International Fireworks Festival in Seoul
  International Fireworks Festival in Seoul (Seoul International Firework Festival) – a major cultural event in South Korea, which is held every year in October, since 2000, where the best…

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Flower Festival in Thailand
  Orchestra, the beautiful Queen's speech, ornate design, market stalls and delicious, spicy street food is only a small part of the Thai celebration of the flower festival in Chiang…

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The Association “Russian Tradition”

 

“…Undeclared aesthetic ideal of the Association — the integrity of the diverse pattern of existence, contrasting and contradictory, but with the adamant assertion of the value of life. Life, in which after the twentieth century-“wolfhound” Russia needs to avoid accidents. And to achieve this, may God give strength to all of us!”

Alexander G. Epishin,

member of the UK SPb,

“…in addition to aggressive hooligan “national-Bolshevik” nationalism is healthy enlightened the Slavic nationalism, based on respect for traditions, a healthy physical and spiritual life, friendship and mutual assistance.”

the newspaper “Russian case”

“…Joining in one of the festival’s stream of adults and children on stage, professionals and Amateurs, the organizers all have the same high artistic standards. As a result, the audience of this festival sometimes get this level of performance, which will be envied by the most prestigious halls of the world.”

Igor Usoltsev,

the newspaper “New Petersburg”

“In our time, when from lack of money, neglect and inattention of the authorities of the universal cultural degradation and social apathy one after the other cultural projects are minimized, reduced or reoriented to increasing Continue reading

November: the most interesting festivals in Europe

 

Here for over 400 years in England, November 5 is celebrated guy Fawkes Night. The history of this holiday is connected with the disclosure of the conspiracy of the Catholics who wanted to blow up the houses of Parliament, in that day when he had to visit king James I.

On this day, ceremonial dinners, invited guests, and the culmination of the festival are the burning of effigies of guy Fawkes, one of the participants in the conspiracy, burning all night bonfires and fireworks.

Jazz festivals

6-14 November, Nevers; 6-20 November, Strasbourg, France

The most famous French jazz festivals will be held in November in Strasbourg and Nevers. On neverson festival, which will take place in the 23rd time, you should expect several daily concerts with participation of world stars of jazz. The Strasbourg festival Jazz d’or a year older festival in Nevers. Its main feature is that it involved a renowned international team of jazz musicians.

Blues festival

5-15 November, Luzern, Switzerland

In Lucerne, Switzerland in early November will be held the 15th international Blues festival, which will be attended by prominent jazz and Blues musicians Continue reading

Festivals and holidays in Spain

 

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.

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