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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

Want to learn that celebrates the people in different countries?

Thirst for new experiences is what makes us go on a journey. Bright and unusual, shocking and amazing. This is the lure for real tourist. And the most colorful holidays are weird.

We have prepared for you a list of the most unusual events in the world, a visit is a must. At least once in your life.

So:

Holi: India

The spring festival of Holi – a very unusual event in the Indian calendar. On this day people drench each other with colored water and sprinkle with colored powders.

This behavior is the desire of good and happiness. It is believed that the more beautiful and motlier your clothes from stains, the more kindness you received. However, this is not the only oddity at the festival.

Mandatory ritual – the burning of effigies of demon Holika, which is very suspiciously like the Scarecrow from our carnival.

Date: March 19.

Day of the dead: Mexico

Buying trips to Mexico in the second half of the autumn, keep in mind: you may be shocked to see the attributes of this holiday. Already a few days in any store you can buy everything you need: crosses, coffins, skeletons and other Continue reading

Carnival in Rio de Jainero

If you have become boring standard holiday on the beach resorts of Turkey and Egypt, if you are aiming to get a boost of energy and many new impressions, to see the ocean and just have a good time, a trip to a magical Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro is exactly what you need.

Carnival and Samba parade in Brazil is held annually in late February-early March ( or to be more precise, the 40 days before Holy week) and lasts from Sunday to Wednesday. Many tourists believe that the carnival is the prerogative only of the capital of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. But it is not so. Carnival wave covers all regions of the country, and in every province, in every city this holiday in its own. For example, in Salvador da Bahia passes « black carnival”, famous for its exotic African ( in Salvador da Bahia 80% of the population is black immigrants from Africa) and Groovy folk festivals. But in whatever city in the country did not pass Brazilian carnival, Samba at carnival in Brazil is the same air without which masquerade and parade is simply impossible, because the whole holiday is endless passionate dance that encompasses not only the platform and sambadrome, but all the streets and even at home. Travel planning and travel to the Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro best place to start for two to three months before you travel. Continue reading

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