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
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
Spring! The world is waking up, alive, and refreshed in anticipation of beauty, tenderness, warmth, and bright colors! In light women’s day March 8, want a special way to please cute girls, moms. friends and just all women with a wonderful holiday of spring and beauty! In anticipation of the March 8 all puzzled looking for presents, so the site is “Beautiful and Successful” with pleasure will share with you the spiritual ideas and original gifts.
I think many female readers of the site “Beautiful and Successful” will agree that in the first place is always heartwarming gifts made by your own hands . This expression of your soul, feelings and bright wishes.
Besides, you will get great pleasure in the creative process. What can we say about a close person whom you are giving a piece of your heart!
Spiritual gifts for March 8
The original album, Notepad, diary or card
Here’s the first example of how to do spiritual gifts with their hands.
In this case, great help “scrapbooking” is a very beautiful and simple technique creative design objects using cardboard, paper and decorative details. There is a huge space to fly your imagination and the ability to be creative.
This decorative Continue reading