The Samba schools made the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, one of the brightest and most impressive spectacles in the world. Brazilians believe their country is the birthplace of carnival
Two weeks before they lay him all the important things for later. Four days of festivities. At this time the life in the country comes to a standstill – all dancing. The media focused only on carnival. Wherever you look – everywhere he. Yeah and abroad, who would not say with the Brazilian about his homeland, and sooner or later inevitably starts talking about the carnival, because these concepts are inseparable. After all, carnival is called “Brazilian”, thus emphasizing the origin of this festival, unique in their scope and intensity of emotions, covering everyone.
Much less is known about the ever-increasing role in the carnival Samba school . The first of these was officially opened in Mangueira in 1928 it appeared other, but in that time they had no relation to the carnival. These schools, which originated in the poor neighborhoods, where many blacks were far from the festival, which took place on the Central streets, remaining the entertainment of wealthy people. The poor had fun almost “illegal”; the police would not let them sing and dance wherever they wanted.
Still, Samba has gradually established itself as the most vivid form of expression of the black population, Continue reading
Annually in the world there are hundreds of festivals. Everyone can find the one that best suits his interests and Hobbies. I suggest to consider the list of most famous world festivals. Choose what best suits your interests. When Shakespeare compared the world to a stage, he probably did not even know that when something is so easy to learn. Not much to speak of diversity of actors and the variety of scenes. Festivals are the perfect example of a scene that allows us to learn about another culture, religion, traditions and customs of another country. Most festivals cover different activities, interests and Hobbies.
Festivals around the world devoted to the culture and religion
#1 New year Celebration in China
This is the biggest New year celebration in the world. Chinese New year based on lunar calendar and has been celebrated for over 4000 years. The festival runs for two weeks. If you know Chinese, then you will understand what I mean. For them this time of year is really special. The festival includes parades, national food, fireworks show and more. Like other new year traditions, Chinese New year is aimed at family circle. Before the holiday is necessarily conducted in Chinese homes, General cleaning, which symbolizes purity and wealth in the new year.
#2 Diwali in India (festivals of the world)
Diwali is considered Continue reading
Carnival in Brazil – it is such an event that millions of people dream to get. Every year in late February, before lent, the whole Brazil, is covered by the continuous thunder of drums, batter incendiary rhythm of Samba, immersed in the noisy, bright and cheerful holiday, greatest show on the planet. Carnival in Rio is the most organized of them.
The origins of Brazilian carnival lie in ritual dances of Black Africa, pulsating rhythms which, coinciding with the beats of the heart, was brought to Brazil with millions of black slaves and female slaves. In the mid-20th century was founded the first Samba school. In 1916 was the first written specifically for Samba carnival. It was called “On the phone”.
Brazilian carnival is one of the most famous circuses in the world – is an exotic blend of European sophistication, ancient Indian traditions and customs of black slaves. The Catholic Church found a place for such a “secular” holiday in your calendar, and since then it is celebrated exactly seven weeks before Easter, forty days before Holy week.
Many argue that was the beginning of the carnival tradition. They say that it basically brought by the Portuguese “Fun day” – a holiday, when it was customary to bullshit each other all sorts Continue reading