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
The New year is nice not only because it is perceived by many as the beginning of a new stage in life, but also because in this magical night be sure to wait for all the gifts.
Thus, they not only receive, but also to choose. This creates a unique atmosphere of the Christmas holidays.
What to look for in anticipation of the New 2016 as a present for their loved ones and friends?
Gifts with humor
Funny gifts for 2016 is in the spirit of a mischievous Monkey. Humorous can be as the gift itself and its design.
If friends a lot, and a small budget, we will gain the ability to use photo editors. You can prepare a calendar with a picture of funny monkey… and her face to be replaced by the face of a man. Or to arrange a surprise. Suppose you know that sister husband dreaming about a cool phone. But… handed her a box with a frying pan. Disappointment? No you can’t. Does it reveal a box, and kitchen utensils hiding coveted smartphone.
Reception with lots of boxes, the size of which gradually decreases – interesting, but hardly anybody will cause a true delight. Therefore, upgrade, introducing unusual elements of the “package”: nakatannuju jar, a bag with a padlock, sewn sock, a plastic egg with glued the halves, etc. – may bestow you can sweat till you get to the coveted gift.
Monkey the Explorer
Don’t Continue reading
Vienna’s Museumsquartier is a cultural complex that includes not only museums and exhibition halls, rooms for various events, restaurants. Weekend performances by famous Austrian DJs. Of particular interest to children up to 14 years is the Museum of ZOOM Kindermuseum, in which you can participate in various workshops.
Summer in the Museum quarter is a place of rest for the Viennese and visitors to the city. The novelty of last season, 2014 was the Aquadrome with boat races in the pool.
Entrance to most of the events are free.
• place: Vienna’s Museumsquartier.
• date: 01.07
• duration: 3 months.
An exhibition of works by photographer Lee Miller in the Albertina Museum
08 may-16 August
The title of the exhibition “Surrealism – Travel – the War” reflects the stages of the life of photographer Lee Miller, the first Parisian surrealist photographs to works covering the horrors of the second world war.
The exhibition features 80 photographs, many of which are quite rare.
The current exhibition Continue reading