10 most colorful carnivals of the world
  As it is strange, but February is the most festive month of the year . The thing is that this month, around the world are the most memorable carnivals,…

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Calendar of holidays and events for the week of 14 to 20 September
    Calendar of holidays and events for the week of 14 to 20 September will reveal information about important and significant holidays of the Church calendar, the people's will,…

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Beautiful holidays of the world

 

Section on how to make the New year a warm family holiday one to remember

Section is devoted to the family traditions of Christmas and Christmastide

History, customs, traditions of celebrating the holiday

Day of Fatherland defenders

International women’s day

For many years now, the 8th of March it fills our life with more romance, love and happy moments. On this day, our men do knightly deeds, give flowers and belong to us as mistresses, princesses, Queens. And so you want to March 8 was every day and never run out.

The event of Christ’s Resurrection is the greatest Christian holiday. This is the Feast of feasts and Triumph of triumphs, the sign of victory over sin and death and the beginning of the world, redeemed and sanctified by the Lord Jesus Christ. This feast is called the Passover, that is, the Day on which he accomplished our the gas from death to life and from earth to Heaven.

The day of family, love and fidelity

Beautiful summer festival, owes its appearance to the inhabitants of the city of Moore.

The day of knowledge, the most important holiday for first-graders.

The first holiday snowstorm

A very long time there was no snow. For the whole of November, cloudy and rainy, Continue reading

The Mystery of illusions

 

1. Holiday “Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain)

Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascleta” – competition of pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Crema – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.

2. World championship “Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA)

Close to Texas in may championship “mountain oysters”… actually oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits the one who is best going to fry them. Judges will evaluate everything: the appearance of the cooked food as it is served, the aroma and taste. According to these criteria and selects the winner.

3. Bega cheese rolling Cheese Rolling at Cooper’s Hill (the town of Cooper’s hill, UK)

In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head cheese starts down the slope, after which the participants begin his persecution. The winner is the first Continue reading

Unusual festival of LOI Krathong in Thailand

 

Surely, you have heard that in the land of smiles during the year notes any unusual holidays. This Thai New year – Songkran Day and pineapple, and Makha Bucha, the rocket festival, flower festival and many others, in an unusual celebration. And if you’re going to relax in Thailand from Belgorod in the month of November, you will have the unique opportunity to attend the festival of LOI Krathong.

The LOI Krathong festival/Loi Krathong is celebrated each year across the country and in some regions bordering Burma and Laos. Speaking generally, it is a celebration of the spirits of water and light. He is being held in the dark under a full moon in November. At this time in Thailand across the country celebrated the flood and the rivers reach its maximum strength. And since in the Northern regions of the hot season and the rainy season are most pronounced, it is best to visit during the celebration of the festival in the Northern capital city of Chiang Mai.

In the literal translation from Thai language the word ” loi ” means “float” and “krathong” -“the boat leaves from banana trees”. According to the traditions, boats-krathongs shall be made from the leaves of a banana tree and decorated with flowers. But modern krathongs, often made from Continue reading