In mid-February in the world comes from a series of colorful, elegant and extremely fun carnivals held literally all over the world – each country, even each town there is a picturesque, characteristic festival.
Where did the carnivals – to this question yet no one could give a definite answer. Options, however, many, because, according to some, the carnival has its origins in Ancient Egypt. others believe that it originated in the era when the Roman Empire reached its maximum prosperity. However, all are unanimous in the opinion that the carnivals are one of the most brilliant and extremely popular holidays on Earth. attracting hundreds of thousands and even millions of tourists from all.
RIA Novosti has made a rating. which included the TOP 10 most popular carnivals of the world.
The palm from Rio!
First place in the ranking of the TOP 10 from RIA Novosti is known throughout the world, probably the most hazardous and the most fun carnival in Rio de Janeiro. For perhaps the most famous in the world of Brazilian carnival opens carnival season, a characteristic chariots, masks, lots of colors, music, and of course myself “sauce” festival – and igniting erotic dance Samba. Several thousand people Continue reading
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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 two days during the full moon. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. In the morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Monkey Banquet 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.
La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel
— the famous “tomato massacre”. This is one of the most popular festivals in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle bring “weapons” — about 100 tonnes of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw Continue reading
And you can start right now! For example, the festival of Loy Krathong is particularly attractive place of his birth – the historic Park of Sukhothai in Thailand, where lie the ruins of the ancient capital of the country. In light of the last full moon of the year, Thais are allowed on the water banana leaves, giving them prayers and hopes for the new year.
The festival of colors
It is conducted on the new moon, and it lasts 2 days, because according to the legend, killed the evil demon Holika, saved the world from evil, and on this day, celebrations are held in every city, they lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. In the morning, the fun begins — people go out and begin to wash each other’s colored with colored water and throw at each other with bright colored powders.
It is much more safe for clothes filipensky Panagbenga flower Festival in the Philippines. Dancer sprays out water during the Panagbenga flower festival, which is held every year in February, in the city of Baguio.
The islanders are generally very intricate kind of people. Take, for example, residents of the Chilean Easter island, where the Festival worship their ancestors under the name
They dress up in special Continue reading