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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

Minsk international film festival Listapad

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.

In 1996, the main award of the festival 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

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