Best spring carnivals of the world
  The world's best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian. 1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica. This…

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Holidays in January
January is a month of celebration! Each of the four weeks is January a few days-reasons to get together and spend time. For those planning vacations, I advise you to…

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International Fireworks Festival in Seoul

 

International Fireworks Festival in Seoul (Seoul International Firework Festival) – a major cultural event in South Korea, which is held every year in October, since 2000, where the best pyrotechnics of the world create a unique atmosphere of celebration and beauty.

To participate in the festival traditionally attracts teams of specialists in the fireworks from different countries. Here they show viewers not only spectacular fireworks, but recent developments in pyrotechnic technology and firework art.

The history of fireworks (“firework” – means “fire effect”), more than one hundred years. Many peoples from ancient times decorated the holidays bright-light effects – originally it had large fires or a lot of small lights. But the written sources of the past preserved little information about such spectacles of light of different Nations.

A radical revolution in the art of making fire and pyrotechnic control them, of course, happened when the wise Chinese invented gunpowder and steel, it is widely used not only in military Affairs but also in the conduct of the festivities. Although the exact date of invention Continue reading

10 most colorful places in the world

 

Guanajuato, Mexico

Guanajuato is a municipality and a historic colonial city of Mexico, which is also the capital of the eponymous state. Located 350 km from Mexico city, in a valley surrounded by hills. Home, as in most Mexican cities, painted in bright, colorful colors.

Bo-Kaap (Cape town, South Africa)

This old quarter of Cape town is famous for its picturesque old two-storey buildings, painted in various colors. Still live here mostly Malay, descendants of slaves brought to the Cape from East India in the second half of the XVII century. They have kept their Islamic traditions in the area you can see several mosques of small size, and 5 times a day, the muezzins call the faithful to prayer. One of these mosques, Masjid Koreana, has remained virtually untouched ever since, when it was built in 1886 it is a Museum Bo-Kaap (Bo-Kaap) – in the house of 1763, built by the Danes.

Burano (Venice, Italy)

Burano is an island area of Venice, located 7 km from the centre of town, near Torcello, with a population of approx. 4,000 inhabitants. Known for its brightly painted houses. Burano is a small archipelago consists of 4 Islands connected by channels of 10 m. Legendale that the first Continue reading

Festivals and celebrations of the world

 

Each country has a rich history, holidays and traditions. If you are planning a trip to another state, want to immerse yourself in a new culture and get a feel of its atmosphere – choose the time for festivals! Visit on the holidays of the peoples of the world, and you will get an unforgettable experience.

In all countries consistently report some important developments ranging from small home gatherings in the family circle, to massive festivals on a national scale. Here is a list of the most exciting holidays of the world.

One of the largest festivals in the world takes place in sultry Argentina in early January and is called “the Carnival of the country”. By the beginning of the holiday you can take your time, because it lasts for two months: from the first Saturday of January to the first Saturday of March. From year to year it is conducted in Gualeguaychú. There are a lot of tourists from all over the world to see the parade of beautiful dancers in bright costumes and become part of this Continue reading