Have a unique living experience at Arctic Snow Hotel, which is made of snow and ice. London, England: The streets and malls of London sparkle in the glowing lights during the month of December, which set the tone unforgettable shopping experience. The illuminating London eye on the South bank of the River Thames takes the visitors to another World. Nuremberg, Germany: When we talk about the Christmas the first thought that struck the mind is to go on endless shopping spree. The Nurnberger Christkindlesmarkt (Nuremberg Christmas market) offers one of the best shopping experience, and it attracts more than 2 million visitors each year.
Spain is famous for its fiestas and religious celebrations. There are big fiestas celebrated in all Spain or very local ones, celebrated only in one village. 1. Las Fallas Valencia is the city were Las Fallas takes place from 15 March to 19 March. Officially it begins at the last Sunday in February with the opening ceremony La Crida.
Decorated gingerbreads were common gifts to adults and children, or given as a token on one’s love. They were a common feature of weddings, where gingerbreads were distributed to the guests. A gingerbread shape of the patron saint was frequently given as a gift on a person's name day, the day of the saint associated with his or her given name. Gingerbread has even been utilized as a talisman in battle or as protection against evil spirits. Today, gingerbread is a common treat at the Christmas Markets prominent in many German towns, as well as around the world.
There is the date when Canada got independent. Every year this holiday followed by parades, concerts and carnivals. The most lavish celebrations held in Ottawa. This city decorates by flags and different flowers. Of course Canadians celebrates Christmas very lavish, too.
New Year is called Tet Nguyen Dan (Feast of the First Day) or Tet Nguyen There (Feast of the first three). (76 words) Although Tet Nguyen Dan - a family holiday, it is held on a grand scale and is accompanied by celebrations, festivals, fireworks, folk festivals. Foreigners who came to Vietnam for the Lunar New Year, do not remain without entertainment. Just at that time in Vietnam bloom peach and apricot trees, tangerines and almonds. Young branches with delicate, fragrant, spring flowers and decorate all the houses and streets.
The Maha Kumbh Mela, which started in January in Allahabad, no longer has merely tottering stalls selling everyday products to pilgrims. It is also a place for companies manufacturing heavy equipments, construction and agricultural equipment manufacturer JCB India to peddle their wares priced at lakhs of rupees. "Last time I was here in 2001, there were stalls of only consumer goods items like toothpaste." says Mr. Mehta, a pilgrim at the Kumbh Mela, Allahbad. For many organizations, for example, JCB, the world 's biggest religious festival held at regular intervals is sheer advertising nirvana.
For the Celts fertility was a big thing to the gods and they gave gifts and offerings which sometimes were human or animal. Romans on the first day of May was worshipping the gods of their household. Floralia was also called the festival of flowers and it was celebrated for three days with uncontrolled sexual activity. When it was the end of the parties they let the animals go inside the chariot racing stadium, they lay beans around for fertility. Beltane is traditionally a time for also working with the Faery folk, offerings of flowers and or sweets left in home or garden will surely please the fae, thus blessing you with gentle abundance for the season.
Jayanti means victory and they are celebrating all of Gandhi’s achievements including gaining India’s independence. The date celebrated is the same date of Gandhi’s birthday, October 2. On that day most of the stores and local businesses are close or open for a few hours. So people people can go celebrate Gandhi. Through the course of the day prayers services are held throughout India in sacred places, one of the most popular places is outside of where Gandhi used to live.
Annually, on the occasion of major festivals or New Year, fireworks display here always impressed millions of people in the world. New Year: 1/1 Lunar New Year: 30/12 to 9/1 in Lunar Calendar (27/1 to 5/2 in Solar Calendar) Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival: 5/1 to 25/2 Quebec Winter Carnival in Quebec, Canada: 27/1 to 12/2 Mandarin orange in Lai Vung (Dong Thap): January Plum blossoms, white-dotted season in Son La: Mid-January to February SUNRISE IN BAGAN MYANMAR Watching sunrise in Bagan is always an unforgettable experience of visitors around the world. A unique and the most beautiful way to watch sunrise here is to use hot air balloon, tourists can have a panoramic views of the ancient capital when a new day comes, and welcome first sunbeams. You can also visit Shwesandaw ancient temples, Tayonke Payay or Payathozu temple, which are the greatest places for sunrise watching in Bagan. From very early, tourists came to find the best location.
Moreover, Phoolon wali Holi is also celebrated in which priests of the temple throws flowers at the devotees. While you are visiting Vrindavan, you must enjoy Holi in Bankey Bihari Temple which hosts a week-long celebration. To break the convention that has been followed through the ages, Widow 's Holi is also celebrated. Mathura and Vrindavan attract tourists as well as pilgrims from all over the world. Before the actual celebration of Holi, there is a renowned show held in Mathura.