Pagan holidays in July
Deliver me from the predatory hands and from foreign peoples power. Their speech is full of vanity, scourge. Hand them leads us bow! — these words still Lomonosov, more relevant…

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Festival the Forge of happiness
  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…

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Ten unusual holidays of the world

 

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

Venice carnival

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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10 most bizarre festivals

 

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.

Tomatina

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 slalom

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The MOST UNUSUAL TREES in the WORLD

 

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