Of course, each nation has its own traditions, customs and festivals, many of them very original, and at first incomprehensible. In General, we all have our own standards of behavior, belief and a way of expressing emotions. Ceremonial events often become a kind of ritual, which is sometimes very interesting to watch, but sometimes that is perceived as savage. I propose to draw attention to unusual holidays and festivals of different countries. Will visit America, Asia and Europe.
Festival El Colacho
This distinctive festival is held every year in the Spanish town of Castillo de Murcia in June. The goal is to jump over small children.
People collect all newborns and lie on the pillows. Then comes Colaco − disguised as a man, symbolizing the devil running. He runs up and starts to jump over children. This rite symbolizes the cleansing from disease and fears. Quite unusual, although somewhat resembles pagan traditions, some dates Slavs had celebrated by jumping over the fire.
This annual celebration takes place on Christmas in the Peruvian Andes. He concludes that fairly drunk parties converge in the circle of spectators and begin Continue reading
Annually in the world are many carnivals and festive processions. Such a colorful, bright, magical and crazy national holidays will be remembered for a lifetime. There is the most famous carnivals in the world — Brazilian, Spanish, and there are those which You were not even aware. Here are 20 of the most famous carnivals in the world:
1. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Taking place from 28 February to 4 March
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in the Brazilian style. Its length is almost a day! It’s an endless parade of Samba schools, vibrant and unique costumes, Latin American drive and good mood!
2. Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany
Passes from the second half of September to the first weekend of October.
The largest world beer festival — in Munich! There are also some smaller festivals, but for this comparison was collected in 2013, an amount larger than 96 000 000$! Represent scale.
3. Festival of snow and ice – Harbin, China
Runs from 5 January to 5 February.
The biggest world event associated with ice and snow, where you can see ice sculptures, snow compositions, which height exceeds 3 meters.
4. Holi – the festival, Continue reading
four of the festival, two countries, two seas, two creative holiday!
1. The option to participate in one trip in two International festivals in Greece and Bulgaria.
The most luxurious option. May 2 to June 9 to participate in the VII International festival “Golden Dream. GREECE” in the resort of Asprovalta, Greece. Beautiful festival, performances in the amphitheatre, very warm and safe for children Aegean sea, twelve-kilometre sandy beach, the participants from Russia, Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, Greece, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan! Apartments 3* on the first or second line of the sea. The settlement of 3-4 students. The food is very tasty, the Greek tavernas-restaurants right on the waterfront of the Aegean sea.
But after participating in the festival in Greece transfer to Golden Sands and participation in the IV International festival “Golden Dream. BULGARIA” . which will be held from 10 to 19 June. And now to sunbathe, swim and play at the best resort in Bulgaria!
Thus, children in 18 days will visit two countries – Greece and Bulgaria, are bought in two seas – the Black and the Aegean, will speak and receive gifts and awards at two International film festivals!
The estimated cost of participation per person:
1. Transfer Thessaloniki-Asprovalta-Thessaloniki.
2. Apartments Continue reading