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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Limassol carnival
The city of Limassol is known not only as the largest port in Cyprus, but is considered a top place for entertainment on the island. And it is so. The…

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The newspaper ABC has chosen 12 of the best carnivals in Spain

 

In February in Spain, the carnival season begins. In large and small cities held celebrations – scale and not very modern and has a long history. The newspaper ABC has compiled a list of 12 most notable of them.

1. Santa Cruz de Tenerife

In 1980 the local carnival was declared a festival of international tourist interest. Among the activities especially a large procession through the streets of the city. It is believed that the carnival in Tenerife is the second in popularity after the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The period from 6 to 17 February.

2. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

As part of this carnival attracts special attention costume contest and performances by murgas – groups performing satirical verses on hot topics and carnival groups. The festival will last from 1 to 17 February.

3. Cadiz

The local carnival is also declared a festival of international tourist interest. Within it are various groups – choirs, carnival groups, quartets, etc. Time – from 7 to 17 February.

4. Badajoz

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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.

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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