world carnival puppets, feast of pizza, beer weekend, the festival of light – September rich with bright events, attracting tourists from around the world. We have compiled a selection of the most interesting festivals of September.
Carnival of marionettes in Jakarta
In the Indonesian capital Jakarta is hosting the world festival of puppets wayang. View the best puppet theaters in the world will go until 8 September. Puppet shows are held at several venues, including, landmarks, e.g., on the outskirts of the National monument on the square Monas, where performances take place all night long. The Central place on the festival stage allotted Indonesian wooden and leather puppets (wayang-Holek and wayang-kulit). Also features dolls from 45 countries, including Turkey, Bolivia, USA. Spain, Italy, Colombia, Thailand and Brazil. Puppet shows, as a rule, not only tell a story, but often are educational and philosophical subtext.
Feast of pizza in Naples
September 3 in Naples started the annual festival of Napoli Pizza Village, which runs until 8 September. One of the highlights of the festival is the world championship of pizza Trofeo Caputo (September 3-4). It will be attended by about 600 artists pizza from 47 countries. They will demonstrate 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
If someone has already removed the Christmas masks and costumes, only in vain tried. These wonderful things will come in handy again soon – on the other Parallels. Starts fun carnival time when the whole civilized world says goodbye to winter and welcomes spring.
The most impatient, presumably, live in Croatia. The city of Rijeka, organized the first Parade of ringers in January – and the fun will be for another month. February 18, planned Children’s carnival, and the largest parade will be held on February 26. I included by UNESCO in Spivak world cultural heritage of Dubrovnik is its carnival, plus adds a fun note February 3, the Day of St. Blaise, patron Saint of the city. And all of the southern Dalmatian coast walks – you can join for about 750 euros per week, and visa here to the Russians, which is very nice, not needed.
The French also qualitatively love to have fun before lent. From ancient times on the European carnivals chosen king amusing – “the most stupid fool”. These monarchical tradition is very strong in nice, where the whole carnival is called the “King of the movies” Continue reading