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…

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international eco-cultural festival "TRYPILLIAN CIRCLE"
  The task of the festival is to awaken a lively interest in historical heritage, in particular, left us Trypillian culture, to offer alternative ways of organizing recreation for families…

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The Festival “Moscow autumn”

 

Moscow — one of the largest centers of world music.

The city in which they lived Tchaikovsky, Taneyev, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Shostakovich and Prokofiev, Aram Khachaturian and Myaskovsky, Sviridov, Schnittke, Denisov, Berinsky and Weinberg.

The festival “Moscow autumn”, which takes place this year in 25 times, confided in his opus the greatest masters of musical modernity, among which Sofia Gubaidulina, Nikolai Karetnikov, Rodion Shchedrin, Tikhon Khrennikov, Andrei Eshpai, Pierre Boulez, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Mauricio Kagel and other famous musicians.

On the evening of memory of the past masters, sound works classics music of the twentieth century, Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitry Shostakovich, Georgy Sviridov, Igor Stravinsky… steel Bright events programs and Schnittke Xenakis.

The festival is obliged to the head of the organization as a composer, Boris Terent’ev (75-87 years). It was he, thanks to his authority, great endurance, skill and ability to convince conceived to bring the matter to an end, could do something that was not able to realize Continue reading

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

Unusual British festivals

 

Did You ever swim in the swamps in Acqualagna? Did You try, what the taste of raw nettle leaves? Fled, while holding in the hands of a barrel of hot tar? If You decide to visit Britain, such pleasure will be provided, of course, in that case, if You are a lover of the strange and unusual sensations.

Scuba diving in the swamp Llanwrtyd wells, Wales

Each participant is invited to swim at least two distances, which are held on thick peat bog. The prerequisite is the use of well-known styles of swimming, — only thus can win the swimmer, who will come to the finish line first. Today, this sport became known all over the world, moreover, there were such events as marsh triathlon marsh and Cycling.

Tar barrels, Ottery-St. Mary, Devon

Annually, on November 5 Devon street people go, bearing in their hands the barrels of burning pitch. The origin of this festival has several different versions, however, the very common one is the version that originally this ritual was considered a pagan, with it people clean the streets of evil spirits.

Hunting count Ron, Combe Martin, Devon

If you time Your trip to Devon will be in the month of may, go straight to the village of Combe Martin, which Continue reading