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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

The Most unusual national holidays

Now, when people already celebrated St. Patrick’s day, and Easter is still quite far away, many may already be a bit boring and they already count the days until the next holiday, whether it is a national holiday, religious or simply a big day a personal calendar. But if you did not wait to find a reason to celebrate something, here are a few ideas how to fill every besprazdnichnyiy week.

If you ask for, you can find a holiday for every day. Why not? We tried to find the most bizarre national holidays around the world and made of them the best rating. For lovers of Halloween and Easter eggs here are all salted herring to the candies in the shape of a skull. Here you will find everything from local to national celebrations, and more will discover many interesting traditions of different countries. We honestly tried to find something in January, but it turned out that this is the most boring month of the year, mainly known for its new year sales.

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Last year in the United States began to celebrate the Day of the meteorologist, which is designed to meteorologists around the world. This date was chosen because it is the Birthday of the famous American observer of the weather, John Jeffries, who was the founder of the weather in 1744. Now the main event of this festival is to showcase the best moments Continue reading

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Yesterday opening ceremony of the IV festival "Autumn in St. Michael" in Pskov. Moscow international festival "Biennale of poets" was accepted into the Association of international poetry festivals. The Academia…

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