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The most important events of the year (World Tourism)

Christmas Christmas
  Christmas is the great day of Christ's birth, being celebrated by all Christians on December 25 of each year. More than two thousand years ago, the Virgin Mary by the power of the Holy Spirit, bore Jesus Christ in Bethlehem of Judea. Then, the three Magi from the East saw a bright star in the sky and making a long way following it, came to Bethlehem, bringing gifts of gold, myrrh and frankincense.     Christmas was established as official celebration in 325 by the first Christian Roman emperor...
Valentine Valentine's Day
  Starting February 14, Christians in Europe and North America, and not only them, celebrate Valentine's Day. Although its origin is Catholic, Valentine’s Day becomes increasingly popular in other religions and cultures. Well, a celebration of love is always welcome, even if it is not native or it is not a tradition for centuries in certain regions.     Celebrating Valentine's Day has its origins in a tradition that began many years ago in ancient Rome. It is known about a Roman festival, ...
New Year New Year's Eve
  New Year is considered a special moment in the world and is celebrated with different traditions, some kept for thousands of years and passed down from generation to generation. New Year in many parts of Europe, is associated with superstitions and predictions.     For example, in some parts of Switzerland and Austria, locals dress up to celebrate the eve of St. Sylvester. In the year 314, people thought the pontiff of the period, named Sylvester, captured a large monster that will later escap...

Best beer festivals (Festivals)

Beerfest in Munchen, Germany Beerfest in Munchen, Germany
Munchen Beer is one of the best beer to taste.  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.     In this first celebration, drinks were served in...
Great British Beer Festival Great British Beer Festival
  Their particular tradition of cooking and consumption of beer is and Britain. And those who have ever been to the London Exhibition Centre Olympia Exhibition Center Hammersmith Road, can not disagree.     The festival is able to surprise even the most sophisticated beer drinkers. Every year here they bring more than 350 varieties of this British ale, 60 varieties of pears, and many varieties of bottled beer. Festival guests will enjoy and wheat, and ginger beer, beer with spices and herbs, as ...
Cannstatter Volksfest in Germany Cannstatter Volksfest in Germany
  Beer Festival is held in Stuttgart, Germany and is considered the second largest after the Oktoberfest. Volksfest translated as "folk festival", and that is as it is indeed. History of the Festival began in 1818, when Queen Catherine and King William Vurtembergsky decided to make a feast for his people after the difficult years of the plague. The official beginning of the holiday falls on the 11 o'clock, when the Lord Mayor of Stuttgart, opens the first barrel of beer near the fruit of the column. On the first Sunday of...

Best festivals in the world (Festivals)

Glastonbury Festival in UK 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 goes to charity. Unfortunately, long time not here...
Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil 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 "block" consisting of a special group o...
Holi Festival 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....