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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An outstanding day for lovers of mathematics and one of the most unusual holidays of the year is March 14. After this day that part of mankind who is not indifferent to mathematics, celebrates the international day of “PI”.
The most remarkable thing in this festival what it is celebrated at certain times, namely on March 14 at 1:59 of the day, i.e. at 13:59, if you stick to the 24-hour time system. Although some fans of this holiday you prefer to celebrate it at night. “Why at this time?” you ask. It’s very simple, because Π = 3,14159, which is March 14 – it 14.03 or 3/14, as this date is indicated in different countries and 1:59 – this time on 12-hour system of time measurement.
In the mathematical world, the number of “PI” is a constant that expresses the ratio of the perimeter of a circle to its diameter. The most interesting thing in this number what the numbers are after the decimal point, did not Express any cyclical or logical sequence – 3,141592653589793238462643… and to infinity. The uniqueness of the number “PI” is that in decimal decomposition can be written in any sequence. Thus, “PI” you can encode any information Continue reading
Primorye can always know the realities of the unique and mysterious Country of the Rising Sun
Autumn in Japan – the period colorful and interesting festivals. Among them, the festivals Zecurion-Matsuri and Kokiriko annually at the end of September will be held in Toyama Prefecture. They attract not only local residents. Among the participants of the festivals and spectators many Japanese, who arrived in Toyama Prefecture with other parts of the country and foreigners who have heard about the popularity of these events.
Note that the Toyama Prefecture and the Primorski territory since 1992 have close fraternal relations. so the presence in the audience Primorye is justified and understandable.
Festival Zecurion-Matsuri was held on 23 and 24 September in the city of Takaoka in Toyama Prefecture. The holiday has 300 years of history, and the origins of this tradition – in Shinto beliefs: every year in late September, the peasants created a whimsical sculptures from vegetables, fruits, grains, thus expressing gratitude for a rich harvest. About 50 years ago, the holiday was held in the form of competition, Continue reading