Beautiful carnivals of the world
CARNIVAL IN NICE (17 February – March 4) Carnival in nice is the main winter event on the French Riviera - one of the three largest and oldest in the world of carnivals. It's two…

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The Best music festivals in the world
In honor of world music day, celebrated on 1 October, we have compiled a list of the greatest festivals that you should visit at least once in your life, whether you are a fan of…

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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…

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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.

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The brightest festivals of summer

Half of the summer is behind us, but this year something like warm time of the year will never end. And may be it is not necessary to adjust the fall, because after a harsh winter, nature provides us with the opportunity to enjoy these hot and Sunny days. So let’s think positively, enjoy the warmth, but also to plan a vacation where in such a short period of time you can live a full life. That way at least people have a rest,

visit gorgeous colorful festivals this year. Some of them we want to tell You today.

Many travelers know how great it is to get into the country at precisely the time when it is preparing for the holiday. Tourists automatically imbued with the spirit of the occasion, and get a lot of pleasure, by taking part in the festival. And even if You haven’t managed to visit a colorful event, do not worry, we will tell You about everything in detail.

The mud festival in taisen-ri

On July 17, the South Korean town, opened the annual Boryeong mud festival. It will run until July 25, and these days anyone can put that in the mud on the ears.

The Committee on the organization of the festival has decided to postpone its opening from the second Saturday of July, the third in order to avoid the peak of the rainy season and the venue Continue reading

Beer festivals of Europe

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.

Oktoberfest, Munich

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