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
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