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
On 20 October in the Cultural-entertaining center “Radmir” of Kharkov took place all-Ukrainian festival of talent “Kharkiv autumn 2013” the beauty contest “Queen of the King of Autumn”, which was organized by the Palace of children and youth creativity “SOURCE” of Kharkiv city Council on the initiative of the theatre of fashion “Aphrodite”.
The event was attended by about 500 people aged 3 to 20 years: the fashion theater, dance groups, soloists dance, vocalists and vocal ensembles, original genre, models, as well as newcomers taking their first steps on the catwalk.
The competent jury, which consisted of designers, well-known figures in the field of fashion, heads of educational and cultural institutions, the editor of popular publications, media partners, photographers, stylists, choreographers, singers, selected the winners in the following nominations:
VOCALS: Grand Prix –Bagel Maria Bella (medium category), Irina Fomenko (senior category), Zavyalova Eva (academic vocal), Starkova Anastasia (folk vocal), the Duo spike Sofia and Times Ilya, vocal ensemble “Baby time”, head Lyudmila Tkachenko.
They were awarded with certificates for a free entry in a professional recording Studio “NN-Studio”.
What associations do you have, if you mention the words “Bavarian”, Munich and beer? Every adult at least once in my life heard of such a thing very extraordinary in its kind event like Oktoberfest. Heard of it? Of course!
At the mention of this beer festival we immediately arises before the eyes of a very amusing picture – unmatched cityscape of Munich. crowds of tourists, festivals and unique local traditions. The event this has not come about one day, and as much as a fortnight – from mid-September to early October. Every year, here comes more than six million guests from different countries, taking with them the most pleasant and joyful memories of a truly unique party, known throughout the world. The festival of beer on average is not without more than seven million liters of beer, which honored about half a million roast chickens. For a holiday of this magnitude Munich is prepared long before!
The first days filled Oktoberfest has long become a tradition events. So, first, with all the honors come the Family of the Owners of the Tents actually are as a result, the Central figures of the whole holiday. On the same day and held the official opening of Oktoberfest.
As already Continue reading