In mid-February in the world comes from a series of colorful, elegant and extremely fun carnivals held literally all over the world – each country, even each town there is a picturesque, characteristic festival.
Where did the carnivals – to this question yet no one could give a definite answer. Options, however, many, because, according to some, the carnival has its origins in Ancient Egypt. others believe that it originated in the era when the Roman Empire reached its maximum prosperity. However, all are unanimous in the opinion that the carnivals are one of the most brilliant and extremely popular holidays on Earth. attracting hundreds of thousands and even millions of tourists from all.
RIA Novosti has made a rating. which included the TOP 10 most popular carnivals of the world.
The palm from Rio!
First place in the ranking of the TOP 10 from RIA Novosti is known throughout the world, probably the most hazardous and the most fun carnival in Rio de Janeiro. For perhaps the most famous in the world of Brazilian carnival opens carnival season, a characteristic chariots, masks, lots of colors, music, and of course myself “sauce” festival – and igniting erotic dance Samba. Several thousand people Continue reading
Even experienced travelers will confirm that the South of India — one of the most exciting areas in all of Asia, with its unique colour, tradition and history. The center of the Dravidian culture of India black, huge temples and towers — gopura, dotted with thousands of sculptures of gods, colonial architecture, beautiful beaches, colourful tribes, world famous ashrams, mazes, lakes and backwaters, amazing cuisine and vibrant celebrations — all of South India. Our journey will take place across two States — Tamil Nadu and Kerala in the South of the Indian subcontinent…
Tamil Nadu is the cradle of ancient Dravidian culture. The land is home to the indigenous population of the Indian subcontinent, the birthplace of the great Tamil poetry and literature, and the great monuments of architecture. Tamil Nadu – the earth is literally dotted with temples and priceless examples of ancient architecture. No wonder it is called the “Land of temples” — by some estimates there are about 30,000. No coincidence that there has arisen one of the most impressive temple dance of India – Bharatanatyam and famous Indian art bronze Continue reading
In the world there are a lot of interesting holidays and I want you to meet them.
Recently, on August 25, was the Tomatina . Very interesting event!
Another name for the holiday — battle of the tomatoes (La Batalla del Tomate).
In the last week of August in Buñol (Bunol), in the East of Spain, begins the annual “Tomato festival” dedicated to the departing flight. Like all Spanish festivals, this goes with festive fireworks, music, dancing and free refreshments. But tomato festival there is one distinctive feature that attracts in Bunyola crowds of tourists, this is the culmination of the festival Tomatina tomato fight (La Tomatina), held in the town square.
The signal for the beginning of the battle is a special firecracker launched on Wednesday at 11 am from the city hall. At this signal on the streets there are several trucks loaded with the protagonists of the festival, ripe tomatoes, which are the missiles. Participants of the festival (and this whole town of Buñol), ran under a hail of tomatoes to the cars, grab the shells and fun avenge those who ran to the truck first.
However, the target can be in any range, the main task of the participants, which, incidentally, are all, to bombard tomatoes neighbor, and who they will be — not so important. If you consider that taking part in this fun about Continue reading