just a couple of months ago I told you about the most unusual festivals in the world: the monkey feast in India, throwing pumpkins in the U.S., the festival of colors in India, Orange slaughter in Italy. also in a separate article devoted to the Festival called “Tomatina” in Colombia. And so my friends I pulled another 9 very amazing festivals of different Nations. I want to share them with you. Let’s start. 1. Naki Sumo – the festival of crying babies (Japan)
Any mother feels bad when her baby crying, but during this festival, loud crying is a big advantage. Every year in the castle Sensoji in Tokyo, is more than 400 years of history, the purpose of which – to calm fretful children, and to maintain their health. Two adult sumo wrestler lifts him into the air little children and grimaces trying to scare them to such an extent that the baby roared all he was worth. The judge listens carefully to both children and determines the winner. Parents voluntarily sending their children to participate in this competition, believing that it helps to ward off evil spirits and protect them through life. This year in Naki Sumo involves more than 80 children aged under one year. 2. Kanamara Matsuri – steel phallus (Japan)
Translation Kanamara Matsuri means “the Festival of the steel phallus”, which occurs annually in the Japanese city of Kawasaki. This is the phallus during the festival Continue reading
The capital in 2013 was constantly feverish. Protest marches, rallies, snow collapse, large-scale preparing for the holidays and football. Edition Segodnia remembered those events in the capital that will remain in the memory of Ukrainians for many years.
Perhaps the most significant event for the country happened at the end of the year. Kyiv became the centre of mass protests and literally the battlefield – if you remember, for example, the events of December 1 on Bankova street.
It all started after the collapse of the signing of the Association Agreement with the EU. Then, on 21 November, Ukrainians, dissatisfied with the policy of the current government, came to the Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv. In parallel with the capital rally, “Maidan” was going across the country. However, on the night of 30 November, when the Maidan were several hundred students, fighters of special forces “Berkut” dispersed the protesters by force . The next day in the center of the city gathered according to various estimates, from 500 thousand to 1.6 million people.
Maidan this year was the biggest protest since the Orange revolution in 2004, while clashes on Bankova street. when you’re stun grenades and pepper spray Continue reading
26 August 2015 international network of shopping centers SELGROS Cash & Carry, with the support of administration of the Volgograd region for the first time held in the shopping center “SELGROS” in Volgograd famous summer festival for professional clients.
According to the traditions of the festival was dedicated to the art of cuisine open fire and barbecue. Professional clients have been able to fully enjoy the hospitality of the company, to enjoy fresh seafood prepared according to traditional recipes in the performance of the true masters, as well as to test their strength in their own culinary experiments.
“I am delighted to welcome you to our first summer festival for our professional customers and partners in Volgograd. Similar events are held every year by our company, and I am glad that this year the tradition of summer festivals will continue in this city. We will show you the secrets of cooking barbecue. First of all, the key to a successful dish is quality meat. We are proud that through our meat departments in which in addition to our partners and suppliers the company also offers its own products, clients “SELGROS” can get only the best. I would like to thank the partners for their support and participation in the festival, as well as employees “SELGROS” who organized this event,” commented the shopping centre Manager SELGROS in Volgograd Anatoly Kiselev Continue reading