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The Most colorful festivals of the world

1. The carnival in Rio de Janeiro

The carnival in Rio — one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers. In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.

Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.

2. Holi-festival of colors in India

Holi, the festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods. But certainly the most talked about event of the festival — it’s sprinkling each other with colored inks and dousing with water. All these colored powders are made from herbs, which in this period to help fight the spread of different spring virus.

3. Venice carnival

Every year Venice for 12 days turns Continue reading

How to celebrate holidays around the world

Christmas and its more secular companion — New Year — are among the most popular and favorite festivals in the world — they are noted in almost all countries, including the native Muslim Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, Palestine and Indonesia, Hindu India and Communist China. Do not bypass these holidays party even in the “upside-down” Australia and New Zealand.

China. Hong Kong. December 24. Children with christingle — “candles of Christ.” Christingle is a religious symbol in the form of an orange, in which is inserted the candle; distributed to children at the pre-Christmas worship service. The candle symbolizes Jesus Christ as the “light of the world”. Cresting coined the Society of the Anglican Church to assist children, who inherited it from the German Moravian Church in the 1960-ies.

Italy. Venice. On 21 December. Traditional competition in rowing in costume of Santa Claus.

USA. Honolulu, Hawaii. December 25. Hawaiian Santa Claus on the Christmas tree.

Indonesia. Surabaya, East Java. December 25. Indonesian Christians on the Christmas prayer.

Palestine. Bethlehem. December 25. The pilgrim takes on iPad Christmas mass in the Basilica of the Nativity.

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International festivals of children and youth in Europe

Dear team managers, Directors of schools of art and music schools, friends both present and future, thank You for your active participation in our ongoing International festivals of children and youth in the Czech Republic for the past 11 years.

Since 1999, creating and embodying the festival and the competition program of creative youth and children in the Czech Republic . we, the team “J&S GROUP”, was fortunate enough to meet many wonderful dance, choral, orchestral, vocal, folk, theatrical and artistic groups from different countries and regions of Russia. Master classes, press conferences, exchange of opinions on the creative meetings gave us, as organizers, a positive impetus for inclusion in our festivals individuality and originality.

Since 2009 the jury of the festivals established the Charitable Foundation “international youth Forum” which “J&S GROUP” transferred the rights for the organization of International festivala children and youth in the Czech Republic. The main goal of the Foundation Continue reading

The strangest festivals
People like to celebrate different events in their lives. Mass celebrations turn into very real festivals. However, some people choose a very unusual reasons for their celebrations. Describe below about…

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Glastonbury Festival
About 190 thousand people went to Worthy farm (West of England) to participate in the annual Glastonbury festival, which is traditionally held since 1970. This four-day marathon — Europe's largest…

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Crazy holidays of the peoples of the world
1. Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol — famous "tomato massacre". This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand…

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