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 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.
Brazil…. At the mention of the name in my head immediately draw pictures…football, capoeira, and…. Carnival! Carnival in the capital of Brazil — is the calling card of the country, it’s like the Eiffel tower in Paris, or the waterfall Salto angel in Venezuela, or the Red light district in Amsterdam.
Carnival is a festival of fun, which does not leave indifferent any resident of this country and tourists who came at this time to Brazil. Is the effect of these things every year, usually in February or early March. The date is chosen for 47 days before Easter, and the date always falls on a Tuesday. But the fact that the date of the carnival one day, doesn’t prevent to have fun and dance all week, starting from Friday need It you should consider going to this event, in this instance, is 2014, the carnival will begin on Friday 28 February.
For those who want to ever see or even take part in the procession, the date of the carnival in Brazil:
2014 – March 4
2015 February 17
2016 – February 9,
2017 – 28 February
2018 – February 13
I think everyone understands that if you are going to visit the country at this time, book accommodation (even just a bed in a hostel), tickets to the carnival, etc. need very much in advance!
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During a tourist trip to Poland, you can meet. the culture of different parts of the globe. On numerous festivals, often with long traditions and high prestige, very willingly artists come from many countries – from the virtuosos of classical music, jazz musicians, masters of happening, the experimental theatre Directors to representatives of the exotic to European folklore. All are unanimous in stressing the exceptionally warm welcome and a very emotional reaction to the Polish public.
The Jewish culture festival in Krakow
Every year in June, the streets, squares and buildings of Krakow Kazimierz filled with a crowd of thousands of guests and participants of the Festival of Jewish culture. He gets every year for 12 years, and during this relatively short period it has managed to gain fame as one of the most interesting festivals in the world. Thousands of tourists come to Kazimierz from different countries of the world. The festival programme encompasses music, dance, cinema, theater, visual art, literature and workshops in singing and crafts. In addition, those interested can learn how to prepare dishes of the Jewish cuisine and to undergo a crash course of learning the languages Yiddish and Hebrew. Continue reading