Festival of the Nibelungs (Die Nibelungen-Festspiele – “Di Nibelungen Festspiele”) opened in in worms (Worms) is one of the most important centers of intellectual, cultural and political events in Europe.
From the beginning the festival was a great success, and for several years was the most popular outdoor festival. On the steps in front of an impressive Vormskyy the Imperial Cathedral (Kaiserdom – “Kaiserdom”) gathers the most famous actors of theatre, film and television and show the diversity that carries the legacy of the Nibelungs.
All German media at the time of the festival only write about the impressive performances of this event. Every year it gathers more than 230 000 viewers watching live performances, and millions of TV viewers watching the performances on home screens or screens of the city.
The origins of the festival — the song of the Nibelungs
Many medieval traditions of the report of the Nibelungs (Nibelungen). The Nibelungs were the guardians of treasures. Their glorified all over the world work “the Song of Nibelungen” (Nibelungenlied – “Nibelungenlied”). It tells the story of how the treasure of the Nibelungs from the king and his sons Continue reading
Life is interesting in itself, and the presence in it of various holidays and traditions make it even brighter. In each country, and sometimes in each city, there are a number of habits and rituals prevalent among the population. Their diversity is a genuine interest, because many of the existing traditions have ancient roots, and compliance with them is sometimes like a theatrical performance. Of course, many traditions of the peoples of the world formed on the basis of ancient and modern beliefs of a country.
The traditions of the peoples of the world
1. India is one of the most religious countries in the world. Almost every day there are the ceremonies for the deities, recall their exploits, they are offerings. This great living tradition, which is accompanied by a daily mini-rituals. Major holidays are distinguished by their brightness and spontaneity. One of the most cheerful and interesting can be called the birthday of Lord Ganesha – son of Shiva’s elephant-headed. The main tradition of this event, which takes place in August-September, is the preparation of various sweets, which are presented to the deity and then eaten in the whole family.
2. Colorful and can be called the traditions associated with the celebration of the Birthday of the Buddha. Continue reading
Popular foreign service PrivateFly conducted a survey among pilots, travelers and aviation professionals, with the purpose to find out which airport the world’s most beautiful? In this case it was considered that the design and architecture of the terminal buildings, and the appearance on the runway and surrounding terrain during takeoff and landing. And today we bring you the results of this survey and a list of 8 of the most beautiful airports in the world.
To go to the Maldives is the dream of many Russians, fortunately book tour there you can even from Irkutsk, visiting, for example. Attract tourists in this country, gorgeous beaches and warm waters of the Indian ocean, and a nice addition to a holiday in Paradise can become a landing on one of the most scenic airports in the world, located in the capital of malé.
Innsbruck Airport, Austria
Innsbruck airport is located 5 km from the centre of the capital of the Austrian Tyrol. Situated in a mountain valley makes landing here not only stunning beauty, but also extremely difficult technically. It is the largest airport in Western Austria, which takes each year almost 1 million passengers.
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