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Unusual holidays around the world

In addition to public holidays, giving us an extraordinary weekend, there are plenty of other reasons to get a charge of positive emotions and good emotions. We offer a selection of the most unusual holidays.

Day cats

Did you know that cats have their own day? It turns out there, and it is celebrated on 1 March.

Internet day

Just imagine what would be our world without the world wide web? Significantly fewer communication difficulties with the extraction of information unavailability of half of the things without which we cannot imagine life! The Internet now allows us to communicate with you. Isn’t it wonderful? Note in your calendar on September 30.

Day pancakes

We all love to eat out, and when offered a thin crispy browned pancakes. So, how to resist? We owe this holiday the woman who disobeyed regulations about lent and secretly frying pancakes. And here’s the thing, at this moment rang the bell, and in those days it meant the alarm! And rushed the woman from the courtyard in the front, but with a pancake. Think, remember? No, it definitely still running. On 12 February.

Women’s day

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Mid-autumn Festival in Singapore

Mid-autumn festival or Zhong Qiu Jie (Mid-Autumn Festival) — this is a traditional Chinese holiday calendar cycle celebrated in Singapore on a full moon falling on the fifteenth day of the eighth month on the lunar calendar. The holiday is to admire a full moon — a symbol of femininity and fertility, therefore, on this day the streets are processions with paper lanterns, and the family meal is served with «moon cakes».

In the days of the mid-autumn Festival the streets are illuminated

The origin of the mid-autumn Festival has ancient roots, it has been noted in South-East Asia (China and Vietnam) several thousand years ago, when the autumnal full moon people thanked the gods for the harvest. In this day of the moon, considered to be “very bright and round of the year”, so prayers go to the moon has acquired a special popularity. The moon in Chinese mythology is a symbol of the feminine, and its completeness — it is a symbol of fertility.

Mythical justification of the festival is connected with the names of Chinese Archer Howie and his wife Chang’e. One day, the firmament at the same time came out ten sun crows that resulted in a huge fire. The Emperor of China asked Howie to shoot down the nine extra stars. He managed and was rewarded Continue reading

Festival "colours of autumn"
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Crazy day In the entire Beethoven sounded for all
The French city of Nantes is known around the world: at the end of January every year, the music festival "Crazy day" Its name recalls the comedies of Beaumarchais. Over…

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