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
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 best sellers, cooks tour not less musicians, food becomes the main character talk shows and movies.
Check the new restaurant is now perhaps more important than ever for all to dash off a review of the most awaited film of the year or the latest collection of RAF Simons. And if Jamie Oliver or Gordon Ramsay still less occupy women’s minds than Robert Pattinson, the leading cooking shows Nigel Lawson and Claire Robinson certainly can compare in popularity with Scarlett Johansson or Sasha grey (someone like that). Hunger only bread not to meet – we need to know what grain and what’s the loaf is done. And maybe even try to cook it at home, certainly laying out snapshots of the process and the result to the Network.
Gastroboletus can be compared with the development of the music industry. Rock explosion in the 50’s, crazy festivals, music lovers in search of rare vinyl and new names and, of course, the guitar in the corner of every second teenager. Replacing the music in this food list, get the average modern foodie who collects Continue reading
Few people know the history of the Venetian carnival . but carnivals in their current form arose in medieval Venice and out of her gradually already spreading to other cities of Europe and then around the world have given life to all known carnivals of the world.
Venice carnival photos
And the history of carnival goes back to the times of Ancient Rome. The first carnival was held during the annual festival in honor of Saturn which is celebrated after the harvest during the winter solstice.
Here are the origin and carnival masks — during the Saturnalia everything was topsy-turvy.
The differences between masters and slaves was abolished. Slaves became masters, gentlemen — slaves. With the advent of Christianity, the tradition of the carnival were forgotten for a long time. Revived the celebration of a century later with the beginning of the Renaissance. Medieval carnivals began their parade from Venice, arriving in the form to the present day.
Carnival is celebrated annually in February. It lasts 10 days. During this period in ancient Venetian palaces are held masquerade balls. Usually the entrance is by invitation only. Sometimes you can buy the entrance ticket, the price never drops below $ 300.
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