Each holiday in itself implies a beautiful view and a bright show, but what you will see in this set stands head and shoulders above any festive event. I suggest you look at the 12 most beautiful and large-scale festivals and holidays in the world to plunge into the charm of colors, lights and bright colors. Spring Festival in China
In fact, the "Spring Festival" - a Chinese New Year. It begins in late January and lasts for 40 days. These days, the sky started thousands of fireworks, a large-scale processions and carnivals. Chinese carefully decorate their home for the holiday, and the shops and restaurants offer traditional New Year's dishes.
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 draw their moving platform, costumes, dance poses, making a presentation. At the end of the Carnival selected one school-winner who is awarded a cash prize. 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 is celebrated in February or March. These days the Indians arrange battles between men and women, jump through fire and swinging on a swing statues of the gods.
But, of course, the coolest event of the festival - a sprinkling each other with colored inks and pouring water. All these colored powders are made of herbs, which in this period to help fight the spread of various viruses spring.
Each year in Venice for 12 days turns into a giant stage with scenery for one of the most ambitious and dazzling carnivals in the world. Unbridled imagination, non-stop music, sleepless nights, a parade of boats and painted masks, masks, ...
In Piazza San Marco arranged theatrical performances, and then poured onto the festival narrow streets, accompanied by music, dancing and fun Mass.
Carnival ends with a parade of costumes, spectacular fireworks over the lagoon in front of St. Mark's Square, the burning of straw man and dancing. And the bells of the church of San Francesco della Vigna signals the beginning of Lent.
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 5th and lasts one month.
Ice sculptures made in the form of buildings and monuments, animals, people and mythical creatures. Used to illuminate the lights and lasers, are variations on the background light sculptures that look especially beautiful at night.
The festival Burning Man
Art festival Burning Man is held in the last week of August in the heart of the desert of Nevada. 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, madness and extravagance, a huge number of the most incredible art facilities and bright ideas.
The main thing at Burning Man - it's fantastic sculptures that line up before the start of the festival on the territory allotted 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 movement of transport. After graduating from the territory should not be nothing that would remind of it. Participants argued that energy close event in the world does not exist.
Diwali Festival of Lights in India
Diwali - the festival of lights, 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 Lakshmi. Thoroughly clean the house, all the lights are lit, because the Goddess does not like the dark, turning to her with a prayer, bring her milk, which lowered the coin, and at night leave doors and windows open so it was easier to get into the house.
Festival lanterns floating in Hawaii
Every year in Hawaii spend Memorial Day. On this day, residents and many tourists come to the ocean to see the thousands of floating lanterns and run your.
Released into the ocean lights taken with a prayer for the dead and the living, the victims of the conflict, disaster, disease, and keep hope for everyone's happiness.
Flower Festival in Thailand
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Once a year, Chiang Mai provincial transformed. Crowds of tourists eager to participate in the unusual 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 the colors are so many that it is hard to understand where they come from. Girls sew for this event exotic costumes, and at the end of the festival is the most beautiful of them becomes the queen of flowers.
Festival sky lanterns in Thailand
At the heart of the festival is the legend that when you run the torch man finds an opportunity to purify the soul, get in touch with their ancestors and strengthen family ties or ignite extinguished the feeling of love.
The fire symbolizes the purification and flight flashlight - the desire for higher things. It is therefore considered that, together with lanterns in the sky fly all the hardships, problems and concerns, leaving only bright people and good feelings.
Independent Film Festival and music Boomtown
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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 scenes, each year different.
Sapporo Snow Festival
In 1950, in honor of the children's party high school students of a school in Sapporo snow figures established six animals. It made such an impression on passers-by to observe the work that since the inhabitants of the city each year in early February began to construct the figure of snow and ice.
First, the holiday was known only to the Japanese, but after the 11th Olympic Winter Games 1972 in Sapporo festival gained worldwide popularity.