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In the 6th time in Odessa — the pearl of the black sea coast of Ukraine from 15 to 17 September 2006, will host the international jazz festival "jazz Carnival…

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Hinamatsuri - girls holiday
  On March 3 in Japan there is amazing and very beautiful holiday Hinamatsuri (doll Festival) or girls Holiday. Hina is a little paper doll. To this day in every…

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10 best carnivals of the world

Always wanted to go on a massive party? Dream easy to implement, having been on the carnival. Every year celebrations are held in Rio de Janeiro, Venice, nice, New Orleans, Cologne. And this is not a complete list! In some cities even cease to do business. Having fun: sing, dance, participate in carnival processions. Our useful tips will help navigate this festive variety.

Dance in Brazil

For total immersion in an atmosphere of fun, choose a Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro . Residents anxiously await mid-February, when for a whole week, you can forget about work. During the festival, relax in the bars and street cafes, watching the rollicking parades. And the tourists do not remain indifferent to the sounds of drums.

In the city center, in the sambódromo, dancers in bright costumes flaunt in front of the audience. The Samba schools compete with each other – each stands for an hour and a half. Spectators watch from the stands (40 to 70 thousand seats at tables).

A comfortable place in the sambadrome paid: from 250$ to 450$ . The most spectacular performances on Sunday and Monday, when the talent show, the Samba schools of the first category.

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Modern carnivals around the worlds

carnival masquerade

February is the month of carnivals. They are all over Europe (and not only), leaving an unforgettable mark in the hearts. Two weeks General merriment and celebration — who has ever seen it, experienced it, felt it, he will not forget for ever. sell the ink cartridges expensive

Carnival in Venice.

The Venice carnival takes place 40 days to Easter, “mardigra” — “day of repentance”, the first day of lent, but mass holidays start in two weeks to this, when the Central area of the city, Saint-Marc, flies the dove. In ancient times on the opening day of the carnival on a rope, fastened between the bell tower and the neighbouring Palace, allowed the prisoner, who showered from above the ground with rose petals. If the old lady reached the end, hoping for a good year, fell — was expecting bad times. Subsequently the prisoner has replaced acrobat, and then faux wood pigeon, from which the square flowers. 2001, the townspeople decided to revive the forgotten tradition — instead of artificial and dove over the rope again slid acrobat, dressed as an angel. In General, the carnival is a view in theatres, palaces, coffee houses and small play houses, this is a General atmosphere of celebration in the crowd of the common people mingle with aristocrats, and behind the masks Continue reading

Where to go in August: holidays and festivals around the world

In August, before the tourist opened many opportunities for travel, so the choice is not so simple. It is best to understand the traditions and culture of local holidays. So the question “where to go in August,” we boldly answer – for holidays and festivals!

The Burning Man Festival

Translates literally this event as “burning man” and represents more than a festival, a social utopia that unfolded in a desert area of Nevada. Declared 10 principles in accordance with which the city lives, consisting of 45 000 participants of the Burning Man festival.

The participants will present their works of art, often unusual and fantastic, however, as their clothes. Artists arrange performances and dances. At several venues DJs 24 hours a day they play music.

Each participant needs to find their own food, meals, lodging and other vital things. Thus, at the end of the holiday, from the host of the party should not remain also a trace. On the last day of the festival suit set fire to a wooden man – Burning Man symbol.

Where to go . the desert of black Rock, Nevada, USA

When . the last Monday of August to the first Monday of September

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