Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol, famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw tomatoes at anyone, importantly, to avoid Continue reading
World Festival Miss Burlesque
In last weekend was one of the brightest and most enchanting festivals of spring – World Festival Miss Burlesque 2015. The award is 4 year selects the reigning Queen of burlesque, which happily and proudly wears his pearly crown and the proud title throughout the year, and still gets a big cash prize. Girls from all over the world and, of course, from all corners of our vast country tend to get happy in a list of contestants to reach the final. And it is not surprising, because the burlesque festival in Russia one of the largest in the world after America and Australia. This year to assess the true beauty and grace karaoke “allure” has gathered about 200 people, so much room club was able to accommodate. Not even the vacant chair, and the lion’s share of the tickets was sold out two weeks before the Event. The success of the festival Valery Malinovska, longtime organizer of the festival, explains simply: “All that is beautiful, aesthetically pleasing, Flirty and partially bared – attracts attention”!
Particularly attracted the attention of the winner of the “World Festival Miss Burlesque 2015” – Esmeralda Del Dios from Lisbon . When transferring crown hall gave a standing ovation. Queen of the applause became Veronica Marconi from Kirov. Queen Traditions Kathryn Gander from Moscow. Miss Innovation – Alice Spiller (Moscow). Miss Burlesque Continue reading
Traditionally, before strict fasting during the ten days before carnival in Italy bright and colorful cope lush Carnivals, which literally translated from Italian means – “farewell to meat” (ital. Carni, vale). The most famous carnival in Italy, and all over the world, the carnival in Venice. Separately the dates of Carnivals in 2010-2020 we already wrote here. now let us look more closely at the feast.
Each year the Carnival of Venice is held under a special motto or theme, around which is built the entire cultural program, although, of course, the program of events includes numerous traditional rituals followed during the large-scale stage action. After all, the main stage of the festival is the whole city, with its squares, streets, large and small channels, and, of course, theatres. For example, the main theme of the Venice carnival 2012 – “Life is theatre! All in masks”.
Carnival costumes in Venice
As we have noted, the Venetian carnival – one of the most famous and popular carnivals in the world. The first mention of the Carnival of Venice dates back to 1094-m year, and in 1296, Continue reading