New year in Britain can hardly be called a major holiday. Entire stock of holiday energy exhausted on Christmas day and Boxing day, and only in Scotland, New year is celebrated with a traditional scope.
Usually when people talk about New year in Scotland, just mention burning a barrel of tar – a symbol of liberation from the failures and all the bad that occurred last year. However, the Scottish new year traditions more than all European countries combined. New year in Scots – holiday Hogmanay with strong pagan roots.
His main attribute is fire, so the Scots dispersed Christmas sadness and evil spirits kilometers torchlight processions, giant bonfires and indispensable fire in home fireplaces.
The most spectacular sight –the rotation of the fireballs in the pitch darkness men in kilts to the accompaniment of bagpipes rotate above their heads something like a huge burning balls. In the darkness, visible only flying by themselves fiery sphere.
And in Scotland hundreds of dedicated citizens splashing in the waters of the Fort, thousands of Scots and tourists Kaylee dancing, singing hogmanays “the Days are long past” on the poems of Robert burns, and between the singing hug and kiss each other – thousands of friends and strangers from Continue reading
This year, music lovers had hard times: global musicians and then cancel concerts, festivals carry on indefinitely, and some actually “transported” to other countries. But Ukrainians still know how to have fun and if you try, you can find wonderful events throughout the summer. Keep watch of the schedules and you will find many festivals and celebrations. Today we will introduce you to the declared event, which will take place this summer.
When: June 7-9
Where: Kiev, Trukhaniv island
Price: from 300 USD.
Speakers: Ricardo Villalobos, Art Department, Guy Gerber, Ian Pooley, Aquarius Heaven, Sonja Mooner, Jay Haze, Nastia, Rayo, Timur Basha, Lola Palmer, Dizzy and others.
Festival for dance music lovers, the Island is a 48-hour marathon under the open sky. Three sites: two night scenes, one for the “after party”. Fest will appeal to those who love culture club.
Alfa Jazz Fest
When: June 12-15
Price: 0 to 800 UAH.
Speakers: Larry Carlton, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eliane Elias Quartet, Miles Electric Band, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Lucky Peterson feat. Tamara Peterson.
This international Continue reading
To learn the specifics of the March holidays and enter the new date in the travel calendar will help spring gala guide.
National day of women of color (USA)
The holiday was introduced in 1986 with the main objective – to provide support to indigenous inhabitants of Africa, and India. Alaska, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific Islands. On this day, many women’s organizations hold conferences, exhibitions and concerts aimed at combating racism. Street mobs distributed literature – books on the rights of indigenous peoples and their rich culture.
National grandmother’s day (France)
Date . the first Sunday in March
Every year on the first Sunday of March in France marks national day grandmothers. On this day, French women in years (the brave Continue reading