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UNUSUAL HOLIDAYS AUGUST

In August, quite a lot of holidays and not only formal, but very unusual. Celebrate them in different corners of the globe fun and interesting. With some of them today we’ll introduce ourselves.

Since 1984 with an easy left hand British lefties 13 August worldwide annually celebrated “left-hander’s Day”. By the way, funny the fact that in the imperishable work of the Russian writer Nikolai Leskov- «left-handed» our left-handed craftsman shod toy flea, made right-handed

Brussels flower carpet — so-called holiday, which is celebrated Belgians on August 13-14. Every two years in the Central square of Brussels Grand place is spread a carpet of begonias live “tuberose grandiflora” (this variety was bred in 1860 in Flanders). The fragrant freshness of begonias supports within two days of the holiday the whole system of fountains, organically included in the plexus ornaments from 800 thousand colors. August 14 all gather in the square near the city hall, where a sound and light show, and the sky all night illuminated by fantastic fireworks.  Continue reading

The craziest food festivals in the world

You have not once in my childhood I heard about what food not to play.

However, in some cities, the food is not only not forbidden to play, but encouraged her worship, throwing, cutting and other improper actions.

Here are 10 holidays, where you can pay tribute to your favorite products and plenty of fun.

Throwing oranges, Italy

Every year, inhabitants of Ivrea in Italy is celebrated three days before lent, pelting each other with oranges. According to the legend, a medieval Prince of Ivrea was so stingy that gave its farmers only one pot of peas every six months. In protest, residents began throwing on the streets of peas. After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy. During the implementation of a tradition of throwing of oranges, revelers caught up in the crowd of the parade throw these fruits. Quite often this also leads to a small injury, because it is best to bring your goggles and helmet.

Skating cheese on Cooper’s hill, England

Every spring in England arranged a festival in which a large wheel of cheese is rolled down a steep hill and dozens Continue reading

The funniest holidays.

The famous Oktoberfest left quite a bit. And beer lovers in a hurry to buy a tour to Germany . Since October 12, 1810, more and more tourists are discovering this quaint festival. Not only beer lovers and fans of noisy companies, but also those who want to feel part of the custom of celebrating, buying tours to Germany for Oktoberfest .

But it is not only the original holiday that exists in the world. Them, believe me, is enough in each side.

Party “Full moon” . On the Thai island Koh Pangan celebrate the full moon so that the whole Ibiza jealous. And 10,000 tourists can confirm this. So many fans come to hang out more than once a year and on a full moon. Which, as you know, it happens every month. And anyway, this holiday is initially associated with tourists, as it is considered here for the first time organized a birthday celebration on a full moon sometime in the 80s. And then, from year to year more and more tourists decide to relax in Thailand at the full moon.

Of course, here you are unlikely to meet Housewives and approximate girls, Golden youth, celebrities and businessmen. Musicians, artists, young writers, dancers, DJs and many other artists are going on the island. The progressive sounds of music fill the atmosphere. If you read Continue reading

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