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Brazil: a land of carnivals

The carnival is endless music, fantastic costumes, the joy of transformation, the release of adrenaline in the blood, getting rid of complexes. For Brazil is the law under which he lives, the whole country, and for Brazilians, is a way of life. The festivities of the carnival captures all of Brazil. The carnival begins in the town of Olinda, where the parade is the oldest dance school “virgins”. This 250 men dressed in women’s dress. Their performance is 10 hours nonstop. And yet the main event of the carnival parade of Samba schools in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro was founded in 1502 by the Portuguese and named the “River of January”. Today Brazilians call their beloved city “cidade maravilhosa”, which means “magic city”. Believe me, they have a reason. During 4 centuries Rio was and remains the capital of beauty and tourism of South America and is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There is a saying that, creating Continue reading

Summer holidays – Honey and Apple Saved

The hot season gives us the most delicious holidays of Honey and Apple Spas. Let’s rejoice together!

The more holidays the better! Especially with such a long-standing folk traditions. Originating in pagan times, when the harvest was the main event of the year, they gradually became intertwined with the Christian and joined the Church calendar. First, Honey (August 14), and Second, Apple’s (August 19), Saved like the little sweet tooth, because there are so many Goodies and fruit! Nice place the food in the basket and sanctify the Church. But the main thing these days is to talk to the kid about the customs, to tell him the story of our Savior. Let the meeting of the summer holidays with the aroma of honey, herbs, and apples will be one of your family tradition.

Spasovka-Lakomka.

Names of this festival a few: Honey Spas, Wet Spas and Macovei. In the calendar, he appeared in the XII century, symbolizing the victory of Constantinople over the Muslims. When the city was captured in the siege, the monks all its many monasteries asked God to protect Constantinople. The way it happened. The Lord saved the ancient city. Since then, this day was a great holiday. But many of the traditions Continue reading

Summer festivals in Finland 2015

Numerous music and entertainment festivals is another great reason to go in summer in Finland. A totally unique festival culture Suomi has long gained fame throughout Europe, and gained the love of lovers of concerts and cultural events in the open air.

June

Festival of heavy music “Tusk”

In Helsinki from 26 to 28 June will be held a Grand festival, which traditionally gathers fans of heavy music from all over Europe. An event will be held at the former suvilahti power plant in the capital Suomi three kilometres from the city centre and brings together the best of Finnish and international artists “difficult” genre. On the first day of the concerts will go from 14 to 23 hours, the second from 13 to 23 and in the third — from 14 to 22. Also at the festival you can purchase merchandise and clothing in the style of “metal”. This year the event will be held for the seventeenth time.

Tickets: ticket price for one day starts from 70 euros for two days — from 100 euros for three days — from 125 euros.

From 22 to 28 June will be held in Imatra famous jazz festival Imatra Big Band Festival. It was first held in 1983 and since then it is regularly speak Finnish and foreign Continue reading

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Brazil is a country of carnivals
Carnival in Rio is one of the craziest festivals in the world. He staggers a kaleidoscope of brilliant colors, crazy looseness and flexibility of Nude dancers, and the heart makes…

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Famous carnivals
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Festivals in Hong Kong
Calendar Chinese and Western festivals Festival dragon boat This bright sports festival, richly flavored with Chinese customs. Boat competition in the form of dragons, drumming and traditional rice pyramids in…

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