Annually in the world there are hundreds of festivals. Everyone can find the one that best suits his interests and Hobbies. I suggest to consider the list of most famous world festivals. Choose what best suits your interests. When Shakespeare compared the world to a stage, he probably did not even know that when something is so easy to learn. Not much to speak of diversity of actors and the variety of scenes. Festivals are the perfect example of a scene that allows us to learn about another culture, religion, traditions and customs of another country. Most festivals cover different activities, interests and Hobbies.
Festivals around the world devoted to the culture and religion
#1 New year Celebration in China
This is the biggest New year celebration in the world. Chinese New year based on lunar calendar and has been celebrated for over 4000 years. The festival runs for two weeks. If you know Chinese, then you will understand what I mean. For them this time of year is really special. The festival includes parades, national food, fireworks show and more. Like other new year traditions, Chinese New year is aimed at family circle. Before the holiday is necessarily conducted in Chinese homes, General cleaning, which symbolizes purity and wealth in the new year.
#2 Diwali in India (festivals of the world)
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Every year around the world held more than hundreds of different festivals. Some of them are quite traditional, while other festivals are striking in their uniqueness and even absurdity. Perhaps the existence of such festivals you never knew existed!
Festival of cuckolds (Festa del Cornuto)
Rock Canterano (Roca Canterano, Italy
Why cry when you can have fun? As much as the other participants of the Festival of cuckolds, which is held annually in the village of Rock Canterano, near Rome. Instead sprinkle his ashes on his head, deceived by their halves of Italian men and women put on the heads of cute horns and merry go March in the streets of the village. The carnival procession is accompanied by songs, dances and satirical sketches on the theme of adultery.
Basically, cheating is not a reason to have fun, but as they say, “If the bride went to another, who knows who the lucky one.”
The mud festival (Boreyong Mud Festival)
Boring (Boreyong), South Korea
Cissy is unlikely to want to attend this fun festival. The participants of the mud Festival, which is held annually in South Korea, naked almost naked, and then coated with sea mud yourself and everyone Continue reading
12 fabulous festivals, to visit a of which means to live a life not in vain.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Don’t have new photos, forcing eyes climb on a forehead from the beauty, we decided to recall how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time — enjoy scenes of the most exciting holidays of the world that trigger the desire at least once in your life go on one of them.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
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Carnival in Brazil – it is such an event that millions of people dream to get. Every year in late February, before lent, the whole Brazil, is covered by the continuous thunder of drums, batter incendiary rhythm of Samba, immersed in the noisy, bright and cheerful holiday, greatest show on the planet. Carnival in Rio is the most organized of them.
The origins of Brazilian carnival lie in ritual dances of Black Africa, pulsating rhythms which, coinciding with the beats of the heart, was brought to Brazil with millions of black slaves and female slaves. In the mid-20th century was founded the first Samba school. In 1916 was the first written specifically for Samba carnival. It was called “On the phone”.
Brazilian carnival is one of the most famous circuses in the world – is an exotic blend of European sophistication, ancient Indian traditions and customs of black slaves. The Catholic Church found a place for such a “secular” holiday in your calendar, and since then it is celebrated exactly seven weeks before Easter, forty days before Holy week.
Many argue that was the beginning of the carnival tradition. They say that it basically brought by the Portuguese “Fun day” – a holiday, when it was customary to bullshit each other all sorts Continue reading
The most insane food festivals in the world
You have not once in my childhood I heard about what food not to play.
However, in some cities, the food is not only not forbidden to play, but encouraged her worship, throwing, cutting and other improper actions.
Here are 10 holidays, where you can pay tribute to your favorite products and plenty of fun.
Throwing oranges, Italy
Every year, inhabitants of Ivrea in Italy is celebrated three days before lent, pelting each other with oranges. According to the legend, a medieval Prince of Ivrea was so stingy that gave its farmers only one pot of peas every six months. In protest, residents began throwing on the streets of peas. After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy. During the implementation of a tradition of throwing of oranges, revelers caught up in the crowd of the parade throw these fruits. Quite often this also leads to a small injury, because it is best to bring your goggles and helmet.
Skating cheese on Cooper’s hill, England
Every spring in England arranged a festival in which a large wheel of cheese is rolled down a steep hill and dozens of Britons are rolling behind her. Competition threatens them with sprained ankles, fractures, and huge bruises. So why try so hard? The winner of the just is honored to hold the cheese.
No one really Continue reading