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
Carnival season in Europe, North America and Latin America is in full swing. Carnivals usually start about a month before lent and praise the arrival of spring.
The woman in the costume of a character from the movie “Avatar” involved the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 1, 2014.
Men in suits Luzon devils posing at the carnival in the village of Luzon, Spain, March 1, 2014.
Participant in the parade in honor of the Uruguayan carnival in Montevideo, January 25, 2014. The carnival was attended by not less than 70 thousand people.
Samba school “Vila Isabel” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.
A representative of the school of Samba “Academicos do Grande Rio” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2014.
A spokeswoman for the Samba school “Vila Isabel” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.
A spokeswoman for the Samba school “Uni o da Ilha do Governador” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 3, 2014.
Artist perform during the carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia, March 3, 2014. In 2003, the carnival in Barranquilla Continue reading
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.
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.
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