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
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