The Best summer tours
  A day trip on a comfortable bus includes: guide, lunch, walk through the ancient city, visiting churches and temples in the city, free time and access to the beach…

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Program of the new year's festivities in downtown St. Petersburg
This year for St. Petersburgers and guests of the city has prepared the most interesting holiday program – concerts, festivals, riding a roller coaster and the music festival of light…

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Summer festivals

Each time, their advantages, but the summer – the most vivid and exciting time, and summer festivals – much more than all the days in a year. It was at this time in France take the Bastille, in Tokyo celebrating the day of the sunflowers in California go round horses in Belgium are built of sand in Pamplona bulls fire, in Kyrgyzstan, sing songs, and at the London launch balls. And it all happens in our photo review 10 great summer of festivals and celebrations.

Summer sunflower festival in Tokyo

Sunflower – one of the summer colors, and therefore it is logical that in Japan commend him on floral summer festival. Spend it in the suburbs of the Japanese capital for three days in late July. This year, blooming sunflowers came to admire 200 thousand people!

Festival of Mitama and lanterns

In East Asia experts not only in colors but also in lanterns – you can confirm this at least for the Taiwan lantern festival. But the celebration takes place in the spring, and the festival of Mitama in Japan – summer, and lanterns on it no less. Even more – after all, they symbolize the souls of the dead ancestors, and the ancestors in Japan is very revered. The festival – one of the most quiet, and at the same Continue reading

The MOST UNUSUAL FESTIVALS of the WORLD

 

What holidays do not invented by mankind during the period of its existence. There are professional, religious, national, and there is unusual. Here are some of them will be discussed in today’s news.

Thailand. Monkey Banquet

Each year, about 600 monkeys enjoying luxury “Royal” lunch only arranged for the primates. For animals serves a huge buffet with a variety of fruits and vegetables. A feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.

Philippines. Festival piglets…

The province is a major supplier of pork in the Philippines and on this occasion there place for the annual carnival costumed pigs. Animals dress up and decorate: “girls” paint sponge, dress Quinceanera dresses and crowned with a crown. “Boys” flaunt in Maritime suits, clown outfits or suits.

Spain. Tomato carnage…

On special trucks to the site of the battle bring a “weapon” – about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. Rules of battle: you can throw tomatoes at anyone, but it is impossible to tear the opponents clothes and throw something other than tomatoes. By the end of the battle wash area with hoses, participants bathe in specially installed for that bathroom stall or just go to the river.

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Festivals and celebrations of the world

 

Each country has a rich history, holidays and traditions. If you are planning a trip to another state, want to immerse yourself in a new culture and get a feel of its atmosphere – choose the time for festivals! Visit on the holidays of the peoples of the world, and you will get an unforgettable experience.

In all countries consistently report some important developments ranging from small home gatherings in the family circle, to massive festivals on a national scale. Here is a list of the most exciting holidays of the world.

One of the largest festivals in the world takes place in sultry Argentina in early January and is called “the Carnival of the country”. By the beginning of the holiday you can take your time, because it lasts for two months: from the first Saturday of January to the first Saturday of March. From year to year it is conducted in Gualeguaychú. There are a lot of tourists from all over the world to see the parade of beautiful dancers in bright costumes and become part of this holiday, filled with smiles and fiery South American dances.

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