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Festivals are part of the social life and tend to bring an insight on the culture of the nation, as it encompasses cultural peculiarities. Colourful parades, various processions and a lot of fun are always mandatory. Check out the top world festivals and celebrations!
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Glastonbury Festival in UK

  Britain's biggest happening in the open air has long been turned into a global brand. Is best known as a music festival, though there are also dance, circus, drama and comedy. For every self-respecting artist performance at Glasto - must be. Enumerate all the speakers at the festival musicians simply makes no sense, it will take more than one sheet. Glastonbury is built on the ideology of free hippie festival 70 - in its territory is "green" areas and most of the profit ...

Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil

  Modern Brazilian Carnival has its roots in Rio de Janeiro, when, in 1641, the town bourgeoisie imported from Paris habit of keeping masked balls and parties. Initially, the European form mimic the festival, but later absorbed elements derived from African and American cultures.     In the late 19th century in Rio de Janeiro have emerged "cordões" masked groups that marched on city boulevards singing and dancing. Today, known as...

Holi Festival

   Color Festival is held every year in India, Guyana and Nepal, being a very popular Hindu festival. During the festival, people stick with colored powder and water. Substances are made from medicinal herbs and tradition says that people heal them flu and fever viral disease occurring in spring....

Summerfest in USA

  The biggest festival in America, who, like Glastonbury, is not limited to musical component, though it certainly is paramount. Held in late June - early July in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, be sure to capturing holidays in honor of Independence Day. In principle, it is more domestic product, but if you're interested in listening to country music and not only artists, known throughout the world, but those few who are listening from outside the continent, at the Summerfest is coming. In th...

Venice Carnival, Italy

  Venice Carnival is an annual festival that takes place in Venice, Italy, two weeks before the start Wednesday and end with gray Mardi Gras (the day before Wednesday ashes).     Although it probably has much earlier roots, Venice Carnival supposedly was first recorded in 1296, when the Senate of the Republic has issued an edict declaring the day before Lent as a day of celebration. On the one hand, was an official festival, most of it being stag...

Mardi Gras in USA

  American metropolis hosts every year, Mardi Gras Carnival kick off when the fun. Carnival starts around two weeks before Ash Wednesday though parties before that date. According to tradition, carnival celebrations and is actually season begins each year on January 6, day Twelft known as the Night (Twelfth Night) and can grow to take up to two months, depending on the date of Easter. Economic reasons and duration of official travel is reduced, however.   ...

Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain

  Las Fallas was originally a celebration dedicated to St. Joseph, patron of wood cutters, but with time it turned into a festival of five days. The basic element in building wooden figures and allegorical compositions with a satirical character, inspired by topics, which are made in district centers. Every few streets are building their own "fall" find a real pride for each contributor. Basically Valencia becomes a relatively quiet city of 800,000, a huge party over 3,000...

Nudes-A-Poppin 'Pageant

  Nudes-A-Poppin 'Pageant is one of the hottest contests in Indiana and takes place in the infamous nudist resort area. The most beautiful women in all their splendor displays are aligned and subjected to tests after which decides who will wear the crown of Miss Nude. However, you should not only expect erotic dancing and volleyball....

Beerfest in Munchen, Germany

  The idea started from a simple Bavarian National Guard NCO. He suggested organizing a horse racing related festivities at the marriage of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese von Hildburghausen. Bavarian King Max I. Joseph von Bayern, showed more than happy with this suggestion. On 17 October 1810 horse race held on the princess bride called it Oktoberfest. As progress has been chosen instead of a meadow on the outskirts unused.    &nbs...


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