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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Rio de Janeiro will always remain for all the city of Samba. And every Friday evening in one of the neighborhoods you can watch the guitarist and the dancer. Café sparkle visitors. Rio will always remain the capital of excitation.
After rain washed out the entire city, all bridge road to black street quickly filled with the smell of passion. Clogged clubs people and she’s on stage. Teresa Cristina. It does not need to see, for the happiness of each visitor at least to listen to her voice and enjoy it.
Rio, the city where the poor get rich. Carnivals do with the city is really a part of the show.
Carnivals are always trained members of the Samba schools. The carnival itself is bright and colorful. In my ears resounds from music. In the eyes of the splash all the paint from dark to bright. The action that takes place on carnival platform can not fail to fascinate. Pours from the speakers Samba. Participating in the carnival burning dance Samba, smile, someone sings. Everyone knows that this action is waiting for all of Brazil.
For residents of Brazil, the carnival is not just a holiday. For them, the carnival has already become a cult. On the day of the carnival Continue reading
Fabulous, magical, mysterious – that’s all it is: New year. Most popular on our planet celebration, a time to make wishes. And make them come true, — be sure to follow the usual traditions. How on Earth exists nationalities, so many rituals of celebrating the New year. Consider the most interesting and amusing customs.
Emotional Italians and new year’s eve in his repertoire: in order to avoid the burden of the past and start with a clean slate, they are getting rid of junk and old furniture. And quite an unusual way: throw out the balconies. So go at this time near Italian unsafe houses: suddenly it will be not just a leaky pan, and the couch… Russian children wait for Santa Claus, and Italian at night while they sleep, fairy Befana comes. If the child behaved in the old year well, she gets hung by the fireplace empty stockings with sweets. But the prankster in the morning will find instead of gifts only embers.
But in France there is a Santa Claus. and his name is Pere Noel. He also reluctantly shown to the children on the eye, but loves to give them gifts, furtively filling their shoes. New year’s eve the most emblematic French treats table — pie baked inside Bob. The finder will be lucky the whole year, and during the celebration Continue reading