If you missed the world’s largest beer festival – German-Oktoberfest – this does not mean that you have missed a drop-down once a year chance to join the Germans during the large-scale celebration of their national drink – beer. This country abounds in festivals and folk festivals that take place all year round, both in large cities and small unknown towns.
Often centered around beer and wine that reflect an important aspect of German culture, this celebration is much more than a good reason to have a good drink. Although some of them are, in fact, a complete copy of the Munich Oktoberfest . they even pass under a similar name, our list of German beer festivals will help you better understand the culture of German festivals, and just the German culture.
1. The strong beer festival (of starkbierzeit)
Of starkbierzeit is literally translated from German as “strong beer Time”. In General-that, already from the name it becomes clear what to expect from this beer festival. That’s right – a good strong dark beer that dominates the menus of local establishments in the days of the meeting. Unlike the famous Munich Oktoberfest . which has long Continue reading
Know what I was missing this summer? Not even the heat and the sun. Not enough juicy, bright, crazy colors. Fresh, dense, saturated colors.
Were they not, and will not in the next few months for sure. Sad, sad, even a little cold. Gray, dull and black keyboard in front of his eyes.
But good for you for coming to see me today. Because now there will be enchanting!
So, I got to tell you about the most colorful, most unusual festivals in the world. Already there is clearly paints galore.
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
The most famous and popular holiday, of course, is the carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian carnival — this is the night of love and passion. This is an ode to sex and lust. Here is fueled by the bright fire of human emotions. Perhaps the most emotionally-glowing festival in the world. For Brazil carnival procession to the sounds of Samba and lap dance — it is an integral part of the cultural traditions of the country.
At the height of the Brazilian summer, namely in February, exactly 4 days and 4 nights in Rio de Janeiro comes the sexiest show in the world.
In fact, this carnival Continue reading
International jazz festival GG ( Garanian Gatov ) Jazz — 2012, held in December last year, has become a landmark event for all fans of quality music of the South of Russia. He attracted the attention and interest of the lovers of high art to the culture of jazz.
The autumn will become saturated and bright time for Krasnodar music lovers, because from 4 to 9 November will be held the second international jazz festival GG Jazz II . The organizers of this event are the Austrian non-profit cultural partnership World J. A. M. and Krasnodar creative Association “Premiere”.
A whole week Krasnodar will live in the rhythm of jazz! The main idea of the festival has not changed: the organizers will continue to present the Krasnodar public with the fullness and richness of styles and directions of modern jazz music, will show the diversity of bands and solo performers and, of course, provide an opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of the creative drive, which reigns on the stage, when they are playing virtuoso and talented musicians. The concept and format of the festival this year has not changed.
“We tried to expand the scope of the project and to raise the bar of the festival. This year it will last for a week, will cover several music venues in the city and beyond, but, more importantly, will attract even more bright constellation of legendary Continue reading