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this Ongoing unrest in the Brazilian resort town of El Salvador threatened the holding of the national holiday - the world-famous carnival . The wave of violence triggered by a…

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Festival "Pavlovskaya autumn
  Festival of arts «Pavlovskaya autumn" (hereinafter " the Festival) was first held in 2009 in the framework of the Year of I. P. Pavlov. dedicated to the 160th anniversary…

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Fall festival: the brightest and most unusual festivals in the world

 

We’ll talk about non-standard products-such as pizza. Pizza festival « Pizzafest ” is traditionally held in Naples, this year fans of Italian food will gather at the exhibition center d’oltremare September 8 to watch match of the best of pizzaiolo world, and, most importantly, taste as many pizzas as you want. The process of eating is accompanied by competitions and concerts.

If the pride of Italians — pizza, in Bavaria — this beer. Oktoberfest begins in September and ends in October. This year, beer lovers and the races will begin to celebrate on September 17. By tradition, the opening day of the festival, exactly at 12: 00, the mayor opens a barrel of beer. This symbolic action start “beer marathon”. Then begins the parade, which is led by a girl with a large bell, riding on a decorated horse.

For all days of the festival Munich immersed in beer, the participants consumed up to 7 million liters of the drink annually. Beer to drink while sitting at a long table under a huge tent. And costumed parades, processions shooters, racing, and concerts follow each other all 16 days. Don’t forget about the here and children. For them — Continue reading

The biggest festivals in the world

Large-scale festivals in the world to visit

Once a year in some parts of the world come special days – bright, magical, and slightly crazy carnivals. Some, such as Brazilian carnival or the Spanish running of the bulls is well known to all; but you could never hear.

Many major festivals and holidays attract not only the huge number of local residents, but also many tourists. It is understandable, because it’s hard to think of a better way to feel the atmosphere and culture of a country than to visit traditional holiday.

Some of them are not only surprisingly large, but also extremely unusual in themselves.

And if you like “to party”, we present you 18 the most inimitable and large-scale festivals from around the world.

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro

February 28 – March 4

Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in non-stop mode, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.

September – October

Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale counterparts of this festival around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest Continue reading

In what countries is unusual national holidays and festivals?

 

Probably there is no country in which, since ancient times, there would be national holidays and traditions. Later, these annual mass celebrations were called festivals .

Many holidays devote some national food, there are festivals crafts or associated with local legends and various other events.

The most unusual festivals I’ve ever heard :

— “Festival of crying children”, Japan.

To us it may seem strange that such festival, and in Japan there is a belief that the child should cry all your tears to grow strong and healthy.

— “La Tomatina” Spain.

The festival is dedicated to the tomatoes. But these wonderful vegetables are used as “shells”. During the festival, locals and tourists throw each other with tons of tomatoes. The streets flow rivers of tomato juice.

— “the lemon Festival in Menton,” France.

Menton is famous for its mild climate and plenty of citrus. Every year this small town is decorated with “edible” sculptures. To admire the beauty attracts tourists from all over the world. The festival lasts for two weeks, parades with Continue reading