Many people dream to visit Hong Kong and see with your own eyes this city is to walk along the waterfront, climb to Victoria Peak, overlooking the famed panorama. But Hong Kong is not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and interesting places for every taste. The most striking thing is how regional residents follow the habits, respect and love their culture. You make sure that if you visit here during one of classic holidays or festivals.
Festivities at the time of the Chinese new year is undoubtedly the main event of the year, but the holiday calendar is not limited to a single celebration in Hong Kong is a year-round dazzling holidays. In may and July there will be several festivals that will be a fascinating tour.
In Hong Kong dates holidays tied to the Lunar calendar, because of this relatively familiar to us Gregorian they change every year.
In June are 3 festival devoted significant for Hong Kong residents believer holidays.
11 may in Hong Kong allocate birthday ocean goddess tin Hau – the patron of sailors and fishermen. The life and welfare of Hong Kong are inextricably linked with the sea, so residents Continue reading
1. International balloon festival in Albuquerque, USA, from 5 to 13 October
For the first time this festival was held in 1972. Since then, the festival in Albuquerque became the most grandiose festival of balloons.
Annually as air rises about 750 of the most diverse in shape, size and color of balloons. The holiday lasts for 9 wonderful days. Competition among fancy balloons are replaced by competitions on simultaneous mass ascent of balloons.
2. The festival of Loy Krathong (Loykrathong Festival), Thailand, November
This festival is held annually in Thailand and parts of Laos and Burma. Literally, the name of the festival comes from the word “floating” (Loy) and “boat leaves from” (krathong).
Loy Krathong – full moon day in November – festival of water and light. This day allowed all boats in the water-krathongs with flowers and candles, and in the sky launch sky lanterns.
3. The carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February
Carnival in Rio is the largest and most famous mass party in the world. Legendary spirit demonstrate the best Samba dancers. In fact, the festival is the parade Continue reading
With this post I begin a series of reports on how the rest and have fun Argentines. Will be at least another Argentine wedding and tango. I haven’t seen such a fun and “easy-going” of the nation. To get a holiday, just enough to gather two or three Argentines together. And this self-organizing substance. They don’t need anything to have fun. However, many Argentines are very fond of complaining about his life. Paradox. or carnival?))
February – carnival in South America. Of course, the most famous carnival takes place in Rio. Very interesting carnivals in Bolivia and neighbouring countries. Argentina, though, and conducts carnivals, but this is more action-oriented internal customers, rather than a tourist. The only exception is carnival in Gualeguaychú in the North of the country. There everything is close to the Brazilian version is a large – scale show, performances of various dance schools, half-naked girls, crowds, etc.
Carnival in Buenos Ares is very different. Most residents of the capital, mainly use two more weekends to get out of the cities on the coast. But those who remains, as it turned out, not very interested in carnival. At least no one I know could not say anything definite about him. The fact that carnival in Barese very smeared in time and space. Numerous carnival parades occur locally at different times in different places throughout the February. Perhaps this is one of the constituent parts of the carnival to find the time and place of its carrying out)) Continue reading