We continue the story of the largest and most original activities in which the main role given to colors. After Europe and New York, our horizons expanded considerably, Asia and South America are waiting for us.
But, we still start with Europe. In the Ligurian town of Ventimiglia, near the border of Italy and France, every two years, the battle takes place flowers «Battaglia di Fiori». For locals it is a peculiar form of the Spring Festival. Participants compete for the title of most beautiful platform. For registration you can use no more than 80 000 colors. The festival lasts for two days.
Now move to South America. Here, in the Colombian metropolis of Medellin Flower Festival held annually «Feria de Las Flores». Weekly event includes a parade of famous silleteros. The event has been around for 55 years.
Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, is considered the biggest festival of roses, which is broadcast in hundreds of countries. In addition to the competition for the best design platform is selected as the best orchestra in events. Held at the beginning of the new year. First held in 1890.
Time to look to the east. In Thailand every year on the first weekend in February held a grand floral parade «Chiang Mai Flower Festival». In addition to the usual flower procession, the whole town seemed to blossom, thanks to thousands of flower beds and simple decoration of buildings.
Finally, go back to Europe. Spanish Valencia to mark the end of the month Feria de Julio is transformed into a luxurious flower garden. The culmination of this action is «Batalla de Flores». Yes, another "battle of flowers". And here is really happening battle. At the end of the parade through the streets of the city, the participants begin to rush into each other flowers. Girls, sometimes even using a tennis racket.