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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.

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Hadak Matsuri

The person, who is in Japan on the third Saturday of February, you need to be prepared to see on the streets a group of almost naked men who are going before dark one-a crowd of thousands, and at midnight their covers is insane… and many witnesses of the events involved in this action, trying to touch at least one naked body. What is a mass Striptease, slaughter nudists or perverts? No. This Hadak Matsuri is an annual Japanese festival of naked men. We present you interesting facts about this very eccentric festival.

The history of this festival spans over a thousand years, it is celebrated, starting with the 767. The Japanese believe that people annually needs to be cleansed from damage, misery and negative energy. This happens on the eve of the lunar new year in February. Moreover, the manipulation should be performed with almost naked bodies, using frost and ice water, so Japanese men strip naked and wound on itself, fundoshi white loincloth. According to them, the naked body is able to absorb more of the goodness, and consequently, to get rid of more misery. More nothing on it, and it’s in February!

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Music festivals in the world

We are pleased to offer you a list of more than 200 festivals of various genres of music that are held worldwide throughout the year, one after another. But do not forget that the most popular time of year for major festivals coincide with the best season for holidays – Yes, it’s summer! But if you had a winter vacation and summer you have to work, don’t worry that all miss.

Summer festivals – this is a great chance to visit new countries and cities and to discover new things, meet interesting people and find real friends. If you live in Europe, music festivals in USA enable you to be in another world. Going to Coachella, Pitchfork, Ultra Music Festival, Bamboozle, CMA Festival, North Coast Festival, and many others, you will never regret it.

France, wine country, romance and cheeses, has long attracted tourists from around the world. French festivals, among which French festivals, Main Square Festival, Rock en Seine, Vieilles Charrues, etc. demonstrate all that is best in French music and are a shining example of national hospitality. If you are a fan of beer and schnapps, you have to afford a trip on one of the German festivals, for example, Melt. Southside Festival, Continue reading

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