The Best spring festivals
  British newspaper the Independent named the 10 most interesting festivals taking place this spring. In the list of the best European events came and Dance Open – the ballet…

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The Most unusual holidays
Holiday naked men in the Japanese city of Inazawa. Inazawa celebrate it as much as the 767 BC. In the temple of Konomiya going more than three thousand men at…

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Fall festival “Gulliver”

 

The performances are loved by the Kurgan puppet theatre “Gulliver” in the first season the audience will see the Far East and Siberia. The actors gathered puppets and decorations, Packed suitcases and went on a tour with the latest and most high-profile premiere of the theater.

In Kurgan doors to the public “Gulliver” will open soon: the 71st season will begin on October 25. On 25 and 26 October the Kurgan will feature two premieres — “the Actress” and “Tales of my grandmother.” The delay in a long-awaited meeting of talents and fans has objective reasons: with the end of the theatrical season this spring, “Gulliver” suffered a great loss in creative frames — for family reasons in Moscow moved actor and Director Alexey Gosuk and his wife, actress Irina Timofeeva. Left the troupe and a young, talented Nikolai Fomin. Because of what the theatre had difficulties with putting actors to play roles, to the same scene master new sound designer and illuminator.

Yet these changes do not interfere with “gullivera” with optimism to the future of the theatre, especially because it starts with a long and happy road.

Now Gulliver is located in Irkutsk, where from 4 to 10 October goes mobile festival “the Ark”, where the Kurgan puppeteers Continue reading

10 unusual festivals of the world

 

Finns are favorite of women at the hands not only on the wedding day, but during this festival. Locals say that the idea of the festival is rooted in the tradition of stealing wives. Championship takes place July 4 in the town of Sonkajarvi.

Participants must cover the distance of 250 meters steeplechase. If the wife is 49 pounds lighter, that men be given extra weighting. The championship is fun, but injuries and abrasions participants also occur regularly.

La Tomatina, Spain

Footage and photos from this fun-filled holiday can often be seen. The battle of ripe tomatoes is happening in the last week of August in the town of Buñol. Part in the battle and take locals and tourists in large numbers gather for a holiday in Spain. The rules are very simple: they can throw at each other only ripe tomatoes and any other items that you cannot tear the clothes on the opponents or otherwise use physical force, it is impossible to prevent trucks moving “ammunition”.

The battle lasts for 2 hours, after which they can take a shower in a specially built shower.

Championship diving into the swamp, UK

Because Wales is rich in marshland, the residents decided to organize a championship narinig in the swamp. Continue reading

Russian art festival “Pereslavl autumn”

 

Arts festival, organized by the Pereslavl Museum-reserve on the initiative of the Moscow Union of Artists is held in Pereslavl-Zalessky for the third year. In the beginning it was dedicated to Honey and Apple Save, and 2014 is called “Pereslavl autumn”. Autumn for artists – the final of the creative year, plein air, reflection, understanding of themselves in the world and the world in itself. In Pereslavl nature autumn is the season of the most vivid, memorable, exciting creative impulses and revelations.

Every year the festival is growing, attracting new participants. This year one of the highlights of the Festival will be the opening of the exhibition Pereslavl artists on 3 September at 16.00 in the Cultural-exhibition centre of Pereslavl Museum. The exhibition runs until 14 September, don’t miss. Within the exhibition there will be held meetings with artists, musicians. 11 September at 16.00 there will be a concert of the creative team on “the edge” under the direction Continue reading