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The Best festivals in the world
  Amazing festival Ati-Atihan in the Philippines - it's the best week-long street party that rages from morning till evening, peaking on the third Sunday of January. Honoring the Santo…

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What to see in Lviv – Festivals and holidays in Lviv

 

Lviv is known as the cultural capital of Ukraine. Lviv was selected for numerous international festivals, and celebrations of local importance. These days thousands of tourists come to Lviv to enjoy an unforgettable festive atmosphere. Festivals in Lviv are at all times of the year!

Official city holidays are considered to be the city Day and flag Day. The city day is usually celebrated in September or may. For the conditional date of the founding of Lviv adopted 1256 year. Flag day is celebrated here on 3 April – on this day in 1990 at the town Hall was raised the flag of Ukraine.

International theatre festival «Golden lion” held in Lviv at the beginning of October . The venue serve the theatres of the city but also the Central part of the city. Since 1992, it has already been attended by over 25 thousand actors from different countries of the world. Cheese and wine is also celebrated in early October . The festival venue: Museum of folk architecture and life “convection” and the Market square. “the Festival of cheese and wine– – this is a great opportunity not only to taste wine and cheese, but also to learn about the culture of cheese making and wine in Lviv, visit the fair and concerts of folk groups. Festival of ancient Continue reading

Best spring carnivals of the world

 

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

2. France

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,

3. Spain

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

Autumn music festivals in Europe

 

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

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