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The Most unusual festivals of the world

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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

20 of the craziest festivals in the world

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

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Venetian carnival

Today we will go to one of the most famous and popular carnivals of the world — the Venice carnival (Carnevale di Venezia), which we visited in February of this year. To begin to tell a little about the history of the Venetian carnival.

Venetian carnival – this is an annual festival held in Venice. Carnival always ends 40 days before Easter, i.e. Fat Tuesday, the eve of Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of lent. That’s why carnival held at different times! For example, in 2013, the carnival was from 26 January to 12 February, and in 2015 the dates of the carnival from 31 January to 17 February .

The Venice carnival takes place from 1162, when the Venetian Republic had won some sort of military victory, after that the people began to dance and party in the Piazza San Marco. In 1797 the king of Austria banned the carnival and wearing masks, because the Venetians loved to wear masks from August to lent.

In 1979 the Italian government again began to organize a carnival in Venice, including to attract tourists. Currently, the carnival attracts more than 3 million tourists . that is really a lot considering the fact that Venice is a small city.

Of course, the carnival takes place every day, but most of the tour on the carnival – this Saturday and Sunday. So we went to Venice for the weekend. On Saturday I was supposed to be a contest for the most beautiful Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world
Each country has its own holidays and traditions, sometimes very bizarre! I would like to share with You the most, in my opinion, the brightest of them. Monkey Banquet (Monkey…

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South India
Even experienced travelers will confirm that the South of India — one of the most exciting areas in all of Asia, with its unique colour, tradition and history. The center…

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South India
Even experienced travelers will confirm that the South of India — one of the most exciting areas in all of Asia, with its unique colour, tradition and history. The center…

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