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
Scottish Islands, Scotland: “Up Helly AA”
Folk festival; held in January in Lerwick, residents dressed as Vikings are in the torchlight procession through the city to the area where you are installing the model Viking galleys; it throw burning torches; settled around the fire dance. The festival dates back to the reign of Scandinavians, i.e. to 9-15 centuries.
Bobr, Belarus: The Night Of Ivan Kupala
On July 7 of the Gregorian solstice, the night of this pagan feast, young girls dressed in wreaths jump over a bonfire and swim naked. This ritual is associated with the ancient belief that the ritual brings fertility and purification.
^ New Delhi, India: a Celebration of the Festival of flowers.
Indian girls sprinkle each other with gollom (color powder), during the Indian holiday which symbolizes the beginning of spring.
^ Buñol, Spain: La Tomatina
In late August, thousands of people throw tomatoes at each other for 60 minutes each emits at least 250 pounds. This event is modestly described as the biggest tomato battle.
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In Indy the festival is held in the estate Museum Georgikon. Its essence lies in the examination of the wine cellars on the day Vincent. For the guests opened the cellar Balaton wineries, famous for excellent wines “Olaszrizling” and “Szurkebarat”.
Carnival in Andusage (February)
P professional chefs and winemakers come to Hanguang to measure creative forces. There are feasts, exhibitions of wine, carnival parade. The holiday ends on the last day before lent. The Ding and fun carnival like our carnival.
Wine festival in Congate (March)
In Congard – international centre of vine and wine – announce the winner of the competition of wines and ordained to Cavaliers fans Rieslings and wines “Charlene”, “Green valteline and Kekfrankos”. A ritual ceremony carried out by members of the Wine of the order of St. Vincent.
Kőszeg and Badacsony (April)
In from two hundred and fifty years in the city of Kőszeg spring solemnly seen the seeds of grapes. This statistical exercise is accompanied by a three-day festival with continuous tasting.
P prazdnichnye days pass and also on the mountain of St. George (Badacsony). Mountain giant volcanic origin, the proximity Continue reading