Amazing festival Ati-Atihan in the Philippines – it’s the best week-long street party that rages from morning till evening, peaking on the third Sunday of January. Honoring the Santo niño (Santo Nino) (the image of the child Jesus) implies the irrigation head, as no other religious holiday, he is dressed in a very secular brilliance.
The history of the festival of Ati-Atihan roots in the XIII century, when a group of fair-skinned Malay immigrants from Borneo (Borneo) decided to show their respect for local residents of Athy. They painted their faces with black paint, sing and dance in gratitude for the earth and the food that was given to them (worrying about any pagan based, Spanish colonists later added here image of Santo niño). Today, in accordance with the historical past of the festival, the participants of the main parade paint their faces with soot and wear costumes that are perfectly suited for the Samba schools in Rio.
Although the festival lasts for a week, the festivities really flare up in the last three days (Friday through Sunday). Sunday is the big day and it starts early with the transfer of the revered icon of the Santo niño from the Cathedral town of Kalibo (Kalibo Cathedral) Continue reading
The world’s best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian.
1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica. This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one.
The festival takes place 1-8 March
Nice carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held at Place Masséna.
The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March,
Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing Continue reading
Fascinating, exciting and unique adventure Dmitry Komarov continue. “World inside out” went on a new journey through Southeast Asia to India. Under the statement of Dmitry, this country just boggles my mind and leaves an incredible emotion. See the World inside out season 2 and see for yourself.
Issues of transmission will help to come close to the mystery called India. Be sure that you learn everything about this country, including what nobody will write in guidebooks for tourists. The world upside down season 2 will show the real India – the life, customs, challenges and hopes of this country.
Features Of India
The country is located in South Asia on the Indian subcontinent. She ranks second in the world in terms of population – 1 billion 200 million people.Only in 1947, the Indian state became independent, and before that for nearly 200 years it was a British colony.
Despite economic indicators, India is a desperately poor country, and although occupies in the ranking of welfare States 9 line. Not strikingly it? There is still a caste system from which birth determines social position.
What else can surprise and impress the second density of the population of the Republic, Continue reading