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20 amazing festivals around the world

Once a year some countries have strange and festivals. Some, such as the Brazilian carnival and Spanish bullfighting, known worldwide, while others not. So, our list of the 20 festivals, which are recommended to visit at least once in life.

1) Carnival – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – February 28 – March 4

2) Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany. The last week of September – first week of October.

Now Oktoberfest is held not only in Munich but also in other German cities, and even outside the country, although the holiday itself originated in Munich to this day in the city Oktoberfest is the biggest beer festival in the world. In 2013, the total value of supplied beer for the day was estimated at more than 96 000 000 $.

3) Snow and ice festivals. Harbin, China. 5 January – 5 February.

The Harbin festival is the largest festival of snow and ice in the world, which is confirmed by the different shapes of ice, reaching a height of 6 meters and a full ice buildings from giant chunks of ice.

4) Holi is a famous Hindu festival. 27 March

The festival of Holi is known as festival of colors, and it marks the end of winter and beginning Continue reading

Festivals and celebrations in Hong Kong

5 months

Many people dream to visit Hong Kong and to see this city is to stroll along the promenade, climb to Victoria Peak, overlooking the world-famous panorama. But Hong Kong is not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and attractions for every taste. The most amazing thing is how the locals follow the traditions, respect and love their culture. You will see this if you visit it during one of the traditional holidays or festivals.

Folk festivals in the period of Chinese new year is, of course, the main event of the year, but the holiday calendar is not limited to a single holiday, Hong Kong is a year-round color and fun. In may and June there will be several festivals that are of interest to tourists.

Hong Kong holidays are tied to the Lunar calendar, therefore it is relatively familiar to us Gregorian they change every year.

In may pass directly 3 festival devoted to important to the people of Hong Kong religious holidays.

11 may in Hong Kong to celebrate the birthday of the sea goddess tin Hau – patroness of seafarers and fishermen. The life and prosperity of Hong Kong is inextricably linked with the sea, so the locals Continue reading

Festivals and events in South Korea

January 01 — January 15

Holiday mountain trout in the province of Hwacheon

In South Korea, every year in January begins the holiday mountain trout. Tens of thousands of ice fishing enthusiasts from across the country gather in the province of Hwacheon, to try their luck on the ice of lake Pareho. The highlight of the festival are competitions on fishing in the icy water with his bare hands.

17 February

Korean holiday Haborym

Holiday Haborym (Full moon festival) is celebrated on 15 th day of the 1st lunar month. Convol Aborym — a holiday traditionally celebrated throughout the village, on this day people wish each other to have passed their woes and failures in the New year, and that year was held in abundance.

The South Koreans have great respect to holidays and celebrate them with colorful and noisy. The world-this country is famous for its festivals, become a spectator and a participant which everybody throughout the year, with your eyes on seeing these bright, lively and amazingly beautiful celebrations of life.

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