Once a year in some parts of the world come special days – bright, magical, and slightly crazy carnivals. Some, such as Brazilian carnival or the Spanish running of the bulls is well known to all; but you could never hear. And if you like «to party”, we bring to your attention the 20 most inimitable and large-scale festivals from around the world.
February 28 – March 4
Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Carnival in Venice, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in non-stop mode, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.
The second half of September to the first weekend in October
Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale analogues of Fes tiwala around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest beer festival in the world. In 2013, beer was sold for more than $96,178,668.
5 January – 5 February
Harbin international festival is the largest event of snow and ice in the world, where you can see a snow sculpture, height 3 meters, and building life-size, made of giant ice blocks.
September in Cyprus is the period of harvest. But it is time to “harvest” festivals. If you arrive on the island in September, be sure to take part in one of the many fun-filled activities . you can celebrate with the inhabitants of the island. After all Cypriots, like no other, able to enjoy life, despite all the crises and hardships.
The wine festival in Limassol
The most famous wine festival 2014 takes place from 28 August to 7 September. During this period, every evening, starting at 7 o’clock, at the Municipal Park of Limassol festive events dedicated to winemaking. Large winemakers bring their products for tasting . and festival guests have the opportunity not only to participate in the traditional pressure of the grapes with their feet, but also to listen to songs, watch performances of creative collectives of Cyprus and to try the best wines in Cyprus.
Entrance to the festival costs € 6 per adult, including a bottle of wine. Around the city also hosts events during the festival. For example, this year on Saturday ( 30 August) will be a parade of vintage cars .
From Nicosia . Larnaca and Paphos in the period of the festival is to deliver guests to Limassol. However, if you want to try the most interesting Continue reading
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
Balloon festival in Albuquerque, United States, held Continue reading