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…

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Program of the new year's festivities in downtown St. Petersburg
This year for St. Petersburgers and guests of the city has prepared the most interesting holiday program – concerts, festivals, riding a roller coaster and the music festival of light…

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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

The Nibelungen Festival in worms

Festival of the Nibelungs (Die Nibelungen-Festspiele – “Di Nibelungen Festspiele”) opened in in worms (Worms) is one of the most important centers of intellectual, cultural and political events in Europe.

From the beginning the festival was a great success, and for several years was the most popular outdoor festival. On the steps in front of an impressive Vormskyy the Imperial Cathedral (Kaiserdom – “Kaiserdom”) gathers the most famous actors of theatre, film and television and show the diversity that carries the legacy of the Nibelungs.

All German media at the time of the festival only write about the impressive performances of this event. Every year it gathers more than 230 000 viewers watching live performances, and millions of TV viewers watching the performances on home screens or screens of the city.

The origins of the festival — the song of the Nibelungs

Many medieval traditions of the report of the Nibelungs (Nibelungen). The Nibelungs were the guardians of treasures. Their glorified all over the world work “the Song of Nibelungen” (Nibelungenlied – “Nibelungenlied”). It tells the story of how the treasure of the Nibelungs from the king and his sons Continue reading

7 best festivals in September

 

​world carnival puppets, feast of pizza, beer weekend, the festival of light – September rich with bright events, attracting tourists from around the world. We have compiled a selection of the most interesting festivals of September.

Carnival of marionettes in Jakarta

In the Indonesian capital Jakarta is hosting the world festival of puppets wayang. View the best puppet theaters in the world will go until 8 September. Puppet shows are held at several venues, including, landmarks, e.g., on the outskirts of the National monument on the square Monas, where performances take place all night long. The Central place on the festival stage allotted Indonesian wooden and leather puppets (wayang-Holek and wayang-kulit). Also features dolls from 45 countries, including Turkey, Bolivia, USA. Spain, Italy, Colombia, Thailand and Brazil. Puppet shows, as a rule, not only tell a story, but often are educational and philosophical subtext.

Feast of pizza in Naples

September 3 in Naples started the annual festival of Napoli Pizza Village, which runs until 8 September. One of the highlights of the festival is the world championship of pizza Trofeo Caputo (September 3-4). It will be attended by about 600 artists pizza from 47 countries. They will demonstrate Continue reading