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…

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The world Begins the season of carnivals
  Carnival "peak" in the world falls on February and the first half of March. Although the Russians and the Belarusians have not yet caught up with the Europeans in…

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Dear Star Kids! Dear parents and leaders!

 

Bright the holiday season comes to an end. It is time for our Kids to prepare for a serious and important work! The fall season “Star Kids” is looking forward to meeting with young artists!

Below You can find and download the competition rules

Click on the button below, You will be able to fill in the application form. Application deadline: October 14 (Kiev tours) and 27 October (Kramatorsk tour)

This season, the organizing Committee plans to hold three of the festival. Two of them will be held in Kiev (24 and 25 October 2015 SEC “Dream Town 1”, PR-t Obolonskiy, 1-B) and one in Kramatorsk (8 November 2015. CTA, Park street, 12-A)

The sequence of actions for managers and parents.

Kiev tours (24 and 25 October)

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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 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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