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
During a tourist trip to Poland, you can meet. the culture of different parts of the globe. On numerous festivals, often with long traditions and high prestige, very willingly artists come from many countries – from the virtuosos of classical music, jazz musicians, masters of happening, the experimental theatre Directors to representatives of the exotic to European folklore. All are unanimous in stressing the exceptionally warm welcome and a very emotional reaction to the Polish public.
The Jewish culture festival in Krakow
Every year in June, the streets, squares and buildings of Krakow Kazimierz filled with a crowd of thousands of guests and participants of the Festival of Jewish culture. He gets every year for 12 years, and during this relatively short period it has managed to gain fame as one of the most interesting festivals in the world. Thousands of tourists come to Kazimierz from different countries of the world. The festival programme encompasses music, dance, cinema, theater, visual art, literature and workshops in singing and crafts. In addition, those interested can learn how to prepare dishes of the Jewish cuisine and to undergo a crash course of learning the languages Yiddish and Hebrew. Continue reading
Mardi Gras is famous Shrovetide carnival in New Orleans, Louisiana. The celebration begins on the 6th of January and is slowly gaining momentum, reaching its culmination in the day of Fat Tuesday. For those who do not know – it is translated from the French the name of the festival – Mardi Gras.
For New Orleans residents and tourists, who arrive in abundance in the city to enjoy the extravagant spectacle of the winter holiday, Mardi Gras is the numerous parades, processions with jazz bands, balls and contests that take place simultaneously in different places. Don’t want to get lost in all this diversity? Want to see the most interesting, the most important thing, the most beautiful? We will help tip.
So, if you decided to become a guest of the carnival (even in dreams). In this case, you should definitely visit several parades that are organized special carnival clubs – “krews”. “Krews” often called the parades in honor of mythological characters or gods (the most famous and large-scale is a hilarious name of Bacchus). The structure of the “krew” is a parody of monarchical device – there are King, Queen, Dukes, Knights and Captains. Become Continue reading