If you still don’t have any plans how to spend the rest of the summer or you don’t know where to go and what to see in the upcoming peak season, will take advantage of our calendar of the most bustling and exciting festivals, carnivals and celebrations of the world. This will help you to answer the question: in what point of the earth should take a trip to see something completely unique?
Culinary night in Bacharach
Culinary delights are waiting for the participants of the famous Culinary night, which takes place in the German town of Bacharach annually at the end of August, and attracts foodies from all over the world. The festival offers a huge feast with the best German wines and national dishes from the finest chefs in Germany. Everywhere open the tent with all the food, live music, hosts dance shows. After dark is even more interesting – a Grand fireworks display over the waters of the Rhine. Go – you will not regret!
from 25 to 26 August
Beer festival Pilsner Beer Fest in the Czech Republic
Beer festival in the Czech town of Pilsen for over 160 years and is one of the largest beer festivals in the Czech Republic. According to the tradition, the festival guests offer best tasting Czech Beers, as well Continue reading
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
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