Facts about the Venetian carnival
  Known to all (the ignorant are we gonna get around) Fun Catholic tradition To walk in full before a Holy lent, The risk of becoming prey to the evil…

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Colorful festivals in the world
  International festival "roof of the world" takes the form of an Open festival movement as the creative realization of the thoughts of today's youth on the mission, priorities, targets,…

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Top summer holidays Kirov region


Summer in our area for the holidays rich. Not a month – a celebration, and even more. And many take their origins from the distant past. They always celebrated with fun and panache. Today many of them are peculiar brands of the Kirov region.

Vyatka swintonia

This is a very ancient and unique Vyatka holiday, the first mention of which dates back to the early nineteenth century. According to the legend, the holiday was celebrated as a day of remembrance of those killed in fratricidal “hlynovsky battle” between the Vyatka and residents in the city of Vyatka and pagan customs were accompanied by whistling and dancing. It is no accident Swintonia was originally called “Pandemonium”.

Our ancestors began to celebrate Swisstony with the memorial service at Razdergannogo of the ravine. Morning they were devoted to prayer, and in the afternoon walked and had fun: singing songs, blowing whistles, fist fights, ate different foods, drank wine. This day was a job fair, to which Dymkovo masters prepared in advance: sculpted hollow clay balls — «sharise” and Dymkovo toys — the lady Cavaliers, bears, cows, horses, birds, did whistles.

Last Swintonia took place at the turn of the 1920-ies. In 1979, the elements of the holiday (fair, mass celebrations) were restored to the Day of Kirov city (June 12).

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The Most beautiful places in Bulgaria

The very name of Bulgaria makes the picture beautiful and Sunny country. Golden beaches and picturesque mountains, pristine lakes, and lush hills, ancient cities and monuments, magnificent cuisine and wines, loud celebrations and festivals, vibrant nightlife, friendliness and genuine hospitality of the Bulgarians – all open to guests of the Rose of the Balkans.

In Bulgaria every tourist will find exactly what you need – anxious bliss beach holiday, adrenaline ski resort, hidden for centuries, the wisdom of the ancestors in the ancient caves, ancient temples, tranquility and beauty of natural reserves.

Attractions Sofia

Familiarity with the most beautiful and interesting places of Bulgaria starts with a visit to its capital the ancient city of Sofia, which translated from Greek means “wisdom”. Modern its name comes from the majestic and beautiful Cathedral of St. Sophia, in which more than 17 centuries Orthodox service is held.

We can say that in Sofia are concentrated many of the most beautiful places pearls and religious Orthodoxy – the St. George rotunda, St. Nedelya Church of Saints Sedmochislenitsi, memorial Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and many other religious and historical places.

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Barcelona spring – Events and weather in Barcelona in March, April, may

Events, and Weather in Spain

Barcelona – a special city, it is always interesting for tourists, regardless of the time of year on the calendar. Annually spring in Barcelona is different: it is surprising prematurely warm days, then suddenly creeps up with the rain. But in any case, the weather in Barcelona are warmer than in other parts of Europe. Besides, almost every weekend in the city is something spectacular.

Spring Barcelona special beautiful

Events and weather in Barcelona in March

Barcelona, located on the North-East coast “wild” of the Costa Brava, has a Mediterranean type of climate. The very definition of a “wild” was given because of the stormy, unpredictable weather, followed by conflicting winds in this area.

The first buds on the trees in Barcelona in March

However, March in Barcelona – a time jump of temperatures. And compared with previous months, in March noticeably warmer and sunnier. The average daily performance of the thermometer stands at 16 °C, the evening becomes cooler – 12°C, and at night the air is cooled to 7 °C.

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