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Festivals and celebrations in Hong Kong

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 — this is not only a modern city with a palisade of skyscrapers and attractions for every taste. The most surprising — it’s 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 — this, 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 refer to this Continue reading

Holidays Festivals Fiesta

The richness and antiquity of traditional Spanish culture, the diversity of its origins have defined the beauty and originality of the holidays celebrated annually in the villages and cities of Spain. About 200 of holidays and festivals have tourist value, and some of them are popular all over the world.

In February all over Spain celebrate carnival. It is especially interesting in Cadiz and Tenerife, where the music, the fun and the abundance of colors and flowers completely change the daily life of these cities.

– In March in Valencia organizes “Fallas”: all over the city huge sculptures are placed differently, depicting famous in the city. on March 19, the sculptures are burned in the presence of an enthusiastic crowd.

– Holy week – spring festival with lots of processions, traditional and colorful religious processions. The most original and significant of them are held in Castilla (Valladolid, Cuenca and Zamora) and in Andalusia (Seville and Malaga).

– Opens in April fair in Seville. The fair grounds are equipped every year anew, transformed into a city within a city. In the pavilions of the fair, drink, sing and dance day and night.

In may, the festival of the virgin of rocío: traditional Andalucian procession, consisting of horsemen Continue reading

White Nights Salsa Festival

“Dear friends, it is time to summarize the festival White Nights Salsa Fest. Perhaps for someone White Nights was another line in his schedule, and for someone was opening a new, colorful world of music and dance. And I’d like to think that this festival is in its short history has already become a landmark event in the dance of life of the country.

Salsa in Russia and neighboring countries is not static, it evolves, and over the last few years there are a lot of festivals, congresses and weekends completely different scale. What city on the map might take – everywhere has its own festival, or “festival.” Unconscious competition among all of these activities put before the members is a serious matter of choice and, unfortunately, sometimes mutually exclusive. Repeatedly heard from you that the festival was so much that the audience is forced to literally burst. In conditions when the supply is in a hurry to exceed the demand, the further fruitful development of the White Nights Salsa Fest is becoming more difficult, and in many vectors of development. How in the direction of live music, without which I don’t think any one festival, and in the direction of improving the quality of the artists and instructors, when, apparently, for 15 years of salsa Continue reading

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