If you’re not rested and walk up in the new year and Christmas holidays, perhaps you should remember that in the last winter month around the world are stunningly beautiful carnivals 😉
When: from 8 to 22 February 2015, parade Askew (Gran Coso) — 17 February.
Its scale and beauty of this festival received the title of the largest in Europe and worldwide, ranking second after the Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Carnival processions marching across the island, but the most striking sight you will see on the streets of Santa Cruz, the capital of carnival.
You will see bright and unusual costumes, which correspond to the declared theme of the carnival. You will participate in the selection of the Queen, because here the most beautiful, charming and strong girl. After all, weigh some costumes a few tens of pounds!
Around the Queen of carnival, as a peculiar character, are entire of the action. The peak of the holiday is Cavalcade (the Parade) is a majestic hours-long costume parade. It is accompanied by fireworks, the roar of firecrackers and fireworks, and dancing until morning. Takes the action almost the entire population of the island. In 1987, the carnival in Tenerife was listed in the “Guinness Book of world records” as the carnival, where all night 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
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