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Mid-autumn Festival in China 2015

15th of August in lunar calendar is the traditional mid-autumn festival in China (in 2015 falls on Sunday, the 27th of September). Mid-Autumn festival is the second most important festival after the spring festival for Chinese people. Every year, when the festival comes people go home from every corner of the world to meet their families and have lunch with them.

Mid-autumn festival in China is traditionally celebrated on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunisolar month. The festival is the second most important festival after the spring festival for Chinese people. Every year, when the festival comes people go home from every corner of the world to meet their families and have lunch with them.

Why mid-autumn Festival so important? It is connected with the Moon and the Chinese people are very fond of the moon. In Chinese culture, the full moon is a symbol of peace and prosperity for the whole family. Its roundness symbolizes the integrity and unity. In the middle of the eighth month of the Chinese calendar, the moon in the full moon, and eight is also a popular number in Chinese culture, symbolizing wealth and prosperity. Thus, people believe in auspiciousness.

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Beer festivals in the world. Beer festivals

Beer is one of the most popular beverages worldwide. The beer is produced in nearly all countries of the world, almost everywhere there are fans of this beer. Today, there are a number of beer festivals, the people have fun, relax, socialize and, of course, huge amounts of drinking beer all tastes and varieties. Beer festivals very much, however, among them is the five best.

Beer at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

The Germans is the beer nation. Statistics says that in Germany beer regularly consume 91% of men and 67% women. That is why it is not surprising that the largest beer festival in the world held in Germany.

For the first time this festival was held in 1810, when in Bavaria celebrated the wedding of Ludwig I c Princess Theresa of Saxony. In honor of this, the people staged celebrations with horse races and beer, pour all for free. This festival really liked Ludwig, so he ordered to conduct it every year.

Since then, at the Theresienwiese on the third Saturday of September begins a huge beer festival called Oktoberfest, which translated means “October festival”. During this festival in the meadow put a huge beer tents, which are the different branches of the Munich beer halls. These tents are always exactly 14 – tribute to tradition. All pavilions are interesting in their own way, so they deserve attention.

Pavilion Hippodrom

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Beer festivals in the world.

Beer is one of the most popular beverages worldwide. The beer is produced in nearly all countries of the world, almost everywhere there are fans of this beer. Today, there are a number of beer festivals, the people have fun, relax, socialize and, of course, huge amounts of drinking beer all tastes and varieties. Beer festivals very much, however, among them is the five best.

Beer at Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

The Germans is the beer nation. Statistics says that in Germany beer regularly consume 91% of men and 67% women. That is why it is not surprising that the largest beer festival in the world held in Germany.

For the first time this festival was held in 1810, when in Bavaria celebrated the wedding of Ludwig I c Princess Theresa of Saxony. In honor of this, the people staged celebrations with horse races and beer, pour all for free. This festival really liked Ludwig, so he ordered to conduct it every year.

Since then, at the Theresienwiese on the third Saturday of September begins a huge beer festival called Oktoberfest, which translated means “October festival”. During this festival in the meadow put a huge beer tents, which are the different branches of the Munich beer halls. Continue reading

Venetian carnival

A two-week holiday euphoria reigns in Venice during the annual carnival. Costume and theatrical performances, performances of jugglers, acrobats, magicians, mimes, snake charmers, sagapolutele, competition for the best Venetian mask, music and dance, endless frivolous atmosphere of fun has made carnival of Venice one of the most famous and memorable carnivals in the world. Many travelers he even secretly called the King of all carnivals.

The ability of the Venetians to have fun and to organize a truly incomparable show increases the population of the city every year 500.000 tourists.

It is therefore planned a trip to Italy not only possible but also need to coincide with the visit of the Venetian carnival. You will not regret it!

The carnival starts 12 days before the beginning of Catholic lent and ends on Fat Tuesday, after which believers observe a 40-day fast in front of the oldest Christian holiday – Easter.

The history of the Venetian carnival

The history of this festival dates back to 1094, but the celebration of that time passed without masks. With 1162, historically marked the year of victory over the Patriarch of Aquileia, the carnival Continue reading

The Most ridiculous holidays of the world

What are the only entertainment don’t come up with the inhabitants of the planet to once again have fun, to relax from work and to feel free and crazy. Yes, sometimes it is that in everyday life many of us are so lacking. And this fact pushes the inventors from all over the earth for new and unusual discoveries in the field of entertainment. About the most bizarre, unusual and funny holidays world we’ll tell you now.

Fire festival “Las Payas”

Traditional festival of “Las Payas” is held annually in Valencia, Spain, from 14 to 19 March. It’s bright colorful and truly large-scale spectacle attracts thousands of tourists from around the world. Every day at two o’clock in the afternoon begin ground-based pyrotechnics competition, and closer to midnight, the participants set off firecrackers in the sky. The culmination of this bright and fiery festival has become a traditional rite of “La Crema”, which is a burning specially prepared a huge stuffed. Large-scale, spectacular, and very unusual.

Oyster championship

Very unusual festival called “world mountain oysters” takes place in the American town of Throckmorton, located close to Texas. Every may there is a unique strangeness of the event. In fact, no oysters here speech does Continue reading

Results of the Carnival of Love 2009
Five months of hard work and now the day has come! The first Carnival of Love in Dnepropetrovsk! The day before the event was nervous even the bride. Worried, they…

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Festivals and carnivals - Loving heart
The Italians are a very resilient nation, they love the holidays and fun, so in Italy the many official and unofficial holidays, some of them last for weeks. March-April -…

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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…

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