And you can start right now! For example, the festival of Loy Krathong is particularly attractive place of his birth – the historic Park of Sukhothai in Thailand, where lie the ruins of the ancient capital of the country. In light of the last full moon of the year, Thais are allowed on the water banana leaves, giving them prayers and hopes for the new year.
The festival of colors
It is conducted on the new moon, and it lasts 2 days, because according to the legend, killed the evil demon Holika, saved the world from evil, and on this day, celebrations are held in every city, they lit bonfires, symbolizing the end of winter and the death of evil spirits. In the morning, the fun begins — people go out and begin to wash each other’s colored with colored water and throw at each other with bright colored powders.
It is much more safe for clothes filipensky Panagbenga flower Festival in the Philippines. Dancer sprays out water during the Panagbenga flower festival, which is held every year in February, in the city of Baguio.
The islanders are generally very intricate kind of people. Take, for example, residents of the Chilean Easter island, where the Festival worship their ancestors under the name
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Today we will go to one of the most famous and popular carnivals of the world — the Venice carnival (Carnevale di Venezia), which we visited in February of this year. To begin to tell a little about the history of the Venetian carnival.
Venetian carnival – this is an annual festival held in Venice. Carnival always ends 40 days before Easter, i.e. Fat Tuesday, the eve of Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of lent. That’s why carnival held at different times! For example, in 2013, the carnival was from 26 January to 12 February, and in 2015 the dates of the carnival from 31 January to 17 February .
The Venice carnival takes place from 1162, when the Venetian Republic had won some sort of military victory, after that the people began to dance and party in the Piazza San Marco. In 1797 the king of Austria banned the carnival and wearing masks, because the Venetians loved to wear masks from August to lent.
In 1979 the Italian government again began to organize a carnival in Venice, including to attract tourists. Currently, the carnival attracts more than 3 million tourists . that is really a lot considering the fact that Venice is a small city.
Of course, the carnival takes place every day, but most of the tour on the carnival – this Saturday and Sunday. So we went to Venice for the weekend. On Saturday I was supposed to be a contest for the most beautiful Continue reading
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.
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.
The Venetian carnival in Venice. Italy (January 26 – February 12, 2013), no less famous Continue reading