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
I have a special attitude towards the holidays, for which you need special training: costumes, decorations, thematic attributes, accessories, music and dance programs. Inspired by the premiere of the cartoon “Rio 2”, I decided to recall the most beautiful holidays of the world, namely: the festivals from year to year collected a record number of tourists and encouraging guests a breathtaking spectacle.
Those who are enjoying life
The festival of colors
The time of the
The end of February-beginning of March.
Holi, or the Festival of colors begins on the full moon day and lasts for three days. For Hindus this festival is the main thing – theatrical battle between men, jumping through fire, and gatherings with family. But the guests of the festival are looking forward to the third day – the climax of the festival when adults and children have fun from the heart, thrown into the air colored powder or paint them with each other.
Colored powders made from herbs. Besides the fact that they add brilliance to the holiday, they also help fight springtime viruses.
The time of the
The last week in August.
Its name is one of the most Continue reading
Share a terrific find – doll series Venice carnival! For collectors and lovers of porcelain dolls is a real treasure! Fortunately, these dolls are on sale in Russia.
Where to buy. Section to them found in Ozone.
Section is called the Elves and dolls. The elves are already more or less familiar, but these dolls. A real collector’s variant, unusual and very interesting.
Some dolls (I liked most) made in the form of cats and cats dressed like people. an indescribable feeling of fairy tale, carnival, celebration, Venice, and somehow the thought of France evoke.
What are traditional Venetian images? This is primarily a cat, Citizen, Dr. Plague, Bauta Venetian Lady. Popular also masks and outfits that came in the carnival tradition has been on the scaffolding street theatre Continue reading