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Festivals around the world

  1. 1. Escola Secundária Sebastião e Silva Festivals around the World English Catarina Antas, nº 8, 11ºC Margarida Caio, nº 20, 11ºC Marta Nunes, nº 25, 11ºC Inês Didier, nº 30, 11ºC
  2. 2. Burning Man - USA 1986 Baker Beach, San Francisco Larry Harvey 1990 The First Burning Man 8 feet Assembled and elevated in Baker Beach, but burnt in Black Rock Desert. Black Rock Desert, Nevada The week leading up to and including Labor Day In honor of the Summer Solstice
  3. 3. 2004 Burning Man Founder, Larry Harvey, wrote the Ten Principles. Temporary city The Black Rock City Ten Principles 1. 2. 3. 4. Radical Inclusion Gifting Decommodification Radical Selfreliance 5. Radical Selfexpression 6. Communal Effort 7. Civic Responsibility 8. Leaving No Trace 9. Participation 10. Immediacy • Spirit of community • Art • Self-expression • Self-reliance Each year has a different theme Fertility, Time, Hell, Outer Space, The Body, The Floating World, Beyond Belief, Vault of Heaven, Psyche, Hope and Fear, The Green Man, The American Dream, Evolution, Metropolis, Fertility 2.0 and the theme for 2013 was Cargo Cult.
  4. 4. 1986 “We will always burn The Man” 2013
  5. 5. Oktoberfest - Germany The world's largest fair held annually in Munich, Germany. It is a 16-day festival running from late September to the first weekend of October. 1810 The Crown Prince Ludwig married the Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen 1994 The schedule was modified in response to German reunification so that if the first Sunday in October falls on the 1st or 2nd, then the festival would go on until October 3 (German Unity Day). The festival is held in an area named the Theresienwiese - Field, or meadow, of Therese - often called Wiesn for short, located near Munich's center.
  6. 6. 1950 Traditional festival opening A twelve gun salute and the tapping of the first keg of Oktoberfest beer at 12:00 by the Mayor of Munich with the cry "O'zapft is!“, which means "It's tapped!" in the AustroBavarian dialect opens the Oktoberfest. There are currently fourteen large tents and twenty small tents at the Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest Beer Only beer conforming to the Reinheitsgebot, at a minimum of 13.5% Stammwürze (approxi mately 6% alcohol by volume) may be served at Oktoberfest. The beer must also be brewed within the city limits of Munich. Beers meeting these criteria may be designated Oktoberfest Beer. The breweries that can produce Oktoberfest Beer under the criteria are: Augustiner-Bräu, HackerPschorr-Bräu, Löwenbräu, Paulaner, Spatenbräu, Staatliches HofbräuMünchen.
  7. 7. Festival of San Fermín - Spain Held in honor of Saint Fermin, the co-patron of Navarre It was first documented in the 14th century Single Day Events Chupinazo Riau-Riau The Saint Fermin Procession El Struendo Pobre de Mí Chupinazo El Struendo The Saint Fermin Procession Pobre de Mí
  8. 8. Daily Events Giants and Big-heads Parade Giants and Bigheads Parade Traditional Sports (stone lifting, wood cutting, or hay bale lifting) The Running of the Bulls The Bullfight Fireworks Wood cutting The Bullfight The Running of the Bulls Stone lifting Pamplona
  9. 9. Colour Festival The King Jirania Kashipú thought he was god and wanted to kill his son Prajlad because Prajlad adored the God Visnú. Even though he tried to killed him many times, he had no success on that, he asked her daughter Hólika to get in to a bonfire with his brother, because they though she was immune to fire. The legend tell us she died burneed by the fire, while her brother was saved by God Vinús.
  10. 10. Sonkran in Thailand Astrological calculation 1888 - 13th of April 1940 - 1st day of january, as a separated party from the traitional one.
  11. 11. Leaving behind the things that did not go write and renew the energies and hope for the new year.
  12. 12. Diwali It is celebrated in the first month of lunar Lartika, that occurs between October and November, a time very propitious to sacrifises and religious votes.
  13. 13. He was in Ayodhya, after 14 years of exile in the florest, killed his wife’s kidnapper. The people of Ayodhya, the capital of his kigdom, congratulated him and lightened the entire city.