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The time of carnivals

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

The Most colorful carnivals in the world

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.

Venice carnival

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

Famous and tremendous carnivals planet

The noise, the fun, crazy colorful outfits, dancing, insanely beautiful and breathtaking carnivals attract tourists from different corners of the earth. It’s worth seeing.

Brazilian carnival

A significant figure of the Brazilian carnival fat Momo, who handed the keys to the city, and he is elected annually from the major representatives of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (9 — February 12, ).

Automotive life on the carnival stops and starts enchanting, large-scale and colorful show: huge moving platforms on which eccentric movements and extravagant outfits dazzle dancers, girls in massive shiny costumes with feathers, performances of various schools Sambo, bright flashes of fireworks and fireworks in the night sky, live music and crazy dancing.

Residents of Rio De Janeiro for the whole year waiting and preparing for this exciting spectacle. In stores you can find countless elegant carnival costumes, even little children. The scope and brilliance of the carnival in Rio surpass carnivals in other Brazilian cities, and for the city he brings great profits.

Venice carnival

The Venetian carnival in Venice. Italy (January 26 – February 12, 2013), no less famous Continue reading

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