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
In anticipation of the may holidays “Newspaper.EN” offers a guide to the most unusual hotels in the world — under water, on wood, in this gorge or the old train.
Japan, capsule hotel Capsule Inn Akihabara
The Japanese with their inherent minimalism was invented and created a capsule hotel Capsule Inn Akihabara . where you can spend the night in special cells arranged in two rows one above the other. Each cell (average size 2×1×1 m) placed bed, hanging TV, radio. Sleeping space in the capsule is very similar to the top shelf in a train compartment. Shoes and things are kept separately in the lockers, shared toilet. The first capsule hotels in the country appeared in the late 1970s, but the popularity is still not lost.
Price: from 2000–3000 yen/day (€14–21).
Austria, hotel Rogner Bad Blumau by Hundertwasser project
The friedensreich Hundertwasser — the famous Austrian architect, painter and just daring people. His ideas are eco-friendly and simple. Colorful buildings with domes and fairy ceramic facades hiding in the hills. On the roofs of trees, shrubs and grasses. Hundertwasser house in an amazing way like Continue reading
The kick drums and the audience opened his mouth in surprise, a wave of rope and fragile girl falls down from the dome, and after landing, turns into a flock of white doves. “What a circus!” – say you’ll be right. How!
1. Cirque du Soleil
Famous and already well familiar to inhabitants of Moscow canadian circus Cirque du Soleil touring the world for over 30 years. Actually the circus, in the classic sense, Cirque du Soleil is not. It’s an amazing mix of theatre, circus arts and street entertainment. Every show has its own unique plot and theme. His glory Cirque du Soleil got through breathtaking acrobatic performances, the acoustics, which makes the audience swoon in anticipation of a miracle and costumes of actors, careful attention to detail. Catch du Soleil is not so easy, the circus has toured across countries and continents, visiting world capitals every few years.
Average ticket price: $ 200.
2. Shanghai Circus World
«the Best circus show China” – so aptly and briefly include Shanghai circus criticism. Shanghai Circus World stands on its own arena in the same area of the stadium and Guangzhong Park. and touring the world.
Two major programmes: ERA Intersection of Time and brought worldwide Continue reading