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
Vienna’s Museumsquartier is a cultural complex that includes not only museums and exhibition halls, rooms for various events, restaurants. Weekend performances by famous Austrian DJs. Of particular interest to children up to 14 years is the Museum of ZOOM Kindermuseum, in which you can participate in various workshops.
Summer in the Museum quarter is a place of rest for the Viennese and visitors to the city. The novelty of last season, 2014 was the Aquadrome with boat races in the pool.
Entrance to most of the events are free.
• place: Vienna’s Museumsquartier.
• date: 01.07
• duration: 3 months.
An exhibition of works by photographer Lee Miller in the Albertina Museum
08 may-16 August
The title of the exhibition “Surrealism – Travel – the War” reflects the stages of the life of photographer Lee Miller, the first Parisian surrealist photographs to works covering the horrors of the second world war.
The exhibition features 80 photographs, many of which are quite rare.
The current exhibition Continue reading
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