Most large-scale festivals and carnivals of the world
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The Italian carnivals

 

History

Italian carnivals have a religious basis. Many Catholic countries celebrate this holiday.

Let us first razberemsa, where did the word carnival, or carnevale in Italian? Its roots from the Latin ” carnem levare “, which means “to remove meat”. Why this name? In ancient times it was a Banquet which was organised on the last day of the carnival period (“fat Tuesday or martedì grasso”), after which began a period of restriction and fasting, which lasted until Holy Pascha.

Some carnivals in Italy

The largest and most famous carnivals are held in the following cities: Venice (Veneto ), Viareggio (Tuscany ), Ivrea (Piedmont ), Satriano di Lucania (Basilicata ), Acireale (Sicily ), Macca (Sicily ), Fano (Marche ), Manfredonia (Puglia ), Putignano (Puglia ), Striano (Campaign ). Their fame has reached far beyond the borders of Italy and attracts huge number of tourists.

The longest carnival in Italy is held in the city of Putignano, and one of the most ancient carnivals, extant in Verona. its history began with the late middle ages and it bears the original name – Bacan àl del Gnoco .

Venice carnival is famous for its magnificent masks and costumes, as well as various displays: Continue reading

Festivals and holidays in the Seychelles

Seasonal festivals in Seychelles attract a lot of guests, as characterized by abundance of fun. Very popular in Seychelles annual marathon sporting events, namely, competitions boating and deep sea fishing.

National holidays play an important role in the life of the Islands, it is Labour Day in may, and Corpus Christi, and national day in June, and the Feast of the assumption in August, and All Saints Day in November, and the feast of the Immaculate Conception in early December.

Calendar of events in Seychelles:

New year is traditionally celebrated on all the Islands in the family circle, where at midnight is sure to delight new year’s fireworks.

The marathon takes place on the island of Mahé. This event is also popular among different Nations, especially because it is designed for shorter distances and always attracts crowds of spectators who cheer for the participants.

Carnival is an international event, showcasing the cultural diversity of the Seychelles. This festival is held in conjunction with the States of Victoria and Semaine La Francophonie. In mid-March, a week of French culture is conducted on Mahé island, bringing with it a thematic Continue reading

Rendezvous with autumn. Photo report on the environmental festival

 

Hello, dear friends! Within a short period had accumulated so much material that the delay in publication is fraught with even greater debris. Because the site is, after all, Palacky will begin with our universal favourites. Rendezvous with autumn for this butterfly ended tragically: I picked her up on the street on a cold windy day, I thought that it just freeze in the wind and in the warmth will revive, but the butterfly remained a decoration on the shelf with violets.

Last Saturday in Zhitomir in the premises of the television station was 5 Festival of Human Ecology, he was small but bright and unpredictable as the city itself. Because human ecology violets are directly related: plants that are so beneficial effect on the psyche and emotional state, we are constantly invited to decorate a display of festivale.

On a trip to this day led the group of boys from a special care home for troubled children, but the children made such a favorable impression that just such a long time not seen, children from ordinary schools. however, judge for yourself. This kid is so considered flowers that I couldn’t resist to take a picture.

The children concerned with a view assorted handouts, bright publications are esoteric and environmental papers, quietly, Continue reading