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.…

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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…

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The MOST UNUSUAL FESTIVALS of the WORLD

 

What holidays do not invented by mankind during the period of its existence. There are professional, religious, national, and there is unusual. Here are some of them will be discussed in today’s news.

Thailand. Monkey Banquet

Each year, about 600 monkeys enjoying luxury “Royal” lunch only arranged for the primates. For animals serves a huge buffet with a variety of fruits and vegetables. A feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.

Philippines. Festival piglets…

The province is a major supplier of pork in the Philippines and on this occasion there place for the annual carnival costumed pigs. Animals dress up and decorate: “girls” paint sponge, dress Quinceanera dresses and crowned with a crown. “Boys” flaunt in Maritime suits, clown outfits or suits.

Spain. Tomato carnage…

On special trucks to the site of the battle bring a “weapon” – about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. Rules of battle: you can throw tomatoes at anyone, but it is impossible to tear the opponents clothes and throw something other than tomatoes. By the end of the battle wash area with hoses, participants bathe in specially installed for that bathroom stall or just go to the river.

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The Most beautiful airports in the world

 

Popular foreign service PrivateFly conducted a survey among pilots, travelers and aviation professionals, with the purpose to find out which airport the world’s most beautiful? In this case it was considered that the design and architecture of the terminal buildings, and the appearance on the runway and surrounding terrain during takeoff and landing. And today we bring you the results of this survey and a list of 8 of the most beautiful airports in the world.

Malé, Maldives

To go to the Maldives is the dream of many Russians, fortunately book tour there you can even from Irkutsk, visiting, for example. Attract tourists in this country, gorgeous beaches and warm waters of the Indian ocean, and a nice addition to a holiday in Paradise can become a landing on one of the most scenic airports in the world, located in the capital of malé.

Innsbruck Airport, Austria

Innsbruck airport is located 5 km from the centre of the capital of the Austrian Tyrol. Situated in a mountain valley makes landing here not only stunning beauty, but also extremely difficult technically. It is the largest airport in Western Austria, which takes each year almost 1 million passengers.

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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, the ancient Slavic calendar, astrological and astronomical important dates, as well as interesting and unusual holidays and observances around the world.

September 14

Consecrated the Church: the ecclesiastical new year and concordant circle. Annually, September 14 is celebrated ecclesiastical New Year. This is a major event that called Rosh Hashanah.

Rosh Hashanah, the Slavic New year

Earlier in Russia autumn the New year was a great holiday with many traditions and ceremonies. Because of changes in weather and the end of field work all things now moved into the hut. On new year’s eve night was quenched with old fire in the house, and early in the morning lit a new fire, necessarily produced by hand, using a flint, and with Continue reading