To understand the full sweep of Argentina holidays, it’s worth noting that Argentina in their area is in second place after Brazil compared to other countries in South America.
Interestingly, while in the Northern part of the world coldest winter in Argentina hot summer is in full swing. It was in the month of January passes lush delightful carnival, comparable in scale and bling only Brazilian. Traditionally the main venue of the carnival is an Argentine city Gualeguaychu. This carnival festival is the longest in the world. Two months in the country are bright noisy ceremonial processions.
The Argentine carnival there is no specific name, he is simply called “Carnival of the country”.
Luxury elegant processions are held regularly every Saturday for two months, starting the first Saturday of January and ending the first Saturday of March. The culminating day of carnival is considered the third Saturday January. The entire carnival is the festive season in Argentina is called “sometimes love and carnivals”.
On the territory of Argentina in January attracts thousands of tourists to enjoy the fabulous festive spectacle, and a good rest. Of course, unforgettably colorful statement of smiling dancers with a wonderful and strong almost completely naked bodies, decorated with rhinestones, feathers and other Continue reading
The world’s best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian .
1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica . This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one.
The festival takes place 1-8 March
Nice carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held at Place Masséna.
The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March
Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing a fun, whimsical costumes singing and marching on the city.
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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