landmarks everywhere, all this is to guarantee extremely good and live programs.

Statement of Giles Peterson, the Creator of complex musical eclecticism adds a special touch to this festival. On the other side of the Atlantic will come: Continue reading

I Wonder about Japan

Japan is famous for its numerous holidays and festivals, there are festivals on a national scale, but most holidays and festivals inherent in a particular location. Typically each festival has its roots in religious significance and necessarily accompany these festivals the local Buddhist or Shinto temples. Holidays in Nara are no exception to the General rule.

So in Nara annually held feast, unusual at first glance — the festival of the burning of old grass (free interpretation) . The ceremony involved the Ministers of three significant temples in the city of Nara, is Kasuga-Taisha, Todai-JI and Kofuku-JI.

Traditionally it takes place on mount Wakakusa, the second name of this mountain — Mikasa. The mountain is located near Nara Park, the mountain height of 350 metres above sea level, this mountain offers a magnificent view of the city, especially at night.

On the hill is an observation deck, just 5 minutes from the observation deck is car Parking (extra charge). Tourists can walk around the mountain in the spring and fall, this is done to protect the vegetation that grows on the mountain. To get to the mountains on foot from the Kintetsu station in qaanaaq, the journey time is 35 minutes, until Wakakusa can be reached by bus, the ticket price is 180 yen. Continue reading

Holidays and customs of Austria
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Carnival in Tuscany
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The Best carnivals of the world
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