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…

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Meet autumn nature – festivals and master classes in the Metropolitan parks weekend 21st and 22nd of September
City parks has prepared an interesting program this weekend. There is entertainment and for sports enthusiasts and for lovers of literature. You can also listen to street musicians, to look…

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10 most bizarre festivals

 

Every year thousands of people gather to take part and look at really unusual festivals. The roots of many of these celebrations have deep roots embedded in the old days, but some still young. Although all the festivals are completely different, one thing they have in common: the singularity.

Tomatina

On the last Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of buñol going 9000 local and 20000-40000 visitors to throw at each other with tomatoes in honor of the virgin Mary and St. Louis Bertrand, the patron Saint of the city. This tradition has existed since 1940 gg, although under the rule of Franco was suspended. According to the rules of the festival begins only after someone climb up on a wooden pole with a height of 2 floors, pre-lubricated with soap. At the top of the post daredevil expects pork ham (jamon). Then begins firing on the participants from their water cannons, and on the streets emit 100 tons of tomatoes. Women dressed in white, and the men no shirt. After the battle, the walls of the surrounding houses become red and tomato goo on the pavement reaches the ankles.

Cheese slalom

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The weirdest festivals of the world

People who are used to their culture, holidays, other peoples seem to be amazing, and often strange. To understand the traditions of other people you just have to try not to limit yourself to just their culture.

However, a series of events and competitions, typical of those or other Nations, is truly amazing and unusual, which will be discussed below.

It is worth considering that many of the competition so unusual and fun that they resemble more festivities, because the victories are not as important, participants are much more fun to relax and just talk.

The Celebration Of “Las Payas”. In the Spanish city of Valencia from 14 to 19 March takes place this festival that attracts thousands of tourists. During his daily 14 hours begins the “mascletá”, during which there are competitions of pyrotechnics on the ground, and in the dark in the sky fireworks are launched. The climax of the holiday is the ceremony La Cremá, during which burn specially prepared a huge stuffed animals and figures. This festival attracts up to 2 million tourists that more of the city’s population more than 2 times.

World mountain oysters. In the city near the Texas festival is held, which actually has nothing to do with oysters. The fact that Continue reading

10 most bizarre festivals

Every year thousands of people gather to take part and look at really unusual festivals. The roots of many of these celebrations have deep roots embedded in the old days, but some still young. Although all the festivals are completely different, one thing they have in common: the singularity.

On the last Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of buñol going 9000 local and 20000-40000 visitors to throw at each other  tomatoes in honor of the virgin Mary and St. Louis Bertrand, the patron Saint of the city. This tradition has existed since 1940 gg, although under the rule of Franco was suspended. According to the rules of the festival begins only after someone climb up on a wooden pole with a height of 2 floors, pre-lubricated with soap. At the top of the post daredevil expects pork ham (jamon). Then begins firing on the participants from their water cannons, and on the streets emit 100 tons of tomatoes. Women dressed in white, and the men no shirt. After the battle, the walls of the surrounding houses become red and tomato goo on the pavement reaches the ankles.

Cheese festival takes place every may in Glocestershire, UK. During the festival, with a steep descent down the hill head cheese, which run hundreds Continue reading