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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

The Most interesting festivals of the world

In the world there are many different holidays, some of which are very unusual and interesting.

The most interesting holidays of the world (Photos), the Festival of colors in new Delhi — the Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.

La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel — the famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw tomatoes at anyone, importantly, to avoid injury, tomatoes need a good stretch. Also it is impossible to tear the opponents 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 Most amazing festivals in the world
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The Spirit of Carnival
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