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The Best summer festivals around the world

Summer time is the charm, filled with ice cream and picnics, swimming in the pools and festivities at the festivals that will be even bigger and more luxurious this year than ever before. The most famous musical performers and pop stars such as U2, Green Day and Norah Jones, are planning to ignite the crowd at festivals in Chicago, Tennessee, Washington and the UK. Apart from music, You expect the competition at the semi-wild horses, view, cowboys, air shows with so many aircraft that vertigo will be guaranteed, and demonstration of a variety of art forms, which You have never seen. Fill up a backpack with the necessary provisions on the shoulder, grab a bottle of water and go out for an adventure that You have in store for the organizers of the best summer festivals in the world.

Statue at burning man in black Rock city, Nevada

Every year in late August – early September, tens of thousands of people gather in the desert of black Rock, to build an experimental city: the theme is set in advance (for 2010 the theme will be the metropolis), no one sets the rules, deadlines or the end of the project all goes on. Being polupodvizhnym, polyamidoamine the festival, the organizer Continue reading

10 most interesting new year traditions and customs of the world

Comes the time of new year holidays. Bright lights, shiny balls, pre-holiday fuss and magical atmosphere once again return us to the children’s tale.

I love the New year for his magic, his mysterious appeal, for meetings with family and friends, for fun conversation and laughter, fireworks and sparklers — this is a good holiday loved me since childhood.

In every corner of the world, in every home and every family has St OI tradition for the holidays. For example, in my family, earlier early morning, and now, when all will gather for a birthday, the family is built, spoons banging on pots and marching towards the birthday boy to give him a gift. And on New year’s day my mom still puts the gifts under the tree, although it may still Santa Claus.

Today I want to talk about Christmas traditions and customs of different countries of the world, which seemed to me the most curious. Sit back, you will find a lot interesting.

Impulsive and fun the Italians are convinced that together with the old year goodbye and with all the junk, that’s why there is an Italian tradition for the New year to throw away unnecessary things. Often they throw rubbish from their Windows and curiously watching Continue reading

Carnival in Germany, Rhenish carnival

Everyone knows that Brazil and Venice is famous for its amazing carnivals. But, few people know that almost all mother Europe to celebrate this holiday.

The carnival is a spring folk festival, the corresponding Russian Shrovetide and is accompanied by folk festivals and street parades and spectacles. It is common in Catholic countries and originates from Roman times.

In mid-February, before the Catholic Easter, in old Europe to ride the wave of carnivals.

Despite the fun, in which are immersed the country during the carnival, the event is pretty serious.

Carnival in Germany, Rhenish carnival

The history of carnival is very ancient. The first carnival on the Rhine is listed in the annals of the fifth of March 1341 in Cologne. But the date of his birth in that form in which celebrate it today, is considered the 10th of February, 1823.

The fabulous world of carnavalito

Germany law-abiding country. And laws of the German burghers try to abide by. But, as in every country, there is a departure from the law. This is the time of carnival. At this time, “repealed” all laws and prohibitions, which the Germans used in everyday life.

On the streets adjacent to the Rhine begins truly festivities. Thousands of visitors come to see this wonderful, festive spectacle. In the crowd you can hear Continue reading

Wedding traditions of different countries
For each of us accustomed certain wedding traditions, like the cake cutting and tossing of the Bridal bouquet. And it seems that the wedding may be a wedding, if not…

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Ancient Slavic holidays.
In the past people lived in unity with nature. The changing seasons affect the way of life and was the basis of the mystical (religious) rituals – holidays. Major holidays…

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The bright and impressive festivals of the world
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…

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