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TOP 8 of the best summer festivals of the world

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Summer time is the charm, filled with ice cream and picnics, swimming in the pools and festivities at the festivals that will be even bigger and more luxurious this year than ever before.

The most famous musical performers and pop stars such as U2, Green Day and Norah Jones, are planning to ignite the crowd at festivals in Chicago, Tennessee, Washington and the UK. Apart from music, You expect the competition at the semi-wild horses, view, cowboys, air shows with so many aircraft that vertigo will be guaranteed, and demonstration of a variety of art forms, which You have never seen.

Fill up a backpack with the necessary provisions on the shoulder, grab a bottle of water and go out for an adventure that You have in store for the organizers of the best summer festivals in the world.

1. Statue at burning man in black Rock city, Nevada

Every year in late August – early September, tens of thousands of people gather in the desert of black Rock, to build an experimental city: the theme is set in advance (for 2010 the theme will be the metropolis), no one sets the rules, deadlines or the end of the project all goes on. Being polupodvizhnym, polyamidoamine the festival and its organizer Continue reading

Dominican carnivals

The season of carnivals in the Dominican Republic.

Photos from the carnival in costumes of devils in the town of La VEGA and the capital Santo Domingo.

Dominican carnival is a colourful spectacle, full of colour and traditions, inspiring music and dancing. The use of carnival masks symbolizes the spiritual, supernatural and unknown to the world of creatures that existed before the beginning of world history.

African tribes and American Indians, like other peoples, have used masks to draw attention to themselves more spiritual, higher beings, or, conversely, to hide from him. The Indians Tainos of the island and the natives near lying Islands had their own festival before the arrival of the Spaniards. Their festival was called Areitos. Usually Areitos were held during the harvest and sowing. The Indians used tattoo, painted body, used the beads and masks during their festivals.

Conquistadors and African slaves brought with them their traditions and holidays. Africans brought their own festivals and national musical instruments, dancing and singing. They brought a bit of humor, laughing at him and his hard life. The holidays were a way for at least a little time to get rid of heavy bondage.

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