Japanese holidays
  [caption id="attachment_3843" align="alignleft" width="300"] TOKYO - JANUARY 14: Japanese twenty-year-olds dressed in traditional kimonos attend the annual Coming-of-Age Day ceremony at Toshimaen Amusement Park on January 14, 2008 in…

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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…

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Festival “Pavlovskaya autumn

 

Festival of arts «Pavlovskaya autumn” (hereinafter ” the Festival) was first held in 2009 in the framework of the Year of I. P. Pavlov. dedicated to the 160th anniversary since the birth of the eminent physiologist, the first Russian Nobel prize winner.

The Festival has become one of the stages in drawing the attention of the public, the media to the process of preservation of spiritual and moral heritage of I. P. Pavlov and development of General, musical and artistic education of the youth .

A renowned scholar, organizer of scientific activities, the founder of the strongest physiological school in the world, a physiologist, and a patriot to extreme old age retained a lasting interest in life and never limit yourself only to science.

I. P. Pavlov showed a keen interest in reading fiction. Favourite authors were M. Yu. William Shakespeare. J. Verne. F. M. Dostoevsky. I. A. Krylov .

Great fun had Pavlov, listening to famous pianist Hoffmann. violinist Jan Kubelik. Tchaikovsky’s ” Slippers “, “Eugene Onegin “, Mussorgsky ’ Khovanshchina Continue reading

Top 5: the Best music festivals of the world

 

Pukkelpop, Belgium

In a tiny Belgian town Kiewit, hidden in the outskirts of Hasselt, does not have its own airport. But this is a minor annoyance – not a hindrance for hundreds of thousands of music fans flocking to the annual Pukkelpop. A Grand open air, with its roots back in 1985, was created on the initiative of the youth organisation Humanistic Youth of Leopoldsburg.

In just a few years guys, hardly naskrebla money to a number of avant-garde artist Anne Clark, became millionaires, and organized their holiday music is one of the most famous in Europe. Pukkelpop specializing in alternative compositions, lasts three days in August and attracts more than 150 thousand listeners. Despite two consecutive years of tent city were the victim of ruthless elements, the interest in the celebration of music is not quenched. This year eight of its scenes were Ella Eyre, Calvin Harris and GTA, and the next festival, scheduled for 20-22 August 2015, promises to please the melodies Sweethead, Glass Animals and The Neighbourhood.

Sensation, The Netherlands

“The most important dance music event on the planet” – describe Sensation connoisseurs of electronic music. Until 2005 the festival, Continue reading

The Most beautiful and spooky holidays of the world

Deeply embedded in modern culture Halloween, fascinating and mystical Mexican Day of the dead, a truly creepy Madagascan day turning bones and other scary beautiful festivals of the world from which you cannot look away, even when the blood begins to state in my veins.

Halloween

Extremely popular in the U.S. and Europe, Halloween is today, perhaps the most extensive collection of freaks in the world. Began its modern history as the Eve of all saints day, this Christian holiday dedicated to honoring saints and deceased relatives, soon turned into a real festival of evil, a costumed procession, which is attended by everyone from young to old. In some sense it is even symbolic, given that the origins of the holiday go back even further, into the depths of the centuries and the traditions of the ancient Celts, who have this day marked the end of harvest and the transition to winter period, i.e. New year. The Celts called this the night of Samhain or Samharam. At this time they were extinguished in their houses the fire used to wear animal skins to ward off evil spirits and left treats to appease them. Symbol of the holiday Continue reading