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
Nor for ‘s no secret that festivals and public holidays attract a huge flow of tourists. It is noteworthy that many of the cultural events of this kind are often called “business card” of a city, or even country. The most popular and most visited events are considered entertainment. The craziest of them are presented below.
South Korea. The mud festival in taisen-ri. The event is held annually in early July and lasts for two weeks. The festival program includes mud fights, running, dancing. (Hypnotica Studios Infinite)
USA. The Burning Man festival in the desert of black Rock. The event is held annually in late August and lasts for eight days. The program of the festival includes music and dance performances, as well as the ceremonial burning of the giant sculptures. (Julia Wolf)
Spain. San Fermin in Pamplona. The event is held annually and lasts from 6 to 14 July. The festival program includes encierro (bull run), the bullfights, carnivals, processions huge dolls and folk festivals. (Asier Solana Bermejo)
Thailand. Vegetarian festival in Phuket. The event is held annually and lasts for nine days, beginning with the first day of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The program of the festival includes a street procession in which Continue reading
Cultural and educational center ETNOMIR is the largest Russian ethnographic Park-Museum under the open sky. ETNOMIR is not only ethnographic complex, but also a huge amusement Park. Every weekend offers a new entertainment – festivals and celebrations of the world, theme weekends, concerts, exhibitions, fairs and music programs. Park guests can come for one day or stay in one of the hotels in ethnic style. This summer the Park will host three major culinary festival, where guests can explore the cuisine of different Nations, attend master-classes on cooking, to see how the chefs prepare the best and, of course, to try a variety of dishes.
Festival of national cuisines, the “World of Taste” in the cultural and educational center ETNOMIR.
11, 12 July
Kitchen and culinary traditions – such as an integral component of culture, language, history and national art. 11 and 12 July ETNOMIR is a Festival of international cuisine, while guests will not only be able to try dozens of dishes from different cuisines, but also learn to cook some of them on their own. The festival cooking contest “world of taste”, the barman-show, Tepanyaki show and shows cryo-ice cream. At the festival you can participate Continue reading