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
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
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