Minsk international film festival “Listapad” – the biggest film festival, which every year in Belarus are going to a famous filmmakers, actors, cinema fans.
The program of the Minsk international film festival Listapad is rich and unique. Section of feature and documentary films presented as part of the main competition and young cinema competition, a competition for children’s and youth film “Screened” . The MIFF program of non-competition and retrospective screenings, meetings, workshops, exhibitions and vernissages.
At the film festival in Minsk it is possible to see only the best movies . In the main MIFF “Listapad” invited films-participants and winners of the most prestigious film festivals in the world. The young film contest is a collection of debut authors, won the recognition of professionals and the audience.
The history of the festival
The first film festival “Listapad” was held in Minsk in 1994 and until 2002 was called the international film festival of CIS and Baltic countries. The verdict handed down three jury of filmmakers, journalists and spectators. The highest rating on the debut festival in 1994 was awarded to the film “Anna. From 6 to 18” by Nikita Mikhalkov.
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Ideas for travel in February are not limited to, ski and beach vacation, vivid impressions can also be charged in the cities where this month will take place unusual festivals.
Tobogganing on the shovels
On 7 and 8 February at the American ski resort of angel fire, new Mexico, will host the world championship on skating with shovels mountains. Each contestant will have only two attempts to showcase the best speed, which, by the way, here can reach 60 km/h and above. The difficulty is that the shovel is not the most convenient device for skiing. The participants should sit on it so that the handle pointed forward, and to roll need, necessarily raising the hands and feet. Riding the shovels came up with the staff at that thus come down from the mountain after the end of the shift. This method took note and tourists, and with the 70-ies of the last century, riding the shovels turned into an annual event. To participate in the competition all students from 6 years of age (children have small blades and low hills). The fastest participants will be awarded cash prizes and other gifts. In addition to race, in the days of the championship also hosts a snow sculpture competition and music concerts.
The naked men festival
Festival of Hadak Matsuri (Hadaka Matsuri) is held in the Japanese city of Okayama Continue reading
If your visit to Barcelona falls at the end of February, so you will have a great opportunity to spend your holiday bright and unforgettable!
You can get acquainted with local traditions and customs. many hearty and tasty meal and just have fun. visiting the carnival in Barcelona. This year the celebration will begin on February 27 and will continue until March 5, inclusive.
This festival is not unlike any other, in every corner of the world has its own tradition and celebration. Widely famous Brazilian carnivals with their spectacular show and carnival in Venice. wherein the special elegance.
In Spain is as strong carnival tradition. Parades are held in many cities. The Catalan capital is no exception. Carnival in Barcelona — one of the most colorful festivals of the city.
In Catalonia, this holiday is called Carnestoltes and is very popular. despite the fact that was banned for over forty years. when the Franco era. Carnivals are held before Lent. at this time, people want as much as possible to enjoy everything in a short time will be strictly prohibited. This procession was a symbol of unlimited freedom, a time when you can enjoy plenty of delicious food, indulge in the fun and entertainment.
Nowadays, the carnival Continue reading