Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
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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
In mid-February, 40 days before Easter, begins a two-week “farewell to meat” – carnivals (carno – meat, vale – goodbye). Pagan origins of this riotous fun, just protuberancy, and then burst outwards, blinding and stunning the whole world. In Europe the most famous and popular are the carnival in Venice, carnival in nice.
Carnival of Venice opens the Festa delle Marie, which is dedicated to the liberation of the Venetian girls, kidnapped by pirates from Istria. At the carnival, all of Venice is turning into one solid scene; in the squares and streets are costumed shows, fireworks, concerts in the palaces – luxury fancy-dress balls. The carnival of Venice has a lot of written and unwritten laws, and this is not surprising, given his advanced age: the first record of it dates back to 1094, and in 1296 the Senate of the Venetian Republic announced the last day before Lent a public holiday. But your own carnival anthem received much later in the twentieth century, and was formed in 1996 by the famous couturier Pierre Cardin.
The world-famous Venetian carnival masks are made of leather or papier-mache; they are painted by hand is decorated with gold leaf, feathers and precious stones. And without Continue reading