solar

The Japanese Doll Festival

The third of March in Japan celebrates Hina Matsuri is a holiday that Russian call girls Holiday or Holiday dolls, and Japanese still Jesi-but sekku (the Celebration of the first day of the snake) or Momo-but sekku (peach blossom Festival). Actually, this holiday is not quite the 3rd of March. Traditionally it was celebrated on the 3rd day of the 3rd moon, and lunar calendar, as we know, not the same as solar. But in modern Japan lunar calendar is no longer used and favorite holiday just moved on the 3rd day of the 3rd month of the solar calendar. Hina Matsuri is one of many in Japan Matsuri, seasonal celebrations, which are closely related to the Shinto religion. Of course, initially, their value was purely practical – it was magical rites intended to ensure the well being of the community. Equally natural that in our days, to put it mildly, not all think about the deeper meaning of a holiday, and many perceive them simply as old traditions and a chance to celebrate together.

As for Hina Matsuri, in this day in ancient times was made a ritual of getting rid of diseases and misfortunes. Priests endured all sorts of trials and misfortunes on the little Continue reading

France: How is organized the world famous lemon Festival in Menton

The ticket price for the Festival of lemons — 9-22 euros.

The story of the unusual fruit festival here .

And if you decide to visit the lemon Festival in Menton. consider that a good portion of vitamin charge for the whole year you provided. Indeed, in the month of February, here is the solar festival in France. the main participating sour and sweet citrus fruits. Look at the “gold” festival attracts about 200 thousand tourists every year.

Because the coastal climate allows us to grow lemons, grapefruits, tangerines and oranges all year round, residents harvested three times a year. And the harvest season from March to mid-April. And that he was dedicated to this holiday. It usually lasts a little over two weeks – from mid-February until early March.

To surprise all of curious tourists who visited the Festival of lemons, used an average of 130 tons of vitamin fruits that are imported from Spain by the end of January. In bright apparel “dress” all sorts of design and sculpture, is able to accommodate hundreds of pounds of citrus.

The process of organizing the festival is a very long and laborious. Model structures should be thoroughly planned, because it is important Continue reading

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,…

Continue reading →

The Most unusual holidays
Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey…

Continue reading →

Brazilian carnival
For almost half a century, the carnival in Rio – the most famous in the world. • it sets the tone for the carnivals in Europe and America. its the…

Continue reading →