The Time magazine presented a series of photographs titled the World ’ s Wackiest Holidays. devoted to the most unusual holidays and festivals from different corners of our planet.
Monkey Banquet ( Monkey Buffet in Lopburi province. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
The festival of colors in new Delhi ( The Festival of Colors ) — Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins — all drench each other with colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Tomatina ( Tomatina ) in the village of buñol Continue reading
Music festival is a spectacular event, thanks to which you can hear many of your favorite artists, get acquainted with unknown musicians, meet new friends and to visit the beautiful, previously unknown places. WANT offers you to get acquainted with the most large-scale international festivals of summer.
Where: Glastonbury, UK
When: June 26-30
About the event: Glastonbury — one of the largest and most expensive festivals. Held since 1970, has many scenes and more than 100 performing artists. Traditionally held rock concerts, invited well-known DJs from around the world and pop stars. Also in the festival held a variety of exhibitions, additional parties and presentations.
Line-Up: The Rolling Stones, U2, Coldplay, Rita Ora, Crystal Castles, Beyonce, Queens of the Stone Age, Kaiser Chiefs, HURTS, Robyn, Lykke Li, fatboy Slim, Ke$ha and more than 100 other performers.
Ticket price: 205 Euro, tickets are sold out, are available for purchase through dealers. Continue reading