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…

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Taste the joy: the best food festivals in the world
  Last year in The New York Times gave the definition to the world's obsession with food, calling it a "food shock". Indeed, edible crazy our civilization: recipe books become…

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The Most unusual festivals in the world

 

Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents

The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors) is an Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.

Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol, famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw tomatoes at anyone, importantly, to avoid Continue reading

World Festival Miss Burlesque

World Festival Miss Burlesque

In last weekend was one of the brightest and most enchanting festivals of spring – World Festival Miss Burlesque 2015. The award is 4 year selects the reigning Queen of burlesque, which happily and proudly wears his pearly crown and the proud title throughout the year, and still gets a big cash prize. Girls from all over the world and, of course, from all corners of our vast country tend to get happy in a list of contestants to reach the final. And it is not surprising, because the burlesque festival in Russia one of the largest in the world after America and Australia. This year to assess the true beauty and grace karaoke “allure” has gathered about 200 people, so much room club was able to accommodate. Not even the vacant chair, and the lion’s share of the tickets was sold out two weeks before the Event. The success of the festival Valery Malinovska, longtime organizer of the festival, explains simply: “All that is beautiful, aesthetically pleasing, Flirty and partially bared – attracts attention”!

Particularly attracted the attention of the winner of the “World Festival Miss Burlesque 2015” – Esmeralda Del Dios from Lisbon . When transferring crown hall gave a standing ovation. Queen of the applause became Veronica Marconi from Kirov. Queen Traditions Kathryn Gander from Moscow. Miss Innovation – Alice Spiller (Moscow). Miss Burlesque Continue reading

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