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…

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Spring Events in Lviv. March, April, may
  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…

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Summer. Song. Festival

 

In a nutshell: Fizzarum, EXIT Project, Crimson Butterfly, ethnic and electronic music, theatre of fire, dance workshops, yoga classes

Established, including the name, the tradition, the festival WAFEst this year will include four units: water (Water), Air (Air), Fire (Fire) and Earth (Earth). From traditional water components — sailing, wakeboarding and water skiing, zorbing, a water Park and battles on the water pistols. Music (or “breath” of the festival) will be ethnic and electronic, naughty and romantic: within four days visitors will play such teams as Fizzarum (St. Petersburg ), Asketics/Ascetics (Petrozavodsk ), EXIT Project, Crimson Butterfly (Nizhny Novgorod ), “the Penultimate Temptation” (Nizhny Novgorod), SAGE, GreyD and many others. In block Fire their performances will show theatres of fire from different cities of Russia and CIS, as well as guests from Europe — the team Loooop! and master of fire arts Thomas Johansson. And in the Earth block will include all that are unable to absorb other elements: Continue reading

Rio de Janeiro carnival starts

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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Top beer festivals in the world – the most famous beer festivals

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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