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
Film festival “the Reds” will last four days. This year the eyes of the Tambov fans of Japanese cinema will present five films. Three games, two – animation. The organizers explain that all the films will be accompanied by Russian subtitles.
The opening premiere cinema event will take place on 4 September at 14.30. It is planned that the guests of honor “the Reds” this year will be the counselor of the Embassy of Japan Yosuke Kusakabe and Michio Simizu. The latter during his visit to our city plans to meet with tambovchanka Emily Ermakova. She is a friend of his deceased father Jetsuite Shimizu.
As entertainment this year the organizers decided to hold an exhibition of Japanese car brands. Will accommodate it, according to the Chairman of the Tambov regional branch of the society ’s Russia-Japan” Vyacheslav Fedotov, right on the pad in front of the regional Museum. 4 and 5 September, motorists will be able to look at the car brand Suzuki. The following two days, on 6 and 7 September, gaze Tambukan will present Mitsubishi. Now the organizers are negotiating about other brands.
On 6 September, Continue reading