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,…

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Dubai shopping festival
Dubai shopping festival – it is a period of unique opportunities for shopping, entertainment and sweepstakes with incredible prizes. Opening the festival is always a colorful event with a bright…

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Barcelona have selected the best buildings of the world


From 22 to 24 October in Barcelona hosted the first world architecture festival, which attracted more than five hundred projects from all over the planet. Their achievements in the field of architecture and reconstruction of monuments of architecture and building energy saving designs demonstrated around 30 countries. A prestigious jury at the end of this show called “International building of the year”.

The concept of the world architecture festival is simple and yet attractive. Every year the organizers plan to gather under one roof all the most interesting projects that have appeared on the planet. Inclusive architectural practice guarantee 17 sections, vmestivshy all the main typologies of buildings, other civil engineering structures up to the cult. Among the nominated categories included and resort facilities, and social and cultural. In a separate section were allocated to such popular modern architectural genres, such as shopping centers, office complexes, apartment houses and, of course, private mansions. It is easy to assume that it is in the last category were to prevail fantasy objects, but, oddly enough, in practice it was otherwise.

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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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Jazz carnival in Odessa

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 in Odessa”. Founded in 2001, the homeland of the first Soviet jazzman Leonid Utesov, this festival is held annually in the midst of the “velvet season”. The southern sun does not burn, the sea is still warm, but Odessa still lives in the summer and carnival variegated perennial mix of cultures and nationalities, rhythms and styles, sea breeze and dry breath of the black sea steppes. “Carnival” the concept of this jazz festival is absolutely not random: here, in Odessa, invite musicians from different countries, playing a completely different jazz. Carnival discoveries — everyone is sure to find something for their soul.

The great Ella Fitzgerald liked to repeat: “jazz — dark matter”. Jazz really came up with blacks, and yet the jazz public domain. And not incidentally, the legendary Soviet jazzman Leonid Utesov said: “Odessa is the birthplace of jazz!”. This city have in common with jazz atmosphere of humour, celebration and freedom. Thanks to Leonid Utesov and his famous “Tea-jazz”, Odessa was considered the unofficial capital of jazz in the USSR. “Do not let jazz die in his homeland!” — announced at the dawn Continue reading