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
People love the holidays. The people are different. Holidays too… In this article we will tell You about the most unusual festivals that exist on our wonderful planet.
Monkey Banquet in Thailand
According to ancient legend, the God Rama gave my friend the monkey king Hanuman land on which is located the city of Lopburi. The monkey king along with his army has won the war and protect their lands. Monkeys in Lopburi are a living legend and main attraction of the city, attracting many tourists from all over the world.
Every year on the last Sunday of November for the monkeys in this town arrange a luxury Banquet. Animal a huge table covered with fruits and vegetables. Thus, residents thank the monkeys for their exploits.
Tomato fight in Spain
La Batalla del Tomate — the annual tomato festival dedicated to the departing flight, which is held in the last week of August.
Like all holidays in Spain Tomato festival is held with music, dancing, fireworks and free refreshments. At the end of the celebration in the Central square tomato fight is held.
The square take out twenty-five-ton trucks, brim full of ripe tomatoes. Immediately place Continue reading
“…Undeclared aesthetic ideal of the Association — the integrity of the diverse pattern of existence, contrasting and contradictory, but with the adamant assertion of the value of life. Life, in which after the twentieth century-“wolfhound” Russia needs to avoid accidents. And to achieve this, may God give strength to all of us!”
Alexander G. Epishin,
member of the UK SPb,
“…in addition to aggressive hooligan “national-Bolshevik” nationalism is healthy enlightened the Slavic nationalism, based on respect for traditions, a healthy physical and spiritual life, friendship and mutual assistance.”
the newspaper “Russian case”
“…Joining in one of the festival’s stream of adults and children on stage, professionals and Amateurs, the organizers all have the same high artistic standards. As a result, the audience of this festival sometimes get this level of performance, which will be envied by the most prestigious halls of the world.”
the newspaper “New Petersburg”
“In our time, when from lack of money, neglect and inattention of the authorities of the universal cultural degradation and social apathy one after the other cultural projects are minimized, reduced or reoriented to increasing Continue reading