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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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Unique gifts for New year

 

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

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