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
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
Traditionally, before strict fasting during the ten days before carnival in Italy bright and colorful cope lush Carnivals, which literally translated from Italian means – “farewell to meat” (ital. Carni, vale). The most famous carnival in Italy, and all over the world, the carnival in Venice. Separately the dates of Carnivals in 2010-2020 we already wrote here. now let us look more closely at the feast.
Each year the Carnival of Venice is held under a special motto or theme, around which is built the entire cultural program, although, of course, the program of events includes numerous traditional rituals followed during the large-scale stage action. After all, the main stage of the festival is the whole city, with its squares, streets, large and small channels, and, of course, theatres. For example, the main theme of the Venice carnival 2012 – “Life is theatre! All in masks”.
Carnival costumes in Venice
As we have noted, the Venetian carnival – one of the most famous and popular carnivals in the world. The first mention of the Carnival of Venice dates back to 1094-m year, and in 1296, Continue reading