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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After examining the main attractions of Italy. let’s try to figure out what holidays here are the most important. The Italians are very fond of fun and noisy festivities, it is said that in Italy every day a holiday. And it is not an exaggeration. The Italians almost every day something to celebrate – any public or religious holiday, set various carnivals, festivals, celebrations of saints, biennials, and so on.
Imagine, in Italy even got the Day of the protection of the Black Cat. although the rest of the world cats of this colour, it is customary to bypass the “tenth road”, so as not to attract trouble.
But the tourists in this country attract a Grand celebration, with thousands of crowds in the streets, with colorful costumes, lively music and interesting traditions.
In the ranking of the most popular festivals of Italy, from the point of view of tourists, entered the following events:
1) the carnival of Venice
Exactly 14 days before lent in Italy began arriving tourists from all over the world to participate in the most important holiday of Italy – the Venice carnival, which is also considered as the most ancient in Europe. The city of Venice and carnival procession without very attractive to tourists, and in the days of the carnival and is considered to be almost a fabulous place.
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While in Berlin, there is the sea and beaches, and there are green lawns and ponds, numerous parks, this city is a place of pilgrimage Bohemian audience. And teenagers, and veterans hangouts 25 years, and honored “pensioners”-Beatles fans 35 years – all can be found here. Fashion freaks (types, prone to shocking), transvestites, radicals, clubbers (regulars clubs), fans now popular “green” travelers are flocking to Berlin by the beginning of July to get on the famous Love Parade, which seems to have become a national treasure on a par with Ramesteine and Wagner. Love Parade – a giant techno festival, held each year on the first Saturday of July. From the Brandenburg gate through the city streets moving europlatform. On each of the DJs who play hard German techno. And next to the cars crawling crowd: tattooed people, ladies in lingerie “pulled away” beer and something stronger.
In February – March in the German cities located on the banks of the Rhine, carnival season begins. A few weeks phlegmatic Germans, and with them the tourists who come to the carnival, have fun with might and main.
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