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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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
The annual festival volunteers and friends “Be Good” is designed for those who want to make this world just a little better. “Be good” is part of the legendary team of the festival ’s Empty Hills” who decided to give a summer celebration for all volunteers. “Be good” is several thousand participants, a whole city of tents in the woods, hundreds of lights, thousands of good votes, workshops, endless fire-show, nightly movie screenings under the stars, as well as live music on several stages. The festival of music all formats: from ethnics to Blues, from rock to trance. The festival also offers secured Parking, fair souvenir and ethnic products, many taverns and coffee shops and more. The festival’s goal is to make became more good people willing to help this world become better.
Each year the festival come by the good people of Kaluga, Tula, Moscow, Bryansk and other regions.
When and where?
This year “Be good ” 2013″ will be held from 27 to 30 June in the vicinity of rural settlements “Berezovsky” (Suvorov district, Tula region), 82 km from Kaluga. Coordinates: Longitude: 36.40113 Latitude: 54.024713. Location map