Kicks off In Brazil's famous carnival
In Brazil begins world-famous carnival, which will be more than a week to hold power…

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Making masks for carnival
Sewing the lace masks, decorate them with sparkling SWAROVSKY stones fashion designer masks Marina paw…

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The Most amazing holidays of the world
Folklore and tradition come in a selection of photos of the strangest festivals on five…

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The Best summer festivals in the world

Summer time is the charm, filled with ice cream and picnics, swimming in the pools and festivities at the festivals that will be even bigger and more luxurious this year than ever before. The most famous musical performers and pop stars such as U2, Green Day and Norah Jones, are planning to ignite the crowd at festivals in Chicago. Tennessee, Washington and the UK. Apart from music, You expect the competition at the semi-wild horses, view, cowboys, air shows with so many aircraft that vertigo will be guaranteed, and demonstration of a variety of art forms, which You have never seen. Fill up a backpack with the necessary provisions on the shoulder, grab a bottle of water and go out for an adventure that You have in store for the organizers of the best summer festivals in the world.

Statue at burning man in black Rock city, Nevada

Every year in late August – early September, tens of thousands of people gather in the desert of black Rock, to build an experimental city: the theme is set in advance (for 2010 the theme will be the metropolis), no one sets the rules, deadlines or the end of the project all goes on. Being polupodvizhnym, polyamidoamine the festival, the organizer Larry Harvey, was the start of “Burning Man” in 1986 in San Francisco. when on one of its beaches he urged others to “keep yourself alive” after death. Habitat Continue reading

Carnival in Malta

Malta is preparing for the carnival all year, is an event to look forward to and adults and children! Carnival in Malta — it’s hours of dance competitions, parades of dancers through the narrow streets of the capital Valletta. thematic platforms and dolls from papier-mache, good music, smiles and laughter.

Traditional Maltese carts-carrotine (Karrozzin), drawn by elegant horses, and he steers continuously many tourists in the midst of riotous fun; marching bands, performances on the streets and the sea of traditional sweets.

And most importantly — the participants of the carnival — children and adults — in a variety of costumes that follow the processions, creating a unique atmosphere of fun and joy.

Proudly March through the ancient streets of Valletta kids dressed as princes and princesses. From strollers look out clonate and striped bees. Traditional carnival cakes with cream and almonds tucking in all the corners of crocodiles and turtles, ladies and cowboys. And a special carnival candy — Perlini, sold everywhere, I’m not even ghosts and pirates.

In the evenings the square in Valletta is filled with vampires, and and graphs by Dracul, pirates and cowboys. The action goes into the hands of youth, who are constantly having fun until the morning. Valletta Continue reading

The habits and Customs of peoples of the North

“There Dolgans use this custom…”

Known Dolgan poetess of Okdo Aksenova belong to the following lines: “There are Dolgans use the custom to share the first prey. Remember, boy!” In former times the Dolgans always gave part of the wild reindeer meat and fish relatives and neighbors. But the furs section were not subject. She was valuable. goods, in exchange for which the visiting traders could get guns, gunpowder, tea, flour, sugar.

Trap foxes in Siberia and in the far North they are often called “jaws” was the personal property of each hunter. Check out to pasture and pick up trapped animals in them those only, to whom these traps belonged. There was another important rule related to Arctic Fox hunting. If you have decided to set their traps to the South of those that put another hunter, you don’t need his permission. But if you want to put North of the mouth of other people’s traps, it is necessary to obtain the consent of their owner. Why is there such a custom? Everything is explained very simply: the foxes come to the land of Dolgans from the North, and therefore the hunter, whose traps are to the North, has a greater chance of success.

Little lady of the big plague

The Dolgans until the nineteenth century retained the remnants Continue reading