Today we will go on a world journey, which would look at the brightest, fun and extraordinary feasts and festivals on the planet.
Festival of colors Holi, India
Holi is an ancient Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The festivities begin with the lighting of bonfire on the Holi eve. Then, participants of the event to start throwing colored powders and spraying liquid paints are absolutely everywhere spreading the fun and sharing their joy with everyone around, regardless of class and caste.
The winter light festival, Japan
With more than seven million led bulbs in the Botanical garden, Nabana No Sato, the Japanese celebrate the coming of winter. A large portion of Park lighting is powered by solar panels, charging during the day, minimizing the impact of the festival on the environment.
Venice carnival, Italy
In 1162, the Venetian Republic gained its independence. In honor of the victory, the Venetians had a holiday at San Marco square. Nowadays, the carnival marks the beginning of lent. Little has changed since the first carnival may outfits have become much sophisticated.
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Oslo, September/October. This is Norway’s largest exhibition of contemporary art was founded in 1882. It gathers under one roof the many artists whose art evokes heated debates and attracts thousands of visitors. Famous names coexist here with a little-known Norwegian artists, who dreams to succeed. The exhibition presents works in a variety of genres, from painting and sculpture to video installations and theatre productions. The majority of works available to buy. Learn more about the exhibition (in Norwegian only). In 2015: from 12 September to 18 October.
The Ultima Festival
Oslo, September. This Scandinavia’s largest contemporary music festival is held annually for 10 days of September in Oslo. At various venues of the capital held many concerts, workshops, street performances and improvisations. Learn more about the Ultima festival. In 2015: 10-19 September.
Oslo, September. Oslo marathon. which is becoming increasingly popular, usually consists of three distances: 10 miles, half marathon and marathon. The event, which in 2012 was attended by 17 000 people (for comparison, in 2004 there were only 1500) – this is a great event for athletes and spectators, which includes Continue reading
Cypriot beer is particularly appreciated by lovers of this ancient drink. In his honour on 18 July in the city of Limassol hosts the annual beer Festival.
Beer produced in Cyprus two largest companies:
— Photos Photiades Ltd, which markets its products under the brand λεων, but also produces beer under a license issued by the brewing company Carlsberg;
— KEO, which produces the eponymous beer.
Despite the worldwide fame of the Cyprus intoxicating drink, local beer brewing history begins with the 19th century, because of the rich history of winemaking. Beer Cypriots met only in the first years of the reign of Britain, as evidenced by the fact that after the transfer of the Ottoman Empire in 1878 the island to rent UK first arrived on Cyprus brought the ship about 500 barrels of beer. This fact speaks about how that have moved to the island, the British did not intend to change the longstanding drinking habits, but the beer on the island was not made, so it had to bring.
Although the history of the development of the industry of brewing rather short, Cyprus foamy drink quickly Continue reading