The most colorful festivals in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are in Ladakh. If you get the chance, you must visit the Tibetan mysteries – dancing in masks (Mask Dance), which are held in Buddhist monasteries on the territory of Ladakh.
In Ladakh are many Buddhist festivals almost every month during the year. Here is the list:
Different times: GU-STO p – a celebration of the victory of good over evil, the mask dances in the monasteries Tiksi (October-November), Spituk monastery (January) and Karsha (Zanskar, July).
January/February: Loan – Tibetan new year celebrations in the homes of Tibetans in monasteries and for 15 days.
February: Domace – Buddhist new year, celebration in Lech, Lemire and Dickite. The mask dances, the burning of effigies of evil spirits.
February-March: Guru TSE-Chu – dancing in masks, the Oracle predicts the future in the monastery of Stoke gompa.
February-March: Matho-Narang – Oracle in the monastery of Macho predict the future, perform acrobatic stunts with tied eyes, etc.
June-July: TSE-Chu, a three – day festival is the masked dance in the Hemis monastery in honor of the birthday of Guru Padmasambhava.
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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