Brazil…. At the mention of the name in my head immediately draw pictures…football, capoeira, and…. Carnival! Carnival in the capital of Brazil — is the calling card of the country, it’s like the Eiffel tower in Paris, or the waterfall Salto angel in Venezuela, or the Red light district in Amsterdam.
Carnival is a festival of fun, which does not leave indifferent any resident of this country and tourists who came at this time to Brazil. Is the effect of these things every year, usually in February or early March. The date is chosen for 47 days before Easter, and the date always falls on a Tuesday. But the fact that the date of the carnival one day, doesn’t prevent to have fun and dance all week, starting from Friday need It you should consider going to this event, in this instance, is 2014, the carnival will begin on Friday 28 February.
For those who want to ever see or even take part in the procession, the date of the carnival in Brazil:
2014 – March 4
2015 February 17
2016 – February 9,
2017 – 28 February
2018 – February 13
I think everyone understands that if you are going to visit the country at this time, book accommodation (even just a bed in a hostel), tickets to the carnival, etc. need very much in advance!
The beginning of the show is the ceremony Continue reading
Thematic youth conventions . or, as they are called in Russia, festivals . brings together fans of science fiction, fantasy, movies and animated films, as well as other Hobbies appeared on the territory of our country in the 90-ies of the last century. The first steps were bold and did not differ by mass, unlike similar events in Europe, USA or Japan, where the conventions of a variety of passed since the end of 70-ies. Gradually, however, the Russian actions have formed a solid audience and a strong interest among representatives of various subcultures. Starting as a semi-legal club events, many of the festivals today are large national, or even international festivals, attracting hundreds and thousands of participants and spectators.
On the vast territory of Russia thematic activities began to develop in the Central part of the country. Appeared event, representatives specializing in the role-playing and reenactment movements ( festival-Zilantkon in Kazan ), the fans of science fiction in movies, games and books ( convent “Starcon” in St. Petersburg ) and the fans of Japanese animation and culture of Japan ( all-Russian festival of Japanese animation in Voronezh ). Continue reading
1. The festival ’s Las Payas” (Valencia, Spain )
Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called “mascletá» – pyrotechnics on the ground, and closer to the night fireworks are launched into the sky. The culmination of the holiday is La Cremá – burning specially prepared for this festival huge figures and stuffed.
2. The world Cup ’s Mountain oysters” (the city of Throckmorton, USA)
Close to Texas in may championship ’s mountain oysters”… In fact oysters here and “smell”. It’s just a slang name local cowboys referred to as bull testicles. First prize awaits the one who is best going to fry them. Judges will evaluate everything: the appearance of the cooked food as it is served, the aroma and taste. According to these criteria and selects the winner.
3. Bega cheese rolling (of Coopers hill, UK)
In a beautiful small town, located near Gloucester, on the last Continue reading