Brazilian carnival is not just a holiday, it has become a brand known all over the world. Carnival in Venice is much older and its traditions go back centuries, but whoever you ask – most of the word “carnival” is associated with the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. although it is organized in other cities of Brazil, and in the neighbouring countries too. Just Brazilian carnivals once more promoted, and especially in Rio. In carnival invested an impressive amount of money: it is the placement of multiple cameras on a special cranes and helicopters hovering over the sambadrome, where the main action. Picture, broadcast on Brazilian TV, a very colorful and impressive, and many channels of other countries broadcast cuts of carnival in Rio during their news broadcasts. And Brazilian carnival is this: the sight is impressive.
Carnival in Rio has been in court for weeks and at this time the city stops working, closed everything, except for discos, clubs and other entertainment venues. Flights to Rio from Europe and USA sold out instantly, and the prices in hotels are doubled if not tripled. No seats available, begins the celebration of life, a true Orgy. The main events take place in the sambódromo. It is a road length of about one kilometer and a width of thirty meters. One side of the sambadrome busy lodges, three-tiered bunk or how much they cost, I don’t know, but I suspect Continue reading
Today, there are a number of festivals spirits, which are held around the world. Each festival has its own interesting and has a unique atmosphere that attracts many people wishing to take part in them. We offer you to get acquainted with the most interesting festivals of spirits in the world.
1. The great American beer festival
This festival is considered the largest beer festivals and it is held annually in America in the highlands of Denver. This event lasts three days, and you can visit it during the period between mid September and early October. Ticket price is $ 80 for tourists and only $ 25 for sober drivers. The event itself is a public tasting delicious Beers from small Breweries and publish competition.
2. Wine festival Haro
Festival Haro is held annually on 29 June in the province of La Rioja, Spain, and more like a wet t-shirt contest, soaked in wine. All the participants come out on this day early in the morning on the street, dressed in white robes and red scarves and head, grabbing a bottle of wine, to the hills of Binio. There all over each other with wine, and then go to watch the bullfight.
The name of the festival was provided by the town Wurstmarkt located Continue reading
Europe has now opened a traditional Easter markets and flower markets, and many European cities have hosted the April arts festivals are also timed to the holiday. The most famous, perhaps, is the Salzburg Easter festival. This year it will be held from 16 to 25 April.
The Salzburg festival is one of the most exclusive and prestigious events in the field of classical music. The hometown of Mozart traditionally the festival takes the famous Berlin Philharmonic orchestra under the baton of famous conductor sir Simon rattle.
The main event of the festival promises to be a production of “Salome” by Richard Strauss, accompanied by the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Stefan Harima. Herheim is not the first time brings his work to this festival. Norwegian, living and working in Berlin, was memorable for the guests of the Salzburg its controversial production of “the Abduction from the seraglio” by Mozart, conducted in 2003. Probably a new production will be no less provocative. Premiere one-act “Salome” in French play by Oscar Wilde, translated into German by the poet Hedwiges Lachmann, took place in 1905 and was accompanied by a resounding scandal. All and plays, and illustrations of Beardsley, and the very sensual and hysterical music of Strauss was too decadent, licentious, Victorian taste of the viewer of that era.
Major milestones of the program, in addition to Strauss, Continue reading