Became known, in any country of the world, Easter is a holiday
  As previously reported, members of the legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg offered to give Orthodox Easter the status of nationwide holiday. Recall that in Russian society initiative of MPs…

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Wacky holidays
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Summer. Song. Festival

 

In a nutshell: Fizzarum, EXIT Project, Crimson Butterfly, ethnic and electronic music, theatre of fire, dance workshops, yoga classes

Established, including the name, the tradition, the festival WAFEst this year will include four units: water (Water), Air (Air), Fire (Fire) and Earth (Earth). From traditional water components — sailing, wakeboarding and water skiing, zorbing, a water Park and battles on the water pistols. Music (or “breath” of the festival) will be ethnic and electronic, naughty and romantic: within four days visitors will play such teams as Fizzarum (St. Petersburg ), Asketics/Ascetics (Petrozavodsk ), EXIT Project, Crimson Butterfly (Nizhny Novgorod ), “the Penultimate Temptation” (Nizhny Novgorod), SAGE, GreyD and many others. In block Fire their performances will show theatres of fire from different cities of Russia and CIS, as well as guests from Europe — the team Loooop! and master of fire arts Thomas Johansson. And in the Earth block will include all that are unable to absorb other elements: Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world

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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Wacky holidays

 

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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