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 at 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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Each country has a rich history, holidays and traditions. If you are planning a trip to another state, want to immerse yourself in a new culture and get a feel of its atmosphere – choose the time for festivals! Visit on the holidays of the peoples of the world, and you will get an unforgettable experience.
In all countries consistently report some important developments ranging from small home gatherings in the family circle, to massive festivals on a national scale. Here is a list of the most exciting holidays of the world.
One of the largest festivals in the world takes place in sultry Argentina in early January and is called “the Carnival of the country”. By the beginning of the holiday you can take your time, because it lasts for two months: from the first Saturday of January to the first Saturday of March. From year to year it is conducted in Gualeguaychú. There are a lot of tourists from all over the world to see the parade of beautiful dancers in bright costumes and become part of this holiday, filled with smiles and fiery South American dances.
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Already on the rise to the station, whence there are boats, boats, boats in Venice. see people in colorful costumes new years eve. Captures the spirit because you will be witnesses to a posh operation, about which much has been told and retold….
Venice is a true Paradise for romantics and lovers. In the days of the carnival here, as never before, many couples, however, as ordinary tourists. They, like the locals, dressed in masks and festive costumes. Each comes up with an image Mask.
The mask is not just an accessory to preserve anonymity. So the whole concept is called costume from shoes, socks (tights) and ending with a Grand hats, masks with lots of feathers.
When going around a lot of people in very different and unique attire is a spectacular sight. Here and knights, and Egyptian pharaohs, and courtesans, and kings, and pirates. Popular to dress the whole family in costumes with a single idea: mother, father and child, a dog in a pram – all in the same color, the style, just different sizes. Looks like fun. Chic carnival costumes to buy or hire for a few small amount, about 200-400 euros.
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