It is not surprising that people in the summer time, try to be in the fresh air. Summer is a fresh charge of new emotions, it is various holidays and festivals, fairs and music open airs, religious processions and colorful carnivals. We represent your attention a selection of several dozen photos from the German amusement Park, located in the former building of nuclear power plants, with the celebration of Bastille Day in France, as well as many others.
1. About two hundred thousand flowers welcomed the guests of the three-day festival of sunflowers in the Legs, Tochigi Prefecture, North of Tokyo. The girl sitting on his father’s shoulders, barely visible in the field.
2. The two-day festival in honor of the birth of the founder of Lamaism Guru Padmasambhava (VIII century) in Hemis gompa (located 45 km from Leh), a monk of the monastery in the mask performs a ceremonial dance. Hemis gompa – the greatest and the oldest monastery of Ladakh. During the festival there are various ritual dances, which are performed in masks of evil spirits and deities.
3. Rodeo in Helena Montana, cowboy Roy Johnson his performance earned 68 points, finishing in 4th place.
4. Festival of Kyrgyz folklore and folk traditions, lake Cancel (3200 m above Continue reading
From carnival to the carnival
February was this year unusually eventful: Maslenitsa, matched to the same this time with Valentine’s Day, and now and carnivals. The carnival is nothing like carnival in the Western manner, but the word itself means “farewell, meat”. As well as Russian carnival, Catholic tradition of carnival combined pagan celebrations on the occasion of the spring meeting and the preparation for lent.
In contrast to the Russian cheese of the week, also known as Shrove Tuesday, the Catholic carnival are more widespread geographically. Along with the colonization of the tradition has spread worldwide and was adapted to local customs and mores. But the main feature of the carnival favourite costume has been preserved everywhere. This tradition change and play different roles appeared in the Ancient Rome once a year, for 5 days, the owners and the slaves become equal. All gathered together for one holiday table, and to get rid of the social prejudices of everyday life, faces hid behind masks. This tradition still is a main feature of carnival in Venice . Venice carnival is not only the most famous in the world but also the oldest. Officially, the celebration of carnival was approved in the 13th century, but its heyday, carnival was reached in the 17th century. In the old days Continue reading
In today’s world, the holiday turns into a bright and colorful show, entirely thrilling both residents and visitors. A Grand event is anxiously awaited and carefully prepared for him a whole year. The best festivals in the world, festivals and carnivals — all this in our review.
The history of the national day parades, carnivals, festivals and torchlight processions — is rooted in the century, and today people are returning to basics: sew sumptuous costumes, make colourful scenery, colorful characters and props. Sometimes, in the organization of rallies attended by up to several thousand people: musicians, actors, dancers, singers, acrobats and ordinary citizens who want to maintain tradition.
The best festivals in the world not only give holiday for local residents, but also attract tourists, providing the Treasury a huge income. That is why it is embedded in the event funds immediately pay off, and every year the festivities are becoming more widespread and ambitious. Well, populateitem the world and get acquainted with the most famous and beautiful holidays, giving people joy and unforgettable emotions.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Many of this holiday is associated with the sea of colors, sensual Continue reading