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
The New year is nice not only because it is perceived by many as the beginning of a new stage in life, but also because in this magical night be sure to wait for all the gifts.
Thus, they not only receive, but also to choose. This creates a unique atmosphere of the Christmas holidays.
What to look for in anticipation of the New 2016 as a present for their loved ones and friends?
Gifts with humor
Funny gifts for 2016 is in the spirit of a mischievous Monkey. Humorous can be as the gift itself and its design.
If friends a lot, and a small budget, we will gain the ability to use photo editors. You can prepare a calendar with a picture of funny monkey… and her face to be replaced by the face of a man. Or to arrange a surprise. Suppose you know that sister husband dreaming about a cool phone. But… handed her a box with a frying pan. Disappointment? No you can’t. Does it reveal a box, and kitchen utensils hiding coveted smartphone.
Reception with lots of boxes, the size of which gradually decreases – interesting, but hardly anybody will cause a true delight. Therefore, upgrade, introducing unusual elements of the “package”: nakatannuju jar, a bag with a padlock, sewn sock, a plastic egg with glued the halves, etc. – may bestow you can sweat till you get to the coveted gift.
Monkey the Explorer
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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
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.
This international 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
Trinity, apostles ‘ fast, Midsummer. The birth of John the Baptist, Peter and Paul, the Prophet Elijah, Healer Panteleimon, Maccabeus, Saved. Transfiguration, The Dormition Of The Virgin. First Pure.
The Trinity is celebrated on the 50th day after Easter. The Bible says that on this day came down on the apostles the grace of the Holy spirit. In the people the Pentecost is celebrated for three days. The first day, that Green, or Klechalnoe Sunday, the second – Klechalniy Monday and the third – Bogodukhov day.
In Green Sunday need to be especially careful, as this day the greatest aggressiveness of Miwok, mermaids, petercat and other evil spirits.On this day, to go to the cemetery and commemorate the dead relatives, necessarily leaving them any food. In Klechalnoe Monday after Church sanctifies the field that the Lord would protect them from hail and fire. In Bogoduhov day sanctified wells. “Trinity three holidays rich: flowers, herbs and ruddy in the summer..”
The apostles ‘ fast is celebrated on the second week after Trinity. Its duration depends on the Trinity, since it ends on 12 July, on the day of Peter and Paul. According to the legend Kiev was established by Saint Peter Continue reading