Festivals and celebrations of the world
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Interesting traditions of the peoples of the world
Life is interesting in itself, and the presence in it of various holidays and traditions make it even brighter. In each country, and sometimes in each city, there are a…

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Argentine Carnival

 

To understand the full sweep of Argentina holidays, it’s worth noting that Argentina in their area is in second place after Brazil compared to other countries in South America.

Interestingly, while in the Northern part of the world coldest winter in Argentina hot summer is in full swing. It was in the month of January passes lush delightful carnival, comparable in scale and bling only Brazilian. Traditionally the main venue of the carnival is an Argentine city Gualeguaychu. This carnival festival is the longest in the world. Two months in the country are bright noisy ceremonial processions.

The Argentine carnival there is no specific name, he is simply called “Carnival of the country”.

Luxury elegant processions are held regularly every Saturday for two months, starting the first Saturday of January and ending the first Saturday of March. The culminating day of carnival is considered the third Saturday January. The entire carnival is the festive season in Argentina is called “sometimes love and carnivals”.

On the territory of Argentina in January attracts thousands of tourists to enjoy the fabulous festive spectacle, and a good rest. Of course, unforgettably colorful statement of smiling dancers with a wonderful and strong almost completely naked bodies, decorated with rhinestones, feathers and other Continue reading

The Nibelungen Festival in worms

Festival of the Nibelungs (Die Nibelungen-Festspiele – “Di Nibelungen Festspiele”) opened in in worms (Worms) is one of the most important centers of intellectual, cultural and political events in Europe.

From the beginning the festival was a great success, and for several years was the most popular outdoor festival. On the steps in front of an impressive Vormskyy the Imperial Cathedral (Kaiserdom – “Kaiserdom”) gathers the most famous actors of theatre, film and television and show the diversity that carries the legacy of the Nibelungs.

All German media at the time of the festival only write about the impressive performances of this event. Every year it gathers more than 230 000 viewers watching live performances, and millions of TV viewers watching the performances on home screens or screens of the city.

The origins of the festival — the song of the Nibelungs

Many medieval traditions of the report of the Nibelungs (Nibelungen). The Nibelungs were the guardians of treasures. Their glorified all over the world work “the Song of Nibelungen” (Nibelungenlied – “Nibelungenlied”). It tells the story of how the treasure of the Nibelungs from the king and his sons Continue reading

VIP – lounge for Brazilian the most expensive carnival of Venice

 

If someone has already removed the Christmas masks and costumes, only in vain tried. These wonderful things will come in handy again soon – on the other Parallels. Starts fun carnival time when the whole civilized world says goodbye to winter and welcomes spring.

The most impatient, presumably, live in Croatia. The city of Rijeka, organized the first Parade of ringers in January – and the fun will be for another month. February 18, planned Children’s carnival, and the largest parade will be held on February 26. I included by UNESCO in Spivak world cultural heritage of Dubrovnik is its carnival, plus adds a fun note February 3, the Day of St. Blaise, patron Saint of the city. And all of the southern Dalmatian coast walks – you can join for about 750 euros per week, and visa here to the Russians, which is very nice, not needed.

The French also qualitatively love to have fun before lent. From ancient times on the European carnivals chosen king amusing – “the most stupid fool”. These monarchical tradition is very strong in nice, where the whole carnival is called the “King of the movies” Continue reading