Top 10 unusual festivals in the world
Travel abroad — is not only a chance to relax, to see the local sights, but also a chance to get on a Grand, unusual and colorful festivals. Some of…

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Summer festivals is an important event in the cultural life of France
  Theatre, dance, music. Summer is the perfect time to participate in cultural events and numerous festivals taking place throughout France. After "Cherbourg spring" and the festival "Night of Fourviere",…

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Holidays in October

 

In October holidays quite a lot – more than three dozen.

Among them are purely professional. For example, teachers Day, celebrated on 5 October. It is a celebration of all Russians: all in school or continue to do it, and am proud of those who gave or gives a start in life, attaching to a variety of knowledge. School October 5, full color, well-dressed children, parents and, of course, teachers themselves. Teachers sound warm greetings and good wishes from all present.

To professional holidays include world post day, the Day of the Riot, the Day of the army in Russia, etc.

At the same time in October and have a few unusual holidays, for example international smile day, which is celebrated at the beginning of the month. Associated with the emergence of the Internet in our lives in General smiley – yellow smiling faces, made in ten minutes modest American artist Harvey bell. Smiley was even stolen, and became the trademark of the company, which has branches all over the world. But often they are those who travel around the World wide web. Communicating with each other in the network, we actively use happy, sad, puzzled and with other mines on the face emoticons.

But the international day of older persons at the beginning of October and the Day of the grandparents at the end of it interact Continue reading

10 weird festivals, the sequel

 

In honor of the official animal of Alaska in a small town there is a strange festival. In the framework of a large number of moose dung runs on a balloon in the air, and then is discharged downward. I’m not sure I understand the rules of this competition, but in case of contact with droppings in a sign on earth the winner receives a prize of $ 1,000. In addition, during unusual events, live music, sport contests and works fair where you can buy jewelry made from natural, environmentally friendly moose droppings. Just romance!

Boring – mud festival (South Korea)

Every summer in the South Korean city of Boring (Boryeong) is an unusual festival. Its history is very young, first time this event happened in 1998, and in 2006 to participate and look at mud fights has arrived one and a half million people. Specially near the town dug the dirt, brought in specially prepared place, the so-called “Mud Experience Land” where any participant of the festival can heartily to stick dirt on your neighbor

The Moors against the Christians (Spain)

In the mountain town Alcoy in Spain for three days – 22, 23 and 24 April festival occurs continuously-reconstruction of the famous Continue reading

Where to go in September: 6 main festivals of the month

 

September many call the best month for travel. At this time the weather is pleasant, but yesterday crowded areas are not so crowded. As an added bonus – low prices and lots of seasonal holidays. What events are worth seeing in September?

Santa Tecla (Spain)

Tarragona

The feast of Santa Tecla – noisy and fun event in Tarragona. It is devoted to the patroness of the city and each time transforms Tarragona, filling its streets with life. Santa Tecla is considered intangible property of the whole of Spain. The roots of these celebrations go in the XIV century, when originated all major festive rituals. In the processions through the streets of Tarragona bring together musicians, dressed in the costumes the actors, dancers.

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The most famous element of Santa Tecla – construction of a living tower. Participants stand to each other on the shoulders, trying to break last year’s records. There will be a lot of shows, performances and competitions, which are guaranteed to appeal to tourists.

Tarragona

The historical regatta (Italy)

In the beginning of the month Venice traditionally becomes the venue of the regatta. The canals of the city like back in the XV century, and the crews dressed in period costumes, are trying not just to win – at least Continue reading