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…

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Christmas jazz carnival
  Guests come with personalized invitations, put them in a vessel for the lottery, get all masks, hats, tinsel. Plays Lady sax, solo saxophone (an aperitif). Music support DJ throughout…

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Wacky holidays

 

This morning a friend asked me to find online greetings husband birthday and here on this site XXX” saw in the list of professional holidays such date as odious librarian day and day of the personnel, for some reason smile:), no offense to the valiant personnel managers and courageous librarians, but for some reason wanted to know what there is in the world of wacky holidays or other events. So here is what I found.:-D

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1. The Celebration Of “Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain)

Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascletá” – competition of pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Cremá – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.

2. The world Cup of “Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA)

Close to Texas in may championship “mountain oysters”… actually oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits Continue reading

The brightest cultural events of in Kiev: concerts and festivals

 

At the beginning of “Today” is an outstanding cultural event of the year. In the list of our favorites — concert “heavy” music, touring the most famous theatre in the world and sculpture festival in the Botanical garden.

What: Concert Of Depeche Mode

When: 26 February

Sold out in NSC “Olympic” June 29, 2013 was so impressed by the cult band Depeche Mode, the British decided to play in Kiev another concert. Performance in the framework of the world tour The Delta Machine Tour will take place in late winter, so that Depeche Mode fans will sing along to David Gahan and his companions on a snow-covered stadium, and in the walls of the ICC. That, on assurances of organizers, will not affect the grandeur of the show.

What: Festival of contemporary sculpture Kyiv Sculpture Project

Where: Kyiv, national Botanical garden. Grishko

When: may 20 – July 10,

Kyiv Sculpture Project is back! Festival of contemporary sculpture, brought together in 2012 600 thousand visitors, will again take place in the capital’s Botanical garden. In addition to the contest participants of the Main project, Kyiv Sculpture Project 2014 will present the work of famous Continue reading

About the festival Odessa JazzFest

 

The history of the International jazz festival in Odessa began with a meeting in one of the Odessa cafe in the City garden of the famous Odessa pianist Yuri Kuznetsov and economist Mikhail Freidlin.

The idea of a jazz festival in town, which (according to one version) is considered the cradle of jazz and, of course, has always been one of the most jazz cities in the post-Soviet space, finally, has become sharper and had the opportunity of realization. Until 2011 international jazz festival in Odessa was held under the title “jazz carnival in Odessa”. After 10 years of carrying out the concept of the festival has changed and since 2011 he is told to Odessa JazzFest.

The first “jazz-carnival in Odessa” was held in 2001. At the same time was first dubbed “the legend” festival: “jazz was born in Odessa! Do not let jazz die at home!”.

It looks like a poster with Odessa a comical behavior set, but nevertheless, this is the slogan was in jest and in seriousness adopted by Odessa. Today, it is impossible to represent the accuracy of the jazz festival. A pioneer of Soviet jazz, Odessa Leonid Utesov once said: “Odessa is the birthplace of jazz!”. And in many ways was right: this city have in common with jazz atmosphere of humour, celebration and freedom. Thanks to Leonid Utesov and his famous “Tea-jazz”, Odessa was considered the unofficial capital of jazz Continue reading