10 unusual festivals of the world
  Finns are favorite of women at the hands not only on the wedding day, but during this festival. Locals say that the idea of the festival is rooted in…

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Where to go in February: the best carnivals and festivals in the world
  If you're not rested and walk up in the new year and Christmas holidays, perhaps you should remember that in the last winter month around the world are stunningly…

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Brazilian carnivals and Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

 

May 28, 2012 Brazil is considered the country of carnivals, in many of its cities held their own carnivals, but one of the world’s best known and most spectacular is, of course, the carnival in Rio de Janeiro .

This Grand event is held in the month of February, but as it is, we learn from this article.

Brazilian carnival (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held in many cities of Brazil for 40 days before Easter, which marks the beginning of lent. During lent, Catholics abstain from all bodily pleasures. That is why the Brazilian carnival, as an act of farewell to the pleasures, held on the eve of lent.

There are several versions of the origin of the Brazilian carnival. One of them is that it is based on introduced in the 17th century by the Portuguese “Fun day” – a holiday, accompanied with singing and dancing, when it was decided to bullshit each other all sorts of ways, pour water, obidyatsya raw eggs and beans. Soon the fun was joined by black slaves brought to Brazil from Africa, bringing back the colorful customs from their homeland. By the 20th century Brazilian carnival has absorbed elements of carnivals in Italy and France. It was then that mask, fantastic Continue reading

Taste the joy: the best food festivals in the world

 

Last year in The New York Times gave the definition to the world’s obsession with food, calling it a “food shock”. Indeed, edible crazy our civilization: recipe books become best sellers, cooks tour not less musicians, food becomes the main character talk shows and movies.

Check the new restaurant is now perhaps more important than ever for all to dash off a review of the most awaited film of the year or the latest collection of RAF Simons. And if Jamie Oliver or Gordon Ramsay still less occupy women’s minds than Robert Pattinson, the leading cooking shows Nigel Lawson and Claire Robinson certainly can compare in popularity with Scarlett Johansson or Sasha grey (someone like that). Hunger only bread not to meet – we need to know what grain and what’s the loaf is done. And maybe even try to cook it at home, certainly laying out snapshots of the process and the result to the Network.

Gastroboletus can be compared with the development of the music industry. Rock explosion in the 50’s, crazy festivals, music lovers in search of rare vinyl and new names and, of course, the guitar in the corner of every second teenager. Replacing the music in this food list, get the average modern foodie who collects Continue reading

Brazilian carnivals and Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil is considered the country of carnivals, in many of its cities held their own carnivals, but one of the world’s best known and most spectacular is, of course, the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. This Grand event is held in the month of February, but as it is, we learn from this article. Brazilian carnival (Carnaval do Brasil) is an annual festival held in many cities of Brazil for 40 days before Easter, which marks the beginning of lent. During lent, Catholics abstain from all bodily pleasures. That is why the Brazilian carnival, as an act of farewell to the pleasures, held on the eve of lent.

There are several versions of the origin of the Brazilian carnival. One of them is that it is based on introduced in the 17th century by the Portuguese “the Funny day” – feast, accompanied with singing and dancing, when it was decided to bullshit each other all sorts of ways, pour water, obidyatsya raw eggs and beans. Soon the fun was joined by black slaves brought to Brazil from Africa, bringing back the colorful customs Continue reading