Every year in the fall of the year in most of the cities of Finland organised by local authorities thematic events that are associated with the fashion industry. At such events, you see the following:
– fashion brands provide an opportunity for ordinary people to see their new collections;
– model Agency engaged in organizing demonstrations product leading brands;
stylists, makeup artists and hair stylists ready to show everyone their skills;
– in stores and shopping centers pass sales last year things are exhibited in the halls of the fashion trends of the season.
20 September – festival “Night of fashion”
This event is held twice a year in the town of Kouvola in the autumn and spring periods. In 2013 this event was the 10-th under the account. During this period of time “Night of fashion” is one of the most revered festivals of the city, for locals and visiting tourists. Most often visited by the tourists from the Russian Federation.
The name of the holiday (“Night of fashion”) is due to the fact that the peak of the event comes late in the evening. In honor of this event boutiques, clothing stores and footwear Continue reading
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
Many foreigners regard Spain as a country of eternal holiday, and it’s hard to disagree. The Spaniards, being very cheerful, sociable and creative people came up with many unusual holidays and festivals, which are still surprising and of great interest to tourists. Stay 5 most interesting holidays Spain:
Tomatina in Spain
La Tomatina (Spanish “La Tomatina”) is one of the most famous and unusual festivals in Spain since 1945 in the small town of Buñol (Bunol) 40 km. from Valencia. Tomatina is not just a celebration with fireworks, dancing and contests, but a real tomato battle, which is traditionally held in the last week of August.
Photos of La Tomatina festival in Spain 2014
The main part of the festival begins with a special signal from the town hall, after which appear the main square trucks loaded to the brim with ripe tomatoes – and they serve as projectiles. The goal of fun is quite simple – you need to slightly crush the tomatoes, scatter them as much as possible the number of participants and try not to get under fire, although to stay clean during the battle almost impossible.
In a two-hour battle, attended by about 40 thousand people and destroyed more than 100 tons of tomatoes. The festival ends Continue reading
Fabulous, magical, mysterious – that’s all it is: New year. Most popular on our planet celebration, a time to make wishes. And make them come true, — be sure to follow the usual traditions. How on Earth exists nationalities, so many rituals of celebrating the New year. Consider the most interesting and amusing customs.
Emotional Italians and new year’s eve in his repertoire: in order to avoid the burden of the past and start with a clean slate, they are getting rid of junk and old furniture. And quite an unusual way: throw out the balconies. So go at this time near Italian unsafe houses: suddenly it will be not just a leaky pan, and the couch… Russian children wait for Santa Claus, and Italian at night while they sleep, fairy Befana comes. If the child behaved in the old year well, she gets hung by the fireplace empty stockings with sweets. But the prankster in the morning will find instead of gifts only embers.
But in France there is a Santa Claus. and his name is Pere Noel. He also reluctantly shown to the children on the eye, but loves to give them gifts, furtively filling their shoes. New year’s eve the most emblematic French treats table — pie baked inside Bob. The finder will be lucky the whole year, and during the celebration Continue reading
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