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Carnival in Montenegro

For anybody not a secret that almost every people of planet Earth have inherited from their ancestors own tradition of celebrating the new year. We are not talking about the night of 31 December to 1 January, and on pagan holidays, which mark a change of season, the rebirth of life, the emergence of something new. And, as a rule, these holidays (Carnival in Russia, Mardi Gras in Western Europe and the USA, Fastnacht the Germans, Apokries in Greece, Carnival in Italy and Brazil) occur in the late winter — early spring.

What is celebrated at this time in the territory of Montenegro? It would seem that the answer is obvious — once the Montenegrins are Orthodox, like Russians, so too the carnival. However, this is not so, because the Carnival and Orthodoxy have nothing in common.

The history of the braided lace more interesting! There was a time when many cities of the modern Montenegrin coast was under the influence of Venice (and she’s famous for its carnival in the world!), so it is from this city and came to the Balkans tradition of CARNIVAL.

Kotor carnival

Tradition to rejoice all the people awaited the end of winter was born in the time of Ancient Rome — it was the feast of the Saturnalia. The word “carnival” comes from the Latin and means “farewell, meat” because he is, as a rule, before the beginning Continue reading

The Best beer festivals

Until then they hadn’t invented beer, it is unknown where people communicate and spend their leisure time. Today for this purpose there are not only pubs, restaurants and bars, and beer festivals. Below we present the ranking of the most popular beer festivals in the world.

Oktoberfest (Oktoberfest)

The Germans – the best beer nation in the world. According to statistics drinking beer in Germany, 68% of women and 93% of men. It is therefore not surprising that one of the largest beer festivals Oktoberfest takes place in Germany.

It was first held in October of 1810, during the celebration of the marriage of king Ludwig the First and Therese of Saxony. At the time, were arranged in a mass parade of horse races and beer. The event was so pleased the monarch that he ordered to conduct annual beer festival. Since then, every 3rd Saturday of September, millions of tourists and residents come to Oktoberfest, which is held on the Theresienwiese. Here are erected huge tents, designed for several thousand people. Each tent is a branch of the famous Munich beer.

During the celebration beer festival every year 11 million visitors drink pints of beer, eat more than 800 thousand sausages and about 750 thousand chickens.

Beer mile

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What to cook on holiday

What to cook on holiday? This question we regularly ask themselves and their loved ones. Birthdays of all family members, new year, the eighth of March – this is the minimum, which is usually celebrated in almost every home. And want that every time on the table were new, delicious and beautiful dishes that will amaze your guests.

Looking for new, not even tried recipes, exotic products, the purchase of which requires sometimes not small money, but in the end, the result may not be as impressive as we would like. So, how to prepare the table for the upcoming celebration, that would not sit on a diet the rest of the month until the next paycheck, and everything was just as you want?

The meals that you are going to cook on holiday, must not prepare you for the first time. No, no one’s doubting your cooking skills, and food, most likely, you will turn out great, but if you liked it the taste? After all, the composition typically includes a variety of spices. seasonings that can give a new, unusual flavour to the dish, and a new combination of familiar foods can have the same effect. Therefore, try you liked the recipe in advance, make sure that it is well suited for the festive table, and put it in his piggy Bank holiday dishes.

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