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Fall: festivals and celebrations of the world

Bright and slightly sad time of the year prepared their entertainment for those who could not get summers off. Let’s meet some holidays September, October, and November .

Oktoberfest (Munich, Germany). September 19 — October 4.

The traditional beer festival this year will be about 6 million fans of beer.

Adult flow like rivers of beer, and in the famous tent “Festhalle” you can learn the secrets of the history of German Breweries. For children prepared rides, which this year has increased.

On the first Saturday of the festival is the traditional parade.

Autumn palette parks (Moscow, Russia).

Parks Imperial palaces for quiet walks. Be sure to stop in Kolomenskoye (PR-t Andropova, 39) and tsarina (street Dolsky, 1).

Take your time and get ready to spend the whole day among the stunningly beautiful scenery. In the parks, guided tours, rental.

Autumn tour (Japan, Kyoto).

Enjoy nature go to Japan, not only during the cherry blossom. Autumn is the time of tours through the gardens and parks. In Kyoto, the ancient capital of the country — tourists will find an extensive program Continue reading

Holidays beer, flowers

Soon everyone will Wake up from hibernation. Both nature and people. So – it’s time to pack your bags. We are waiting for the festival where you can happily welcome the spring.

Festival grapefruits in Cuba

March 1 begins the holiday celebrating the harvest of citrus. The festival will lasts for several days and nights. Everyone will be able to attend performances, taste interesting dishes from citrus fruits, drinks, salads, desserts. Present grapefruit the feast.

On the first day of spring is celebrated beer Day. There are no limits! Drink as much as fits. 75 years ago on this day cancelled the prohibition. And so it happened holiday. All places are open until morning. Students love drinking beer in pubs Reykjavik. The only pity is that the price of beer in Iceland is among the highest in the world.

March 2 will be held Cavalcade de Diekirch. This annual event. The entire Luxembourg will become one big stage for the holiday. Will be parades, concerts, contests, games and entertainment. Luxembourg carnival one of the most colorful. The costumes are made by hand. And the rain of popcorn and confetti caught in umbrellas.

Festival of cherry blossom in the U.S. capital

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The history of the Brazilian carnival

Brazilian carnival resembles a riot of colors and the most forbidden dance Samba. Enter the world of the most favorite festival of Brazil.

The Bahian superstar Carlinhos brown says, “We play, not for money, but to celebrate happiness. Our carnival – street carnival. It is for everyone, not just for those with money.” Carnival is one of the most famous festivals of Brazil. The carnival culture of Brazil spilled out of her boundaries and took the world by storm.

History

Carnival has roots from the ancient Greek spring festival honoring Dionysus, the God of wine. The Romans adopted the festival, which later, of the Roman Catholic Church changed to suit her own religious needs. Brazilian Carnival is an annual festival celebrated for four days, preceding the Day of repentance. It has a religious flavor, as it marks the beginning days of fasting(participation in the hunger strike) ‘lent’. Carnival literally means to remove the meat, an important observance, which will be accompanied during lent, practicing repentance, to honor the death and resurrection of Christ. Carnival is celebrated in various(other) scales all over Brazil. A lot of time and effort involved in preparing it. Every place has its own distinct(distinct) style. Among the many interesting aspects of the Carnival King Continue reading

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