The Time magazine presented a series of photographs entitled The World’s Wackiest Holidays, devoted to the most unusual holidays and festivals from different corners of our planet.
Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol, Continue reading
Today, there are a number of festivals spirits, which are held around the world. Each festival has its own interesting and has a unique atmosphere that attracts many people wishing to take part in them. We offer you to get acquainted with the most interesting festivals of spirits in the world.
1. The great American beer festival
This festival is considered the largest beer festivals and it is held annually in America in the highlands of Denver. This event lasts three days, and you can visit it during the period between mid September and early October.
Ticket price is $ 80 for tourists and only $ 25 for sober drivers. The event itself is a public tasting delicious Beers from small Breweries and private competition.
2. Wine festival Haro
Festival Haro is held annually on 29 June in the province of La Rioja, Spain, and more like a wet t-shirt contest, soaked in wine.
All the participants come out on this day early in the morning on the street, dressed in white robes and red scarves and head, grabbing a bottle of wine, to the hills of Binio. There all over each other with wine, and then go to watch Continue reading
Summer in Europe is inextricably associated with music festivals. Let’s see what Europe will be the biggest and most interesting music festivals in 2011.
Rock festival Roskilde ( Roskilde), Denmark
This festival of rock music — the biggest music scene in Northern Europe.
When is Roskilde: in 2011 the festival will be held from 30 June to 3 July with the participation of Arctic Monkeys, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, PJ Harvey and TV On The Radio.
Music festival Bestfest (Bestfest), Bucharest, Romania
The largest music festival in Romania, which takes place on the field near the lake ten minutes from the airport of Bucharest. Great musicians, great location and cheap beer or three main components, which attract many music lovers.
When is Bestfest: in 2011, this festival will occur on July 1-3, among the headliners Skunk Anansie, Mika, Asian Dub Foundation, Pendulum and Roger Sanchez.
The music festival Optimus of Aliv ( Optimus Alive), Passeio Marí timo de Algé s, Lisbon, Portugal
When will Optimus of Eliv . in 2011, this festival will be held from 6 to 9 July and will be attended by Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Blondie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Kaiser Chiefs, Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Iggy, the Stooges and many others.
Festival Exit ( Exit), Serbia