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.
Every year thousands of people gather to take part and look at really unusual festivals. The roots of many of these celebrations have deep roots embedded in the old days, but some still young. Although all the festivals are completely different, one thing they have in common: the singularity.
On the last Wednesday of August in the Spanish town of buñol going 9000 local and 20000-40000 visitors to throw at each other with tomatoes in honor of the virgin Mary and St. Louis Bertrand, the patron Saint of the city. This tradition has existed since 1940 gg, although under the rule of Franco was suspended. According to the rules of the festival begins only after someone climb up on a wooden pole with a height of 2 floors, pre-lubricated with soap. At the top of the post daredevil expects pork ham (jamon). Then begins firing on the participants from their water cannons, and on the streets emit 100 tons of tomatoes. Women dressed in white, and the men no shirt. After the battle, the walls of the surrounding houses become red and tomato goo on the pavement reaches the ankles.
Cheese festival takes place every may in Glocestershire, UK. During the festival, with a steep descent down the hill head Continue reading
We invite You to the most striking and unusual festival this fall, “the Forge of happiness”!
On 10 and 11 September 2011 . from 10.00 to 19.00, in the city of Kronstadt, will host the festival of blacksmith art and female beauty “Forge of happiness.”
Address of festival: Kronshtadt, Leningradskaya str., 2. Playground near the Museum of the history of Kronstadt
The aim of the festival “the Forge of happiness”: the return of the women and men of their original purpose: to women to be a Muse, men metal forging and women’s happiness.
Within two days 100 best blacksmiths and metal artists from Russia, Norway, Finland, USA, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Moldova will be chanting in the fire and metal female beauty.
The festival program “the Forge of happiness”
12.00 – opening ceremony of the festival. Sanctification. The chaining in the shackles of happiness honoured guests. Balloon launch. BIG BAND Sergey Husyatyn – “the anvil Concert for orchestra” (WORLD’s First!)
12.20 – tour of the exhibition with the view.
12.40 – history – forging in Russia, jokes and jokes, poll the public announcement of the program
13.00 – 13.30 – Ensemble Samovar
13.30 – group “Memphis”
13.40 – Michael Nazarov (magic tricks)
14.00 – 14.20 – Forge antics (interview with Continue reading