Beer is perhaps one of the most democratic drink, having a large army of fans around the world. And in almost all producing countries formed a colorful tradition of beer festivals.
Pub mile, Berlin
For more than 20 years at the beginning of August is the Berlin beer festival, better known as the Beer mile. The festival repeatedly got into the Guinness book of records as having the longest beer garden under the open sky. Guests have the opportunity to try two thousand varieties of dark and light beer, provided by three over hundreds of Breweries from around the world. Beer rely on a variety of national dishes: sausages, sausages, meat from the skewers, pickled vegetables and salt dough pretzels, pretzels. Three days here have time to have fun more than 750 thousand people, after all, a holiday – a real show with a fair, dances and music of various directions.
The most famous festival is held in Germany for Oktoberfest, and this is no accident: according to statistics, foamy drink in this country regularly consume more than 90 percent of men and almost 70 per cent of women. The event, taking place in Munich, grew from the normal of the festival and represents the largest folk festival in the world, Continue reading
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Jamaica, Venice – each of these Grand holidays has its own character and special atmosphere. But they are a little out of his mind. Rio in a frenzy rages, Venice suffers from a split personality, and Jamaica are obsessed with psychedelic revolution… we suggest you familiarize yourself with these three mind-blowing performances and to experience what real fun is on the verge of madness.
Every year for a couple of weeks in Brazil, and with it millions of tourists from all over the world, literally going crazy. Slender and not very Creole women chocolate color, the majority of “Topless”, and sometimes “popless” give heat under stirring melodies of Samba. Paunchy contenders for the title of king Momo swaggering dance stomach volume. Members of the jury, with foam at a mouth prove the correctness of its decision about the best Samba school, and those who disagree with them, the fans are ready to protest to bring down the rostrum of the Sambadrome, is the carnival in Rio.
Try to find out from the Brazilians, when and how in his homeland began this holiday. Young people will be puzzled Continue reading
How in the world there are Nations, there are so many cultures, traditions, celebrations… and more!
Special contribution to the cultural wealth of indigenous peoples make. And if you want an unforgettable experience, then you should visit some countries of the world in that moment, when they are interesting national holidays. And this feast of torches in Scotland, and the flower parade in Holland, and a procession of naked men in Japan, and Spanish Tomatina, and light show in Berlin, and many others.
Shetland Islands: holiday Aphellio
Celebrates the famous Scottish celebration aphellio on the last Tuesday of January in the town of Lerwick in the North of the Shetland Islands. This is the day that Vikings dressed participants with torches and resounding horns lead through the city’s 30-foot ship with a dragon on the nose for later burning it up on the beach.
The holiday is dedicated to the Vikings, who landed in the IX century on the Shetland Islands, near the coast of Scotland, and this was a significant event in the history of the Islands. Great fire festival is one of the most unique in the world.
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