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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The first in a series of the most famous beer festivals can justly be called the Munich Oktoberfest. It was first held in 1810 in honor of the wedding of Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxony, and to this day funny celebrations are held at the Terezín meadow from the third Saturday of September and are harvested annually to a million people.
There is no account not only excellent beer mugs, and hundreds of thousands of sausages, chicken in a crispy crust and other excellent appetizers, and the more – the fun.
To visit all fourteen tents of the festival is not easy, so we should at least get their attention (and, of course, to evaluate them in beer!) the most known.
So, pavilion Hippodrom can be called the gates of the festival, which begins, through which every year it receives over a million visitors.
Pavilion Lowenbrau not only offers a tasting, but also flaunts a huge figure of a lion, the symbol of the company, representing their products here since 1949.
Certainly need to look into the biggest tent Hofbrauhaus, which can simultaneously SIP a beer with grilled sausages and other Goodies to 11,000 people.
Pavilion Armbrustschutzen was once owned by shooters crossbowmen, you can now test your marksmanship at the shooting range.
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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