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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New year for the Slavic soul is the most cherished holiday. Since childhood, we are waiting for this holiday, expect a long-awaited gifts and hope that Santa Claus will not let you down. New year holiday has become the most loved and anticipated event. Nothing disturbs the heart, as the thought of a festive new year’s buffet with champagne, watching Christmas shows and presents under the tree.
Hedgehog long Christmas and St. Nicholas Day gave way to palm in the national rating of the love of New year holidays. Most consider Christmas as an opportunity to relax a bit and to recover after the New year. This happens for many years, and 2014 will be no exception.
The most valuable and unique gifts are selected and presented on the favorite holidays. Turns out that in search of gifts for the new year we are spending most of their time in December.
Most likely the new year has become so a favorite holiday for us because it offers hope that with the new year, life will become better and easier. We are all looking forward to 2014 and waiting for the gifts it brings.
2014 year in Oriental calendar
According to the Eastern calendar year 2014 will be the year of the blue wooden horse. And more the holiday we usually excite all kinds of horoscopes and metaphysical science. Even if you are not serious Continue reading
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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