The Amazing customs and traditions of different Nations of the world
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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

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

Greek attractions

 

Athens is considered one of the most prominent ancient cities in the world, about three thousand years. In addition, Athens is one of the youngest capitals of Europe – the date named for its calculation 1833. But, despite its “youth” in the city perfectly combines antiquity and modernity. Arriving in this city you can perfectly combine relaxation on the beaches of the Aegean sea and interesting excursion.

If you search the archives, even in the “minds” of people, then you can make sure that Greece originates from the Acropolis . By the way, to get to this sacred rock will have to pay about 12 euros – here stands the magnificent temple, the Parthenon, it was built in the V century BC. It has erected in honor of the patroness of the city of the goddess Athena. By the way, when we, in those distant times, on the pediments of the building were, and intricate jewelry. At present the recovered artifacts, and they are stored in the New Museum of Acropolis, the cost of entry is five euros .

The Greeks have always treasured and proud of its beautiful monuments. For example, in 1821 under the rule of the Ottomans, the Greek soldiers was arranged by the rebellion, and was then taken of the Acropolis in the siege. Continue reading