A journey through the world — class, definitely interesting. However, sleepy lying on the warm sand at the sea not interesting for everyone. For people who prefer vivid impressions, offers this collection of unusual festivals of the world.
The winter festival of lights
If you happen to visit the Japanese city of Kuwana, be sure to visit the local Botanical garden. In mid-November when the leaves fall, the garden is decorated with numerous (over seven million) bulbs emerging in the patterns of striking beauty. Lasts this extravaganza until mid-March.
When held . November-March
The Venice carnival is the oldest in Europe. In 2015 to celebrate it will be from 15 February to 4 March. Circus companies and artists-fans consider it an honor to perform at the Carnival (spelled with a capital letter). There is an atmosphere of lightheartedness and fun. However not all so is simple: actually, this mystical celebration, full of symbolism and interesting excursions into the pagan past.
Where . Venice, Italy
When will . always before the 40-day lent before Easter (2015, February 15-March 4)
International balloon festival in the US
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A typical feature of the Cologne carnival is a political satire. Goes to everyone: Obama, Berlusconi and, of course, Putin.
In Cologne severely kidding about the policies that are to nice invite gays to Las Palmas all the same “bury” sardine, and in Venice and Rio de Janeiro once again preparing for large-scale festivities. What is the carnival of the world you visit in February?
Where: Rio dejaneiro, Brazil
When: March 5-8
Features: Samba, Afro-American music, free condoms
The feast of Eros and generous Orgy – one of the Central events of world entertainment. The world famous parade in the Sambodrome includes a huge platform installations with the participation of dancers, figures from papier-mache, drum music. Like Venice, to Carnaval in Rio is loved by celebrities – last year Madonna partied in the company of a younger boyfriend Jesus Luz (then she came to Brazil to meet his mother) and Eugene Gudz, and Gerard Butler. Despite the alarming reports that in Samba city is lit carnival props, the authorities in Rio confirm – the carnival will be held on their own.
Where: Venice, Italy
When: 26 February-8 March
Features: the hymn written by Pierre Continue reading
Instead Of “Christmas Tree” – “Kissmas Tree”. 15-meter tree, which is lit from kissing, installed in one of the shopping centres in Central London. She, explain the authors, is decorated with 50 thousands of LEDs, which are used for combustion energy of a kiss.
To tree flickered with red and white lights, pair needs to stand under the mistletoe, which is part of the exposition, and, while holding on to kiss. Under the Christmas tree installed an electronic scoreboard, which shows the number of kisses. For every kiss sponsors installation unfastened particular amount in the piggy Bank charitable Foundation for the support of young people in the UK.
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The most eco-friendly
Christmas tree made of bicycles, donated by the owners for reprocessing, established in Sydney. In her collection and the installation took eight weeks and a hundred bikes. The height of the tree exceeds seven meters.
To give the tree a more natural look, Bicycle frame painted green paint, and the wheels are painted in different colors, turning them into a kind of semblance of Christmas Continue reading