Traditionally, before strict fasting during the ten days before carnival in Italy bright and colorful cope lush Carnivals, which literally translated from Italian means – “farewell to meat” (ital. Carni, vale). The most famous carnival in Italy, and all over the world, the carnival in Venice. Separately the dates of Carnivals in 2010-2020 we already wrote here. now let us look more closely at the feast.
Each year the Carnival of Venice is held under a special motto or theme, around which is built the entire cultural program, although, of course, the program of events includes numerous traditional rituals followed during the large-scale stage action. After all, the main stage of the festival is the whole city, with its squares, streets, large and small channels, and, of course, theatres. For example, the main theme of the Venice carnival 2012 – “Life is theatre! All in masks”.
Carnival costumes in Venice
As we have noted, the Venetian carnival – one of the most famous and popular carnivals in the world. The first mention of the Carnival of Venice dates back to 1094-m year, and in 1296, Continue reading
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 beautiful carnivals 😉
When: from 8 to 22 February 2015, parade Askew (Gran Coso) — 17 February.
Its scale and beauty of this festival received the title of the largest in Europe and worldwide, ranking second after the Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Carnival processions marching across the island, but the most striking sight you will see on the streets of Santa Cruz, the capital of carnival.
You will see bright and unusual costumes, which correspond to the declared theme of the carnival. You will participate in the selection of the Queen, because here the most beautiful, charming and strong girl. After all, weigh some costumes a few tens of pounds!
Around the Queen of carnival, as a peculiar character, are entire of the action. The peak of the holiday is Cavalcade (the Parade) is a majestic hours-long costume parade. It is accompanied by fireworks, the roar of firecrackers and fireworks, and dancing until morning. Takes the action almost the entire population of the island. In 1987, the carnival in Tenerife was listed in the “Guinness Book of world records” as the carnival, where all night Continue reading
Arts festival, organized by the Pereslavl Museum-reserve on the initiative of the Moscow Union of Artists is held in Pereslavl-Zalessky for the third year. In the beginning it was dedicated to Honey and Apple Save, and 2014 is called “Pereslavl autumn”. Autumn for artists – the final of the creative year, plein air, reflection, understanding of themselves in the world and the world in itself. In Pereslavl nature autumn is the season of the most vivid, memorable, exciting creative impulses and revelations.
Every year the festival is growing, attracting new participants. This year one of the highlights of the Festival will be the opening of the exhibition Pereslavl artists on 3 September at 16.00 in the Cultural-exhibition centre of Pereslavl Museum. The exhibition runs until 14 September, don’t miss. Within the exhibition there will be held meetings with artists, musicians. 11 September at 16.00 there will be a concert of the creative team on “the edge” under the direction Continue reading