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Unusual holidays. Entertainment. Informative articles and unusual photographs

 

 

The Time magazine presented a series of photographs entitled The World’s Wackiest Holidays, devoted to the most unusual holidays and festivals from different corners of our planet.

Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in Thailand, in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.

The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth Continue reading

Most unusual festivals in the world!

 

Monkey Banquet in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.

The festival of colors in new Delhi — the Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day killed the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue, black and throws colored powders.

Ivan Kupala day is a public holiday, celebrated in the Slavic countries (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus) at the summer solstice. Continue reading

The Best carnivals and festivals around the world

 

Venice Italy

Perhaps the most famous and oldest carnival in the world. Every year Venice is clothed in the costumes of velvet, brocade and silk and tries on different masks. The carnival opens oldest Venetian festival — Festa delle Marie — the celebration in honor of the release of local girls from pirate captivity. The program of the carnival: the submission of the Commedia Dell’arte, a procession of hundreds of Harlequin, Pierrot, Columbine and other famous characters, as well as a Celebration confetti. Many rush to the carnival to take part in one of the balls masquerade, held in ancient buildings and palaces. «Bal Casanova”, masquerade on the water and, finally, the most important performance — «Golden night” — transfer of participants from the twenty-first century, several centuries ago.

Held in mid-February

Goa Carnaval

Goa

In the streets the Indians and tourists, dressed up with a colorful carnival of clothing, every evening for three days on the streets of cities and villages of Goa all singing, dancing and having fun. Angels, devils, nymphs, blue and green men and other fantasy creatures fill the beaches. Everywhere going Continue reading