12 fabulous festivals, to visit a of which means to live a life not in vain.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Don’t have new photos, forcing eyes climb on a forehead from the beauty, we decided to recall how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time — enjoy scenes of the most exciting holidays of the world that trigger the desire at least once in your life go on one of them.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
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The most insane food festivals in the world
You have not once in my childhood I heard about what food not to play.
However, in some cities, the food is not only not forbidden to play, but encouraged her worship, throwing, cutting and other improper actions.
Here are 10 holidays, where you can pay tribute to your favorite products and plenty of fun.
Throwing oranges, Italy
Every year, inhabitants of Ivrea in Italy is celebrated three days before lent, pelting each other with oranges. According to the legend, a medieval Prince of Ivrea was so stingy that gave its farmers only one pot of peas every six months. In protest, residents began throwing on the streets of peas. After a few years, pea has been replaced by oranges, which also abounded in southern Italy. During the implementation of a tradition of throwing of oranges, revelers caught up in the crowd of the parade throw these fruits. Quite often this also leads to a small injury, because it is best to bring your goggles and helmet.
Skating cheese on Cooper’s hill, England
Every spring in England arranged a festival in which a large wheel of cheese is rolled down a steep hill and dozens of Britons are rolling behind her. Competition threatens them with sprained ankles, fractures, and huge bruises. So why try so hard? The winner of the just is honored to hold the cheese.
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At the festival “Republic” will paint about 2 000 square metres of walls of houses Kamenetz-Podolsk. In September you can hear jazz, meet famous writers and draw on the walls.
Despite the end of the hottest in all senses of the word – seasons and festival life in Ukraine remains bright and exciting. “Comments” picked the most interesting festivals of the first month of autumn.
To hear jazz on the beach
Autumn in Koktebel (Crimea) starts with jazz. In the first autumn weekend (1-2 September) on the black sea coast will continue the festival Koktebel Jazz Festival. One of the most famous festivals of the country are traditionally pleasing set of good performers. So, on stage at the Black sea in the first days of autumn live bands Silver wedding (Belarus), The Tiger Lilles (UK) and Coll Acid(Russia). Among other things, it will be possible to listen to the Ukrainian group Odessa Jazz Fest, Treeorange, Jacuzzi Project, her Row: Tribute to A. C. Jobim and Revenko band.
Jazz touch in to support the international Koktebel jazz festival Live in blue bay, which will be held from 6 to 9 September. The highlight of this musical event is free entry to all concerts. By the way, the musical content is still one of the “trump card”, which year after year attracts thousands of jazz lovers. For four musical days in Koktebel will Continue reading