In February in Spain, the carnival season begins. In large and small cities held celebrations – scale and not very modern and has a long history. The newspaper ABC has compiled a list of 12 most notable of them.
1. Santa Cruz de Tenerife
In 1980 the local carnival was declared a festival of international tourist interest. Among the activities especially a large procession through the streets of the city. It is believed that the carnival in Tenerife is the second in popularity after the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. The period from 6 to 17 February.
2. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
As part of this carnival attracts special attention costume contest and performances by murgas – groups performing satirical verses on hot topics and carnival groups. The festival will last from 1 to 17 February.
The local carnival is also declared a festival of international tourist interest. Within it are various groups – choirs, carnival groups, quartets, etc. Time – from 7 to 17 February.
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12 fabulous festivals, to visit a of which means to live a life not in vain.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi, the festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods.
But certainly the most talked about event of the festival is the sprinkling each other with colored inks and dousing with water. All these colored powders are made from herbs, which in this period to help Continue reading
Every year in the fall of the year in most of the cities of Finland organised by local authorities thematic events that are associated with the fashion industry. At such events, you see the following:
– fashion brands provide an opportunity for ordinary people to see their new collections;
– model Agency engaged in organizing demonstrations product leading brands;
stylists, makeup artists and hair stylists ready to show everyone their skills;
– in stores and shopping centers pass sales last year things are exhibited in the halls of the fashion trends of the season.
20 September – festival “Night of fashion”
This event is held twice a year in the town of Kouvola in the autumn and spring periods. In 2013 this event was the 10-th under the account. During this period of time “Night of fashion” is one of the most revered festivals of the city, for locals and visiting tourists. Most often visited by the tourists from the Russian Federation.
The name of the holiday (“Night of fashion”) is due to the fact that the peak of the event comes late in the evening. In honor of this event boutiques, clothing stores and footwear Continue reading