The Most beautiful and famous holidays in the world.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. Remember how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time —…

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Brazilian carnival
The most famous Brazilian carnival held in Rio de Janeiro since 1928. Grand opening celebration always takes place on Saturday, seven weeks before Easter. According to tradition, at seven o'clock the mayor of Rio de…

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The strangest festivals in the world
Probably most of the population of the world known such holidays as Christmas, Easter, Halloween and New year. But there are plenty far from such famous festivals which are celebrated regularly in some parts of…

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The Most unusual festivals in the world

Carnival, Brazil. Gracyanne Barbosa leading the Samba school of Mangueira, participates in the carnival in the streets of Rio de Janeiro in 2009. Samba dance was born in Rio, remains the heart of the city, and is the basis of perhaps the most original carnival parade. Since 1920, this is one of the biggest festivals in the world gathers musicians, dancers and designers, representing the city schools, where study participants during the year.

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. Chinese immigrants gave rise to this Taoist ceremony in 1825, when people who believe in God, ate vegetarian food to be saved from the epidemic.

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.

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 Continue reading

Ten of the best carnivals of the world

And although the origin of the carnival is not 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 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 whom about one million tourists.

Within months, the Samba schools, which is the soul of Brazilian carnival, preparing participants, which may gain up to five thousand people, and rehearse their performances to surprise the audience and leave them with unforgettable impressions of the carnival.

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Carnival.

La Vanguardia, Spain

The originality, the music, the richness of colors and, of course, fun – these are the characteristics of the most widespread and daring of the holiday.

And although the origin of the carnival is not 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 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 whom about one million tourists.

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