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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

Fall festival in South Korea

The period from September to November, when the temperature ranges from 8 to 19 degrees Celsius, the day is not hot, and morning and evening blowing a refreshing breeze – the best time to travel around the country. That is why the fall in Korea many festivals are held, and since autumn – it is also a time of harvest festivals, there is always a lot of tasty treats that visitors could eat in a fun, reports the Moscow office of National tourism organization.

Festivals are held on various themes: Korean history, culture, art, traditional cuisine, etc. You will be able to attend the Festival of ginseng, which is so proud of Korea, the Festival dedicated to the cultural monuments of the country, the martial arts Festival, the Festival of kimchi and many others.

Festival of typical Korean paper Wonju

Location: Gangwon-do, Wonju, Art gallery «Wonju Chiak”, etc.

Content: Here you can visit the fashion show, to see the dolls and other crafts made from traditional paper “kanji”, and also to try to make things with their hands

International jazz festival on the island CARICOM

Place: Gyeonggi-do, gapyeong-gun, the island CARICOM

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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

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