If you want an unforgettable experience, then you should visit some countries of the world in that moment, when they are interesting national holidays.
It is a festival of torches in Scotland, Dutch flower parade, a procession of naked men in Japan, Spanish Tomatina, a light show in Berlin and other interesting and unusual festivals in the world .
We have already talked about how people celebrate New year in different countries. now let’s learn about other events and festivals in which to participate in certain times of the year.
Holiday Aphellio – Shetland Islands
Celebrates the famous Scottish celebration aphellio on the last Tuesday of January in the town of Lerwick in the North of the Shetland Islands. This is the day that Vikings dressed participants with torches and resounding horns lead through the city’s 30-foot ship with a dragon on the nose for later burning it up on the beach.
The holiday is dedicated to the Vikings, who landed in the 9th century on the Shetland Islands, near the coast of Scotland, and this Continue reading
The Samba schools made the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, one of the brightest and most impressive spectacles in the world. Brazilians believe their country is the birthplace of carnival
Two weeks before they lay him all the important things for later. Four days of festivities. At this time the life in the country comes to a standstill – all dancing. The media focused only on carnival. Wherever you look – everywhere he. Yeah and abroad, who would not say with the Brazilian about his homeland, and sooner or later inevitably starts talking about the carnival, because these concepts are inseparable. After all, carnival is called “Brazilian”, thus emphasizing the origin of this festival, unique in their scope and intensity of emotions, covering everyone.
Much less is known about the ever-increasing role in the carnival Samba school . The first of these was officially opened in Mangueira in 1928 it appeared other, but in that time they had no relation to the carnival. These schools, which originated in the poor neighborhoods, where many blacks were far from the festival, which took place on the Central streets, remaining the entertainment of wealthy people. The poor had fun almost “illegal”; the police would not let them sing and dance wherever they wanted.
Still, Samba has gradually established itself as the most vivid form of expression of the black population, Continue reading
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