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
Summer in Europe is inextricably associated with music festivals. Let’s see what Europe will be the biggest and most interesting music festivals in 2011.
Rock festival Roskilde ( Roskilde), Denmark
This festival of rock music — the biggest music scene in Northern Europe.
When is Roskilde: in 2011 the festival will be held from 30 June to 3 July with the participation of Arctic Monkeys, Iron Maiden, Mastodon, PJ Harvey and TV On The Radio.
Music festival Bestfest (Bestfest), Bucharest, Romania
The largest music festival in Romania, which takes place on the field near the lake ten minutes from the airport of Bucharest. Great musicians, great location and cheap beer or three main components, which attract many music lovers.
When is Bestfest: in 2011, this festival will occur on July 1-3, among the headliners Skunk Anansie, Mika, Asian Dub Foundation, Pendulum and Roger Sanchez.
The music festival Optimus of Aliv ( Optimus Alive), Passeio Marí timo de Algé s, Lisbon, Portugal
When will Optimus of Eliv . in 2011, this festival will be held from 6 to 9 July and will be attended by Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Blondie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Kaiser Chiefs, Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Iggy, the Stooges and many others.
Festival Exit ( Exit), Serbia