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Unusual festivals

just a couple of months ago I told you about the most unusual festivals in the world: the monkey feast in India, throwing pumpkins in the U.S., the festival of colors in India, Orange slaughter in Italy. also in a separate article devoted to the Festival called “Tomatina” in Colombia. And so my friends I pulled another 9 very amazing festivals of different Nations. I want to share them with you. Let’s start. 1. Naki Sumo – the festival of crying babies (Japan)

Any mother feels bad when her baby crying, but during this festival, loud crying is a big advantage. Every year in the castle Sensoji in Tokyo, is more than 400 years of history, the purpose of which – to calm fretful children, and to maintain their health. Two adult sumo wrestler lifts him into the air little children and grimaces trying to scare them to such an extent that the baby roared all he was worth. The judge listens carefully to both children and determines the winner. Parents voluntarily sending their children to participate in this competition, believing that it helps to ward off evil spirits and protect them through life. This year in Naki Sumo involves more than 80 children aged under one year. 2. Kanamara Matsuri – steel phallus (Japan)

Translation Kanamara Matsuri means “the Festival of the steel phallus”, which occurs annually in the Japanese city of Kawasaki. This is the phallus during the festival Continue reading

Festival “Boldino autumn”

The only festival of Opera and ballet art, devoted to A. S. Pushkin on the right carries a great symbolic name and is held at the Nizhny Novgorod land, because here in the Pushkin family estate, where Alexander came in 1830, in 1933 and 1934, there was a poetic miracle that gave the world Boldino fall of the great poet.

“The idea of Pushkin’s beautiful music festival. Its name is also justified, as Boldin is associated one of the brightest periods of Pushkin. It is difficult to imagine a Russian musical culture without Pushkin. I want to wish the new festival of good fortune, because these musical feasts in any form impulsebuy the interest of the viewer, the listener” — admonished “Boldino autumn” party of the first festival (1986) people’s artist of Russia, conductor of the Bolshoi theatre Fuat Mansurov.

“I think the festival “Boldino autumn” is destined to live long, for inexhaustible works of Pushkin, which formed the basis of already written pieces of music. And many of Pushkin’s stories can be the basis for the creation of new operas and ballets. Any reading of Pushkin — a good brand, half successful, the pilot still has much to offer, especially for people involved in theatre, art lovers”, — Nikolay Alas, Professor, honored worker of arts of Russia.

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Another world in Cannes

Celebrities on the red carpet of the Cannes film festival, salsa, Kizomba and Zumba as a warm up before dynamic Pantiero festival, which returns this year in a new format. Flamenco Andalusia and dance Sevillanas, and then a classic Nuits Musicales in the hills of Le Suquet… the musicians, the actors, the romance and magic of… «Edition Spéciale Summer» with the kings of hip-hop and romantic jazz Domergue. The show «Forever Crazy» and of the divine dancer Crazy Horse cabaret, festival of Russian art and the magic of the night fireworks… new summer season begins in Cannes.

Film festival FESTIVAL DE CANNES . The Cannes film festival for over 60 years. For many years this festival is associated with a passion for cinema and the opening of new talents, it’s filled with the enthusiasm of visitors and professionals from the film. Cannes film festival has always been a reflection of its time: a meeting place of cultures and expectations. The identification of ambitious talents, gives opportunities for takeoff budding Directors and actors. Showcase of talent and respect to everyone, the festival competition and out of competition screenings, Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world
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MOSCOW UNION of COMPOSERS
international festival of contemporary music "Moscow autumn" was established in 1979. Founders: Union of Moscow composers, the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian authors ' Society, the…

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January was a crazy month of carnivals
February was a crazy month of carnivals After celebrating Christmas and New year's Europeans (and people from other continents involved in the European culture) only slightly recovering. And people begin…

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