The Most UNUSUAL and AMAZING holidays
  A series of photographs devoted to the MOST UNUSUAL and AMAZING holidays from different corners of our planet. For example, the annual festival of The Summer Redneck Games in…

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The Amazing customs and traditions of different Nations of the world
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Christmas is sweeping the planet

Every holiday has its conventional character. Detail which is inherent only to him, is its integral part and the highlight of this festival at the same time.

Christmas is one of the major Christian holidays. And since ancient times a symbol of Christmas was Christmas Nativity scenes. The main objective of Nativity scenes for Christmas is a praise to the Christ child. They reproduce the scene of the Epiphany.

Christmas Nativity scenes were created using three-dimensional figures or figurines in the middle ages. Such compositions was placed in the city center near the town Hall and around them were the main celebrations and formed the Christmas markets.

With time in each city and each country Nativity Scene began to acquire the features of the city, that is, all participants in the Nativity scenes are similar and clothing and appearance on the residents of the city in which the Nativity scene is set.

Each city has an individual is their Christmas Nativity scenes.

For example in the German Goslar around the Nativity scene real animals walking complementing the song, creating a realistic .

In Coburg St. The virgin Mary clothes characteristic for this town.

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Festivals and holidays in the Seychelles

Seasonal festivals in Seychelles attract a lot of guests, as characterized by abundance of fun. Very popular in Seychelles annual marathon sporting events, namely, competitions boating and deep sea fishing.

National holidays play an important role in the life of the Islands, it is Labour Day in may, and Corpus Christi, and national day in June, and the Feast of the assumption in August, and All Saints Day in November, and the feast of the Immaculate Conception in early December.

Calendar of events in Seychelles:

New year is traditionally celebrated on all the Islands in the family circle, where at midnight is sure to delight new year’s fireworks.

The marathon takes place on the island of Mahé. This event is also popular among different Nations, especially because it is designed for shorter distances and always attracts crowds of spectators who cheer for the participants.

Carnival is an international event, showcasing the cultural diversity of the Seychelles. This festival is held in conjunction with the States of Victoria and Semaine La Francophonie. In mid-March, a week of French culture is conducted on Mahé island, bringing with it a thematic Continue reading

An Unforgettable celebration of Brazilian carnival

Every year in February-March there is an event known throughout the world, a holiday, to get to that dreamed at least once in their life almost every resident of planet Earth. The Brazilian carnival is a six-day feast of colour, music and fun.

Each of us heard about this extravaganza of emancipation and manumission of life, but not all know how it goes actually.

the origins of Brazilian carnival

Carnival in Brazil is always distinguished from similar celebrations in the rest of the world, because here there are Latin American and African cultures. Brazil was a Portuguese colony, and in them, unlike other European colonies, relations with the dark population considered quite liberal. That’s why race in Brazil are closely intertwined, creating an explosive cocktail of Latin rhythms, spiced with African exotic.

The history of the Brazilian carnival is rooted in a century, but only in the 20th century, the Samba schools were able to organize a previously chaotic motion.

The carnival in Rio De Janeiro

It was in this city are the largest parades, the bar draws the largest number of tourists from around the world. And this holiday is most firmly associated with the concept of the Brazilian carnival.

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