Traditionally carnival is preceded by a humorous procession through the streets of the city, during which the King Momo is one of the most obese residents Rio sits on the throne. The king is chosen from among the applicants, the weight of which must be at least 100 kg. In the final procession the mayor symbolically hands over the keys to the King from the city, which he will rule for 6 days.
Friday carnival day will be entirely dedicated to children. 30 thousand young participants from 16 children’s Samba schools at municipal schools will showcase their skills. And on Saturday they will be replaced by 1 thousand 800 representatives of the older generation, the majority of participants over 60 years.
The climax of the carnival will be competition 14 best Samba schools, which will be held on Sunday, RIA Novosti reported.
Each of the Samba schools “League” puts into the preparation for the carnival on average about million, spends on making costumes and decorations up to 40 tons of pressed paper, 80 thousand meters of fabric, 6 thousand liters of paint, and a ton of glue, nails, polypropylene and fire-prevention impregnation.
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You will get acquainted with the most interesting of the Lviv coffee houses and pastry shops, visit the famous chocolate Shop, and, of course, stroll through the medieval streets of this city and get in touch with its history.
With the arrival of spring in Lviv, rested a bit after the holidays. with new inspiration welcomes its guests. And none of them is disappointed with the reception. Tourist activities for tourists and guests of the city are so diverse that can satisfy everyone. Among the main events of the spring in Lviv – “the Batyar’s Day” and Easter, various festivals and holidays. Learn more about with all the spring events, use the calendar of events in Lviv, which can be found on the website of travel Agency Bee travel.
Studying the calendar of events in Lviv on March. you will find numerous action under the Shevchenko days, the celebration of Women’s Day and so on. Dandies and segala going to Lviv, in the Billboard March 2014 will attract the “Lviv Fashion Week” – spring Fashion Week. And feminists and just self-confident women and girls in the calendar of events in Lviv for March 2014 select the “Rally’an”. This unique competition will give them the opportunity to see their abilities and knowledge. What events in Lviv in March 2014 you are not interested, to diversify Continue reading
From 9 to 12 February 2013-the year in Colombia, the large port city of Barranquilla (Barranquilla) will host its famous carnival, which annually welcomes over half a million people. This is one of the most colorful Latin American carnivals, second in popularity only to the carnival in Oruro (Bolivia) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Directly the carnival in Barranquilla begins on February 9, but since the middle of January preparing for the holiday, the so-called “precorneal”: almost every day on the streets and squares of the city are a number of performances, dance shows and entertainment program dedicated to the upcoming celebration.
For example, last Sunday held a children’s parade, Desfile del Carnaval de los Ninos, or as it is affectionately called – carnavalito (“Carnavalet”). And yesterday, Thursday, the 7th of February, at one of the stadiums Barranquilla solemn coronation of the carnival Queen (Reina del Carnaval). The festival starts on Saturday, 9th February, large-scale marches called “Battle of flowers” (Batalla de Flores). It is here that the carnival unfolds in all its beauty: the streets go carrozas — bizarre constructions of papier-mache and plastic, depicting different fantasy creatures or scenes from a carnival mythology. Here comes the King Momo, the son of sleep Continue reading