In August, quite a lot of holidays and not only formal, but very unusual. Celebrate them in different corners of the globe fun and interesting. With some of them today we’ll introduce ourselves.
Since 1984 with an easy left hand British lefties 13 August worldwide annually celebrated “left-hander’s Day”. By the way, funny the fact that in the imperishable work of the Russian writer Nikolai Leskov- «left-handed» our left-handed craftsman shod toy flea, made right-handed
Brussels flower carpet — so-called holiday, which is celebrated Belgians on August 13-14. Every two years in the Central square of Brussels Grand place is spread a carpet of begonias live “tuberose grandiflora” (this variety was bred in 1860 in Flanders). The fragrant freshness of begonias supports within two days of the holiday the whole system of fountains, organically included in the plexus ornaments from 800 thousand colors. August 14 all gather in the square near the city hall, where a sound and light show, and the sky all night illuminated by fantastic fireworks. Continue reading
Celebrities on the red carpet of the Cannes film festival, salsa, Kizomba and Zumba as a warm up before dynamic Pantiero festival, which returns this year in a new format. Flamenco Andalusia and dance Sevillanas, and then a classic Nuits Musicales in the hills of Le Suquet… the musicians, the actors, the romance and magic of… «Edition Spéciale Summer» with the kings of hip-hop and romantic jazz Domergue. The show «Forever Crazy» and of the divine dancer Crazy Horse cabaret, festival of Russian art and the magic of the night fireworks… new summer season begins in Cannes.
Film festival FESTIVAL DE CANNES . The Cannes film festival for over 60 years. For many years this festival is associated with a passion for cinema and the opening of new talents, it’s filled with the enthusiasm of visitors and professionals from the film. Cannes film festival has always been a reflection of its time: a meeting place of cultures and expectations. The identification of ambitious talents, gives opportunities for takeoff budding Directors and actors. Showcase of talent and respect to everyone, the festival competition and out of competition screenings, Continue reading
The most colorful carnivals of the world
Today we are accustomed to thinking just a beautiful sight, in ancient times had a completely different meaning, more religious. The history of carnival dates back to paganism, and at the time of the precedes lent. The very first carnivals appeared in Italy.
Italy, Northern Italy
Perhaps the most famous and oldest carnival in the world. Every year, from 13 to 24 February, the whole of Venice is clothed in the costumes of velvet, brocade and silk and tries on different masks.
The carnival opens oldest Venetian holiday — Festa delle Marie is a celebration in honor of the release of local girls from pirate captivity. The program of the carnival: the submission of the Commedia Dell’arte. a procession of hundreds of Harlequin, Pierrot, Columbine and other famous characters, Holiday confetti. But many rush to the carnival to take part in one of the balls masquerade, held in ancient buildings and palaces. “Ball of Casanova”, a masquerade on the water and, finally, the most important presentation “Golden night” transferred participants from the twenty-first century, several centuries ago, in medieval carnival of Venice, where there is fun and everyone is free to do whatever you want. That’s why bright lush costume Continue reading