What does the feast of the presentation of the Lord?
  The feast of Candlemas, celebrated on February 15th (old style – 2 February) is among the great twelve great feasts of the Orthodox Church. In Eastern countries, Candlemas is…

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Rio de Janeiro - the City of carnivals.
  Rio de Janeiro will always remain for all the city of Samba. And every Friday evening in one of the neighborhoods you can watch the guitarist and the dancer.…

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Summer festivals of Ukraine: music and ethno

 

This year, music lovers had hard times: global musicians and then cancel concerts, festivals carry on indefinitely, some do “to carry” to other countries. But Ukrainians still know how to have fun and if you try, you can find wonderful events throughout the summer. Keep your eyes on the schedules – and you will find many festivals and celebrations. Today we will introduce you to the declared event, which will take place this summer.

When: June 7-9

Where: Kiev, Trukhaniv island

Price: from 300 USD.

Speakers: Ricardo Villalobos, Art Department, Guy Gerber, Ian Pooley, Aquarius Heaven, Sonja Mooner, Jay Haze, Nastia, Rayo, Timur Basha, Lola Palmer, Dizzy and others.

Festival for dance music lovers Island – this is a 48-hour marathon under the open sky. Three sites: two night scenes, one for “after party”. Fest will appeal to those who love culture club.

When: June 12-15

Where: Lviv

Price: 0 to 800 UAH.

Speakers: Larry Carlton, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eliane Elias Quartet, Miles Electric Band, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Lucky Peterson feat. Tamara Peterson.

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Festivals, carnivals and festivals in Cuba

 

Tourists love Cuba not only for the warm climate. Cuba attracts its unrestrained joy – if anyone does, and Cubans know a lot about the entertainment and noisy parties!

During festivals, celebrations and carnivals of Cuba attracts a lot of people wishing to enjoy the atmosphere of merriment – at this time the Cubans satisfied with the meal, go around the city in bright clothes and otherwise enjoy life. Cuban festivals and carnivals – the best way to instantly lift your spirits and positive energy for the whole year ahead!

WHAT NATIONAL HOLIDAYS ARE IN CUBA AND HOW THEY CELEBRATE

A large portion of the Cuban population professes Catholicism, but the Catholic Christmas in December is celebrated not as bright as, for example, in Europe. The reason for strict prohibitions associated with the Communist past of the Republic. To celebrate Christmas as a religious holiday, it was banned until 1998.

But the New year is here to meet fun – after a Christmas dinner in the family circle Cubans and visitors to the Island of Freedom to come to the area or beaches and have fun – good, hot climate that promotes much more than we do. New year’s eve you can go to the disco, Continue reading

The Most striking events of spring

The Main and the most striking event, which is open to all travellers, who visited Azerbaijan in the spring, is the holiday of Novruz – the symbol of spring. Every year on March 21 the whole of Azerbaijan meets this ancient folk festival by preparing yourself for four weeks. Many holiday traditions and rituals of Nowruz whole March surprise and impress foreign visitors. Many people specially go to the regions, for example, in the village of Yukhari Salahli, where they witness a classic ritual, like old times. During the celebration of Novruz in Azerbaijan it is customary to visit, exchange gifts and many sweets that are sure baked in every home.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev annually on the eve of Novruz Holiday treats congratulations to the Azerbaijani people and the members of his family involved in the festivities, which take place in Baku in front of the Maiden Tower in the Old town and the National seaside Park. September 30, 2009 Nowruz was included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. A February 23, 2010 the United Nations declared March 21 the International day of Novruz.

Azerbaijani spring are all pleased with the wonderful weather and stormy generous variety of natural colors. At this time of the year, Azerbaijani cooks will offer a real vitamin menu Continue reading