Carnival in the world culture is one of the most significant places among all theatrical events. He carries not only an explosion of colours and emotions, but most importantly – reflects the culture and the mood of the people.
It is only at first glance it may seem that all costumes, props random and only strive for one goal – to hit diversity and originality. Every detail of the carnival carries a meaning. Some masks entered the world history. For example, famous and popular Venetian masks. It is considered that the Venetian mask is a reflection of the old Roman theatre, with its devilish characters. Mystical start, rigor and classic mask is not changed for many decades.
Generally the mask is one of the main parts of the carnival. Suit only complements the main content.
The carnival can last from several hours to several days, weeks, and even months!
Every holiday is held on to their traditions, dedicated to certain dates and events.
Already mentioned the carnival of Venice is one of the most popular in the world.
It takes place in mid-February. All of brocade and velvet, silks and unique masks, he rushes through the streets of Venice, filling rich program all the best halls Continue reading
On Saturday afternoon in the reserve a landing Nikolaev scouts who cleaned up the place for the future of the festival is a natural amphitheatre, created by nature on the slopes of beams, Dating back to the shore of Lyman. Here and has set the stage.
In the opening of the celebration of beauty, music and Greek culture took part Greek ensemble of the Organization. The attendees were welcomed by the Deputy head of the Nikolaev regional state administration Vyacheslav rukomanov, the chief of regional management of foreign relations, foreign economic activity, European integration, tourism and resorts Tatiana Chickaloon and the chief of regional management of culture Svetlana Gladun. As Director of the National reserve Galina Lysikova held the first tour opened on this day the Museum Lapidarium. It collected samples of ancient Greek architecture and lapidary art: the inscriptions on gravestones, dedication Continue reading
The roots of carnival out in the middle Ages and originates from the “feast of all Mari”, which is known from 1039 years and it began to cover their faces with masks. The birthplace of carnival, considered to be Italy, namely the well-known carnival of Venice. Carnival in Italian “carne” meat, “Valais”.
In 1296, the Italian government decided to make the last day before lent a public holiday. The peak of development of the Venetian carnival falls in the middle of the 18th century, when the celebration is not only a major event but also the meaning of life of its participants. In the period of carnival in the country there was an atmosphere of permissiveness and freedom.
Replaced the drab existence comes extravaganza of colors and joy. Shackles noble manners gladly accepts every commoner, covering his face with a carnival mask and wearing luxurious clothes. In turn, members of the nobility were hiding under the guise of suckers, which gave the medieval carnival special intrigue. The shoemaker could flirt with the Princess, and the patrician could easily seduce a seamstress. So wealth and poverty hiding behind masks and carnival costumes kept the secrets of their masters.
Carnival caught on Italy, what to wear carnival masks and costumes, they became year-round. The government had to publish an additional law under Continue reading