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Carnivals in Italy

Carnivals in Europe originated in Italy. Many centuries carnival, folk festival under the open sky, accompanied by numerous masquerades, theatrical games, solemn street processions, is the best tradition of the Italian people. From time immemorial, according to art historian Pavel Pavlovich Muratov (1881-1950), ” hall it was the street itself, and ballroom costume was common to all bautta. More importantly, everyone could enjoy, because he knew how to enjoy it.” Foreigners visiting Italy, admired ” this bright unfeigned cheerfulness, which is now not in other Nations “. (N. In. Gogol, “Rome”.)

Carnival in Venice

Carnival in Venice is one of the most famous carnivals in the world. Every year from all over the world it attracts more than 500,000 of thousands of fans at the Venice festival. Unlike other places, Venetian carnival fully covers the entire city. Colorful festive crowd fills the narrow streets and spacious squares. Carnival has its roots in the deep past. In 1296, the Senate of the Venetian Republic declared a public holiday last day before Lent. Thus, it becomes a public holiday.

The heyday of the Venetian carnivals reached in the 18th century. Then they were not only the highlight of the year, but also the meaning of existence. During the carnival, nothing seemed too shameful, too bold, too reckless, too slutty. Opened hundreds Continue reading

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

Carnival Brazil

Among themselves addictive and entertaining shows in the world can be safely attributed to the Brazilian carnivals. This event is considered the most important for every Brazilian. And not without reason say that the Brazilians live from carnival to carnival.

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro. This phenomenal action dream of millions of people. Every year no matter what all Brazil is immersed in the noisy and bright holiday engulfed in the fiery rhythms of Samba and the continuous rumble of the drums.

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro is held once a year, in the month of February, at the height of the Brazilian summer. The Fiesta starts on Saturdays and lasts for four days and nights.

This is the most expensive and most luxurious spectacle in the world. The streets of the city during the carnival are filled with parades of Samba swirl sequin and billowing skirts of the dancers.

Currently, the carnival in Rio de Janeiro represents the most organized and the Grand Brazil carnival. Each year, the rhythms of Samba penetrate into the blood of all the guests and participants of this action, and for five days the whole of Brazil is converted to an African country.

The Carnival is traditionally attended by the twelve Samba Continue reading

Carnivals in Italy
Carnivals in Europe originated in Italy. Many centuries carnival, folk festival under the open sky, accompanied by numerous masquerades, theatrical games, solemn street processions, is the best tradition of the…

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The Spirit of Carnival
The onset of the carnival is clearly felt in the air Rio deJaneiro. Wherever you looked, everywhere you can see the "carnival" smile, hear the rhythm of Samba and to…

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Festivals and holidays in Tuscany
The uniqueness of each of the provinces of Tuscany is expressed not only in landscapes and architecture, but also in a kind of customs, tournaments, festivals, holidays. Of particular interest…

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