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
All concerts were sold out, probably because the participants of the festival were great musicians.
The tone of the festival asked the first concert held in the great day – the international day of music. The people of Tver can be proud that the festival is known throughout Russia. Greeting him sent an outstanding conductor of St. Petersburg Yury Temirkanov, the head of the Federal Agency for culture and cinematography Mikhail E. Shvydkoy and others. The festival was held in the building of drama theatre. The composition of the participants was truly star – State academic Symphony orchestra of Russia conducted by Mark Gorenstein, the world-renowned pianist Denis Matsuev and the symbol of the musical enlightenment of Russia Svyatoslav Belza. The concert programme was unusual. For the first time in Tver was so widely presents the music of German composer Richard Strauss. As noted by S. Belza, in honor of D. Matsuev named star and a young pianist justifies this honor. Performed Concert for piano and orchestra by Edward Grieg manifested violent temper D. Matsuev, powerful pent-up artistic will.
The musicians of the orchestra of M. Gorenstein did not let go of the stage. 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