In Thailand is the huge number of holidays is a tradition that everything here carefully observe and honor. Also festivals: some very fun and colorful, other – formal and majestic. But, whatever the festival, or holiday, in any case, having been on it, you get a lot of positive, memorable experiences. Will tell you about some holidays and festivals.
National holiday Makha Puja Thais celebrate when there’s a full moon in the third lunar month. Usually this holiday is celebrated in late February or early March. This holiday is connected with the events in Buddha’s life – in that day 1250 followers of the Buddha, not saying a word, came to him from different parts of the country to hear him preach. This day considers public holiday throughout the country. Thais should be sure to make this day any honest work. And after sunset, Thai people come to churches with candles and flowers to honor the memory of the Buddha and his followers.
Very popular fishing in Phuket – addictive and amazing pastime, when hundreds of anglers competing for the biggest caught the trophy.
Festival of flowers. Every year during the second week of February from Friday to Sunday in Thailand is a festival of colors. Continue reading
Travel abroad — is not only a chance to relax, to see the local sights, but also a chance to get on a Grand, unusual and colorful festivals. Some of them are so unusual and unique that this show will not leave indifferent any single visitor such a wonderful event. Let us for a moment, immerse yourself in a little world of ugliness and fun.
1. Festival of crying children
Tight and huge Japanese men with loincloths always caused fear among ordinary citizens. Imagine what it’s like to have one-year-olds. not only see them, but are in their hands. It is a sad spectacle to see at the annual Japanese festival Konaki Sumo, whose main task — to make babies cry in the hands of a sumo wrestler. The baby who cries first, and will be the winner of the unusual competition. The slogan of the festival was an ancient Japanese wisdom that crying children grow faster.
2. Festival of drinking fish
Despite such a strange name, it should not be taken literally. The fact is that long ago, in Belgium, in the city of Geraardsbergen, celebrated the feast called Brakelines. It is dedicated to the siege of that city. In this day people give citizens Continue reading
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
the “Prague spring”, “the Smetana litomyšl”, “Hukvaldy Janacek”, international music festival in český Krumlov international organ festival in Olomouc or “strings of autumn” – this is only the most significant music festivals in the Czech Republic. In addition to them annually a number of other traditional music events. And each of them has its own unique atmosphere.
the “Prague spring” is an integral part of national culture
International music festival “Prague spring” will be held this year on may 12 – 2 June. His concerts will be held at the prestigious state rooms, exclusive and unusual places of Prague. It will be attended by prominent Czech and foreign musicians. At the solemn opening ceremony will feature, as always, symphonic poem, B. Sour cream “My home”, this time performed by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.
The second oldest, yet forever young festival «Smetana Litomysl”
The second oldest music festival in the Czech Republic is an international Opera festival «Smetana Litomysl”, which is held annually in the homeland of classic Czech music composer bedřich Smetana. The program consists primarily of the Opera, operas in concert performance and gala concerts, oratorios, cantatas and song Continue reading
in St. Petersburg, in the Fort of Emperor Alexander I (Gulf of Kronstadt), in the course of one night will host the international festival FortDance.
Headlining the festival this year will be: Armin Van Buuren, Roger Sanchez, Hernan Cattaneo, Gui Boratto, Rex The Dog, Moonbootica, SCSI-9, and specially invited guest from the UK Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1).
It evolved from a private art project to mass cultural event, the Festival FortDance became one of the most striking events in the life of international dance-music community.
Every year (since 2000) thousands of fans of electronic sounds and music lovers from Russia and Abroad flock to the shores of the Gulf of Finland on the legendary piece of architecture, a symbol of the power of Russia postperovskite era – the historic Fort Alexander I.
Participants of the festival:
* Armin Van Buuren – trance music legend, cult mixes “A State Of Trance” and founder of his own label, Armada.
* Herman Cattaneo – the temperamental Argentine representative of the new wave of Progressive House, unique artist, the first attempt caught in the global ranking of the best DJs.
* Roger Sanchez – house Continue reading