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Unusual traditions of Azerbaijan

In ancient times, the Azerbaijanis adhered interesting custom: if the maid or guest hosts took out a bag of groceries, it was a hint that he should go home. Whether this custom to this day? What traditions of Azerbaijan should know that the person who first visited this country? Knowing the answers to these questions will not only broaden their horizons, but also help to avoid a lot of confusion or even offense. To understand the majority of the Azerbaijani traditions, it must be remembered that they were born as a result of a combination of ancient cults with traditional Muslim norms.

The tradition of hospitality

First time visiting Azerbaijan, is to get acquainted with the traditions of receiving guests in this country. Then you can easily and quickly find a contact with each Azerbaijani. And to host a guest here know how with real panache and genuine hospitality. But it is worth remembering that the rejection of invitations to guests can be regarded as an insult. Although no one will intrude, because the guest’s wish is a law. Therefore it is better to negotiate with the landlord for another time.

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Carnival in Gelendzhik

Carnival in Gelendzhik 2015, as there will always be ambitious and grandiose celebration that repeatedly affects both tourists and residents of the resort with bright colors and leaves everyone an unforgettable experience, giving viewers the vigour and energy.

Carnival in Gelendzhik is a distinctive symbol of the opening of the summer Spa season.

For the first time, this enchanting holiday was held in 1976, since then every first Saturday of June, Gelendzhichane organize a fun celebration of summer, sea and sunshine!

This holiday evokes Gelendzhik after hibernation. Happily open all the outdoor cafes and restaurants in Noumea. While all the resorts and sanatoriums on the black sea coast start to work in full force.

Open and malls, all kinds of children’s parks and waterparks — all gladly welcome visitors and residents of the popular resort of Gelendzhik!

The main highlight of the Carnival — it’s a parade, carnival in Gelendzhik this mimics world famous Brazilian carnivals.

Live columns that carnivals are held, by tradition, on the streets: Lunacharskogo — Lenin — Promenade — Surf.

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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

Vietnam: holidays and festivals

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What better way to tell about the country and its inhabitants than local holidays and festivals? The Vietnamese are a proud people, tempered in battle for their country, respecting age-old traditions, religious people, and yet that is rapidly growing and keeping up with the times.

The reason for many of the holidays were the legends which were told to the present day the history of Vietnam.

The timing colorful and lush festivals of Vietnam are determined by the lunar calendar. The most famous of the history of the festivals of Vietnam – Tet, Lunar New Year, in celebration of which are organized gay street parties and views, and the Vietnamese themselves together with their families, dressed in national costumes and prepare national food sharing with congratulations and good wishes.

Beautiful and bright autumn festival Thu Trang, during which the Vietnamese people decorate their houses with myriads of colorful paper lanterns, feast on the sweets in the shape of a moon and month, and see theatrical Lion Dance, dancers who perform in masks.

Festivals Of North Vietnam

The Festival, Yen Tu

This colourful religious festival of Vietnam, dedicated to one of the figures of Buddhism, a real personality in the history of Vietnam, the king of the Tran Nhan Volume, twice winning Continue reading

Lovely autumn festivals

Dress up in a vampire costume, to be on the podium Formula-1 track, hot air balloon rides, to congratulate father Frost happy birthday, overeat chocolate or mark the last day of the year at the Scots

Balloon festival in Albuquerque

When and where: from 4 to 12 October in the US (read a detailed guide to the country)

More than four hundred balloons of different shapes and colors annually fill the sky over a small American the city of Albuquerque.. It is the world’s largest balloon festival, which is held in early October and lasts nine days. The festival is also called the most photographed event in the world (take a picture of thousands of spectators, media representatives and professional photographers), and this is not surprising: on the background of blue sky can be seen a giant castle, and a huge turtle, and even the head of Darth Vader. Festival guests can not only admire the balloons, but to fly on them, taking part in various sports competitions, and visit the international balloon Museum.

The Stage Of Formula 1

Where and when: 10-12 October in Sochi

The Sochi stage of the world championship Formula 1 — an event which, without exaggeration, waited thousands of Russian fans of the Royal race. Ticket prices for those who want to see Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton Continue reading

25 beautiful Christmas trees from around the world
First appeared in Germany around the 15th century, the tradition of decorating the Christmas tree has spread in many parts of the world. Now billions of people decorate their Christmas…

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The Most beautiful festival in the world
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…

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Carnival in Tenerife
Carnival in the Canary Islands originates from the time of colonization by Spain when the conquistadors to the Islands began to penetrate and cultural traditions from the continent. In 1638…

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