Israeli festivals and holidays
  When the Israelites asked about cultural and religious values of the Jewish festivals, they say, “Look at it this way: tried to kill us, we survived, let's eat”. The…

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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 Most unusual cities in the world

 

Source translation for mixstuff – Xenia Gusakova

I assume that you live in an unusual city? Looking at our selection, you will most likely dramatically change your point of view.

Setenil de Las Bodegas, Cadiz, Spain

Starts our list of the most common of unusual cities, Setenil de Las Bodegas, which according to historians was developed from Moorish town near the river Rio the Trejo. This cute Patriarchal town is unique in that half-embedded in the cliff-side and half is on its top. Despite its small size, it attracts quite a large number of tourists, and specializes in the cultivation of various Mediterranean crops.

Roswell, new Mexico, USA

A small town in the state of new Mexico, also sometimes called “city of the UFO”. Local residents claim that unidentified flying objects are landing here since the forties, moreover, the city seems to be built around this phenomenon.

SIEVE. Innovative Ghost town, new Mexico, USA

This town was established as a pilot test site of the Center for innovation, testing and evaluation (Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation). There are no residents, the city’s infrastructure is only used to check security systems, innovations in water supply and other innovative urban Continue reading

Kiev Dance Carnival

 

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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Carnival in Rijeka: bright wires Croatian winter

 

W hen winter gradually gives way to the spring, before lent, the Croatian city of Rijeka, lights lights of one of the grandest carnivals of Europe . A vivid holiday perfectly combines the elegance and mystery of Venetian and Austrian carnivals, brightness Brazilian parades, as well as the natural purity and depth of native Slavic traditions. The lights of the carnival can not only melt the winter snow and ice, but also to warm the hearts of men, filling them with faith in the goodness and miracles. In its modern form, the carnival has been held since 1982, but in the Chronicles there is evidence that such holidays have been in these lands before. Blame the local nature. On the shores of the Adriatic has always lived and worked hardy, brave and funny people. For them, spring is the beginning of fishing, a new round of destiny. Living in direct dependence on the unpredictable sea the ancestors of the Croats sought to enlist the support of light of supernatural forces and scare away evil from their families and grief. Hence was born this colourful celebration, which received a new breath Continue reading