In addition to all your favorite holidays, New year, Valentine’s Day, 8 March, Christmas, there are several unusual festivities, which few people know, as they are marked in the same place (city, state, country). To understand the nature of these holidays, one should not just limit yourself to your own culture and traditions.
The celebrations, which will continue to be a conversation, a very colorful, cheerful and sometimes seem strange, but their main feature is that all participants were well during the festivities.
In different parts of the world on 19 September to celebrate international pirate day. People decorate your image with a bandana, a bandage over one eye, vest, hat, toy gun, drinking strong rum, and roughly behave like real pirates. By the way, this holiday is very fond of not only adult uncle, but also children who are ready to try on the image of a pirate, and even better to ride on the ship.First pirate day was celebrated in the United States.
Huge fun causes a world Cup birth, which was invented by the British in the town of Egremont. The festival is held annually in the month of September, it attracts several thousand people trying to show on its face Continue reading
In Germany, the holidays are not always official holidays in all the land because of some of the sovereignty of these lands. Most holidays have a religious origin, the other historical. The country is all year round a large number of festivals or carnivals that beat preconceived ideas about the people, the Germans love to work not only on, but also to relax, since religious holidays or festivals of harvest were the only reason to have a break from the endless work, so here they are so fond of. Festivals is a great excuse to wear costumes, I note that these costumes are available for many Germans and customs of the festivals here, as nowhere else in the world live.
Carnivals in Germany
The carnival begins with the first of February, a bright beginning for which is quite an unusual phenomenon in this country –Brazilian Samba Carnival in Bremen, who would have thought that the Germans are fans of Latin dance. As I understand it one of the modern festivals, and he appeared in eighty-fifth year of the last century. Carnival traditionally begins on Friday with a costumed children’s parade, which adults continue, but the real fun happens on Saturday, when along the Central streets of Bremen drive platform with the giant puppets and decor, which in my invention is not inferior to the carts at the carnival Continue reading
Today in Catalonia in the thirty-sixth time starts traditional “coven” called Aquelarre. But this is not the only such event. Let’s learn about holidays that are quite able to cause fear even in the bravest
Aquelarre, Servers, Spain Held annually at sunset August and lasts exactly three days eerie festival annually attracts in the small Catalan town of several thousand guests wishing to see the procession of costumed evil in the festival. And a wonderful tradition called correfocs – run with torches dressed in devils residents that fire and loud screams scare away evil forces from their homes. The crown of the Sabbath is a ritual appeal to the city creatures under the name of Gran Macho Convertible (Big Goat).
Witch holiday, Salindres, France In the middle ages, this small French town was almost mystical center of the country – bad esoteric glory over time become more charming in their horror festival, held on the eve of All Saints Day, namely on 28 and 29 October. Colorful and scary idea, attracting Shalindra many tourists, includes many hours of watching horror movies in the main square, otherworldly dance of the witch hunters and the parade of masks, from which the audience can become uncomfortable.
The eve of All Saints Day, Ireland’s Famous Halloween thanks to pop culture spread rapidly around the world, where it is celebrated Continue reading