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
To get dirty, to izmislitza, you’re on – each of these holidays can greatly expand your vocabulary on the part of a dirty pleasure, but at the same time and add adrenaline and lift your mood.
The highlight of the program . Over-ripe tomatoes
How many bottles of ketchup would make a tomato, miserably perished in 70 years of existence of the Spanish “Tomatina”, it is better not to count. The figure is astronomical. After all, every year in the famous tomato battle in buñol their “dying” of 100 tons! But the Spaniards appreciate the fun above vegetables. But it just “Tomatina” rife. Still, several thousand adults fall time childhood and to them – nothing. People fooling around, in its own way: throwing tomatoes, pour tomato soup or splashing around in a puddle of tomato puree. Beauty! The main thing is not too long and not to forget, what all this tomato madness conceived. And here’s why: for the hour that lasts “battle” should be “Pomidora” buñol so that the wipers work enough for two months, at least.
The highlight of the program . Color powder
If you believe the guidebooks, Holi in India is a celebration of spring and the rebirth of life. But if you believe your eyes, this is crazy. Anything else is just Continue reading
The earliest festivals appeared in England, these were mass celebrations or prezidenta, accompanied by musical, theatrical or circus performances. In the 20th century they began to be international festivals, and in our country the first music festivals appeared in the USSR in the 1930-ies. Over time, festivals were supplemented by new kinds: festivals, rock festivals, folk festivals artville art. We look at the most famous music festivals in the world by the portal Samogo
One of the oldest and longest-running festivals of classical music. Held in London in 1895 and lasts three months. The concept of the festival is to make the classics accessible to the masses. Each year the festival takes place to hundreds of concerts by the best orchestras in the world.
The Salzburg festival
The Salzburg festival
Passes in Austria, the homeland of the great Mozart. Was first held in 1920. Within two months of the festival each year is given over 200 performances of various genres, performances, operas, concerts of symphonic orchestras. Two-thirds of the 250 thousand festival visitors are foreigners.
The festival in San Remo
This festival is both the most famous Italian song contest, has been held since 1951. The venue is traditionally Continue reading