September by many as the best month to travel. At this time, the weather is happy, but yesterday crowded areas are not as crowded. As an added bonus – low prices and a variety of seasonal festivals. What events are worth seeing in September?
Santa Tecla (Spain)
Feast of Santa Tecla – noisy and cheerful event in Tarragona. It is dedicated to the patroness of the city and each time transforms Tarragona, filling it with street life. Santa Tecla is considered an intangible asset over Spain. The roots of these celebrations go in the XIV century, when born all major public rituals. In the procession through the streets of Tarragona participating musicians dressed as actors, dancers.
The most famous member of Santa Tecla – construction of the tower alive. Participants stand on each other’s shoulders, trying to beat last year’s record. The program has a lot of shows, performances and events that are guaranteed to enjoy the tour.
Historical Regatta (Italy)
Earlier this month, Venice tradition is the venue for the regatta. Channels like the city back to the XV century, and the crews dressed in period costumes, trying not just to win – at least to create an exciting spectacle. The regatta begins bright parade, which frequently involve actors dressed as famous historical figures.
And in the sports part involves different categories of rowers: they are divided by age, the complexity of managing the boat and the floor. Each year the Historical Regatta attracts thousands of admiring spectators.
Autumn Festival (France)
In Paris the entire autumn is marked by the Autumn Festival, which begins in September. It combines various art forms – theater, painting, music, cinema. In the international program can meet artists from Japan and Africa, and theatrical performances are often the result of a joint labor filmmakers from different continents. Along with the new and unknown names in the list of participants include such groups as the London Sinfonietta and other recognized experts in their field.
Moon Festival (China)
Moon Festival, which is celebrated throughout Asia, but especially bright in China, also called the Harvest Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival. He becomes an occasion to cook sweet treats – moon cakes with nuts, jellies and other unimaginable fillings. During the celebration of the Chinese admire the night sky, and even try to climb on the roof to get closer to the full moon. And yet here it is accepted there pomelo, organize dances and dragon robes to light lanterns.
Harvest Festival (Portugal)
In early September, the traditional harvest festivals are held in the Portuguese Palmela, 40 km from Lisbon. It is worth to come to taste the young wine from the region. Not the last king of the table in Palmela considered Azeitão cheese with a sweet and pleasant taste. At the fixed prescription produce it in 1830 and used as a starter for the Portuguese wine. Harvest festival – it’s a family event, which includes in addition to tasting sports, exhibitions, fairs and musical shows.
Folklore Festival (Malta)
Besides, who in September will be in Maltese Gozo, should look into the village of Qala. In September, the festival is held here, which shows the life of the ancestors of the Maltese people and other peoples. Acquaintance with traditions going in a unique atmosphere with colorful staging, costumes and performances of teams. In past years, the festival has been coming artists from Estonia, Sicily, Slovakia. The key point of the holiday – Maltese wedding and food tastings. All this attracts tourists to a small but picturesque village of Qala.