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
“Newspaper” has chosen the most interesting summer festivals in Moscow, where you can come in any mood — and then to improve it.
Fourth international historical festival “Times and epochs” in the Museum-reserve “Kolomenskoye” will be dedicated to the beginning of the twentieth century.
Guests can play pétanque, croquet, SERCO and badminton; a ride in the vintage cars and horse-drawn carriages; will see a silent movie, and book a vintage dress in a fashion Atelier and make a vintage photograph.
At the site of the “Village” will host goats, cows, sheep; in craft workshops teach those who wish to make wooden utensils, dolls, clay toys, to weave sandals and lace.
Iron the clothes coal irons, to join a working demonstration or Russian dances, at the same time after having a herring with potatoes and looking at the cockroach races at the site of the “Proletariat”. And the “military” site deployed camps European armies and the hospital, will host a series of battles, reconstructing battles of the First world war.
At the fair you can buy candies, bagels, pie. All this Continue reading
Going on vacation in this vibrant and exotic country like Thailand, of course I want to get on some local festival and join the walkers. Of course positive emotions and unforgettable impressions are guaranteed.
Here are some of the regular festivals and celebrations held in Phuket:
4. Phuket gay festival
5. Thao Thep Krasatri-Thao Sri Suntorn Festival – festival
Place: monument sisters-heroines
Held on 13 March yearly in memory of the two heroines who led the defense of the island against the Burmese invaders in 1785.
6. Holiday release turtles
When: April 13
Place: the sea turtle Center of the Kingdom of Thailand
Is held on Songkran, the Thai national water festival, on April 13. It is also a Day of national fisherman.
Songkran – Thai New year. The word “Songkran” is derived from the Sanskrit word meaning “transition” or “movement”. The measurement of the movement of the sun through the twelve astrological signs, beginning with Aries, then Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn. Aquarius, Pisces, and each character took about 30 days. This is the year when the sun passes through all the signs. The calendar used in India and Southeast Asia, which were influenced by India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, etc. on may 13th, Continue reading