The beer nation, of course, are the Germans – according to the polls, in Germany regularly consume this drink, 67% of women and 91% men. It is not surprising that the world’s largest beer festival – Oktoberfest takes place in Germany. It was first held in October of 1810 Bavaria, then was celebrated the marriage of Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxony.
On this occasion, had arranged a Grand festivities with beer and races, taking place at the city gates in a large meadow that since then bears the name of Terezinho. They also invited all the inhabitants of Munich, the beer was poured for free. The event is so liked Ludwig that he ordered me to hold it annually. Since then, on the third Saturday of September begins the festival of Oktoberfest. At the Theresienwiese erected a giant beer tents – affiliates of the Munich beer halls, modestly referred to as “tents”. Always 14, and is also a tradition.
Each year, the Oktoberfest attracts about a million people. They drink 10 million pints of beer, eat 750 thousand fried chicken and 800 thousand sausages. And yet – are buying up tens of thousands of glowing horns, hearts and hats with flashing lights, and not sentimental Continue reading
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 After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy.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
To Moscow spring comes, and with it many exciting cultural events for every taste. For example, March will bring a week of Irish culture Irish Week, April – fashion Week, and may – all your favorite “Night at the Museum” when to get into museums for free. Portal “In Moscow” amounted guide to the most exciting cultural events this spring.
SEALS IN “CROCUS EXPO”
Where: international exhibition center “Crocus Expo”
When: 1 and 2 March
No wonder the first spring month – the time March of cats that bask under the first warm rays of the sun. 1-2 March in the capital will host the international exhibition of cats “Catsburg”, which will come more than a thousand cats of different breeds, will be a bright show program, master classes, quizzes. At the exhibition you can buy any accessories and products for cats and even to buy a kitten of your dreams.
Cats and their owners. PHOTO >>
THE DEPECHE MODE CONCERT
When: March 7
The concert by the British band Depeche Mode in Moscow – always a long awaited event for many fans of the musicians. The band travels to Moscow as part of the continuation Continue reading