Carnival in Venice – this is one of the most anticipated events of the year for the inhabitants of this ancient city, and tens of thousands of tourists from all over the world. During the celebration serene and serene Venice is freed from any duties and prejudice, becoming one of the most free (in all respects) places on earth. But there is this celebration has its own history and traditions, which we describe in this publication.
The history of the Venetian carnival
The history of the carnival in Venice has its roots in the distant past – in Roman times. Harvested, the Romans at the time of the winter solstice hosted Grand annual festivals honoring the God Saturn (another name for carnival – the Saturnalia). Throughout the city was conducted funny celebrations, and their difference from other holidays was that one table could be located and the owners and their slaves. So that ‘class” prejudice did not spoil the celebration, all the participants hid their faces under different masks.
The first official mention of the celebration in Venice date back to the XIth century and the thirteenth century they become public knowledge . The Senate of the Venetian Republic Continue reading
You seem the most mysterious and voshititelnye, unique and popular carnivals of the world! Who wouldn’t like to visit at least one of them, replacing the gray days in the warm sun and the carousel pleasures?
Once a year we always see pieces of bright spectacle on TV. What is one of the most famous carnivals in the world-Brazilian?
Thousands of participants marching endlessly through the streets, moving in the rhythm of Samba. Feathers, skirts, sequins and endless drive!
Sewing costumes, the endless rehearsals and other pre-holiday fuss in Rio begins long before the week of the carnival, although many residents prefer to just escape for a week in quiet corners of the country. Each Samba school provides from two to five thousand participants and their companions lasts about half an hour. Now imagine how many eminent schools in Brazil and how easy those wishing to be part of the celebrations?
To be in the midst of you will pay dearly: VIP boxes will cost $1500, but it guarantees a complete service and a great sight! Oh Yes, you will be taken to the place of residence in a crowded city, where it is impossible to get a taxi. There are more budget options, showed a mass of boxes, but you know, no comparison. If you ask any woman on the street, she will teach you how to dance Continue reading
Ten years of youth festival “Victoria” was a corporate tourist plant “Electrotyazhmash-Drive”. This year it takes place in the new, territorial, status. In place of this festival, the staff opened a new Drive – autumn. Compared with the former “Victoria”, he held, not three days, and only one. But was full of events, no less.
According to the program of the festival the factory sanatorium “birch” on Saturday turned into a village, where there was a Golden autumn. It is this name was the new youth festival of the plant “Electrotyazhmash-Privod”. Contrary to the proverb, the first pancake was not lumpy. In many ways, this contributed to the General attitude of all the teams that were once between rivals on the former factory “Victoria”, and at the winter camp.
The festival opened with a parade of participants. Ahead of the column – winners of the winter camp of the security team, goes the management of the factory then the guests of the festival stocking-glove factory. Next, in column – production of generators, synchronous and induction motors, and production of traction electric equipment, financial management and Lysva Neftemash. The procession columns complete plant management team and technical Directorate. Participants built and ready to present themselves to the jury in a new capacity, Continue reading