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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

Doll Venetian carnival

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

The Most interesting festivals of the world

In the world there are many different holidays, some of which are very unusual and interesting.

The most interesting holidays of the world (Photos), the Festival of colors in new Delhi — the Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. in the Morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.

La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel — the famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw tomatoes at anyone, importantly, to avoid injury, tomatoes need a good stretch. Also it is impossible to tear the opponents Continue reading

The history of the Brazilian carnival
Brazilian carnival resembles a riot of colors and the most forbidden dance Samba. Enter the world of the most favorite festival of Brazil. The Bahian superstar Carlinhos brown says, "We…

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Feast of the stomach
At these festivals do not organize gastronomic tours. Many of them are out of reach of most tourist cities, many of them are so crazy that not everyone is a…

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The Most amazing festivals in the world
1. International balloon festival in Albuquerque, USA, from 5 to 13 October For the first time this festival was held in 1972. Since then, the festival in Albuquerque became the…

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