Unusual national holidays and festivals
We all love holidays. Traditional holidays in Russia is New year, Christmas, February 23, March…

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Carnival in German!
Germany, of course, not Brazil, but there is a Carnival. In different parts of Germany…

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Famous carnivals
Never know how to have fun, as in Cuba. Despite the fact that Cubans live…

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How to organize a holiday for 2 year old birthday?

Of course, the birth of a child is a great holiday for the whole family. And this day is a holiday not only for someone who was born, but also for parents. It will mark the celebration and congratulations, gifts and good cheer throughout life.

Year-old child to congratulate on his birthday, perhaps, meaningless. He, at most, rejoice with your smiling face, but the words won’t sort and the meaning will not catch. But in two years the child’s mind is formed sufficiently to try to arrange a holiday for him. To Excel in anything hateful, grandiose, of course, not worth it. Children at this age are living emotions, so the main task is to create a good atmosphere. The atmosphere of love and attention to the baby, noisy company of his little friends and, of course, gifts.

Unfortunately, too often the birthday celebration young children parents are perceived rather as an occasion to organize a holiday for yourself. To sit with their friends at the table, seated beside a bored child and to drink to his health. If for you in the first place still a child, but not a reason to have fun yourself, you’ll have to make some effort Continue reading

Brazil: a land of carnivals

Carnival in Rio — one of the craziest festivals in the world. He staggers a kaleidoscope of brilliant colors, crazy looseness and flexibility of Nude dancers, and the heart makes a beat in the rhythm of the passionate Samba.

The carnival is endless music, fantastic costumes, the joy of transformation, the release of adrenaline in the blood, getting rid of complexes. For Brazil is the law under which he lives, the whole country, and for Brazilians, is a way of life. The festivities of the carnival captures all of Brazil.

The carnival begins in the town of Olinda, where the parade is the oldest dance school “virgins”. This 250 men dressed in women’s dress. Their performance is 10 hours nonstop. And yet the main event of the carnival parade of Samba schools in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro was founded in 1502 by the Portuguese and named the “River of January”. Today Brazilians call their beloved city “cidade maravilhosa”, which means “magic city”. Believe me, they have a reason. During 4 centuries Rio was and remains the capital of beauty and tourism of South America and is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There is a saying that, creating this city, the Lord outdid himself. And Christ, a huge Continue reading

Unusual national holidays and festivals

We all love holidays. Traditional holidays in Russia is New year, Christmas, February 23, March 8, may 9 and others. But for anybody a secret that every country has their own national holidays and festivals. And many of them are of particular interest due to its uniqueness and exclusivity.

In January, for example, in Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro celebrate with an interesting name Tutsindan . (“Tuchin day” or “Fat day”).

This holiday is traditionally enjoyed children: they should not be punished, otherwise, according to legend, they will be naughty all year.

In Sweden in January to celebrate St. Knut’s Day (Tjugondag Knut).

On this day, discarded Christmas trees, and some districts are doing a Scarecrow, dressed him in rags and put near the door of a neighbor. The challenge caught the Scarecrow in “the embrace” – find prankster or throw it to another neighbor, so as not to cause people laugh the next morning.

There are traditional festivals, dressing up in medieval (and other) characters.

In Scotland there is the annual festival of Fire . when residents make a model Viking ship (with the dragon on the nose), they themselves are dressed as Vikings carry the ship to the sea, and then throw it about 1000 torches, thereby burning his huge wooden creation.

In Czech Republic there are five-petalled Continue reading