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The Carnivals of the world

From carnival to the carnival

February was this year unusually eventful: Maslenitsa, matched to the same this time with Valentine’s Day, and now and carnivals. The carnival is nothing like carnival in the Western manner, but the word itself means “farewell, meat”. As well as Russian carnival, Catholic tradition of carnival combined pagan celebrations on the occasion of the spring meeting and the preparation for lent.

In contrast to the Russian cheese of the week, also known as Shrove Tuesday, the Catholic carnival are more widespread geographically. Along with the colonization of the tradition has spread worldwide and was adapted to local customs and mores. But the main feature of the carnival favourite costume has been preserved everywhere. This tradition change and play different roles appeared in the Ancient Rome once a year, for 5 days, the owners and the slaves become equal. All gathered together for one holiday table, and to get rid of the social prejudices of everyday life, faces hid behind masks. This tradition still is a main feature of carnival in Venice . Venice carnival is not only the most famous in the world but also the oldest. Officially, the celebration of carnival was approved in the 13th century, but its heyday, carnival was reached in the 17th century. In the old days Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world

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

Sexiest festivals

There are many sexy festivals, where just flock from all over the world tourists. After all, there are rampant explicit erotic dance, men quickly find themselves in the company of almost naked beauties. Women can look for a muscular guy. It’s the holidays, where there is love, fun and serenity. Among the variety of sexual festivals it’s worth to highlight the ten most-most.

New Orleans Burlesque Festival, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In New Orleans every year in mid-September is a bright and cheerful burlesque festival. For three days the guests of this festival see the rooms Striptease, hundreds of dancers and frankly sexually demonstrate their skills. Tourists are difficult to stay away, that’s why the festival involves and educational program for their guests. So, at one of the seminars, you can learn how to sensually remove her stockings. The teacher will tell you which dance moves are the most sexy for a partner.

German Fetish Ball Weekend, Berlin, Germany. Stiff German Berlin one weekend a year becomes a real capital of various fetish and BDSM fans. In this town from all over the world come thousands of fans for such extreme sexual pleasure. They take part in the sexiest weekend of Europe. It demonstrates a blatant fashion shows, performances with erotic overtones, voluptuous show. Any fetishist’ll Continue reading

Festivals and celebrations in Hong Kong
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 is…

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Venice began the annual carnival
In Venice began a traditional carnival period that will last more than two weeks and ends March fourth in the so-called "fat Tuesday". So, in Italy called the day before…

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The Most original festivals in the world
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…

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