Today we will look at the list of the most interesting and unusual holidays and festivals in the world. In this collection were very interested in holidays, which you can see below. Look!
1. Competition in the highlands of Scotland. Party games, dressed in a traditional Scottish kilt, will compete in the hammer throw, in the contest which is held in Glenfinnan. Traditional Scottish games consist of competitions, dances, food and drinks to relax from everyday work. (Jin Richardson).
2. Beltane Fire Festival, Scotland. “The Celts” with bare torsos raise the torches during the Festival of Beltane fire near Carlton hill in Edinburgh. These annual festivities are a modern revival of the ancient Celtic celebration of the arrival of summer. (Jim Richardson).
3. Holiday naked men. Hadaka Matsuri (literally, the feast of naked men) in Okayama, Japan, is a traditional festival which has been celebrated for 1200 years. Picture was taken in winter, the temperature is about 9 degrees. Men dive into the icy water, passing the rite of purification. (Paul Whitton / My Shot).
4. Vegetarian festival, Thailand. Believers temple at Bang Neow, participate in the parade of vegetarian festival on Phuket island in Thailand, stick a weapon in itself, in protest. Chinese immigrants gave rise to this Continue reading
every country in the world has its own traditional celebrations and festivals, some of which are so vast and spectacular that cause an irresistible urge at least once in your life go on one of them. We offer you to plunge into the festive atmosphere of colorful festivals and carnivals, which attracts tourists from around the world!
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
Holi – festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods.
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We all know such holidays as new year, the eighth of March, and all those other who have or have had public holidays. We are also known for such international days, such as April fool’s day, Valentine’s day or the day of Cosmonautics, somebody else will be able to name the day of the Heart. However, the international days-holidays much more than we think. They are all established by the UN and UNESCO, and if not check in with us, then surely at some point the world is celebrated in a big way.
So, in January, in addition to the new year, marked another international day “thanks”. January 11, can without exaggeration be called one of the “polite” dates in a year — today is the international day of “thank you” (International Thank You Day). “Thank you” is, without which our lives would be negligible and gloomy.
While January 21 is celebrated worldwide one of the most unusual holidays — International hug day (International Hug Day). It was founded in the USA in 1986 under the name of the National day of hugs (National Hugging Day), and then rapidly spread worldwide.
In February, in addition to Valentine’s Day, is celebrated the world day of the sick World Continue reading