Once a year in some parts of the world come special days – bright, magical, and slightly crazy carnivals. Some, such as Brazilian carnival or the Spanish running of the bulls is well known to all; but you could never hear. And if you like «to party”, we bring to your attention the 20 most inimitable and large-scale festivals from around the world.
February 28 – March 4
Like Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Carnival in Venice, Carnival in Rio de Janeiro – it’s a party in non-stop mode, only in the Brazilian style, which is a seemingly endless parade of Samba and colorful costumes.
The second half of September to the first weekend in October
Despite the fact that there are different, smaller-scale analogues of Fes tiwala around the world, Munich’s traditional event is the largest beer festival in the world. In 2013, beer was sold for more than $96,178,668.
5 January – 5 February
Harbin international festival is the largest event of snow and ice in the world, where you can see a snow sculpture, height 3 meters, and building life-size, made of giant ice blocks.
September in Cyprus is the period of harvest. But it is time to “harvest” festivals. If you arrive on the island in September, be sure to take part in one of the many fun-filled activities . you can celebrate with the inhabitants of the island. After all Cypriots, like no other, able to enjoy life, despite all the crises and hardships.
The wine festival in Limassol
The most famous wine festival 2014 takes place from 28 August to 7 September. During this period, every evening, starting at 7 o’clock, at the Municipal Park of Limassol festive events dedicated to winemaking. Large winemakers bring their products for tasting . and festival guests have the opportunity not only to participate in the traditional pressure of the grapes with their feet, but also to listen to songs, watch performances of creative collectives of Cyprus and to try the best wines in Cyprus.
Entrance to the festival costs € 6 per adult, including a bottle of wine. Around the city also hosts events during the festival. For example, this year on Saturday ( 30 August) will be a parade of vintage cars .
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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?
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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