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.
In Moscow will be held the evening Continue reading
We all know that people are good at remembering the events that evoke a certain flurry of emotions: positive or negative.
Therefore, if a birthday to celebrate in the usual situation, then he does not even recall, and if it is to celebrate the unusual, bright, not so, as always, some memories will remain for a lifetime.
I was born in late January. Options for selecting the venue of the festival is not very much.
It may be some kind of entertainment complex, café, bar, restaurant or home, in General the room. Picnic schedule, wouldn’t want that, as it depends entirely on the weather.
But, it appears, in the harsh winter time you can add variety to any event.
Will tell You how I celebrated my twentieth anniversary. Honestly, it was an unusual birthday .
Although, it all started traditionally. I decided to celebrate at home. Invited guests, was the menu, bought all the necessary and began the celebration.
I want to mention that my birthday was on the street this winter: snow, slight frost in the air circling snowflakes.
Friends came, said a lot of beautiful, nice words, gave them presents and we began to celebrate the holiday.
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Here for over 400 years in England, November 5 is celebrated guy Fawkes Night. The history of this holiday is connected with the disclosure of the conspiracy of the Catholics who wanted to blow up the houses of Parliament, in that day when he had to visit king James I.
On this day, ceremonial dinners, invited guests, and the culmination of the festival are the burning of effigies of guy Fawkes, one of the participants in the conspiracy, burning all night bonfires and fireworks.
6-14 November, Nevers; 6-20 November, Strasbourg, France
The most famous French jazz festivals will be held in November in Strasbourg and Nevers. On neverson festival, which will take place in the 23rd time, you should expect several daily concerts with participation of world stars of jazz. The Strasbourg festival Jazz d’or a year older festival in Nevers. Its main feature is that it involved a renowned international team of jazz musicians.
5-15 November, Luzern, Switzerland
In Lucerne, Switzerland in early November will be held the 15th international Blues festival, which will be attended by prominent jazz and Blues musicians Continue reading