Summer festivals in Switzerland
  Summer season music festivals in Switzerland is open! Today I received an email newsletter from SBB to offer discounts on travel and tickets for music events in Switzerland, I…

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The Pancake week in Russia: bright spring festival
  The ancient Slavic holiday of Maslenitsa is seven days of fun, sledding, competition and, of course, enjoying delicious pancakes. Scope and content it is often compared with the European…

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Top 10 interesting and crazy festivals around the world

 

The Pilgrimage Of The Gypsies, France

Saintes-Maries-de-La-Mer is a historical city and a place of pilgrimage in southern France. Crowds of pilgrims from all over the world come to see the relics of the three saints Mary Magdalene, Mary Salome and Mary Jacob. Black woman Saint Sarah, the patron Saint of the Gypsies, according to rumors, was a housemaid Mary Three.

Gypsies from all over the world come here, may 24th, the date, expected date of her arrival in France in 42 ad. Thousands of people carry the statue into the sea, repeating her arrival on the coast of France. This is a lovely holiday with songs and dances, taken in 42 ad, the magical times.

Ride of the kings is a traditional folk festival, which is held every year in late may in a small town in the Czech Republic under the name of vlčnov. It is an old town, with a population of just over three thousand, which comes alive on the last Sunday of may every year, when tourists and locals come together to have fun at this legendary festival, which has more than 500 years.

This is one of the oldest folk festivals in Europe and it has a funny story. In 1469 the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus was defeated by his father in the Czech-Hungarian Continue reading

Summer Baby games

Summer is in full swing, students — vacation, kids can do a lot more walking – and those who are at home with their mothers-grandmothers, and after kindergarten, and more – for cottages and resorts. The theme of the organisation of the games with the kids on the street in the summer care of almost all moms, and many thought it, wrote about it on blogs. Over the past summer I accumulated a lot of material about the summer games and on the mom Blogs.

But first let us pay attention to the comment of Julia Lugovskoy:

…there is a communal space games. No matter how much make up anyway, someone already did. But there is a reason to rejoice that in a good game that many children play.

We think so too. Therefore, collecting games, we see in fact the frequent repetition of descriptions of the same games. And yet, in nearly every material or have some custom games or game features are known. So go, look, maybe something will be useful.

And in the ladders at the end of summer you told me that was interesting, what you were busy and your kids:

In 2013, in category Develop-ka! Maria Kostyuchenko, the author of the blog «Learn to play» school and “Learning by playing”, Continue reading

The Best summer festivals in Europe

 

Summer: strawberries, sun loungers, wasps – and a Grand gathering of the world famous rock bands in the open air. Yes, European summer can only mean one thing – time music festivals. Every year, the entire continent is filled with plenty of music fans with free views on life, resting in the open sun – from song festivals in Spain before the festival of pop music and poetry in Suffolk. In this article we provide a brief description of the biggest, boldest, best of the best events that you should bear in mind when you plan a summer vacation in Europe.

Roskilde (Denmark )

In two words: 100000 Scandinavians in the field, swaying, singing, having fun and having a blast at the largest musical Orgy in Northern Europe.

When: in 2011 the festival will be held from 30 June to 3 July. Participants: Arctic Monkeys, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, PJ Harvey and TV On The Radio.

Bestfest (Bucharest, Romania)

In a nutshell: a reputable and well-positioned. The largest and most destructive estimates of eyewitnesses festival in Romania takes place on the lake just ten minutes drive from the airport of Bucharest. And cheap beer too.

When: in 2011 the festival will be held from 1 to 3 July. Continue reading