The last month of spring, may, love us because in this period nature truly wakes up from its winter sleep and blooms. In may are many different festivals and celebrations and they are all bright and colorful! For those who don’t want to sit at home and wishes to go for new experiences and emotions, we will tell you about the world’s largest festivals and celebrations, which are held in may.
We will start from the first of may holiday – labour Day, which is celebrated in 142 countries around the world. The history of the holiday goes back to 1886, when American workers decided to strike in order to establish the 8-hour working day. However, this meeting ended very tragically – bloody skirmish with the police, in which many people died. Therefore, initially, may 1 was celebrated in memory of this situation. Still in country are conducted on this day demonstration.
The sweeps festival and whisky day
1 to 3 may in England the famous festival of chimney sweeps. In Rochester British representatives of this profession being celebrated and honored, because chimney sweeps serve old houses with chimneys. Only in Britain employs about 600 sweeps. The sweeps festival is a very fun holiday, the day is celebrated with a parade with costumed procession.
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Maslenitsa is a celebration of spring, cheerful, carefree, with plenty of food and most importantly – pancakes. Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday became the Central dish, its symbol.
Prepare sleighs in summer, and a vacation plan in winter, wisdom in modern processing. This means that it’s time to think about how interesting and useful to spend a few weeks relaxing. “Culinary Eden” strongly recommends to visit any food festival.
Christmas in Germany
The main symbols of Christmas in Germany – Christmas tree and Christmas festival (Weihnachtsfest). From November (11 of 11 months in 11 hours 11 minutes until the day before Christmas eve the whole of Germany rejoices in the main squares of towns and watches gifts at the Christmas markets.
Summer food festivals and beer in Britain
Every year British summer air filled with the scent of the most delicious dishes and drinks. English foodie literally no time to recover – he does not have time to finish off the fish casserole is kornuollsky, as it already expects the portion of beef is Scottish (not to mention a huge mug of dark Irish and plates of biscuits Chelsea). These Continue reading
The originality, the music, the richness of colors and, of course, the fun – these are the characteristics of the most widespread and daring of the holiday.
And although the origin of the carnival is not yet fully understood – someone thinks that it originated in Ancient Egypt, others refer it to the era of the heyday of the Roman Empire, though there is no doubt that the carnival has become one of the brightest and most popular holidays on Earth. From South to North and from West to East, it goes through countries and continents, year after year and century after century, each time getting more and more flavor and originality.
Not always easy to come to a consensus, making the rating of the top ten carnivals in the world. However, we offer readers ten festivals, which, we believe, for various reasons. So:
Rio de Janeiro
Chariots, masks, riot of colour, music and, especially, Samba – these are the main components of the famous Brazilian carnival. Thousands of people go through the sambadrome surrounded by a huge number of people that come from different ends of the planet. Annually participate in the celebration of 5 million people, of which about a million – tourists.
Within months, the Samba schools, which is the soul of Brazilian carnival, preparing participants, which may gain up to five thousand Continue reading