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…

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5 of the most famous carnivals in the world
  Carnival culture – a mixture of dance, song and costume ideas, which have their roots in Medieval times. People always wanted to feel freedom and independence from their jobs,…

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Carnival in Rio or carnival naked and sexy!

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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Holidays and festivals in Thailand

 

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.

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Top 10 unusual festivals in the world

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