Merry holidays: Summer festivals in Ukraine
  This summer, the Ukrainians are facing a pretty intense program of music festivals. I chose a few, in my opinion, the most interesting of them, among which every fan…

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Autumn is in the air
1. Maple leaf was painted a bright color on 17 September in Woodstock, Maine. Farmers and volunteers help the state authorities who are trying to attract tourists by providing a…

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Carnival of Venice


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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Carnivals in southern Europe

Fiery performances and orange battle, impressive festive costumes and mesmerizing events. February in southern Europe – month colorful carnivals, extending from Italy to the Canary Islands.

Italy. Orange battle“

Every year in February in the Italian city of Ivrea, located in the Piedmont region, is the traditional carnival. The main highlight of the carnival is held not far from Turin, is the orange battle. During the festival, local youth, dressed in knight costumes, oncidiums hundreds of tons of oranges. This tradition appeared in the XIX century. Fruit battle symbolizes the rebellion against the lords of the tyrants who ruled the Italian cities in the middle ages. Orange battle this year will be the opportunity to observe 14-16 February. Every year grows the number of those who wish to participate.

France: the carnival of flowers and music

French festival of colors is celebrated even 14 days (February 12-28 ). This year’s theme, King of the Blue Planet, dedicated to the protection of the environment. At the festival you can see hundreds of thousands of gladioli, carnations and Mimosa. This French carnival is very modern, not devoid of humor, funny masks, performances of various artists and clowns, concerts. The main entertainment is to buy colored Continue reading