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Brazilian carnival

For almost half a century, the carnival in Rio – the most famous in the world.

• it sets the tone for the carnivals in Europe and America. its the modern world Brazilian carnival has developed quite recently, in the first half of the twentieth century. Tied to the lunar calendar, Easter and lent, Brazilian carnival, like Mardi Gras – holiday mobile, it is the end of February or beginning of March.

• From a European tradition of solemn processions future Brazilian carnival borrowed lush robes (to make them parties to spare neither money nor time) and carnival carts, called in Latin carrus navalis (the”wagon ” ship”), and Spanish simply “karros” .

• Current Brazilian carnival carnival unthinkable without associations – voluntary communities (sometimes numbering up to several thousand people) presented on separate processions processions with their own Kiarostami.

• Immediate predecessors carnival associations were African theatrical procession with music, singing and dancing, Dating back to pagan rituals – kardous and ranches. Among obligatory characters of this action were king, clowns, Indians, the dead, the devils, the teacher is the conductor and “the parade commander”, Continue reading

Jazz Festival “Jubilee “

Brightest musical event of the fall in Nikolaev became the 4th jazz Festival ’s Jubilee ” . memorable to the audience with vivid imagery and bold musical experiments.

The festival showed that Nikolaev is really a city of music, where jazz found its Amateur and a wannabe. This music is now in its fourth year exhibiting himself, successfully competing with the classics and rock, not to mention electronic music beats.

This evening on the stage created a musical feast Nikolaev jazz musicians, many of whom are still students of the Nikolaev music school, and some have long been known and professional musicians.

Opened the concert of Latin American melodies Nikolaev “Jazz-Band” under the leadership of Vladimir Alekseev . able to unite under their conductor’s beginning woodwinds, strings, percussion and keyboard instruments.

“Jazz-Band” opened the festival of Latin American rhythms

Their versions of famous jazz compositions showed and young musicians from the “Dirty dogs” . who played wonderful solos on the electric guitar and saxophone.

«Dirty dogs” played a good guitar solo

And wonderful party saxophone

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The history of the Brazilian carnival

Brazilian carnival resembles a riot of colors and the most forbidden dance Samba. Enter the world of the most favorite festival of Brazil.

The Bahian superstar Carlinhos brown says, “We play, not for money, but to celebrate happiness. Our carnival – street carnival. It is for everyone, not just for those with money.” Carnival is one of the most famous festivals of Brazil. The carnival culture of Brazil spilled out of her boundaries and took the world by storm.

History

Carnival has roots from the ancient Greek spring festival honoring Dionysus, the God of wine. The Romans adopted the festival, which later, of the Roman Catholic Church changed to suit her own religious needs. Brazilian Carnival is an annual festival celebrated for four days, preceding the Day of repentance. It has a religious flavor, as it marks the beginning days of fasting(participation in the hunger strike) ‘lent’. Carnival literally means to remove the meat, an important observance, which will be accompanied during lent, practicing repentance, to honor the death and resurrection of Christ. Carnival is celebrated in various(other) scales all over Brazil. A lot of time and effort involved in preparing it. Every place has its own distinct(distinct) style. Among the many interesting aspects of the Carnival King Continue reading

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