Festivals and holidays in Taiwan
As in mainland China, in Taiwan, there are a huge number of various festive events. Especially popular traditional and public holidays – Chinese New year (first day of the first…

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The Best carnivals of the world
"Kanaval", "Mardi Gras", "Carnevale", "Fat-Tuesday", "Carnival" — different countries, different names… And yet, wherever there's been this wonderful holiday, it always means one thing — a giant street party. This…

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Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.

In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.

Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.

Holi — festival of colors in India

Holi, the festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods.

But certainly the most talked about event of the festival is the sprinkling each other with colored inks and dousing with water. All these colored powders are made from herbs, which in this period to help fight the spread of different spring virus.

Venice carnival

Every year Venice for 12 days turns into a giant stage with decorations for one of the grandest and most dazzling carnivals in the world. Unrestrained Continue reading

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

Famous culinary festivals in the world

If you are adventurous, you have the desire to try new foods and dishes from them — suggest you go on a journey you will have a gastronomic calendar. In the world every day in a country hosts a variety of culinary festivals and holidays, and about the most interesting and important of them we will tell you a little bit.

Hardly anyone of us will refuse to participate in Tomato in Spain or Orange battle in Italy. With passion pocketables tomatoes or oranges, you are a year in advance will receive a charge of vivacity and energy. Let’s start our journey… Recommended in early February to make a trip to Japan. Here you will find a spectacular sight in bean-throwing Day. Very has a long history of this holiday: beans fends away. Since those early days, when the winter comes spring, it is customary to roast on the fire beans and then scatter them around the house. And to be next year happy and healthy, you need to eat exactly as many pieces as you years.

In Iceland in mid-February, a festival of Entertainment and Food. Many people know that the Icelandic cuisine is so diverse because of the harsh climate and scarce flora and fauna. But it is most famous for the fact that all the dishes of this cuisine are prepared only with organic products. Chefs of Iceland at the festival serves only locally sourced ingredients. Continue reading