The Best carnivals of the world
  February is the month of carnivals, which are held in almost every town. The most famous in Venice and Viareggio. For carnival ball masks made of papier-mache, although this…

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The Festival "Moscow autumn"
  Moscow — one of the largest centers of world music. The city in which they lived Tchaikovsky, Taneyev, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Shostakovich and Prokofiev, Aram Khachaturian and Myaskovsky, Sviridov, Schnittke,…

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Fall festival: the brightest and most unusual festivals in the world

 

We’ll talk about non-standard products-such as pizza. Pizza festival « Pizzafest ” is traditionally held in Naples, this year fans of Italian food will gather at the exhibition center d’oltremare September 8 to watch match of the best of pizzaiolo world, and, most importantly, taste as many pizzas as you want. The process of eating is accompanied by competitions and concerts.

If the pride of Italians — pizza, in Bavaria — this beer. Oktoberfest begins in September and ends in October. This year, beer lovers and the races will begin to celebrate on September 17. By tradition, the opening day of the festival, exactly at 12: 00, the mayor opens a barrel of beer. This symbolic action start “beer marathon”. Then begins the parade, which is led by a girl with a large bell, riding on a decorated horse.

For all days of the festival Munich immersed in beer, the participants consumed up to 7 million liters of the drink annually. Beer to drink while sitting at a long table under a huge tent. And costumed parades, processions shooters, racing, and concerts follow each other all 16 days. Don’t forget about the here and children. For them — Continue reading

Theatrical Grand Prix of the Amur autumn festival

Theater the Grand Prix of the festival “the Amur autumn”, the jury awarded the play “roller coaster” Director Alexander Nazarov, producer Valery Levushkin.

“In the competition of theatrical performances the prize for “Best actor” received the George Taratorkin, who played a major role in the play “roller coaster”.

Prize “Best Director” awarded to Vladimir Pankova for the play “Territory of love”, Elena Yakovleva, who played the main character in the play “the Territory of love,” awarded “best actress”. “Amur crane” for best supporting actor awarded to Emanuel Vitorgan for his role in the play “the love”, – said the interlocutor.

For the first time awarded the prize for the best scenography has been artistic Director of the play “rollercoaster” Mr Boer.

Grand Prix for the best film awarded to the film “Minnesota” directed by Alexander Proshkin, told RIA Novosti on Sunday, the spokesman of the forum.

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Carnival Brazil

 

Brazilian carnival – it is a celebration that has some religious basis. First, the carnival is held before Lent, namely 40 days before Easter. A kind of the symbol of the renunciation of carnal pleasures, farewell to them.

Since the whole of Brazil has Portuguese roots, and the holiday itself went from carnival, which the Portuguese carried out at home. By the way, the date of the match.

Secondly, the carnival is associated with pagan traditions, art lovers can find in it and ancient roots, and the elements of dance from the middle ages, and, of course, masquerades, who is back in fashion in the Renaissance.

The first carnival was held in the seventeenth century, and in a few centuries he acquired the features of a European holiday. At the same time there were many of the characters, without which today’s carnival is simply impossible to imagine.

The carnival is held throughout Brazil. In each of the regions, their traditions, for example, the carnival in Rio de Janeiro at carnival are the only professional dancers Sambo, and in the North-East of the country still remained the tradition of the street carnival, when the dance is attended by all who wish.

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