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The Feasts of rain

Loud spring rain, warm summer rain. mushroom autumn rain is in itself a holiday, if all this is not only delayed in prolonged bad weather. However, in some countries the feasts of rain is celebrated according to the calendar, and despite the weather conditions. And unless the rain didn’t deserve it?

The oldest of these festivals is Aremostly. Every year in late December, they celebrated the Aztec tribes in North America. And holiday (translated into Russian his name sounds like “water release”), and ceremonial dances, and sacrifices were dedicated to the rain God Tlaloc.

Because the main food of the Aztecs was the dish of corn, the Indians asked the terrible God to be merciful and release water from heaven in the form of rain for watering plants. Given the fact that the deity took only sacrifice little children, the Aztecs without remorse drowned babies in the midst of fun and dancing. Sometimes, instead of babies Tlaloc sacrificed slaves, but such a sacrifice was considered more scarce. Yes, very much for the opportunity to taste tortillas from corn. Well, now that this supposed edge.

Much more romantic and not as severely “blessed Day of rain” is celebrated in the Kingdom of Bhutan. There’s this festival is held after the end of the monsoon in the third week of September (usually Continue reading

Interesting holidays and festivals

Though it ended on a cheerful winter holidays, spring may please fans of the rest of incendiary interesting festivals, which is complete in the first spring month.

1. “European spring” in Arkhangelsk

Why travel far? There is a great opportunity to visit an interesting festival in the North of Russia, which has already become a tradition. In 2012 it will be held in two cities – Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk in the period from 20 March to 28 April. A huge number of interesting, unusual musical groups from around the world will display their art.

Festival “European spring” pleasant is the fact that to visit it can almost every. The price is affordable, in addition, there is an opportunity to see firsthand the most beautiful places of our country, and to rent a house in Arkhangelsk, Severodvinsk or will not deliver the work.

2. “Las Fallas” (Las Fallas)

If you want something unusual, you should go to Spain, in an extraordinary land – Valencia. Previously Las Fallas was nothing more than a pagan festival, Continue reading

Birthday summer

Summer is probably the most convenient time for rest and entertainment. When there are so bright and Sunny, in the soul just no place for sadness and depression. Maybe that’s why summer is so much universal holidays, both public and professional. But it was especially lucky for those who in the summer to celebrate their own holiday . Of course this is the Day of birth !

This is the only day in the year when our personal calendar speaks of the coming of the new year, when we rise again to a new stage of life, creating new plans. And we always want to have the birthday celebration was bright, colorful and memorable, and not only for us but for our guests. And in the summer offers many opportunities to realize the most unusual and interesting ideas this holiday.

The choice of place to celebrate a birthday in the summer

The first step is to decide where will be held the birthday celebration . indoors or outdoors.

Thus it is necessary to take into account weather factors, and the number of guests and their age composition, and other details.

So, if you have a lot of guests, they love the great outdoors or among them Continue reading

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