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.…

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Events in Prague in September
Majestic Prague is beautiful in every, without exception, the time of year. But it is especially good in the early autumn. It was at this period it can have a…

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Ten unusual holidays of the world

 

A journey through the world — class, definitely interesting. However, sleepy lying on the warm sand at the sea not interesting for everyone. For people who prefer vivid impressions, offers this collection of unusual festivals of the world.

The winter festival of lights

If you happen to visit the Japanese city of Kuwana, be sure to visit the local Botanical garden. In mid-November when the leaves fall, the garden is decorated with numerous (over seven million) bulbs emerging in the patterns of striking beauty. Lasts this extravaganza until mid-March.

When held . November-March

Venice carnival

The Venice carnival is the oldest in Europe. In 2015 to celebrate it will be from 15 February to 4 March. Circus companies and artists-fans consider it an honor to perform at the Carnival (spelled with a capital letter). There is an atmosphere of lightheartedness and fun. However not all so is simple: actually, this mystical celebration, full of symbolism and interesting excursions into the pagan past.

Where . Venice, Italy

When will . always before the 40-day lent before Easter (2015, February 15-March 4)

International balloon festival in the US

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Space 6 of the most colorful carnivals of the world

 

A typical feature of the Cologne carnival is a political satire. Goes to everyone: Obama, Berlusconi and, of course, Putin.

In Cologne severely kidding about the policies that are to nice invite gays to Las Palmas all the same “bury” sardine, and in Venice and Rio de Janeiro once again preparing for large-scale festivities. What is the carnival of the world you visit in February?

Brazilian Carnival

Where: Rio dejaneiro, Brazil

When: March 5-8

Features: Samba, Afro-American music, free condoms

The feast of Eros and generous Orgy – one of the Central events of world entertainment. The world famous parade in the Sambodrome includes a huge platform installations with the participation of dancers, figures from papier-mache, drum music. Like Venice, to Carnaval in Rio is loved by celebrities – last year Madonna partied in the company of a younger boyfriend Jesus Luz (then she came to Brazil to meet his mother) and Eugene Gudz, and Gerard Butler. Despite the alarming reports that in Samba city is lit carnival props, the authorities in Rio confirm – the carnival will be held on their own.

Where: Venice, Italy

When: 26 February-8 March

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TThe festival of poetry “Autumn in Ursule”

 

October 5 in Kotovsk at the regional festival of Amateur poets ’s Autumn in Ursule” traditionally gathered writers of almost all the districts of Odessa region. Berzonsky competition brings together its members since 1989. It’s not a competition and overall celebration of poetry, music and freedom of thought, which almost annually in the Kotovsky district.There is nobody not a secret that Ursula is the former name of our city.

The organizers of the festival ’s Autumn in Ursule” Odessa regional management of culture and tourism, nationalities and religions,Odessa regional centre of Ukrainian culture and the cultural Department of Kotovsky district administration. Helped with the festival librarians Kotovsky CBS. Financial support for the festival has had a people’s Deputy Leonid Klimov. First to the guests and participants of the contest were approached by the head of Department of culture Kotovsky district administration Shapran Olga and chief of staff Valentina Belousov.

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