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Carnivals and festivals

All over the world are the last celebration before lent, which marks the end of winter and arrival of spring.

For almost a month across Europe and America passed numerous festivals. Culminated in the largest and most famous carnival held in the last weekend of the carnival in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro: 6 million and 900 thousand tourists filled the streets to see the fun parades and extravagant processions of the best Samba schools.

In today’s edition of photos from carnivals and various parades that took place the last few weeks around the world.

Carnivals is the costumed holidays associated with masked balls and colorful parades, folk festivals and theatrical performances. They are celebrated before lent. Visiting a real carnival, you can get a truly unforgettable experience. Brightness and expression of the carnival can be compared only Gypsy creative team. On a holiday to enjoy the Gypsy — it means to feel what it means Gypsy extravaganza of art. Surprise guests, to please friends, to forget about everything with sparkling Gypsy music — what else do you need on holiday?

The first carnivals appeared in Italy, and the first of them is the carnival in Venice.

However, the carnival in Venice would have been told separately.

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The Most beautiful holidays of the world

 

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

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The Most famous carnivals of the world

 

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