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.
Want to join the parade? Book the costume for a few months. In the process, check the Samba school to which he belongs, Continue reading
Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
The festival of colors in new Delhi (The Festival of Colors)
Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for 2 days on a full moon. According to the legend, on this day died the evil demon Holika. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. Fire burn an effigy of Holika, throw the fruits seasonal harvest — grain, coconuts, etc. In the morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Tomatina (Tomatina) in the village of buñol.
The famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular holidays in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw Continue reading
In France, the holidays take an integral part of cultural life. The French love cooking for the holidays, it is a great pleasure to decorate houses and streets for the holidays. What time of year you would not have got in this country, you are sure to get any holiday, festival or carnival.
In France, the festivals occupy an integral part of cultural life. The French love cooking for the holidays, it is a great pleasure to decorate houses and streets for the holidays. What time of year you would not have got in this country, you are sure to get any holiday, festival or carnival.
The celebration of New year in France is not as popular as Christmas. The French celebrate Christmas grandly and long. The Christmas holidays not only in children but also in adults. On this day people give each other gifts. Their brings, according to legend, Pere Noel( similar to our Santa Claus). Unlike Russia, where Christmas is celebrated on 7 January, in France on December 25.
Similarly, Easter is celebrated in the West a week earlier than in Russia. At Easter all the shops decorated eggs, fish, chocolate bells, bells ringing everywhere.
The main French holiday – Bastille Day, celebrated on July 14. This Patriotic holiday, it is celebrated throughout the country with Continue reading