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
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.
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Nor for ‘s no secret that festivals and public holidays attract a huge flow of tourists. It is noteworthy that many of the cultural events of this kind are often called “business card” of a city, or even country. The most popular and most visited events are considered entertainment. The craziest of them are presented below.
South Korea. The mud festival in taisen-ri. The event is held annually in early July and lasts for two weeks. The festival program includes mud fights, running, dancing. (Hypnotica Studios Infinite)
USA. The Burning Man festival in the desert of black Rock. The event is held annually in late August and lasts for eight days. The program of the festival includes music and dance performances, as well as the ceremonial burning of the giant sculptures. (Julia Wolf)
Spain. San Fermin in Pamplona. The event is held annually and lasts from 6 to 14 July. The festival program includes encierro (bull run), the bullfights, carnivals, processions huge dolls and folk festivals. (Asier Solana Bermejo)
Thailand. Vegetarian festival in Phuket. The event is held annually and lasts for nine days, beginning with the first day of the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The program of the festival includes a street procession in which Continue reading