The world's best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian.
  1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica. This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere.…

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The Rating of the famous carnival
  Vibrant festivals held in the streets, called carnivals. Today in almost every country, a colorful procession with the participation of a large number of people. Some holidays are shocking…

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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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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 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”

September 10

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)

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Feast of the stomach: an Unusual gastronomic festivals in the world

 

At these festivals do not organize gastronomic tours. Many of them are out of reach of most tourist cities, many of them are so crazy that not everyone is a foreigner to them will stick.

But, maybe that’s good, because these food festivals continue to be original and not touristoriented, the same as Oktoberfest. On them you can see how truly, selflessly locals having fun. Although, not the fact that the average citizen of these: to ride a watermelon and eat bugs in chocolate need to have a thirst for adventure and a particularly strong stomach.

1.Festival of the testicles, Clinton, Montana, USA

That’s the main hero of the occasion. Already fried. Photo: Rob Evans

In addition to the annual festival of the testicles in Montana these holidays have in Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana. As you know, the specialty of the event — the testes, namely fried bullish, beer-soaked, marinated and testicles just fries. If you want to try all the Goodies, for $ 5 you can get “egg plate”, with different types.

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