Autumn in Thailand is marked by celebrations, however, as any other time of the year in the Kingdom. Here-here should begin the spectacular Festival of Vegetarians and then a beautiful and romantic Loy Krathong. But before we celebrate the Moon Cake Festival or Mid-Autumn, my favorite holiday of lovers. In large shopping centers have special baked moon cakes (and do they sell them year-round). And even in every 7-11 S&P managed to deliver a batch of moon pies.
Mid-Autumn festival is celebrated most widely in China. But as in Thailand, a large percentage of Chinese and Thais of Chinese origin, this tradition spread to the Kingdom. The festival begins on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month and marks the autumnal equinox and the end of harvest. But to sell and fun to absorb moon pies and cakes begin three weeks before the celebration. In my opinion, this holiday is not that much to harvest, how much to the philosophical perception of the unity of man with nature, to achieve perfect harmony that major canons of Taoism.
The Moon Cake festival celebration is named for the tradition to prepare special sweet cakes in the shape of a full moon from sesame seeds, Lotus and duck eggs. Nobody knows where this tradition, but in the XIV century, moon cakes have Continue reading
Of course, the most striking event of this spring in Ivano-Frankivsk can be called the three-day festival “holiday of the blacksmiths”, about forging a Grand event firsthand reports the portal “Our City — the Park building with repair” .
This year we were visited more than three hundred blacksmiths from 23 countries around the world. Some of them came to the festival for the first time, and some — already regular guests. For example, world-blacksmith from Israel URI hofi of came to us for the second time. Interesting the wizard that he is originally from Ivano-Frankivsk, where he was born and lived until I was four. During the war, URI lost his family here, and he was removed from Ukraine. Difficult military imprint in the memory kept him from visiting his homeland. However, after visiting the festival last year, the Hof was amazed by the hospitality of Ivano-Frankivsk, and became a constant participant of our holiday.
Despite the capricious rain, the area was never empty: hundreds of Ivano-frankovets Kuznetsov was surrounded on all sides, to at least have a little look at this great job — the blacksmith’s art. Special attention was attracted by a master class of the school Continue reading
Safe to say that no person in the world who doesn’t love to celebrate the holidays. We are happy to congratulate your relatives, friends, colleagues happy birthday, happy Valentine’s Day, 8 March, happy New year and many other festivals. But, besides these, there are other holidays that are not known to everyone. They differ in their incredible atmosphere, amazing customs and often reach enormous proportions.
We offer you to get acquainted with the most unusual festivals in the world.
Mexican Day drunks
The tradition started since 2005 in the society of Internet bloggers of Mexico. 20 may takes place the celebration of this wonderful holiday. Surprisingly, the local authorities for the holiday have nothing.
Day red in the city Nonsense. Holland
More than 5,000 red-haired participants going from 40 countries. Every year after the termination of celebratory actions produced album book. The album contains photos only red people. The founders of the event are confident that the holiday is the most positive, the most striking and solar among others.
Holiday hens. American Nebraska
The festival occurs annually in the summer in Wayne, entirely dedicated to the amazing feathered inhabitants of the chicken coop. During the event men dressed in costumes of the chickens, performed an amazing dance Continue reading