People love the holidays. The people are different. Holidays too… In this article we will tell You about the most unusual festivals that exist on our wonderful planet.
Monkey Banquet in Thailand
According to ancient legend, the God Rama gave my friend the monkey king Hanuman land on which is located the city of Lopburi. The monkey king along with his army has won the war and protect their lands. Monkeys in Lopburi are a living legend and main attraction of the city, attracting many tourists from all over the world.
Every year on the last Sunday of November for the monkeys in this town arrange a luxury Banquet. Animal a huge table covered with fruits and vegetables. Thus, residents thank the monkeys for their exploits.
Tomato fight in Spain
La Batalla del Tomate — the annual tomato festival dedicated to the departing flight, which is held in the last week of August.
Like all holidays in Spain Tomato festival is held with music, dancing, fireworks and free refreshments. At the end of the celebration in the Central square tomato fight is held.
The square take out twenty-five-ton trucks, brim full of ripe tomatoes. Immediately place Continue reading
Summer offers there is an abundance of legendary festivals of music that allow neophytes and connoisseurs to enjoy lunch outdoors in scenic locations and listening to the best musical performances of the year.
International digest The Financialist made the announcement of the most exciting musical events of the summer of 2013: from jazz big bands to complex operas.
1. RAVINIA debuts, highland Park III, Chicago, USA
6 June – 15 September
This year at the festival on July 16 will be the Brooklin Ryder -a group of new York musicians who have attracted the attention of connoisseurs of music, embodying a new approach to the formation of a classical string Quartet.
2. Opera festival “the arena di Verona”, Verona, Italy
13 June – 7 September
The main event of the festival is the annual staging of “Aida” Giacomo Puccini in the ancient Roman amphitheater, which seats 30,000 spectators.
3. Music festival, Tanglewood, Lennox, Massachusetts, WITH SHA
June 21 – September 1
Despite the classical origins of the festival, the organizers do not stand apart from the modern Continue reading
Traditionally Spaniards meet spring with the whole series of holidays and festivals, most of which has a long history and established traditions. So, Granada and Cordoba spend the may Festival of the Holy cross. These days the square, the streets, the balconies of the houses are decorated with flower arrangements, everywhere you can see crosses covered with flowers. The most celebrating this holiday in Granada areas of albaycín and El Realejo.
In Cordoba from 3 to 14 may competition is the traditional courtyards – owners decorate their patios with flowers in pots, flowers, hedges, natural elements of design and crafts, and invite everyone to take a look at their attire. Traditionally, the contest involves the courtyards of the oldest parts of the city, there are fun performances and musical performances.
From may 11 in Madrid held a Grand celebration dedicated to the patron Saint of the city – St. Isidro (St. Isidor), reaching a peak on may 15, the Plaza Mayor and went on for another week. Are carnival parades, shows, street concerts, religious procesie and bullfighting. Carnival with processions and masquerades, which ends on Friday, “the Funeral of the Sardine”, marks the eve of lent.