If You want somewhere to take off in full, then you should look for a place that will host the festival. It is difficult to think of a better way to feel the atmosphere and culture of a country than to visit traditional holiday. Sviter will help you decide! We offer you a selection of the largest and most unusual festivals in the world. A sea of emotions and memories guaranteed!
Lantern festival in Thailand
This tradition of launching lanterns into the sky came from Burma, a neighbor of the Northern provinces of Thailand, but not widespread in the Central part and in the southern provinces of the Kingdom. In the North of Thailand this festival sky lanterns called Yee Peng.
The festival of colors in India
It should be noted that Holi is not exclusively a Hindu ceremony, as believers of other religions (Sikhism, Jainism and others) have their version of the holiday. The most noisy and solemn form to the festival in Punjab, where the participation of both Hindus and Sikhs.
The Tomatina festival in Spain
The festival lasts one week and includes musical performances, food fair, parades, dancing and fireworks. The night before the tomato fight, bidding for cooking paella. The first event La Tomatina Continue reading
In Japanese traditions are always very vividly manifested a sense of beauty that has evolved over many centuries and evolved over time into a kind of cult of the worship of beauty. Aesthetic experience of nature is reflected in the conduct of traditional celebrations and festivals dedicated to the trees, flowers, birds, wind, moon or stars. One of such beautiful holidays is the Festival of Tanabata, which for centuries has enjoyed continued popularity among all segments of the Japanese population.
The tale of the seventh evening
The Tanabata festival is not one of public holidays in Japan, is not a public holiday, but with all the summer festivities he’s most beloved and long-awaited in the land of the rising sun. The name of the festival Tanabata in Japanese translates as “seventh evening” . indicating the date of its holding: the seventh evening of the seventh month, i.e., July 7. Along with this name for the festival is entrenched and more romantic name – Hoshi Matsuri ( Star Festival ), as the basis for the storyline of the holiday was a beautiful tale are two of the star VEGA (constellation Lyra) and Altair (in the constellation Aquila).
Simple story fairytale “love story” found in the folklore of many Asian countries, was based on an ancient Chinese legend. In Japan, the tale is complemented by local beliefs, therefore, in different Continue reading
Ask any person what the beer, and you will say that this is one of the most famous, favorite and ordinary people, and presidents, and artists drink. Evidence of this fact are numerous celebrations and festivals held in various countries, additional symbols, traditions dedicated to this drink.
Undoubtedly, each of you have heard about the large-scale and well-known to every lover of beer festival — Oktoberfest held annually in Munich, Germany. Celebrated not only in this country, by the way, but in many others. In the days of the festival doors of all the pubs wide open for all fans of the popular drink is beer. Every year they traditionally gather together to celebrate or just to salute, having tried any new variety. Pour beer in a specially made for this festival beer mugs, often representing symbols and pictures. New year — new mug.
In addition to Oktoberfest in Germany is also another famous festival in Stuttgart — Cannstatter Volkfest, which translated means “national folk festival”. It is held since 1818, organized by King William and his wife Catherine, in honor of the end of the disease the time of the plague, which lasted for several years and claimed the lives of many people. The celebration traditionally begins with the opening ceremony barrels at 11 o’clock. All around, wherever I look, there are stalls Continue reading