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
The kick drums and the audience opened his mouth in surprise, a wave of rope and fragile girl falls down from the dome, and after landing, turns into a flock of white doves. “What a circus!” – say you’ll be right. How!
1. Cirque du Soleil
Famous and already well familiar to inhabitants of Moscow canadian circus Cirque du Soleil touring the world for over 30 years. Actually the circus, in the classic sense, Cirque du Soleil is not. It’s an amazing mix of theatre, circus arts and street entertainment. Every show has its own unique plot and theme. His glory Cirque du Soleil got through breathtaking acrobatic performances, the acoustics, which makes the audience swoon in anticipation of a miracle and costumes of actors, careful attention to detail. Catch du Soleil is not so easy, the circus has toured across countries and continents, visiting world capitals every few years.
Average ticket price: $ 200.
2. Shanghai Circus World
«the Best circus show China” – so aptly and briefly include Shanghai circus criticism. Shanghai Circus World stands on its own arena in the same area of the stadium and Guangzhong Park. and touring the world.
Two major programmes: ERA Intersection of Time and brought worldwide Continue reading
I already wrote that Hanami — admiring the cherry blossoms and plum is one of the favorite holidays-festivals of the Japanese. And let say that the Japanese did not only admire the cherry blossoms, but resting under the shade of indescribable beauty love to drink a bottle of sake, nothing wrong there. Who doesn’t like to combine camping with reasonable tasting delicious drinks.
Sakura only blooms for a short time, but if we consider this process throughout Japan, the cherry blossom period is from January until may. The first cherry blossoms in Okinawa and completes its March spring on the cold island of Hokkaido. The calendar is published annually, is the forecast of cherry blossom throughout Japan, map of the most beautiful places and the locals, and guests during this period, the most actively visit Japan, subject to this calendar are you going to celebrate this wonderful holiday of nature. Hanami is celebrated and as a corporate event, family vacation and how the vacation with close friends.
The most popular and beautiful places of cherry blossom is the following places (in this article we will discuss only a part of the parks of Tokyo):
Tokyo — Shinjuku Gaughan — this is one of the largest and most popular parks in Tokyo, located Continue reading