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Holidays

Unusual holidays of the world

Today we will look at the list of the most interesting and unusual holidays and festivals in the world. In this collection were very interested in holidays, which you can see below. Look!

1. Competition in the highlands of Scotland. Party games, dressed in a traditional Scottish kilt, will compete in the hammer throw, in the contest which is held in Glenfinnan. Traditional Scottish games consist of competitions, dances, food and drinks to relax from everyday work.

2. Beltane Fire Festival, Scotland. “The Celts” with bare torsos raise the torches during the Festival of Beltane fire near Carlton hill in Edinburgh. These annual festivities are a modern revival of the ancient Celtic celebration of the arrival of summer.

3. Holiday naked men. Hadaka Matsuri (literally, the feast of naked men) in Okayama, Japan, is a traditional festival which has been celebrated for 1200 years. Picture was taken in winter, the temperature is about 9 degrees. Men dive into the icy water, passing the rite of purification.

4. Vegetarian festival, Thailand. Believers temple at Bang Neow, participate in the parade of vegetarian festival on Phuket island in Thailand, stick a weapon in itself, in protest. Continue reading

Happy New Year. New Year on the threshold

Blue wooden Horse now knocks at every man’s door!

Soon will come the most important, the most striking and fabulous holiday on the planet — the NEW YEAR!

The children are already rubbing their palms in anticipation of holiday gifts, write letters to Santa Claus, telling rhymes and songs under the Christmas tree, all in anticipation of a Magical night!

Millions of people have come up with a plan of celebration of this extraordinary event — who with friends in good company, someone with family in the cozy family circle. And someone need to work and new year’s eve — if it’s boring long changing or maintaining corporate events, holiday parties.

Here it became even more interesting, friends — and You in the new year’s eve was lucky enough to choose the place for the holiday, or were lucky enough to meet the chime for a work machine??

What you’re a lucky guy? — WRITE in the COMMENTS.

And still we all prepare for this holiday! And even the process of cooking, you will agree, much nicer, more exciting, longer than then the Christmas night — for some reason it ends so fast….

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Five of the best beer festivals of the world

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 of a special service by the flickering lights detects a motionless Continue reading

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