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
When planning your trip it is important to take into account public holidays. These days do not work for the Embassy, closed many stores and cafes, some holidays are overcrowded hotels and no flights. And holidays in Thailand a lot, because it is always better to have such a list at hand. Despite the fact that such lists online a lot, I decided to keep your dates interesting and useful to me. There are still beautiful festivals that are worth to visit. Some holidays are celebrated only in a few provinces or only in one city, because to write about all I have will not work. I will try to describe the main. Many festivals have a relation with agriculture and are celebrated in far from tourist spots in the provinces, it will not write. Anyone interested look for yourself Official weekend will be set in bold, and the holidays celebrated only in one or more cities are in italics. Usually, if a holiday falls on a weekend, the following Monday is a public holiday too.
January 1 — European New Year . Thais are pleased to note the European New Year despite the fact that in Thailand, there are your New Year — Songkran. Weekends in some institutions (for example, in the Thai Embassy in Laos) on the occasion of the New Year Continue reading
The eve of the new year – it would not be the only expectation of the holiday, but a time of reckoning. There is something to remember and activists, veterans of the Republic: as usual, the year has been bright, full of events. What are the accomplishments, events, meetings they consider particularly important? I want to wish my colleagues and myself in the new year’s eve? This tells the elders.
Haber of Istratov, prethe Chairman of the Republican Council of veterans (pensioners) RT:
One of the brightest events – the second national festival of Amateur creativity of veterans ’Balkus” when the opportunity to show off their talents again got older persons from all Tatarstan. Among them are the real stars! I am sure that your task – to draw public attention to the elderly, to encourage creative activity, to contribute to the preservation of cultural and national traditions of the peoples of the Republic to pass on to the younger generation – our festival cope. I am glad that expanding geographically, increasing the number of participants. Suppose further “Balkus” collected crowds of participants and spectators!
Rafik Isaikin, Chairman of the Board of Naberezhnye Chelny veterans:
The outgoing year Continue reading