The Most unusual site for music festivals
  Live music concert — the phenomenon itself is wonderful, makes hearts of thousands of people to beat synchronously in time with the music. Seemingly, nothing better than open-air festivals…

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Fasnacht in Basel, or carnival in Switzerland
  The end of February and beginning of March – a time of carnivals in Switzerland. The best-known – the carnival in Lucerne and Basel. Unfortunately, this year at the…

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Top beer festivals in the world – the most famous beer festivals

The first in a series of the most famous beer festivals can justly be called the Munich Oktoberfest. It was first held in 1810 in honor of the wedding of Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxony, and to this day funny celebrations are held at the Terezín meadow from the third Saturday of September and are harvested annually to a million people.

There is no account not only excellent beer mugs, and hundreds of thousands of sausages, chicken in a crispy crust and other excellent appetizers, and the more – the fun.

To visit all fourteen tents of the festival is not easy, so we should at least get their attention (and, of course, to evaluate them in beer!) the most known.

So, pavilion Hippodrom can be called the gates of the festival, which begins, through which every year it receives over a million visitors.

Pavilion Lowenbrau not only offers a tasting, but also flaunts a huge figure of a lion, the symbol of the company, representing their products here since 1949.

Certainly need to look into the biggest tent Hofbrauhaus, which can simultaneously SIP a beer with grilled sausages and other Goodies to 11,000 people.

Pavilion Armbrustschutzen was once owned by shooters crossbowmen, you can now test your marksmanship at the shooting range.

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Carnivals and festivals

All over the world are the last celebration before lent, which marks the end of winter and arrival of spring.

For almost a month across Europe and America passed numerous festivals. Culminated in the largest and most famous carnival held in the last weekend of the carnival in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro: 6 million and 900 thousand tourists filled the streets to see the fun parades and extravagant processions of the best Samba schools.

In today’s edition of photos from carnivals and various parades that took place the last few weeks around the world.

Carnivals is the costumed holidays associated with masked balls and colorful parades, folk festivals and theatrical performances. They are celebrated before lent. Visiting a real carnival, you can get a truly unforgettable experience. Brightness and expression of the carnival can be compared only Gypsy creative team. On a holiday to enjoy the Gypsy — it means to feel what it means Gypsy extravaganza of art. Surprise guests, to please friends, to forget about everything with sparkling Gypsy music — what else do you need on holiday?

The first carnivals appeared in Italy, and the first of them is the carnival in Venice.

However, the carnival in Venice would have been told separately.

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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