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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

Festivals and holidays in Tuscany

The uniqueness of each of the provinces of Tuscany is expressed not only in landscapes and architecture, but also in a kind of customs, tournaments, festivals, holidays.

Of particular interest are costumed presentation . reproducing the medieval tradition. To participate in them offer many of the cities of Tuscany, such as Siena, Arezzo, Pistoia, Pisa and others.

You should pay attention to the holidays of one product . Many cities of Tuscany are famous for some unique recipe. In honor of the traditional dishes are regularly held mass feasts and markets. The most famous example of this is the festival of the white truffle fair in San Miniato.

Tuscany, in the year invites you to visit festivals and holidays.

January – February

6 January everywhere in Italy celebrates the Feast of the Three Kings (Italian Epifania). In Florence in honor of the festival cavalcade of the Magi.

Viareggio . in January – February either in February – March is a satirical carnival. The date of the carnival in Viareggio varies from year to year, as it is tied to the day of Easter. The last day of the carnival takes place before lent.

Florence . in January or February is chocolate fair.

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The Most interesting festivals of the world

In the world there are many different holidays, some of which are very unusual and interesting.

The most interesting holidays of the world (Photos), the Festival of colors in new Delhi — the Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.

La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel — the famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw tomatoes at anyone, importantly, to avoid injury, tomatoes need a good stretch. Also it is impossible to tear the opponents Continue reading

The Spirit of Carnival
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Brazilian carnivals Brazilian carnival is not just a holiday, it has become a brand known all over the world. Carnival in Venice is much older and its traditions go back…

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Autumn in Italy: holidays and festivals
Italy is beautiful in any season and in any weather, but autumn in Italy has its own unique characteristics: first, the summer heat subsides, and secondly the autumn season is…

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