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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 not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and attractions for every taste. The most amazing thing 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 holidays or festivals.

Folk festivals in the period of Chinese new year is, of course, the main event of the year, but the holiday calendar is not limited to a single holiday, Hong Kong is a year-round color and fun. In may and June there will be several festivals that are of interest to tourists.

Hong Kong holidays are tied to the Lunar calendar, therefore it is relatively familiar to us Gregorian they change every year.

In may pass directly 3 festival devoted 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 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 not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and attractions for every taste. The most amazing thing 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 holidays or festivals.

Folk festivals in the period of Chinese new year is, of course, the main event of the year, but the holiday calendar is not limited to a single holiday, Hong Kong is a year-round color and fun. In may and June there will be several festivals that are of interest to tourists.

Hong Kong holidays are tied to the Lunar calendar, therefore it is relatively familiar to us Gregorian they change every year.

In may pass directly 3 festival devoted 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 Continue reading

The Most terrible holidays in the world

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

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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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