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
This summer, the Ukrainians are facing a pretty intense program of music festivals. I chose a few, in my opinion, the most interesting of them, among which every fan festival activities will find yourself the atmosphere, the music and the venue to taste.
The Festival «The Prophet» . which will be held on 17-18 July in the town of Smela of Cherkasy region, promises to be a major gathering of the year for metalheads from all over Ukraine. The festival will feature such monsters of hard rock as: Paradise Lost – British idols Gothic metal, thrash metal from Greece’s Suicidal Angels, Norwegian Trail of Tears, playing folk metal, and also Powerwolf from Germany, Dark Funeral from Sweden Gods Tower from Belarus, and Ukrainian command Fleshgore, Moria and Natural Spirit. Entrance to the festival will cost 250 USD. over the three days.
The festival «Taras Bulba» – not only one of the oldest music festivals in Ukraine (it was first held in 1991), as well as one of the most Patriotic. Popularization of Ukrainian music, culture and even local products among the youth – one of the main ideas of the festival, which is held annually near the ancient castle in Dubno Rivne region. From 16 to 18 July «Taras Bulba» continue to promote the young and little-known Continue reading
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 new moon of the year), lantern Festival (the first in the new year the full moon), when across the country millions of lanterns, which, according to legend, was escorted into another world souls of ancestors, descended on the earth to their loved ones to celebrate the New year. The holiday of “Two dozen” (Republic Day) is the anniversary of the Wuchang uprising, and many others. These days almost all buildings, city squares and streets are decorated in traditional style, across the country there are numerous fireworks and parades, music, dance and other lavish ceremony. Almost all traditional festivals are held according to the lunar calendar, so the date varies from year to year.
No less interesting and other events – Festival of the bells wind Kendin (January), Ice World (January-February), the Taiwan lantern Festival in Taichung, Kaohsiung and Taipei (February), the Festival sky lanterns, Pingsi (February), the Festival of the dragon in Miaoli (February), the Festival of the God of wealth (end of February) and the international book fair in Taipei (February). In March held a Festival song-Jing in Kaohsiung, birthday Meaning (the goddess of mercy, Continue reading