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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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To paint on nails: beautiful designs for the holidays


Well-groomed manicure — it’s always beautiful and fashionable, because it not only favorably is manicured nail plate, but also allows you to harmoniously complete attention to all details. But what you can draw?

The pictures on the nails can be performed not only in the salon but at home, and the finished masterpieces diversify casual style, emphasize festive attire, cheer up and significantly increase their self-esteem. If a woman has a well maintained and eye-catching manicure, it means that it is immaculate throughout, also attracts attention because of its tidiness.

To learn how to do nail designs at home, it will not hurt to practice a little, because the first time the masterpieces on the nail plate will hardly flawless. However, before you start drawing, you need to put nail plate in proper form. It is recommended to give them the desired shape.

For example, a short nail plate can be made square or oval; and long it is best to do slightly pointed either in the form of a Crescent. It is also important to cut regrown the cuticle, so as not to spoil the aesthetic appearance of the entire manicure.

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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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