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Lovely autumn festivals

Dress up in a vampire costume, to be on the podium Formula-1 track, hot air balloon rides, to congratulate father Frost happy birthday, overeat chocolate or mark the last day of the year at the Scots

Balloon festival in Albuquerque

When and where: from 4 to 12 October in the US (read a detailed guide to the country)

More than four hundred balloons of different shapes and colors annually fill the sky over a small American the city of Albuquerque.. It is the world’s largest balloon festival, which is held in early October and lasts nine days. The festival is also called the most photographed event in the world (take a picture of thousands of spectators, media representatives and professional photographers), and this is not surprising: on the background of blue sky can be seen a giant castle, and a huge turtle, and even the head of Darth Vader. Festival guests can not only admire the balloons, but to fly on them, taking part in various sports competitions, and visit the international balloon Museum.

The Stage Of Formula 1

Where and when: 10-12 October in Sochi

The Sochi stage of the world championship Formula 1 — an event which, without exaggeration, waited thousands of Russian fans of the Royal race. Ticket prices for those who want to see Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton Continue reading

Autumn holidays in Europe

This year September is not kind to us weather, Indian summer got lost somewhere. The rain and damp, looming gray sky — this is the weather forecast for the next few days. In Europe the situation is not much better. However, spring and autumn — traditionally considered the best season for travel in European countries. And for good reason. September, October, November — three months, when the Old world is literally buried in various festivals and celebrations. So, we offer you to familiarize yourself with the main autumn European events not to miss something important, walking around Europe.

Festival of street art (Nuart Streetart)

Norway, Stavanger (20th September — on the 18th of November)

At this time in Norway is going to a huge amount of artists from around the world. Armed with spray paint they paint the walls of houses, fences, fencing, creating as little graffiti, and large-scale works.

Oktoberfest (Oktoberfest)

Germany, Munich, Theresienwiese (22nd September to 7th October)

For 200 years, held in Munich for the annual Oktoberfest beer festival. The first Oktoberfest was held on October 12, 1810 in honor of the wedding of the future king Ludwig I and his bride Princess Continue reading

10 most colorful carnivals

Oddly enough, but February is the most festive month of the year. The thing is that this month, around the world are the most memorable carnivals, during which you can see colorful parades, plenty of food and all kinds of fun. There are many theories concerning the origin of the carnival. Some believe that the word «the carnival» comes from the Latin expression «carne vale», which means «farewell to meat», meaning the last days when one could eat meat before Lent. Others believe that celebrating ward off evil spirits and are a way to say goodbye to winter and welcome spring. Around the world spend hundreds of carnivals, among which are the most memorable and colorful: 1. Carnival Rio, Brazil (17-22 February)

The Rio carnival is a kind of yardstick with which to measure all other carnivals. It is also one of the most celebrated artistic events in the world. Slightly more than half a million tourists come every year «the capital of all carnivals in the world» to watch the greatest Orgy of all times and peoples. The carnival begins with the crowning of king Momo, who passed a huge silver and gold keys to the city. Then begin the celebration across the country on all the streets, Continue reading

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