Carnival costumes – History
  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…

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Italy: Venice - the famous carnival
  We managed to visit Venice carnival last year, but the same great atmosphere in Venice certainly prevails also in these days because famous Venice carnival is now in full…

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Summer festivals of Ukraine: music and ethno

 

This year, music lovers had hard times: global musicians and then cancel concerts, festivals carry on indefinitely, some do “to carry” to other countries. But Ukrainians still know how to have fun and if you try, you can find wonderful events throughout the summer. Keep your eyes on the schedules – and you will find many festivals and celebrations. Today we will introduce you to the declared event, which will take place this summer.

When: June 7-9

Where: Kiev, Trukhaniv island

Price: from 300 USD.

Speakers: Ricardo Villalobos, Art Department, Guy Gerber, Ian Pooley, Aquarius Heaven, Sonja Mooner, Jay Haze, Nastia, Rayo, Timur Basha, Lola Palmer, Dizzy and others.

Festival for dance music lovers Island – this is a 48-hour marathon under the open sky. Three sites: two night scenes, one for “after party”. Fest will appeal to those who love culture club.

When: June 12-15

Where: Lviv

Price: 0 to 800 UAH.

Speakers: Larry Carlton, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eliane Elias Quartet, Miles Electric Band, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Lucky Peterson feat. Tamara Peterson.

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The Most striking events of spring

The Main and the most striking event, which is open to all travellers, who visited Azerbaijan in the spring, is the holiday of Novruz – the symbol of spring. Every year on March 21 the whole of Azerbaijan meets this ancient folk festival by preparing yourself for four weeks. Many holiday traditions and rituals of Nowruz whole March surprise and impress foreign visitors. Many people specially go to the regions, for example, in the village of Yukhari Salahli, where they witness a classic ritual, like old times. During the celebration of Novruz in Azerbaijan it is customary to visit, exchange gifts and many sweets that are sure baked in every home.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev annually on the eve of Novruz Holiday treats congratulations to the Azerbaijani people and the members of his family involved in the festivities, which take place in Baku in front of the Maiden Tower in the Old town and the National seaside Park. September 30, 2009 Nowruz was included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. A February 23, 2010 the United Nations declared March 21 the International day of Novruz.

Azerbaijani spring are all pleased with the wonderful weather and stormy generous variety of natural colors. At this time of the year, Azerbaijani cooks will offer a real vitamin menu Continue reading

Oh, those carnivals!

 

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