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
Traditionally autumn in Europe opens a season of classical music, jazz and folk music. Travelers who are going in the fall to visit France, Germany, Hungary, Serbia, Czech Republic and great Britain, will be useful to know where and what music festivals will be held in the near future.
October 9th is still possible to get to the Beethoven Festival in Germany, in Bonn. This year the festival is dedicated not only to Beethoven and Franz Liszt, whose 200th anniversary is celebrated this year.
In Budapest, in the Church of St. Michael will host a festival of Baroque music . The audience will have time to hear Bach, Purcell, Handel, Telemann, Praetorius, Pergolesi, Couperin, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Dubois and other composers.
Every year 7 and 21 October in Brno international festival “Moravian autumn “. This year the theme of the festival declared “freedom or non-Freedom of music”. Before students perform Austrian Tonkünstler orchestra, Ballet am Rhein, violinist Vadim Gluzman, Czech Quartet Pavel Haas, Russian academic orchestra of the Voronezh and other musicians. In parallel with the festival of arts will be held a scientific Colloquium (October 10-12), which will be devoted to the history of Central European music during the time interval Continue reading
Carnival is in full swing. All over the world are the last celebration before lent, which marks the end of winter and arrival of spring.
For almost a month across Europe and America passed numerous festivals. Culminated in the largest and most famous carnival held in the last weekend of the carnival in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro: 6 million and 900 thousand tourists filled the streets to see the fun parades and extravagant processions of the best Samba schools.
In today’s edition of photos from carnivals and various parades that took place the last few weeks around the world.
Carnivals is the costumed holidays associated with masked balls and colorful parades, folk festivals and theatrical performances. They are celebrated before lent.
Carnival in Nazare da Mata in the northeast of Brazil, on March 2
“King of gastronomy” is this year the main theme of the carnival in nice, France, March 2,
Carnival in Venice under the title of “Wonder and fantasy nature”, Italy, February 23,
Traditional regatta on the Grand canal during the Venetian carnival. Venice, Italy, on 16 February
The parade of witches in Waldkirch, Germany, March1, Continue reading