January starts with new year’s parade and stage of the International tournament of Montserrat for sport fishing (the rest is held on the first Monday in may and first Monday in September), and ends with the traditional Symposium on digital photography (24 January – 3 February).
In March (usually in the second decade of the month) begins a colorful celebration of St. Patrick’s Day (Montserrat is the only country outside Ireland where this holiday is a public holiday).
Lasting week celebrations are one of the highlights of the local calendar, attracting many visitors from abroad.
During this period, in addition to traditional costumed parades and various community events, special services are held in churches of the island, lectures, exhibitions, a kind of procession (more like a regular tour, symbolizing selfless work of Patrick Irish) for the green hills of the foothills, the Mileage of Freedom from kujo head to Salem Park, many solemn feasts and youth music festival Calypso.
In a holiday weekend at folklore village Slave village (“the Village servant”) is a Festival of local food, the Festival of kites and a variety of competitions (more than just demonstrations) the ancient folk sports. April entirely devoted to various Easter activities Continue reading
Though it ended on a cheerful winter holidays, spring may please fans of the rest of incendiary interesting festivals, which is complete in the first spring month.
1. “European spring” in Arkhangelsk
Why travel far? There is a great opportunity to visit an interesting festival in the North of Russia, which has already become a tradition. In 2012 it will be held in two cities – Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk in the period from 20 March to 28 April. A huge number of interesting, unusual musical groups from around the world will display their art.
Festival “European spring” pleasant is the fact that to visit it can almost every. The price is affordable, in addition, there is an opportunity to see firsthand the most beautiful places of our country, and to rent a house in Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk or will not deliver the work.
2. “Las Fallas” (Las Fallas)
If you want something unusual, you should go to Spain, in an extraordinary land – Valencia. Previously Las Fallas was nothing more than a pagan festival, Continue reading
Many people dream to visit Hong Kong and to see this city is to stroll along the promenade, climb to Victoria Peak, overlooking the world-famous panorama. But Hong Kong – this is not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and attractions for every taste. The most surprising – is how the locals follow the traditions, respect and love their culture. You will see this if you visit it during one of the traditional holiday festivals.
Folk festivals in the period of Chinese new year – this is, of course, the main event of the year . but the holiday calendar is not limited to this holiday, here is a year-round color and fun. Some of them will be held in may and June.
3 of the festival will be held in may, they are dedicated to important to the people of Hong Kong religious holidays.
11 may in Hong Kong to celebrate the birthday of the sea goddess tin Hau – patroness of seafarers and fishermen. The life and prosperity of Hong Kong is inextricably linked with the sea, so the locals refer to this goddess with great respect and has devoted her more than 70 churches. In them and hongkongers flock to ask the mighty goddess of prosperity, a rich harvest and good weather in the coming year. But the most interesting events on this day do not occur Continue reading