For each day of the calendar has several holidays celebrated around the world. This is not surprising, because the history of mankind holds an infinite number of events and traditions that live in people’s memories and revived in modern times in the form of amazing and exciting events.
A variety of celebrations and rituals around the world can affect even the most sophisticated audience. Ranging from humorous or simple and ending with the celebrations that are a spectacle of beauty and meaning – they are a celebration of joy and fun.
Hanami – blossom festival in Japan, the festival of lights in France, the festival of flowers in the Philippines, the feast of the Vikings Ophelia in Scotland, English chasing a rolling cheese, the summer solstice festival at Stonehenge, Russian Ivan Kupala, chicken feast in Nebraska is unknown, how long will it take to even mention the names of all the interesting and exciting celebrations in the world.
In such variety, incredibly hard to pick a holiday that stands out among all its incredible beauty and entertainment, but referring to the well-known large-scale celebrations, Continue reading
What might be interesting to the tourist, except for passive recreation on the beach and a couple of excursions to the main attractions? It turns out that many are willing to travel around the world specially to visit various exhibitions, festivals, competitions and festivals. There is even such a thing as event tourism. If you want to know, what holidays, carnivals, festivals, exhibitions, global sales and sports events will take place this year – then you here!
Calendar of the traveler – what, where, when to visit in the world
Sporting event of this scale
New sports year will open the acclaimed Sochi Olympics in Russia. Olympics in Sochi will be held from 7 to 23 February 2014 and it will be visited by several hundred thousand people. Other exciting and anticipated events — the FIFA world Cup in Brazil, the world hockey championship in Minsk, the Grand Prix Formula 1 in Russia, the matches of Spanish and Italian football clubs.
Carnivals and festivals of the world
Many tour operators offer special tours designed for visiting the world-famous carnival. The most popular are the Venetian carnival, Brazilian carnival, Oktoberfest, Vienna ball, carnival in nice, Cologne.
List of carnivals and festivals in the world by month (click Continue reading
The Thais are very sentimental and love the holidays, so festivals occupy an important place in the life of the Thais. Many Thai festivals filled with joy and colorful activities in which to participate for everyone! Whichever festival You watched the ceremony nor participated – You must remain the best memories of the exotic Asian country – Thailand. Most of the festivals connected with Buddhism, the annual cycle of rice cultivation, or ceremonies, dedicated to the Thai kings. Some holidays are held on specific days. Others, especially those associated with Buddhism, are determined by the lunar calendar. Many are national holidays. In chronological order, these are the main holidays and festivals of Thailand:
Festival Makha Puja
On the full moon day in February to celebrate this national holiday. It is a celebration of the memories of how 1250 disciples gathered to hear the preaching of the Buddha. This is the day to do good deeds is to offer food to the monks, to release from captivity birds and fish, alternating good deeds with sermons. After sunset, Buddhist monks are people with lit candles three times around Buddhist temples throughout the Kingdom. Each bears flowers, Continue reading
The festival of the world – the district event, which is open to the participation of children from preschool. Each kindergarten selects one of the countries in 5 continents. For Example: Russia, Australia, Egypt, Turkey, Nigeria, India, Greece, Ukraine, Spain, France, Japan, China, The Baltic States, Uzbekistan, Austria.
Kindergarten, which is a member of the festival must submit: a video about the country, the performance of children with folk dance and to cook the national dish. During the preparation for the festival in establishments organize projects “let’s get acquainted”, which is going to printed and illustrated material about a particular country, the costumes are made for the children’s performance, selected interesting recipes of national dishes. All the participants gather in one of the music halls of the preschool. Presenter, dressed in Russian national costume announces the opening of a ‘Festival of the peoples of the world”.
Hello, dear guests! We welcome you in the music hall for “the Festival of world music”.
Our planet is huge and the whole life is not enough to travel around all the country. They live people of different nationalities. They are different in skin colour Continue reading
If You want somewhere to take off in full, then you should look for a place that will host the festival. It is difficult to think of a better way to feel the atmosphere and culture of a country than to visit traditional holiday. Sviter will help you decide! We offer you a selection of the largest and most unusual festivals in the world. A sea of emotions and memories guaranteed!
Lantern festival in Thailand
This tradition of launching lanterns into the sky came from Burma, a neighbor of the Northern provinces of Thailand, but not widespread in the Central part and in the southern provinces of the Kingdom. In the North of Thailand this festival sky lanterns called Yee Peng.
The festival of colors in India
It should be noted that Holi is not exclusively a Hindu ceremony, as believers of other religions (Sikhism, Jainism and others) have their version of the holiday. The most noisy and solemn form to the festival in Punjab, where the participation of both Hindus and Sikhs.
The Tomatina festival in Spain
The festival lasts one week and includes musical performances, food fair, parades, dancing and fireworks. The night before the tomato fight, bidding for cooking paella. Continue reading