The Pancake week in Russia: bright spring festival
  The ancient Slavic holiday of Maslenitsa is seven days of fun, sledding, competition and, of course, enjoying delicious pancakes. Scope and content it is often compared with the European…

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The Pancake week in Russia: bright spring festival
  The ancient Slavic holiday of Maslenitsa is seven days of fun, sledding, competition and, of course, enjoying delicious pancakes. Scope and content it is often compared with the European…

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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

the Most beautiful cities in the world

 

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To rank the most beautiful cities of the planet impossible, thankless task. The town is unique due to its architecture, green parks, skyscrapers and local atmosphere. So we decided to just list some of the most picturesque cities that you should visit at least once in life.

If your trip is time-limited, it is best to choose one country and get to know her better. Assistant you will be an overview of the most beautiful cities in Italy .

Venice Of The North

Bruges is a picturesque European city, which lies along the channels within the North sea. The medieval buildings are protected by UNESCO. The city was the center of trade in the Middle ages, the name comes from the word “Bridge”, where he was loud fairs. In the Center you can see the work of Michelangelo – the Church of the virgin Mary. Many artists were inspired by the city and created masterpieces of art, music, cinema.

A city of contrasts

Rio de Janeiro is known for three things: sports, crime and Carnival. Beautiful beaches and nature attracted thousands of foreign visitors. The annual carnival collects millions of onlookers on the streets. However, not everything is so wonderful in this bustling city: the poor areas of the favela – generate a lot of angry and desperate people willing to steal or even kill. But it doesn’t stop greedy Continue reading

I went to the festival of German cars “Volkswagen Audi Festival”

 

There is a category of drivers – Wagawaga. They don’t just go on the German cars of concern VAG (Volkswagen AG), they just love them things from their wards and are not ready to give it up for something else if it’s not another car from VAG.

First of all belong to VAG the car brand – Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Seat. There is, of course, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, but still these units belong to a slightly different category and are not “people”.

All the VAG group is all well-known automobile giant Volkswagen. The cars of this brand has gained immense popularity and have become legendary, gathering around him the whole brotherhood of Vagovagal. For them in the Park Yakhroma in the Moscow region hosted the ninth annual festival “Volkswagen Audi Festival 2015”, which was visited me.

This year the festival gathered more than a thousand cars of concern VAG. It all started with 150 cars already in relatively distant 2007. And every year the number of participants increased. This time we waited for a huge area for cars, various competitions from the organizers, drawing of an exclusive rear-wheel-drive VW Passat B3, stands companies offering chip tuning of car on the spot, tuning accessories, tents official VW dealers, fotobudka, Continue reading