Carnival of Venice

Carnival in Venice – this is one of the most anticipated events of the year for the inhabitants of this ancient city, and tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world. During the celebration serene and serene Venice is freed from any duties and prejudice, becoming one of the most free (in all respects) places on earth. But there is this celebration has its own history and traditions, which we describe in this publication.

The history of the Venetian carnival

The history of the carnival in Venice has its roots in the distant past – in Roman times. Harvested, the Romans at the time of the winter solstice hosted Grand annual festivals honoring the God Saturn (another name for carnival – the Saturnalia). Throughout the city was conducted funny celebrations, and their difference from other holidays was that one table could be located and the owners and their slaves. So that ‘class” prejudice did not spoil the celebration, all the participants hid their faces under different masks.

The first official mention of the celebration in Venice date back to the XIth century and the thirteenth century they become public knowledge . The Senate of the Venetian Republic Continue reading

Summer festivals

Tickets to the biggest festivals buy from multiple computers simultaneously. This does not apply to Sziget, but in the case of Glastonbury or Burning Man you will increase your chances — tickets are selling out at lightning speed. So connect friends, try cards of different banks.

Come to the festival for a day or two before the opening. Time to look around, to estimate the location of grocery stores and other lucrative jobs. If you go with a tent, better to get a good seat. For example, at Rock am Ring Germans staying in the camping close to the festival site 3-4 days before launch.

When planning the trip, too, leave the margin. On the road with big festivals come in a tube.

Festival — a place where you can implement your fantasies and look almost anything up freak

Be sure to bring rain gear, rubber boots, warm clothes. Raincoats and never leave the rubber boots do not remove. Summer weather in Europe, especially in Britain, unpredictable. Well and music festival without mud — not a festival.

Bring blue and yellow symbols. A bunch of new friends guaranteed.

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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 – this is not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and attractions for every taste. The most surprising – 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 holiday festivals.

Folk festivals in the period of Chinese new year – this is, of course, the main event of the year . but the holiday calendar is not limited to this holiday, here is a year-round color and fun. Some of them will be held in may and June.

3 of the festival will be held in may, they are dedicated 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 and hongkongers flock to ask the mighty goddess of prosperity, a rich harvest and good weather in the coming year. But the most interesting events on this day do not occur Continue reading

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