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Calcio storico fiorentino
Every year in June, final match 24th of June
Calcio storico (historic football) is an early form of football that originated in 16th century in Italy. The teams are made up of four goalkeepers, 3 fullbacks, 5 halfbacks, 15 forwards. The game starts when the Pallaio throws the ball towards the center line, followed by a small cannon firing. From this moment on, the players try by any means to get the ball into the opponents' goal called Caccia.
Every year in August, this is the 2013 edition
Sziget (Island in Hungarian) Festival is one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe. It is held on the Old Buda Island (108 hectare island in Danube river). More than 1000 performances take place each year. In 2011 Sziget was ranked one of the top 5 festivals in Europe by The festival is notable in that in contains acts from many different genres, like blues, rock, jazz, world music and DJs.
where are you from?
what do you know about the world?
do you Want to learn something new?
Nowadays, you can easily find information about almost everything...
...but how would you find something that you don't even know it exists?
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Here you can be:
, who discovers unknown lands and cultures;
, who films and shares pieces of his mother land or other countries and cultures he has already discovered.
How it works?
As an Explorer, you can
throw the Paper plane and go with the wind to discover a random country and culture, or
pray for a tailwind and navigate your Paper plane to a country of your choice
Como Lake, Italy
Every year on 24th of June
This is an annual celebration of the day of San Giovanni (Saint John). It is celebrated in a lot of christian countries and also in other Italian cities, but the fireworks over the Como lake are particularly beautiful, and the spectacle is more than 40 minutes long.
Festa di San Giovanni Fireworks
FOOD, CUISINE, RECIPES
CASU MARZU CHEESE
All the time, thought that due to the EU hygienic norms the cheese is outlawed and is only offered on the black market.
Casu Marzu or Formaggio sardo coi vermi is the tipical cheese with worms from Sardegna. It is a traditional sheep milk cheese, notable for containing live insect larvae. These larvae are deliberately introduced to the cheese, promoting an advanced level of fermentation and breaking down of the cheese's fats.
What do you know about Bulgaria?
And you taught you knew Italy...
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"Horo" is a traditional popular dance for Bulgaria. There are different variations of horo, depending on region, music, ethnos, etc. Shirto horo is traditional for Soutwest Bulgaria.
The Door to Hell
Every second since 1971
The Door to Hell is a natural gas field in Derweze (also spelled Darvaze, meaning "gate"), Ahal Province, Turkmenistan. The Door to Hell is noted for its natural gas fire which has been burning continuously since it was lit by Soviet petroleum engineers in 1971. The fire is fed by the rich natural gas deposits in the area.
Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Filmed in 2013
The Mongolian capital Ulan Bator as it was in 2013. Located in north central Mongolia, the city lies at an elevation of about 1,310 metres in a valley on the Tuul River. The city was founded in 1639 as a movable (nomadic) Buddhist monastic centre. Now is the largest city in the country with population over 1,3 million.
and in the Philippines
Angeles city, Philippines
Bairro (neighbourhood) just outside Angeles city, near the capital Manila, as in was in September 2013. Posted by Steven Davis.
Kuduro (or kuduru) is a type of music and dance originally developed in Angola in the 1980s. It is characterized as uptempo, energetic, and danceable. Kuduro began in Luanda, Angola in the late 1980s. Initially, producers sampled traditional carnival music like soca and zouk from the Caribbean, and also semba from Angola and laid this around a fast 4/4 beat.
El silbo gomero language
Canary Islands, La Gomera
El Silbo Gomero, also known as el silbo ('the whistle'), is a whistled language spoken by inhabitants of La Gomera in the Canary Islands to communicate across the deep ravines and narrow valleys (gullies) that radiate through the island. It enables messages to be exchanged over a distance of up to 5 kilometres.
Cuíca, or "kuweeca", is a Brazilian friction drum with a large pitch range, produced by changing tension on the head of the drum. Cuíca is Portuguese for a type of small opossum which is known to make a high-pitched sound. It is most often used in samba music. The tone it produces has a high-pitched squeaky timbre. It has been called a 'laughing gourd' due to this sound.
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Wonders Amazing places
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Who we are
Boris Radev - Advertiser, studied in Italy and Portugal
Andrey Nikolov - software developer, Edinburg
Hristo Peev - web developer, Bath, Enlgand
Petar Belokonski - iOS developer, London, England