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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

Festivals of the world

 

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

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