The most beautiful holidays of the world
12 fabulous festivals, attend one of which - the means to live a life not in vain.
February 28 begins one of the most ambitious, smart and fabulous holidays in the world - Rio Carnival.
No new pictures, forcing his eyes climb on his forehead from the beauty, we have decided to recall how the Carnival in the past years. And at the same time - enjoy the cadres of the brightest events of the world that cause a desire at least once in life to go on one of them.
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio - one of the most anticipated events in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colors, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, Carnival in Rio - a parade of samba schools, organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and television companies, translating an idea.
Each school chooses a theme and draws its moving platform, costumes, dancing places, making a presentation. At the end of one school-Carnival winner is chosen, which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi - festival of colors in India
Holi, the festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, celebrated in February or March. These days the Indians arrange a battle between men and women, jump through fire and swing on the swings statues of gods.
But, of course, the coolest festival event - a sprinkling each other with colorful paint and pouring water. All these colored powders are made of herbs, which during this period to help fight the spread of various viruses spring.
The Carnival of Venice
Each year in Venice for 12 days turns into a huge stage with scenery for one of the most spectacular and dazzling carnivals in the world. Unbridled imagination, non-stop music, sleepless nights, a parade of boats and painted masks, masks, masks ... St. Mark's Square are held theatrical performances, and then poured celebration of the narrow streets, accompanied by music, dancing and fun massive.
Carnival ends with a parade of costumes, amazing fireworks over the lagoon in front of St. Mark's Square, burning straw man and dancing. A ringing of the church bells of San Francesco della Vigna signals the beginning of Lent.
Spring Festival in China
In fact, the "Spring Festival" - is Chinese New Year. It begins in late January and lasts 40 days. In the sky these days are run thousands of fireworks, a large-scale parades and carnivals. The Chinese carefully decorate their home for the holiday, and the shops and restaurants offer traditional New Year dish.
snow and ice festival in Harbin
Chinese city of Harbin - one of the centers of ice and snow culture in the world. International Festival starts on January 5 and lasts for one month.
Ice sculptures made in the form of buildings and monuments, animals, humans and mythical creatures. For illumination use lasers and lights, are light variations on the background of sculptures that look particularly beautiful at night.
The festival Burning Man
Art festival Burning Man takes place in the last week of August in the heart of the Nevada desert. The name of the event was due to the tradition of the burning of a giant wooden sculptures in the form of a man. Here, everything is possible here smec music, dance, the madness and extravagance, a huge number of the most incredible art objects and bright ideas.
The main thing at Burning Man - this is a fantastic sculptures that line up before the start of the festival on the territory allocated for action. At the end of every single artwork burned by naked people marches, concerts of famous musicians and DJs. During the festival, the territory is completely non-monetary circulation and the movement of transport. After the end of the territory should not remain anything that would remind him. Participants argued that the energy in the world close to the event does not exist.
The Festival of Lights Diwali in India
Diwali - the festival of lights, which is celebrated in India in October-November and symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil.
Diwali is dedicated to the goddess of wealth and fertility Laxmi. Home thoroughly cleaned, all the lights are lit, because the Goddess does not like the dark, turning to her with prayer, bring her milk, which omits the coin, and at night leaving doors and windows open so it was easier to get into the house.
floating lanterns Festival in Hawaii
Every year in Hawaii spend Memorial Day. On this day, residents and many tourists come to the beach to see the ocean thousands of floating lanterns and run your.
Released into the ocean lights taken with a prayer for the dead and the living, for the victims of conflicts, disasters, disease, and keep hope for the general happiness.
Flower Festival in Thailand
Once a year, the provincial Chiang Mai transformed. Crowds of tourists eager to participate in the extraordinary processions of men and women, children, and musicians.
The holiday begins on the first Friday of February and lasts for three days. At this time there are so many colors that it is hard to understand where they come from. Girls sew for this event exotic costumes, and at the end of the festival the most beautiful of them becomes the queen of flowers.
The Festival sky lanterns in Thailand
At the heart of the festival is the legend that when you run a flashlight one gets the opportunity to purify the soul, to get in touch with their ancestors and strengthen family ties or ignite extinguished the feeling of love. The fire symbolizes the purification and flashlight flight - the pursuit of the highest. It is therefore considered that, along with flashlights in the sky fly away all the hardships, problems and concerns, leaving people only light and good feelings.
Independent Film Festival and music Boomtown
Film and Music Festival Boomtown in southeast Texas collects the best independent films of national and world production and provides associates the opportunity to talk and discuss creative ideas.
The festival is known for its stunning DJ scene, every year different.
Sapporo Snow Festival
In 1950, in honor of the children's party high school students of a school in the Sapporo established six snow animal figures. It made such an impression on passers-by to observe the work that since the inhabitants of the city every year in early February began to build shapes of snow and ice.
First, the holiday was known only to the Japanese but the Sapporo Festival gained worldwide popularity after the 11 th Winter Olympic Games in 1972.