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
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 traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one. The celebration takes place on 1-8 March.
2. France nice Carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held in Place Masséna. The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March.
3. Spain Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing a fun, whimsical costumes singing and marching on the city. The celebration takes place from 3 to 13 March.
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In more than 80 fabulous houses you will find amazing Christmas decorations and toys, Souvenirs and Handicrafts, exclusive gifts, delicious cakes and lots of other Christmas Goodies, from 14 December to 14 January, near the Arch of Friendship of Peoples will be the biggest fair in Kiev – Arch Gifts.
Guests of the Fair will be entertained by stilt-walkers, clowns, life-size giants, magicians, circus performers, actors of an original genre. On the main stage of the fair and concert and show, fire and pyrotechnic show at the rink.
It welcomes more than a million guests. Wooden houses, kiosks, ice skating, amazing party atmosphere, the opportunity to visit Santa Claus and enjoy Christmas dishes from around the world.
The fair will be dominated atmosphere of the famous Christmas markets of the world, when everywhere ring the merry bells, when the spirit of the holiday covers all and when I want to buy the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Our fair will be the most rollicking, hilarious and delicious fair of Kiev!
The program of the fair under the Arch of Friendship of Peoples:
Festive opening of the fair:
December 14 from 12:00 to 18:00
December 15 from 11:00 to 16:00
The concert and show program. Contests with prizes. Pig races. Fire-show.