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
“Vivid childhood planet”
In the Central square of the village Kushnarenkovo district was held the festival “vivid Childhood planet”, dedicated to the International children’s day.
How wonderful that the younger generation has its own holiday! At the appointed time of the celebration to the square of the area began to approach the children with their parents, siblings, grandparents, teachers. Thanks to adults who have left their holiday without attention and the youngest Kushnarenko – arrived by private transport: wheelchairs and three-wheeled bikes.
With words of welcome addressed chief specialist of the regional Department of education Ramil Isakova. She talked about how can spend time with the children in our area, what the camp will be available. She also wished everyone a good and happy summer holiday.
Further for kids began a long-awaited theatrical performance. Employees of the House of pioneers and schoolchildren in bright and colourful costumes professionally involved in the kids in fun games and competitions. Clowns in the face Natalya Ivanova, Irina Khabibullina, Lyudmila Valiyeva and Gulshat Safina made puzzles, played “Hockey”, has organized exciting events of “Cutting gifts”. Entertained the children and Gulnara Continue reading
Every year in February-March there is an event known throughout the world, a holiday, to get to that dreamed at least once in their life almost every resident of planet Earth. The Brazilian carnival is a six-day feast of colour, music and fun.
Each of us heard about this extravaganza of emancipation and manumission of life, but not all know how it goes actually.
the origins of Brazilian carnival
Carnival in Brazil is always distinguished from similar celebrations in the rest of the world, because here there are Latin American and African cultures. Brazil was a Portuguese colony, and in them, unlike other European colonies, relations with the dark population considered quite liberal. That’s why race in Brazil are closely intertwined, creating an explosive cocktail of Latin rhythms, spiced with African exotic.
The history of the Brazilian carnival is rooted in a century, but only in the 20th century, the Samba schools were able to organize a previously chaotic motion.
The carnival in Rio De Janeiro
It was in this city are the largest parades, the bar draws the largest number of tourists from around the world. And this holiday is most firmly associated with the concept of the Brazilian carnival.
Each neighborhood in Rio has its own Samba Continue reading