Carnivals are not only in Brazil and Venice. For example, in the Italian ski resort of Madonna di Campiglio carnival this year celebrating “on” – “the Carnival of the Habsburgs”. And in nice winter carnival will be held, dedicated to the Rat.
Winter carnival in nice
Nice carnival opens carnival season on the French Riviera.
Among the many cultural events, festivals or sporting events, which take place every year in nice, the carnival is one of the most popular events of the côte d’azur of France this winter. This festival now has an international fame for the quality of their submissions, the courage of the choice and originality of the animation. Remaining a symbol of imagination and burlesque, Winter Carnival attracts millions of people every year, especially on the last day of the carnival.
This year the carnival will be held in 124 times, and will be called “Le Roi des Ratapignatas, Raminagrobis et autres ramassis de Rats masques” and will be held from 16 February to 2 March. This theme, the so-called alliteration on “ra” indicates Chinese new year of the Rat (Rat). The city to the carnival comes to life from daily marches, parade of colors, elegant outfits striding, various concerts of any musical genre, and more.
This year will see several innovations. On the one hand, the route will be more concentrated Continue reading
Who among us does not dream of a good, memorable vacation? But the demand far outstrips supply. It’s the same everywhere: beaches, tours, buffets, at worst animators with their formulaic entertainment. No room for imagination! However, he who seeks will always find. Unusual events taking place in different parts of the world, can be a real salvation for those who like unusual tourism
For example, the Festival of colors in new Delhi — the Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring. It is celebrated for two days during the full moon. People light bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits, and in the morning go outside where the real fun begins: all drench each other with colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel — the famous “tomato battle”. This is one of the most popular festivals in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle brought a “weapon” — about 100 tons of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple Continue reading
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 in 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 a fun, whimsical costumes singing and marching on the city.