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Festivals and holidays Nizhny Novgorod region

Residents of Nizhny Novgorod and area residents honor the old traditions and take great pleasure in creating new ones. Because of this we have many celebrations and festivals that the whole year marching in all districts of the region.

In the course of festive events organized theatrical performances, concerts and exhibitions, and sometimes organized mass rides in Nizhny Novgorod and the region (we love them) or competition in an old Russian traditional games.

The festival ’s Golden Khokhloma”

Place . the town of Semenov

Date: third weekend of June

Every year in early summer at seed city that was the birthplace of Golden Khokhloma, a festival of the same name. Here in various forms is presented all sorts of folk and craft art .

Thanks to this festival, Semenov received the status of “the Capital of arts and crafts”. The festival takes place from the noise and bright colors, to watch and participate here come the guests not only from Russia but also from abroad.

In the midst of the holiday’s Central square is transformed into a diverse crowd of artists and tourists in the center of which is located the stage for performances.

Speaking of the stage. On her show as local performers and well-known Continue reading

Brazilian carnival

For almost half a century, the carnival in Rio – the most famous in the world.

• it sets the tone for the carnivals in Europe and America. its the modern world Brazilian carnival has developed quite recently, in the first half of the twentieth century. Tied to the lunar calendar, Easter and lent, Brazilian carnival, like Mardi Gras – holiday mobile, it is the end of February or beginning of March.

• From a European tradition of solemn processions future Brazilian carnival borrowed lush robes (to make them parties to spare neither money nor time) and carnival carts, called in Latin carrus navalis (the”wagon ” ship”), and Spanish simply “karros” .

• Current Brazilian carnival carnival unthinkable without associations – voluntary communities (sometimes numbering up to several thousand people) presented on separate processions processions with their own Kiarostami.

• Immediate predecessors carnival associations were African theatrical procession with music, singing and dancing, Dating back to pagan rituals – kardous and ranches. Among obligatory characters of this action were king, clowns, Indians, the dead, the devils, the teacher is the conductor and “the parade commander”, Continue reading

Festivals and celebrations in Hong Kong

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

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