In Venice on Friday began a traditional carnival – in ten days the squares, streets, canals and bridges of the city will resemble a huge stage on which unfold one of the most exciting plays in the world, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
This time the main theme of the carnival will be the “Six senses”, which the organizers of this unique festival in addition to vision, hearing, taste, smell, and touch are also included and the mind.
This year the highlight of the colorful action will be a “Carnival in the dark”, the main characters of which will be blind people.
Surprises await those who are accustomed to the traditional opening ceremony of the festival. Usually it began with the flight of the “angel” who went down in the crowd with the famous Venetian hundred-meter bell tower in the Central square of San Marco. In the same year, on the idea of one of the organizers of the carnival Marco balika (Marco Balich), the role of “angel” will play the rapper Coolio.
“I wanted to create a festival for young people, which usually feels not privy to everyone’s fun,” he told reporters Balik, who organized the campaign “Love 2008”, when in Piazza San Marco a few thousands of people celebrated the New Year collective kiss.
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If you want an unforgettable experience, then you should visit some countries of the world in that moment, when they are interesting national holidays.
It is a festival of torches in Scotland, Dutch flower parade, a procession of naked men in Japan, Spanish Tomatina, a light show in Berlin and other interesting and unusual festivals in the world .
We have already talked about how people celebrate New year in different countries. now let’s learn about other events and festivals in which to participate in certain times of the year.
Holiday Aphellio – Shetland Islands
Celebrates the famous Scottish celebration aphellio on the last Tuesday of January in the town of Lerwick in the North of the Shetland Islands. This is the day that Vikings dressed participants with torches and resounding horns lead through the city’s 30-foot ship with a dragon on the nose for later burning it up on the beach.
The holiday is dedicated to the Vikings, who landed in the 9th century on the Shetland Islands, near the coast of Scotland, and this 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