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Muslims celebrating Kurban Bayram with kebab and folkoric dances

One of the five pillars of Islamic faith, required to all believers is the Hajj, the pilgrimage to the sacred places of Mecca. For those who don’t attend the spectacular procession around the Kaaba, there are of course festivities in honor of that event in almost every country. The Arabic name of this holiday is […]

Samba dancers parade

For one evening, Bucharest borrowed something from the exuberance of Rio de Janeiro, as 250 dancers from different schools paraded from Unirea Square to Constitution Square. The parade ended the four days of street theater festival, during which groups from seven countries entertained the passers-by with fanfare music, tricks, puppets on stilts and concerts. In […]

Easter procession in Spain – Semana Santa

In the public processions of the Holly Week one can find the core of the Andalusian spirit and much of the European Medieval history. It all comes down to a sincere devotion and expression of religious sentiment from the Spanish people, but the significances and historic roots are so diverse. Its origins are linked to […]

Folk dances and traditional costumes from Transylvania

Not long ago, in the last century, you could positively identify the geographic area of origin of a Romanian by looking at his clothes. The costumes were entirely home-made and it was a matter of great pride to preserve the exact decorations with vegetal, zoomorphic and anthropomorphic motifs. Even today there are several regions of […]

Sexy dancers gone wild with a tribal dance performance

Cabaret is one of the freest forms of entertainment, in which social norms are challenged for the sake of amusement. It was in bars that offered cabaret performances that French can-can appeared a century ago taking a conservative Europe by storm with the revealing legs of the dancers at a time when mini skirts were […]

French Can-Can costumes in a cabaret show

A colorful spectacle, the cabaret is a tradition in Western towns, where dance performances are held in bars and restaurants. Though regarded as an easy form of entertainment, actually the cabaret shows include musical acts, dance acts like in the music-hall shows on Broadway, theatric performances, sometimes with comedy numbers like those from which the […]

Children costumes parade at Health & Beauty Expo

A fashion parade for children looks completely different than an adult one. It includes costumes inspired by fairytales or even cartoons and movies. This way you may encounter a princess, Peter Pan, Spiderman, a clown or even an alien. The presentation was held during the Health and Beauty Expo in Bucharest. The fair is a […]

Romanian Folk Dances: Călușarii

At origin, this dance was a pre-Christian ritual, which was perfected with time to have more and more spectacular choreographic moves. The name Calusarii is a bit mysterious. It may come from the word horse (cal), from the rhythmic movements and jumps of the dancers and for the little bells that adorn their legs and […]

Cinderella, the story of becoming a princess

We all know the story of Cindarella, a popular fairytale retold by Grimm brothers (also famous for “Snow White”, “Sleeping Beauty”, “Hansel and Gretel”) and Charles Perrault (also famous for “Little Red Riding Hood”, “Hop o’ My Thumb”, “Bluebeard”, “Puss in Boots”), but the story never seems to stop capturing the audience. Such was the […]

Christmas Night

Just a couple of pics from the visit Santa Clause payed to Hyundai subsidiary in Bucharest, Romania. The party organizer was www.craciun-fericit.ro. Doua imagini de la vizita pe ca Mos Craciun a facut-o reprezentantei Hyundai din Bucuresti. Petrecerea a fost organizata de www.craciun-fericit.ro.

The sledge of Santa Claus

Maybe you all found out about the famous reindeer Santa Claus is using to pull his magic sledge. The most famous of them all is Rudolph, the red nose reindeer, which lights out the path of the sledge in the night. His brothers are called: Comet, Blitzen, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Cupid and Donner. Some […]

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