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What are the national holidays in England?

Always interesting and useful to study the life of other peoples, countries, travel to these countries, to get acquainted with the life of people. A full understanding of the country and its people not get without seeing the celebrations, held in a particular place, the peculiarities of their conduct.

When communicating with any person it comes to England, just remember the famous double-Decker red buses, big Ben. the soldiers in the fine form, the Queen, Stonehenge, the Prime Meridian. But sightseeing is not the whole country. Many holidays in England unknown to the common man. And they are quite interesting and different from holiday dates in other countries.

The variety of holidays in England

Immediately it should be noted that English holidays similar dates with holidays in Wales and Northern Ireland, but somewhat different from holidays in Scotland.

Public holidays in England are called “Bank”, which means the official weekend among Bank and other organizations. Informal activities are also in abundance are the British does not mean weekend, but are, nevertheless, rapidly, as, for example, April fool’s Day jokes and pranks on this day are present even Continue reading

“FESTIVAL RIVIERA”

Lloret de Mar, Barcelona (Spain) – nice (France) – Monaco – San Remo (Italy)

Arrival in Barcelona is a picturesque city on the Mediterranean sea, located just 160 kilometers away from France, permeated with the spirit of creativity and freedom. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner (buffet).

Evening Dating “We’re in Spain!”

08:00-10:00 Breakfast.

09:00-09:30 Creative planning session for team leaders.

Walking tour of Lloret de Mar. Excursion to the “cat Museum”.

Lloret de Mar is a picturesque old town with a palm alley, narrow streets, fountains, chapels, monuments and ruins. One of the most beautiful monuments of the city is the ancient parish Church of Sant Roma.

The opening ceremony of the International Festival-contest. The competition concert, view entries.

08:00-10:00 Breakfast.

09:00-09:30 Creative planning session for team leaders.

City panoramic tour of Barcelona (at the extra cost of 40 Euro).

The main attractions of the Catalan capital: Columbus quay, the harbour, the Park of Ciutadella, the Olympic village, the Cathedral of the Holy Family (Sagrada Familia) is a masterpiece of the architect Gaudi, one of the symbols of Barcelona; Eixample (the New District) is a Bastion of modernism”; Paseo grace; Continue reading

Holidays and festivals of Rome

Speaking the language poetic, really, maybe a bit pompous, holidays and festivals – it’s kind of a rim of precious stone called Rome. Indeed, holiday is a holiday, so why not try timing your trip for any of them?

For starters, here is a list of national holidays of Italy; note that these days do not work not only of agencies and institutions in Italy, but the embassies and consulates of the country in other States.

1 January – New year

6 January – Epiphany (the Baptism)

April‑may – Easter Monday (day after Easter) and Easter Sunday

April 25 – Day of liberation from fascism

1 may – labour Day

June 2 – Republic Day

August 15 – “Ferragosto” (Ascension of our lady)

November 1 – All Saints Day, forefathers day

December 8 – Immaculate conception of the virgin Mary

25 December – Christmas day

26 December – St. Stephen’s Day.

As in most other European countries, the period of Christmas and new year holidays and vacations lasts from December 25 to January 6 – from Christmas to Epiphany. New year’s day (Capodanno) – one of the favorite holidays, it is celebrated everywhere, including in Rome. The city takes on a festive look, its streets and squares are decorated with appropriate Christmas paraphernalia. At the same time falls during school holidays, and of course, Continue reading

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