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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

Music festivals in the world

We are pleased to offer you a list of more than 200 festivals of various genres of music that are held worldwide throughout the year, one after another. But do not forget that the most popular time of year for major festivals coincide with the best season for holidays – Yes, it’s summer! But if you had a winter vacation and summer you have to work, don’t worry that all miss.

Summer festivals – this is a great chance to visit new countries and cities and to discover new things, meet interesting people and find real friends. If you live in Europe, music festivals in USA enable you to be in another world. Going to Coachella, Pitchfork, Ultra Music Festival, Bamboozle, CMA Festival, North Coast Festival, and many others, you will never regret it.

France, wine country, romance and cheeses, has long attracted tourists from around the world. French festivals, among which French festivals, Main Square Festival, Rock en Seine, Vieilles Charrues, etc. demonstrate all that is best in French music and are a shining example of national hospitality. If you are a fan of beer and schnapps, you have to afford a trip on one of the German festivals, for example, Melt. Southside Festival, Continue reading

Unusual and funny holidays in different countries

Holiday is fun, joy, good mood. All people celebrate birthdays, New year and Christmas. This is usual and understandable. But there are some wonderful, unusual and funny holidays world that are inherent to the traditions of only one country. They are very fascinating, although not always clear Slavic soul.

The British love funny holidays

“Catch the cheese”: an invigorating fun in the fresh air every last Monday in may is held in the city of Coopers hill. Participants looking for a huge wheel of cheese rolling down the slope of a high hill. The prize goes to the first person who catches the cheese.

“The bird people”: in the town of Bognor in early July, held an awesome contest. Participants in colorful feathered costumes and makeshift wings jumping from the tower into the sea. “Main bird” is the one who will last the longest in the air.

“Swimming in the swamp”: the British find it very funny and entertaining. On the last Monday of August in Wales, everyone in flippers and masks make the swim at 55 m in the swamp. And without exception, who decided on this, get prizes.

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Festivals and celebrations in Hong Kong
Many people dream to visit Hong Kong and see with your own eyes this city is to walk along the waterfront, climb to Victoria Peak, overlooking the famed panorama. But…

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Hadak Matsuri
The person, who is in Japan on the third Saturday of February, you need to be prepared to see on the streets a group of almost naked men who are…

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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…

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