Unusual holidays for children
  At least once a month during your holiday you can think of and organize your special family holiday . Like this that's not in the calendar. You'll see —…

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Festival the Forge of happiness
  We invite You to the most striking and unusual festival this fall, "the Forge of happiness"! On 10 and 11 September 2011 . from 10.00 to 19.00, in the…

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carnivals

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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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.

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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.

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