New year for the Slavic soul is the most cherished holiday. Since childhood, we are waiting for this holiday, expect a long-awaited gifts and hope that Santa Claus will not let you down. New year holiday has become the most loved and anticipated event. Nothing disturbs the heart, as the thought of a festive new year’s buffet with champagne, watching Christmas shows and presents under the tree.
Hedgehog long Christmas and St. Nicholas Day gave way to palm in the national rating of the love of New year holidays. Most consider Christmas as an opportunity to relax a bit and to recover after the New year. This happens for many years, and 2014 will be no exception.
The most valuable and unique gifts are selected and presented on the favorite holidays. Turns out that in search of gifts for the new year we are spending most of their time in December.
Most likely the new year has become so a favorite holiday for us because it offers hope that with the new year, life will become better and easier. We are all looking forward to 2014 and waiting for the gifts it brings.
2014 year in Oriental calendar
According to the Eastern calendar year 2014 will be the year of the blue wooden horse. And more the holiday we usually excite all kinds of horoscopes and metaphysical science. Even if you are not serious Continue reading
12 fabulous festivals, visit one of which means to live a life not in vain.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Don’t have new photos, forcing eyes climb on a forehead from the beauty, we decided to recall how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time — enjoy scenes of the most exciting holidays of the world that trigger the desire at least once in your life go on one of them.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
In mid-February, 40 days before Easter, begins a two-week “farewell to meat” – carnivals (carno – meat, vale – goodbye). Pagan origins of this riotous fun, just protuberancy, and then burst outwards, blinding and stunning the whole world. In Europe the most famous and popular are the carnival in Venice, carnival in nice.
Carnival of Venice opens the Festa delle Marie, which is dedicated to the liberation of the Venetian girls, kidnapped by pirates from Istria. At the carnival, all of Venice is turning into one solid scene; in the squares and streets are costumed shows, fireworks, concerts in the palaces – luxury fancy-dress balls. The carnival of Venice has a lot of written and unwritten laws, and this is not surprising, given his advanced age: the first record of it dates back to 1094, and in 1296 the Senate of the Venetian Republic announced the last day before Lent a public holiday. But your own carnival anthem received much later in the twentieth century, and was formed in 1996 by the famous couturier Pierre Cardin.
The world-famous Venetian carnival masks are made of leather or papier-mache; they are painted by hand is decorated with gold leaf, feathers and precious stones. And without Continue reading