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.
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During the three years of its existence, “Qiev Dance” gathered gold sign “Q” more than 25 of the most famous artists and DJs of the world, about 30 thousand visitors, an immeasurable number of smiles, positive emotions from headliners and visitors.
Qiev Dance 2007 for the first time for all history of its existence, will become the Carnival! carnival the concept of this event is not accidental: the musicians come from different countries, playing different kinds of music with completely different charisma, but United by one idea – to give Kiev a real spectacle of emotions. Carnival discoveries, carnival adventure, carnival music – everyone is sure to find something for their soul. Romantic sunsets, full of madness, dawn party, carnival in Rio, with its hot rhythms, suntanned girls in the most sexy and colourful costumes – swirling, laughing, dancing to the music. – this is what formed the basis of the carnivalesque to the concept of the festival.
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