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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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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.

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The Most amazing festivals in the world

1. International balloon festival in Albuquerque, USA, from 5 to 13 October

For the first time this festival was held in 1972. Since then, the festival in Albuquerque became the most grandiose festival of balloons.

Annually as air rises about 750 of the most diverse in shape, size and color of balloons. The holiday lasts for 9 wonderful days. Competition among fancy balloons are replaced by competitions on simultaneous mass ascent of balloons.

2. The festival of Loy Krathong (Loykrathong Festival), Thailand, November

This festival is held annually in Thailand and parts of Laos and Burma. Literally, the name of the festival comes from the word “floating” (Loy) and “boat leaves from” (krathong).

Loy Krathong – full moon day in November – festival of water and light. This day allowed all boats in the water-krathongs with flowers and candles, and in the sky launch sky lanterns.

3. The carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February

Carnival in Rio is the largest and most famous mass party in the world. Legendary spirit demonstrate the best Samba dancers. In fact, the festival is the parade Continue reading

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