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
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Indian national holiday in honor of the arrival of spring, the celebration of the expulsion of evil and the rebirth of life. It is celebrated for two days during the full moon. On this day in each city hosts its celebration, everywhere lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. In the morning people go to the street, and the fun begins all over each other colored water of the red, green, yellow, blue and black colour and throws colored powders.
Monkey Banquet in the province of lop Buri.
Each year approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the dinner, which consists of a variety of fruits and vegetables. Monkey feast is held in honor of the God Rama, who according to the legend, along with the monkey army defeated many of his opponents.
La Tomatina in Bunol Hamel
— the famous “tomato massacre”. This is one of the most popular festivals in Spain. Annually it is visited by about 36 thousand people. On special trucks to the site of the battle bring “weapons” — about 100 tonnes of ripe tomatoes. The rules here are pretty simple — you can throw Continue reading
The famous Oktoberfest left quite a bit. And beer lovers in a hurry to buy a tour to Germany . Since October 12, 1810, more and more tourists are discovering this quaint festival. Not only beer lovers and fans of noisy companies, but also those who want to feel part of the custom of celebrating, buying tours to Germany for Oktoberfest .
But it is not only the original holiday that exists in the world. Them, believe me, is enough in each side.
Party “Full moon” . On the Thai island Koh Pangan celebrate the full moon so that the whole Ibiza jealous. And 10,000 tourists can confirm this. So many fans come to hang out more than once a year and on a full moon. Which, as you know, it happens every month. And anyway, this holiday is initially associated with tourists, as it is considered here for the first time organized a birthday celebration on a full moon sometime in the 80s. And then, from year to year more and more tourists decide to relax in Thailand at the full moon.
Of course, here you are unlikely to meet Housewives and approximate girls, Golden youth, celebrities and businessmen. Musicians, artists, young writers, dancers, DJs and many other artists are going on the island. The progressive sounds of music fill the atmosphere. If you read Continue reading