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The craziest festivals of modern times

 

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

Best spring carnivals of the world

 

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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Festivals and celebrations of the world

 

Each country has a rich history, holidays and traditions. If you are planning a trip to another state, want to immerse yourself in a new culture and get a feel of its atmosphere – choose the time for festivals! Visit on the holidays of the peoples of the world, and you will get an unforgettable experience.

In all countries consistently report some important developments ranging from small home gatherings in the family circle, to massive festivals on a national scale. Here is a list of the most exciting holidays of the world.

One of the largest festivals in the world takes place in sultry Argentina in early January and is called “the Carnival of the country”. By the beginning of the holiday you can take your time, because it lasts for two months: from the first Saturday of January to the first Saturday of March. From year to year it is conducted in Gualeguaychú. There are a lot of tourists from all over the world to see the parade of beautiful dancers in bright costumes and become part of this Continue reading