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…

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Feast of the Banjica
"Dobyn den, Skype buddies! Good reached on Tosi it's good day!". January 11, Ternovskaya house of culture "Sofia" was the Bulgarian holiday of Banjica. Patty is a traditional dish of…

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Unusual carnivals

 

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.

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World events March: art and culture of the peoples of the world

Every month in the world there are significant events that are memorable to mankind for a long time. Now, however, we are not talking about political events or competitions, not on the screening of new film projects, fashion, and interesting cultural and sometimes very colorful events around the world.

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India: the colors and paint

In mid-March (the 17th) will host one of the brightest events. And not only metaphorically, but literally. It is called Holly and is an ancient tradition in the country. She can have several scenarios, however, the breeding ritual fires, after which the Indians are dressed in simple clothes and carrying capacity with colorful water, and bags of dry paints. Then begins the riot of colours or colorful Orgy, everyone wants to decorate the world, putting all of his soul. Be afraid of colors is not necessary – in India they are made from natural ingredients. In addition to paints used spices and powders of herbs. Those who engage in Ayurveda, confidently state that in the process of colorization of the world except the joy a person can spend a great prevention against viral infections.

Spain: meeting of spring

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Differences terms: holiday, festival, carnival

 

Should distinguish between the concepts of the holiday celebration, festival, carnival. Usually in the minds of people these terms are often confused due to the fact that they are all associated with the same emotional States. This solemnity, joy, fun. Still, carnival, festival, holiday — not the same thing.

Closest in meaning to the word “holiday” is “festival”. However, the full synonyms, these words are not. The holiday expresses a broader concept.

Festival

Festival (FR. festival, from lat. festivus is a holiday) — mass festival, screening (review) achievements in music, theatre, variety, circus or cinema

The festival is a massive celebration, festival. But it is also a display of any achievements in the arts.

Festivals are urban, national and international. Not always the festival is dedicated to any holiday. It can be performed in the framework of any significant event (new year’s festival; a festival dedicated to the day of St. Valentine, etc.) and be assigned regardless of the holiday.

Festivals can be held annually, and once — in light of the special events in the life of cities, countries, people.

Also hosts numerous themed festivals — a festival dedicated to the middle ages, the Latin Continue reading