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Festivals and holidays Nizhny Novgorod region

Residents of Nizhny Novgorod and area residents honor the old traditions and take great pleasure in creating new ones. Because of this we have many celebrations and festivals that the whole year marching in all districts of the region.

In the course of festive events organized theatrical performances, concerts and exhibitions, and sometimes organized mass rides in Nizhny Novgorod and the region (we love them) or competition in an old Russian traditional games.

The festival ’s Golden Khokhloma”

Place . the town of Semenov

Date: third weekend of June

Every year in early summer at seed city that was the birthplace of Golden Khokhloma, a festival of the same name. Here in various forms is presented all sorts of folk and craft art .

Thanks to this festival, Semenov received the status of “the Capital of arts and crafts”. The festival takes place from the noise and bright colors, to watch and participate here come the guests not only from Russia but also from abroad.

In the midst of the holiday’s Central square is transformed into a diverse crowd of artists and tourists in the center of which is located the stage for performances.

Speaking of the stage. On her show as local performers and well-known 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, 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

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!

And some daredevils do remain naked, maybe because of the desire to better Continue reading

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