This year the festival will take place in Kyiv on October 9-11.
International festival of folk theatres and Amateur art JoyFest is a unique festival Playground in Ukraine. Each fall we collect folk theater groups, as well as young artists and photographers from different regions of Ukraine and around the world. The Festival of joy JoyFest performances, photo and art exhibitions, master classes.
The festival has an active social component – the organizers help to attend the screenings of festival performances orphans, the disabled, pensioners.
Motto: Find art in itself!
“SCENE” movies Amateur theaters
ACTING technique Master classes in acting from leading Directors, actors, teachers of acting studios
“PAINTING” an Exhibition of artworks and a meeting with Ukrainian artists
“MASTER CLAss” Interesting creative workshops for children and adults
“CHILDREN’s ZONE” Performances and shows for kids, games, creative activities, motokazu
“ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION” Various shows from partners JoyFest, a lounge area, a photo area, dance performances, musical program
The Nomination JoyFest:
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
Loud spring rain, warm summer rain. mushroom autumn rain is in itself a holiday, if all this is not only delayed in prolonged bad weather. However, in some countries the feasts of rain is celebrated according to the calendar, and despite the weather conditions. And unless the rain didn’t deserve it?
The oldest of these festivals is Aremostly. Every year in late December, they celebrated the Aztec tribes in North America. And holiday (translated into Russian his name sounds like “water release”), and ceremonial dances, and sacrifices were dedicated to the rain God Tlaloc.
Because the main food of the Aztecs was the dish of corn, the Indians asked the terrible God to be merciful and release water from heaven in the form of rain for watering plants. Given the fact that the deity took only sacrifice little children, the Aztecs without remorse drowned babies in the midst of fun and dancing. Sometimes, instead of babies Tlaloc sacrificed slaves, but such a sacrifice was considered more scarce. Yes, very much for the opportunity to taste tortillas from corn. Well, now that this supposed edge.
Much more romantic and not as severely “blessed Day of rain” is celebrated in the Kingdom of Bhutan. There’s this festival is held after the end of the monsoon in the third week of September (usually Continue reading