The world’s best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian.
1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica. This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one.
The festival takes place 1-8 March
Nice carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held at Place Masséna.
The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March,
Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing Continue reading
Invitations. Because the people of Navi from the movie Avatar very intimate relationship with nature, it is appropriate to make an invitation to a birthday in the form of a huge exotic leaves, or in the form of photos of the heroes of the movie Avatar. Or this way: Avatar template birthday – photo # 4.
Body art. Without it you can not do. Invite the children to paint each other. If you have the opportunity – buy special paints for body art and decoration that you can put on your skin. If this is not possible – invite the children watercolor – they can be easily washed away. Or – you can make a mask using paper mache and paint them blue. (The mask need to do in advance, before the holiday).
Decorations for the holiday Avatar. Decorate the house (room) thickets of the jungle – the trunks of the trees can be made from cardboard and painted in brown color, the leaves are cut out of thick green paper or corrugated paper. And vines can be made from a clothesline, having dipped it in green paint. For making fantastic colors also suitable Continue reading
Launch pyrotechnic effects always attracted people. Bright lights twinkling in the sky is not only a sign of the holiday for us, but the mark of any large-scale celebrations!
It should be noted that here hold several events dedicated to the launch of fireworks. The may festival is timed to the beginning of the planting season and its history is very ancient. Before agriculture people tried to make the mercy of the Rain God, and at the same time – have a good rest before the summer season. And to this day, this ritual is alive, despite the abundance of modern technology that almost all perform for us. The people of Thailand are very serious about this ritual that they prepare in advance rockets and fireworks. Throughout the event (2 days) in the Park Yasothon residents organize performances, dancing and having fun, let the missiles in the sky and ensure, that the charge of their team soared above the rest. Even in Thailand there is a second such festival, only without religious traditions. He is celebrated at the end of the year and is held with the participation of the United States, Canada, China and Singapore.
South Korea, Seoul
In Seoul hosts one of the world’s largest pyrotechnics show, which is amazing in its scope. Tourists from Continue reading