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
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
In big cities prefer to live is the proximity to civilization, so to speak, all at your fingertips, transport hubs and large shopping centres, authorities, exhibitions, museums, concerts, sports competitions and much more.
But sometimes the metropolis becomes so much that people from the bustle and from the overabundance of his likes tend to “retire” in a small but very bright and colorful, sometimes elegant, small towns.
If you go on a trip around the world, everywhere, the locals will show you the beauty of their towns and villages. But, despite all the friendliness and hospitality of the “natives”, there are few places on Earth, small towns which are particularly beautiful.
15 towns of the Earth, the most bright and colorful
Bled is situated on the banks of the same river in the Julian Alps, which grow in Italy and North-West of Slovenia.
Seven kilometres from the beautiful Venice, at the mouth of the same river, there is an island that you can walk along and across in 20 minutes. The population Burian only about 7 thousand people, but the town just prekrasno!
Footages That Was Used Lawang, Indonesia
Picturesque village located on the northeastern slope of the Indonesian Bromo mountain, world famous for its volcano.
Small town Damüls Continue reading