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 Georgia, USA, the apotheosis of which is the competition pluginu in liquid clay (Mud Pit Belly Flop) under the joyful screams of the fans. Special delight of the audience causes the clay rain sheds at all after a particularly loud dip competing in the red goo.
Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter Continue reading
When: September 12
Charity festival “Apple Day” will be held in St. Petersburg for the third time. By tradition, all profit participants will bring to the AdVita Fund. Dishes made from local apples, cider, market hand-made, entertainment for adults and children, music – 12 September everything will be in the best traditions of St. Petersburg fairs.
When: September 17 – October 10
This is the ninth international festival of cartoon stories will take place in St. Petersburg. The exhibition program will start on September 17, education – September 25. The best modern comic authors, professors of St. Petersburg universities and cultural centers will deliver lectures and conduct master classes for all who are fond of “paper” art.
When: September 19-26
In the framework of Swiss made in Russia in St. Petersburg for the third time will be held the week of modern dance art Switzerland. The house will be the site of the “Skorokhod”. but the festival will go beyond the walls: the organizers have already announced about a street performance on the Nevsky Prospekt.
When: September 26 – Continue reading
Bali is an island that is famous for its vivid and unforgettable holidays, colorful ceremonies, and interesting customs.
Bali is an amazing island. It is part of Indonesia. which is a Muslim country. The main religion of the island – Hinduism. The uniqueness of Bali lies in the fact that the small island peacefully coexist representatives of absolutely different religions and denominations.
Hinduism, or rather its special kind, came to Bali for a very long time, in the beginning of our era, when the contacts of the Islands of Indonesia with India. Indian merchants brought together with the goods and their religion. Hinduism is seamlessly mixed with the local cults and beliefs, and especially firmly entrenched in Bali. In the late 15th century, the influence of the rulers of the kind of Majapahit in Indonesia starts to wane. The decline of the great dynasty leads to the rapid spread of Islam in the region. To many people the new religion is not so much that they decided to emigrate to Bali. First of all, it have known, singers, dancers, artists. Perhaps the concentration on a small island such a large number of enemies of Islam and led to the fact that he is not widespread in Bali.
Indonesia is a multiethnic country, and this explains the presence on the island of religious holidays of different cultures and faiths. Here are the official and Islamic, Christian, and Hindu holidays. Continue reading