The festive mood, the noise, the fun, bright outfits, dancing – all this is a fascinating show called carnival. Thousands of tourists from all over the world trying to get into those countries, in which at a certain time passes this event to enjoy an unforgettable celebration. Some of these countries, which will be shown in the example below, now famous for its beautiful carnivals.
The most beautiful carnivals of the world
Carnival of Venice – costume masquerade
Traditionally, the carnival of Venice lasts about two weeks. Its beginning on the date of the Catholic lent. Venice is gorgeous at any time of the year, but during carnival it is particularly beautiful. This annual festival attracts a lot of tourists who want to enjoy the fantastic atmosphere of the carnival, to become parties to the lively street processions, as well as to see the costume show.
Spanish carnival – enchanting holiday of the year
The duration of the solemn event about 3 weeks. The most famous carnival takes place in the city of Las Palmas. There are dance procession, conducted various competitions and performances. The main contest of the carnival is the choice of the Queen, which takes place in Park city.
Carnival in New Orleans – carnival Continue reading
We all know that Italians are cheerful and smiling people. Residents of Italy are full of energy and ready to play and have fun most of the time. It is not surprising that the Italians are so fond of to arrange carnivals. I have a feeling that waiting for them, not only for the youngest residents of Italy, but also adults. Department stores costumes any size, color and type.
The carnival in Viareggio
Selection of carnival in Tuscany is quite large. In the beginning, I suggest, to see the biggest, most beautiful and cheerful throughout the region carnivals. Speaking of the Carnival in Viareggio. Viareggio, a coastal town known not only by the length of the pedestrian street. The city is proud of the organization of the carnival in Rio di Janeiro. In addition, it is often compared with him. You can hear that Viareggio “Rio de Janeiro della Toscana”. Winter crowds of tourists and Italians come here to see one of a kind show “on wheels”. The tradition dates back to 1873. Characteristic of the carnival in Viareggio is the fact that the scenes, characters, and all the elements that are part allegorical carts built out of paper, glue, gypsum and water. You need to create their special rooms, often those in which boats are built. Fortunately, a coastal city can’t complain Continue reading
Today’s carnivals-the favorite holidays of many Nations, living in different countries and on different continents. It came from the Latin word “carrus navalis”, which means “amusing chariot”, that is, the ship festive processions.
The origin of carnivals in Western Europe is most often associated with the middle ages, because in that time they received an unusually noisy and vivid expression. But in the Renaissance, the carnival turned into a luxurious event, during which froze the entire business life of the city. Residents poured into the streets and partied all day and night. Everywhere rode a beautiful wagon with the mummers, which portrayed the seasons, the heroes of ancient mythology, merchants, traders and savages. There were jesters, flirting with passersby.
The birthplace of the carnival is considered to be Italy. The main hero of Italian carnivals becomes “king”, sedately seated on the wagon. It was surrounded by popular characters – the characters of the Italian Commedia Dell’arte: a crowd favorite harlequin, arrogant liar and a coward Captain, guileless love, stupid and miserly merchant Pantalone, Continue reading