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The Most famous festivals in the world

 

The earliest festivals appeared in England, these were mass celebrations or prezidenta, accompanied by musical, theatrical or circus performances. In the 20th century they began to be international festivals, and in our country the first music festivals appeared in the USSR in the 1930-ies. Over time, festivals were supplemented by new kinds: festivals, rock festivals, folk festivals artville art. We look at the most famous music festivals in the world by the portal Samogo

BBC Proms

One of the oldest and longest-running festivals of classical music. Held in London in 1895 and lasts three months. The concept of the festival is to make the classics accessible to the masses. Each year the festival takes place to hundreds of concerts by the best orchestras in the world.

The Salzburg festival

The Salzburg festival

Passes in Austria, the homeland of the great Mozart. Was first held in 1920. Within two months of the festival each year is given over 200 performances of various genres, performances, operas, concerts of symphonic orchestras. Two-thirds of the 250 thousand festival visitors are foreigners.

The festival in San Remo

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Festival Love Parade

 

Love Parade (love Parade) – the largest Technopark, which began its history in Germany. This country is considered to be the ancestor of the festival. In 1989 the Berlin opened its Brandenburg gate for fans of electronic music. Until 2006, the festival was held only in the capital of Germany, and since 2007 has covered most of the cities in the Ruhr region.

The first parade was organized Mathias Reing . after collecting all 150 fans of electronic music, but after a decade – by 1999, the parade was visited by 1.6 million people! The parade is at all times treated ambiguously: fans of electronic music have not seen life without him, simple as the Germans were in constant outrage because of the unbearable noise and turmoil going on in the streets according to them. 2004 and 2005 steel for the festival small change due to various financial issues: the organizers could not find a sponsor, despite the huge number of people wishing to attend the festival. In 2006, the festival was resumed again and gathered more than a million fans technomusic, in 2007 the parade with over a million participants took place in Essen in 2008 in Duisburg, a small town was visited by 1.6 million people.

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The craziest festivals of modern times

 

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