The beer nation, of course, are the Germans – according to the polls, in Germany regularly consume this drink, 67% of women and 91% men. It is not surprising that the world’s largest beer festival – Oktoberfest takes place in Germany. It was first held in October of 1810 Bavaria, then was celebrated the marriage of Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxony. On this occasion, had arranged a Grand festivities with beer and races, taking place at the city gates in a large meadow that since then bears the name of Terezinho. They also invited all the inhabitants of Munich, the beer was poured for free. The event is so liked Ludwig that he ordered me to hold it annually. Since then, on the third Saturday of September begins the festival of Oktoberfest. At the Theresienwiese erected a giant beer tents – affiliates of the Munich beer halls, modestly referred to as “tents”. Always 14, and is also a tradition.
Each year, the Oktoberfest attracts about a million people. They drink 10 million pints of beer, eat 750 thousand fried chicken and 800 thousand sausages. And yet – are buying up tens of thousands of glowing horns, hearts and hats with flashing lights, and not sentimental reasons. These unpretentious decoration in fact have absolutely practical purpose: after the glorious celebration Continue reading
Summer – festivals, so don’t miss all the fun. Listen to music, dance, swim, sunbathe, eat and smazyvaesh paints. In this article you will read about the most interesting of July festivals.
1. Bass Generation-open air
Date . from 5 to 7 July.
Place . S. Schastlivtsevo, Henichesk district, Kherson region.
This festival for electronic music lovers. You enjoy premium dubstep and drum’n’bass. Among the famous participants of the festival: Tapolsky, Hectix, Blood DJ, Octane, “Stereotype”, Polak and others.
2. Great Crimean summer beer festival
Date . from 5 July to 20 August.
Place . 5-9 July – Kerch, 12-16 July – Theodosius, 19-23 July – Koktebel, 26-30 July – Zander, 2-6 August – Alushta, 9-13 August – Yalta, 16-20 August – Sevastopol.
Beer lovers should not miss this huge event. You will have the opportunity to enjoy different varieties of beer, to participate in the Championships, watch night beach show, listen to concerts, and even participate in culinary competitions.
3. The cabbage festival in Cefalu
Place . S. Body, Berehovo district, Transcarpathian region
In the Ukrainian Transcarpathian village is inhabited by Hungarians. They believe that the smaller Continue reading
In the word “carnival” all immediately imagine Rio de Janeiro, where the biggest, most colorful and most famous carnival in the world. However, the spirit of the costumed parade is typical for all nationalities. France is no exception. Carnival in Annecy is no worse than the original Venetian. Paris carnival or the carnival in Guadeloupe also will not leave indifferent curious tourists.French carnivals
Carnival in Guadeloupe (January 8 – 22 February).
This outlandish carnival is perhaps one of the most important for France and the inhabitants of this region. Within two months, from Epiphany to Ash Wednesday, the Department lives in the rhythm of carnival. In all the cities of the region are organized beauty contests, costume parade that marches on carts, as well as dance marathons and balls. On ash Wednesday with the sign of the end of the carnival on the square solemnly burnt the effigy of Vavala, king of carnival.
«Paris carnival” (February 19).
Tradition, originating in the Middle ages and which for a long time one of the most important in the world, has survived to this day. Her incarnation was “Paris carnival”. It takes place on Sunday week before oil. The presence of cows at the head Continue reading