The first festivals were musical, and they appeared in England. Over time the popularity of the organization of festivals gained momentum, and today our attention is a huge range of areas of the festival activities.
The movie lovers can visit the festivals, interested in theatre festivals theatre arts, gourmet, nourishing a passion for delicious food and drink, arrange food festivals. In addition, invented and held flower festivals, psychological, historical, ethnic, dance, children’s art, esoteric and even international festival of Cuban cigars or the beautiful birth festival in Australia…
Whatever it was, but any festival is a major event with the participation of a large number of people, attracting the attention of the media. That is why the organization of festivals is often used as an effective PR company. In addition, the festivals make a significant contribution to the social and economic life of the region where they are held. Realizing this, the local authorities strongly support the activities at the festival, receiving considerable indirect profit from their conduct.
For the participants of the festivals is the opportunity to present their ideas, to show their achievements in a particular field of activity and also to explore the ideas of others Continue reading
Snow, winter is associated by most people with the tale, the carefree childhood and of course with fun games in the snow and building snowmen in the yard. There are many places where they make great snow festivals that bring visitors to a new world of fairy tales.
Snow festival in Sapporo
One of the largest and most beautiful winter celebrations held in the Japanese city of Sapporo. It was first held in the middle of last century and participated in several students enthusiasts. Impetus to the development and world popularity of the festival gave the Olympic games of 1972 took place in Sapporo. Since then the event has become a hallmark of the city, which takes place in late January or early February. Snow sculptures that grow at this time in the city, reach enormous sizes, some up to 20 meters.
Especially striking beauty of ice creations at night, when the organizers include lighting, and sculptures become even more fabulous look. Many artists consider it a great honor to participate in this festival and to present their work to the public. In late January, tourists from around the globe flock to Japan in order to plunge into the world of a winter fairy tale. Every year 2 million people visit the festival in Sapporo.
Festival of snow and ice in Harbin
The Harbin festival is the harbinger Continue reading
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 Continue reading