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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The Festival is over. Long live the festival! Festival in Olvia
  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…

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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 Best music festivals in the world

 

In honor of world music day, celebrated on 1 October, we have compiled a list of the greatest festivals that you should visit at least once in your life, whether you are a fan of jazz, rock, alternative or electronic music.

Pukkelpop, Belgium

In a tiny Belgian town Kiewit, hidden in the outskirts of Hasselt, does not have its own airport. But this is a minor annoyance – not a hindrance for hundreds of thousands of music fans flocking to the annual Pukkelpop. A Grand open air, with its roots back in 1985, was created on the initiative of the youth organisation Humanistic Youth of Leopoldsburg. In just a few years guys, hardly naskrebla money to a number of avant-garde artist Anne Clark, became millionaires, and organized their holiday music is one of the most famous in Europe. Pukkelpop specializing in alternative compositions, lasts three days in August and attracts more than 150 thousand listeners. Despite two consecutive years of tent city were the victim of ruthless elements, the interest in the celebration of music is not quenched. This year eight of its scenes were Ella Eyre, Calvin Harris and GTA, and the next festival, scheduled for 20-22 August 2015, promises to please the melodies Sweethead, Glass Animals and The Neighbourhood. Continue reading

Wine festival in Cyprus

One of the most famous and beloved “harvest festivals” in Europe — Wine festival in Cyprus. It is held on the island in the early fall of 1961, when the newly independent young Republic decided, on the one hand, to facilitate the “domestic producers”, and — to revive the cult of Dionysus, after a Hellenistic legacy of a highly revered and cultivated by the Greek Cypriots.

The production of grape wines in Cyprus has more than 7 000 years, and the unique climate — 340 Sunny days a year — gives to local wines a unique taste and aroma. They say that mark Antony gave Cyprus to Cleopatra as a wedding gift, saying: “Your love is as sweet as the wine of Cyprus”.

According to the legend, the famous Cypriot wine «Commandaria” drank Jesus and his disciples during the last Supper. Cyprus wines were very popular among the Royal families in Europe, and Richard the Lionheart called Commandaria «wine of kings and the Queen of wines”. During the “Feast of the five kings”, held in 1363 in London, “the Commandaria” treated Continue reading