The Most unusual festivals of the world
Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet) in the province of lop Buri. Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey…

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Festival of contemporary felt at the XII International exhibition "craft Formula"
  XII international exhibition and sale "craft Formula" in Sokolniki exhibition and Convention centre was marked by the Festival of modern felt. The organizers of this festival became the project…

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The Most interesting summer festivals of classical music

 

Summer offers there is an abundance of legendary festivals of music that allow neophytes and connoisseurs to enjoy lunch outdoors in scenic locations and listening to the best musical performances of the year.

International digest The Financialist made the announcement of the most exciting musical events of the summer of 2013: from jazz big bands to complex operas.

1. RAVINIA debuts, highland Park III, Chicago, USA

6 June – 15 September

This year at the festival on July 16 will be the Brooklin Ryder -a group of new York musicians who have attracted the attention of connoisseurs of music, embodying a new approach to the formation of a classical string Quartet.

2. Opera festival “the arena di Verona”, Verona, Italy

13 June – 7 September

The main event of the festival is the annual staging of “Aida” Giacomo Puccini in the ancient Roman amphitheater, which seats 30,000 spectators.

3. Music festival, Tanglewood, Lennox, Massachusetts, WITH SHA

June 21 – September 1

Despite the classical origins of the festival, the organizers do not stand apart from the modern Continue reading

Carnivals around the world

 

Carnival season in Europe, North America and Latin America is in full swing. Carnivals usually start about a month before lent and praise the arrival of spring.

The woman in the costume of a character from the movie “Avatar” involved the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 1, 2014.

Men in suits Luzon devils posing at the carnival in the village of Luzon, Spain, March 1, 2014.

Participant in the parade in honor of the Uruguayan carnival in Montevideo, January 25, 2014. The carnival was attended by not less than 70 thousand people.

Samba school “Vila Isabel” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.

A representative of the school of Samba “Academicos do Grande Rio” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 2, 2014.

A spokeswoman for the Samba school “Vila Isabel” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 4, 2014.

A spokeswoman for the Samba school “Uni o da Ilha do Governador” performs at the Sambadrome during carnival in Rio de Janeiro, March 3, 2014.

Artist perform during the carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia, March 3, 2014. In 2003, the carnival in Barranquilla Continue reading

November: the most interesting festivals in Europe

 

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.

Jazz festivals

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.

Blues festival

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