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
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
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