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
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro is known worldwide as “the greatest show on Earth”, which necessarily ever have to visit each one!
There are several versions of the origin of the word “carnival” is from the Latin. carne levare, “farewell, meat&” or from the Latin. Carrus Navalis – the chariot-ship, which became one of the symbols of the holiday, becoming a platform for processions.
Brazilian carnival is a bright, exotic, magnificent madness, a holiday that is filled with music, dancing, astounding performances and outlandish costumes. This event, which is unique in its kind, this will not get to see anywhere else on the planet except in Rio.
The first carnival was held in the eighteenth century, in 1723. It is believed that the tradition of carnival was introduced by the Portuguese colonists, who at the time ruled Brazil. Mass street parties, the Portuguese celebrated the local equivalent of carnival, which always occurred on the eve of Great lent. Influenced the present form of the carnival and other European countries, such as France and Italy, which Continue reading