The earliest festivals appeared in England, these were mass celebrations or prezidenta, accompanied by musical, theatrical or circus performances. In the 20th century they began to be international festivals, and in our country the first music festivals appeared in the USSR in the 1930-ies. Over time, festivals were supplemented by new kinds: festivals, rock festivals, folk festivals artville art. We look at the most famous music festivals in the world by the portal Samogo
One of the oldest and longest-running festivals of classical music. Held in London in 1895 and lasts three months. The concept of the festival is to make the classics accessible to the masses. Each year the festival takes place to hundreds of concerts by the best orchestras in the world.
The Salzburg festival
The Salzburg festival
Passes in Austria, the homeland of the great Mozart. Was first held in 1920. Within two months of the festival each year is given over 200 performances of various genres, performances, operas, concerts of symphonic orchestras. Two-thirds of the 250 thousand festival visitors are foreigners.
The festival in San Remo
This festival is both the most famous Italian song contest, has been held since Continue reading
International Fireworks Festival in Seoul (Seoul International Firework Festival) – a major cultural event in South Korea, which is held every year in October, since 2000, where the best pyrotechnics of the world create a unique atmosphere of celebration and beauty.
To participate in the festival traditionally attracts teams of specialists in the fireworks from different countries. Here they show viewers not only spectacular fireworks, but recent developments in pyrotechnic technology and firework art.
The history of fireworks (“firework” – means “fire effect”), more than one hundred years. Many peoples from ancient times decorated the holidays bright-light effects – originally it had large fires or a lot of small lights. But the written sources of the past preserved little information about such spectacles of light of different Nations.
A radical revolution in the art of making fire and pyrotechnic control them, of course, happened when the wise Chinese invented gunpowder and steel, it is widely used not only in military Affairs but also in the conduct of the festivities. Although the exact date of invention Continue reading
Vienna’s Museumsquartier is a cultural complex that includes not only museums and exhibition halls, rooms for various events, restaurants. Weekend performances by famous Austrian DJs. Of particular interest to children up to 14 years is the Museum of ZOOM Kindermuseum, in which you can participate in various workshops.
Summer in the Museum quarter is a place of rest for the Viennese and visitors to the city. The novelty of last season, 2014 was the Aquadrome with boat races in the pool.
Entrance to most of the events are free.
• place: Vienna’s Museumsquartier.
• date: 01.07
• duration: 3 months.
An exhibition of works by photographer Lee Miller in the Albertina Museum
08 may-16 August
The title of the exhibition “Surrealism – Travel – the War” reflects the stages of the life of photographer Lee Miller, the first Parisian surrealist photographs to works covering the horrors of the second world war.
The exhibition features 80 photographs, many of which are quite rare.
The current exhibition Continue reading