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  In Europe they call themselves Dubberly. This word originates from English letter W, which is pronounced as "doubleu" and together with V emblazoned on the logo of Volkswagen. And…

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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…

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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 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

The Most unusual festivals in the world

 

Was recently compiled a list of unusual events, anniversaries and holidays.

12 of the strangest events in the world:

1. The Celebration Of “Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain)

Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascletá” – competition of pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Cremá – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.

2. The world Cup of “Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA)

Close to Texas in may championship “mountain oysters”… actually oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits the one who is best going to fry them. Judges will evaluate everything: the appearance of the cooked food as it is served, the aroma and taste. According to these criteria and selects the winner.

3. Bega cheese rolling (of Coopers hill, UK)

In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head cheese starts down the slope, after which the participants begin his persecution. The winner is the first Continue reading

Holidays in Bali

 

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