In Ivano-Frankivsk took place - Holy Kovaliv
  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…

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In Ivano-Frankivsk took place - Holy Kovaliv
  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…

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Festival of brides in Novosibirsk

 

Air, flowing dress; soft hands, smiling faces, the glitter of happiness in the eyes of friends; excitement; dizzy from the rush of feelings of immense joy; the desire to embrace the whole world… And the particle of a loved one in your heart…

Wedding is one of the most important events in life, to which you want to return again and again in flashbacks. And the most beautiful brides of the outgoing year. In 2007 Novosibirsk will become one of the capitals of the First all-Russian festival of brides. The qualifying round will be held in our city on Valentine’s Day — February 14.

The idea of “all-Russian festival of brides” was born in Tyumen, the author of the project — Viktoria Zhdanova. At first he was held in the format of the annual city festival (since 2001). In March 2006 he received the national status: it was decided to run the final qualifying event on February 14 in the largest cities of Russia. The festival has already started in Tyumen, Ufa, Nizhny Novgorod, Smolensk, Tver, Tolyatti, Ulyanovsk, Perm, Novosibirsk.

Festival Brides is an open contest in which you can participate any woman. No special requirements for appearance and social status there. First, the girl must be of age. Secondly, the marriage must be registered in the current year up to 31 December. Allowed and participation of the contestants who remarriages.

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Unusual culinary festivals in the world

 

The article will tell you about the many food festivals that are organized all over the world. These festivals are very unusual. You will learn about the tradition of cooking food from cats, traditions, chase the cheese, throw oranges and more.

Since childhood we have been taught that food is not to rush. However, in some countries, throwing food is a massive event, which attracts many people. This madness has developed into real food festivals, which has gained worldwide popularity and has attracted a lot of tourists.

So, Italy has a long tradition of battles with oranges. For participation in festival it is vital to stock up on helmet and goggles. In the small town of Ivrea, three days before lent, residents gather to participate in the orange battle. In Middle ages there was a tradition to throw oranges. There was a legend that in ancient times there lived a Prince of Ivrea, who was very avaricious. He gave to the peasants only one pea in six months. To protest people gathered and began to scatter the peas on all city streets. Over time the peas have replaced oranges and turned the process of throwing fruit at this festival. Very famous in recent times was the festival of Catania cheese in England. From Cooper’s hill crumble the cheese, dozens of British. The whole process is accompanied by multiple fractures, bruises and stretch marks participants. Continue reading

Brazilian carnivals and Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

 

May 28, 2012 Brazil is considered the country of carnivals, in many of its cities held their own carnivals, but one of the world’s best known and most spectacular is, of course, the carnival in Rio de Janeiro .

This Grand event is held in the month of February, but as it is, we learn from this article.

Brazilian carnival (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held in many cities of Brazil for 40 days before Easter, which marks the beginning of lent. During lent, Catholics abstain from all bodily pleasures. That is why the Brazilian carnival, as an act of farewell to the pleasures, held on the eve of lent.

There are several versions of the origin of the Brazilian carnival. One of them is that it is based on introduced in the 17th century by the Portuguese “Fun day” – a holiday, accompanied with singing and dancing, when it was decided to bullshit each other all sorts of ways, pour water, obidyatsya raw eggs and beans. Soon the fun was joined by black slaves brought to Brazil from Africa, bringing back the colorful customs from their homeland. By the 20th century Brazilian carnival has absorbed elements of carnivals in Italy and France. It was then that mask, fantastic Continue reading