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
There are many sexy festivals, where just flock from all over the world tourists. After all, there are rampant explicit erotic dance, men quickly find themselves in the company of almost naked beauties. Women can look for a muscular guy. It’s the holidays, where there is love, fun and serenity. Among the variety of sexual festivals it’s worth to highlight the ten most-most.
New Orleans Burlesque Festival, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In New Orleans every year in mid-September is a bright and cheerful burlesque festival. For three days the guests of this festival see the rooms Striptease, hundreds of dancers and frankly sexually demonstrate their skills. Tourists are difficult to stay away, that’s why the festival involves and educational program for their guests. So, at one of the seminars, you can learn how to sensually remove her stockings. The teacher will tell you which dance moves are the most sexy for a partner.
German Fetish Ball Weekend, Berlin, Germany. Stiff German Berlin one weekend a year becomes a real capital of various fetish and BDSM fans. In this town from all over the world come thousands of fans for such extreme sexual pleasure. They take part in the sexiest weekend of Europe. It demonstrates a blatant fashion shows, performances with erotic overtones, voluptuous show. Any fetishist’ll Continue reading
Tourists love Italy in any season, but the most famous celebration is the Venetian festival.To get here is considered a big success.
The famous carnival is held here in the last month of winter: to event the Italians are preparing everywhere. Actively sell masks, actors rehearsing rooms, participants sew elaborate costumes.
To arrange the event in February days – a practice that went with 1094. Last festival 10 days and symbolize the period before Lent. Initially, the carnival of Venice was not so luxurious and suits were only black long coats. Often used the simplest long-nosed mask without ornaments. The current costumes are required for its opulence and decoration of the famous ladies ‘ man Giacomo Casanova, who expanded color gamut and complicated kind of costumes for the party.
Festival date is counted from Ash Wednesday: an event from the life of the Catholic Church is associated with the old rite, when spovidavsja townspeople sprinkled their heads with ashes as a sign of purification from sins released.
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