Carnivals in Italy.

The glory of Italian carnivals long crossed national borders. Every year is very important for the whole of Europe Viareggio Carnival, the Historical carnival of Ivrea, the Sicilian Carnival in Sciacca, the Carnival of Putignano, the oldest carnival of Verona attract millions of tourists to the country. The Venice film festival, probably the most famous in the list of Italian carnivals, delighting and entertaining luxurious celebrations, taking place in a sophisticated atmosphere, magnificent processions in fantastic costumes and wonderful masks, theatrical productions, music.

The first historical evidence about the conduct of the festivities in Venice dates back to the document of the Doge Vitale of Falier of 1094 year, it said on public entertainment and first mentioned the word Carnival. The official document recognizing the Venetian Carnival holiday, was the decree of the Senate of the Republic of 1296.

The organization of the Carnival in La Serenissima, with the permission of the Venetian oligarchies were dictated largely by the need. Inheriting the Roman policy of “Bread and Circuses”, the people in a certain period of time was allowed to surrender themselves to entertainment before advancing fast. Typically Continue reading

Brazil: a land of carnivals

The carnival is endless music, fantastic costumes, the joy of transformation, the release of adrenaline in the blood, getting rid of complexes. For Brazil is the law under which he lives, the whole country, and for Brazilians, is a way of life. The festivities of the carnival captures all of Brazil. The carnival begins in the town of Olinda, where the parade is the oldest dance school “virgins”. This 250 men dressed in women’s dress. Their performance is 10 hours nonstop. And yet the main event of the carnival parade of Samba schools in Rio.

Rio de Janeiro was founded in 1502 by the Portuguese and named the “River of January”. Today Brazilians call their beloved city “cidade maravilhosa”, which means “magic city”. Believe me, they have a reason. During 4 centuries Rio was and remains the capital of beauty and tourism of South America and is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. There is a saying that, creating Continue reading

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