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
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
Every year the event tourism is gaining popularity. This is a great opportunity to not just entertain, but to become a participant of various international festivals, exhibitions, fairs, carnivals. Event tours – this variety, bright emotions and unforgettable impressions.
You will have:
National festivals and holidays
Theatre shows, festivals, cinema and theatre
Festivals and flower shows
Music festivals and music competitions
The most famous and probably the oldest existing carnival is the carnival of Venice, Dating back to 1094. It is a bright and Grand event, two weeks in Venice immersed in the mysterious atmosphere of a masquerade ball. In the squares of the city organize theatrical performances, dance and music did not stop day or night, and in the palaces costume balls are held. Every year Venice attracts millions of fans of this magical holiday to enjoy the enchanting atmosphere of carnivals of the past centuries, to join the fun street processions and participate in costumed performances.
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a glitter extravaganza, universal high Jinks, the catchy rhythms of Samba, incredible scenery. Brazilian carnival is a show which has no equal, world-famous for its Samba schools and incredibly spectacular Continue reading