Carnivals
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Carnivals in Brazil

 

Tinsel, loud music, colorful outfits, plastic bodies, noise and a unique sense of celebration — it’s carnival in Brazil, one of the most important events in the life of every true Brazilian. It is no exaggeration to say that the majority of indigenous people in Brazil live from one carnival to another, considering this great act the meaning of his life. No exception and many tourists from Moscow and not only who buy last minute deals to Brazil at carnival time with the purpose to attend personally, multimillion-dollar show.

Rio de Janeiro — in February the Brazilian rhythm of the drums

On view in the capital of Brazil dream to visit millions of people from different parts of the world. Not surprisingly, every winter trips to Brazil surpass the popularity of tours and excursions to European countries like Italy or Germany. Incendiary Samba, seductive form of Brazilian dancers dancing to the beat of the thunder of drums — every year the capital is immersed for four days and four nights in an unforgettable national holiday!

The carnival in Rio — it’s a real-rehearsed show, and not a spontaneous performance. Tourists who come on a tour to Brazil for the first time, not immediately able to cope with the excitement, Continue reading

Exhibitions, festivals and fashion week: top 15 cultural events this autumn

 

When: September 12

Charity festival “Apple Day” will be held in St. Petersburg for the third time. By tradition, all profit participants will bring to the AdVita Fund. Dishes made from local apples, cider, market hand-made, entertainment for adults and children, music – 12 September everything will be in the best traditions of St. Petersburg fairs.

When: September 17 – October 10

This is the ninth international festival of cartoon stories will take place in St. Petersburg. The exhibition program will start on September 17, education – September 25. The best modern comic authors, professors of St. Petersburg universities and cultural centers will deliver lectures and conduct master classes for all who are fond of “paper” art.

When: September 19-26

In the framework of Swiss made in Russia in St. Petersburg for the third time will be held the week of modern dance art Switzerland. The house will be the site of the “Skorokhod”. but the festival will go beyond the walls: the organizers have already announced about a street performance on the Nevsky Prospekt.

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Greek attractions

 

Athens is considered one of the most prominent ancient cities in the world, about three thousand years. In addition, Athens is one of the youngest capitals of Europe – the date named for its calculation 1833. But, despite its “youth” in the city perfectly combines antiquity and modernity. Arriving in this city you can perfectly combine relaxation on the beaches of the Aegean sea and interesting excursion.

If you search the archives, even in the “minds” of people, then you can make sure that Greece originates from the Acropolis . By the way, to get to this sacred rock will have to pay about 12 euros – here stands the magnificent temple, the Parthenon, it was built in the V century BC. It has erected in honor of the patroness of the city of the goddess Athena. By the way, when we, in those distant times, on the pediments of the building were, and intricate jewelry. At present the recovered artifacts, and they are stored in the New Museum of Acropolis, the cost of entry is five euros .

The Greeks have always treasured and proud of its beautiful monuments. For example, in 1821 under the rule of the Ottomans, the Greek soldiers was arranged by the rebellion, and was then taken of the Acropolis in the siege. Continue reading