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Holidays Italy

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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Germany a carnival: women cut off men. ties!

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.

Carnivals are held in Mainz (Federal land Palatinate), düsseldorf and Cologne (North Continue reading

A Holiday without limits: carnival in Cologne

During the carnival, everyone can try on the mask to anyone and have some fun from the heart. Prostoturist has become part of a festive extravaganza at one of the most famous carnivals in the world.

Before lent long been accepted to have fun with lavish meals and alcohol. Even the word “carnival” (“carne vale”) is translated from Latin as “no meat”. Carnival in Cologne is a tradition that originated in the mists of time. She could not even destroy the Church, which has long been banned to have fun before lent.

The carnival takes place every year in February, but the date is adjusted depending on the date of the post. In 2013 festive event is scheduled from 7 to 11 February. Traditionally, the celebration lasts for four days and invariably begins on Thursday at 11 hours and 11 minutes.

Citizens are responsible for this event and the preparations begin early, in November. The carnival is organised by the city, the festival is always full of surprises, because the highlight of the upcoming action trying to keep them secret. Carnival in Cologne is really affordable freedom and fun, because this festival is free: he passes on the streets, and his party can be anyone. In addition to the processions are held ancient ceremonies, shows are held in the city squares and costume Continue reading

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