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The Most unusual festivals of the world
People who are used to their culture, holidays of other Nations seem to be amazing, and often strange. To understand the traditions of other people you just have to try…

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The Most unusual festivals of the world

 

Was recently compiled a list of unusual events, anniversaries and holidays.

12 of the strangest events in the world:

1. The festival ’s Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain )

Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascletá» – competition of pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Cremá – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.

2. The world Cup ’s Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA )

Close to Texas in may championship ’s mountain oysters”… In fact oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits the one who is best going to fry them. Judges will evaluate everything: the appearance of the cooked food as it is served, the aroma and taste. According to these criteria and selects the winner.

3. Bega cheese rolling (of Coopers hill, UK)

In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Monday of may races are held with a rolling cheese. According to the rules of the competition round head cheese starts down the slope, Continue reading

Ukraine: Article: Ukraine: the Best autumn festivals

 

Travel to Ukraine is always nice to combine with visits to interesting events – musical, gastronomic theme, which are held all year round in different parts of the country. But the largest number of entertaining events, it is the fall. Current, already come into its own is no exception: over the next three months in different Ukrainian cities will host a number of interesting festivals. We offer you the top five, which if possible should visit this fall.

When. from 12 to 15 September, Where. the village of Koktebel. Crimea

Koktebel Jazz Festival – the largest in Ukraine jazz open air festival, which has gained the status of one of the most iconic and anticipated music events in the country. In early autumn it is already the 11th time will be held in the picturesque resort of Koktebel. located at the foot of Karadag mountains on the Black sea.

Within three days the festival will host dozens of concerts on three different stages. The main stage – NuJazz Stage will be set up on the waterfront, on the beach Junge. Voloshin stage, created for connoisseurs of modern jazz and improvised music, will be located in the garden House-Museum of Voloshin. Daily stage Open Stage, which was addressed by both Continue reading

Program of the Festival is the Jazz

This fall, the international festival of “Jazz” extremely will expand and will become of dance and music and will be held in St. Petersburg from 5 October to 9 November at several sites: opens at the Music Hall, will continue in the BackStage, will close in the “Aurora” and ends with a Galaconcert in the “GlavClub”.

Solemn opening of festival will take place on 12 October at 17.00 in the Great hall ’s Music Hall”. Here will make you favorite Danes Jordans Drive “Bouncing Swingers” from Denmark, arrange almost acrobatic show at their concerts. They return to the audience “roots”, to this rock-n-roll of the 50-ies, time hipsters and large vehicles. After resounding success on “the Jazz – 2011″, the team is coming again to turn the festival into a real dance floor. During the speech, neither the musicians nor the audience are – in the midst of the concert the musicians ’s go to the people”, together with the audience to start dancing to their own music. Also, in the framework of “Jazz” to come visit us Moscow festival ’s Swing Boom” in part: “Dudes” (ex-“Mister Continue reading