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Colors of Utah - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Salt Lake City This multinational state has a lot of unusual cultural features that are represented in all spheres of life. A striking example is its multi-faceted culture of local cooking; Utah residents treat typical American dishes, Italian pizza and spicy Indian curry with the same enthusiasm. It is noteworthy that the culture of the state is often updated with new cultural traditions. New holidays and festivals appear regularly; those outstanding celebrations are popular among foreign visitors.
1. Travelers should take into account that they can get to Utah exclusively by plane; there are more than 30 airports across the state. There is only one international airport in Utah; it is … Open
One of the most colorful events in the literal and figurative sense is Holi or Festival of color. The venue of the festival is the picturesque town of Spanish Fork; most of the holiday action takes place near the Indian temple of Radha Krishna. Holi is indeed a typical Indian celebration, which has been rapidly adopted in Utah; now it attracts a huge amount of curious tourists to this small town.
The holiday is celebrated in April; it symbolizes the long-awaited arrival of spring and is accompanied by incredibly beautiful and noisy recreational activities. Traditionally people gather at the square behind the temple and sprinkle each other with colored powder; this looks simply fascinating. This unusual event is attended by people of all ages; both children and adults like the event. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Among rocky mountains and spacious plateaus there is picturesque Utah. Its territory is full of attractions, unexpected contrasts and charm. There are always lots of tourists, some of whom … Open
Tourists who want to participate in this extraordinary celebration have to consider several important things. First of all, going to the street without enough of colored powder and colored water is simply inexcusable. Also, don’t devote a lot of time to choosing outfit, as in a couple of minutes on the street your favorite clothes will turn a completely different color.
Other important tradition prescribes to make bonfires for the holiday and many locals go outdoors to celebrate Holi. Bonfires help to ward off evil spirits and tune into positive spring mood. Utah enchants travelers with its unique way of life; amazing cultural traditions combined with the hospitable nature of locals make this tiny state special.
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Delicate Arch

From the series “Incredible Natural Arches Built by Water and Wind”
The opening of the national monument took place in 1933 during one of the scientific expeditions. Already in the fifties of the last century scientists were concerned about the possibility of probable destruction of natural sculpture. They proposed to cover the arch with a thin layer of plastic to protect it from imminent destruction. However, this idea was found impractical, even without human intervention. Exquisite Delicate Arch continues to be in dignified form and attracts thousands of travellers from all over the world to the park. For many years, the arch has attracted professional photographers, each of which seeks to make unique images. … Read further

Bingham Canyon Mine

From the series “Giant Artificial Quarries of the Planet”
About 1400 people are involved in mine development nowadays. 450000 tons of valuable species are extracted from the mine daily. The size of the pit has increasingly become the base of the controversy between large mining companies and environmental organizations. The attempts to close the mine have not been brought to a successful conclusion yet, although thousands of experts from all over the world consider it dangerous. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Utah

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Utah. Learn the best periods to visit Utah to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Utah.
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