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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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Night Kazan

Club season is in full swing. Soon Kazan clubbers celebrate Halloween, look mystical show and listen to the best DJs of the world.

“EVIL” PARTY

The eve of all saints Day will be celebrated in several clubs in the city. The party will be held on 29 and 30 October. In the lounge bar “Shambala” the celebration will be marked “white”. There will be White Halloween. Why white? “Why not?” – meet organizers. Theme party Halloween Weekend will take place in the club “51 State”. Halloween invites and club “Gagarin”.

In the Arena, too, will reign mystical atmosphere – October 30, will perform a professional magician Ilya Larionov. “If you make a top 10 of the popular fairy tale of wizards, it will be Harry Potter and the old man Hottabych. Choice for list of real magicians are not so great, but more interesting. Professional illusionist, manipulator and showman Ilya Larionov is a great example that dreams can come true”.

BIRTHDAY – HANDS UP

Nightclub OutHall this Friday (29.10) will be celebrating her birthday. On the third anniversary they invited DJ Pioneer, DJ Neon, DJ Lila and the group “Hands up” with show-ballet Street jazz. Kazan citizens promise Continue reading

The Spirit of Carnival

The onset of the carnival is clearly felt in the air Rio deJaneiro. Wherever you looked, everywhere you can see the “carnival” smile, hear the rhythm of Samba and to feel the spirit of the event itself.

The first day of the Carnival began with the unusual spectacle for me. I witnessed on the subway on the way to Copacabana about six teenagers began to Bang on his surfboard and knock on the railroad tracks. However, this does not bother others, on the contrary, passengers awaiting the train began to stomp to the rhythm of kicking, passing “carnival” smile from one to the other, suddenly everything around him began to dance Samba. At the moment I really understood what a true Brazilian spirit of the holiday.

I asked: “What is a Carnival?” But the answers were very vague. So conducted their ceremony, not Greek, not Roman atheists. Later such balls were adopted from Italian culture around the second half of the nineteenth century and has gained the highest popularity in the 30-ies. This period is called the “Golden age”.

I was told that the Parade of Samba also has its origins in the 30-ies, however, only in 1984 he came to Rio de Janeiro, where traditionally it has been held in Sambodromo. Although it is not explained me such great importance that attaches to this action. Why all Brazil freezes Continue reading

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