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In San Sebastian opened the 59th international film festival

As at other important festivals here recently replaced the Director. The new name is Jose Luis Rebordinos, and this is the first festival, prepared under his direct supervision. It is too early to draw far-reaching conclusions, but it’s striking several characteristic nuances.

The opening was held on the highest technological level: the stage was equipped with several screens and monitors, with such depth and colour saturation of the picture would be impossible in any 3D. San Sebastian — one of the best festivals of the world on technical equipment and organization, and new leadership was again demonstrated.

Still here focus on Hispanic cinema which occupies a good half of the program. In the second half is dominated by American and French films, meet English and even German. But practically there is no such country as Italy, and Eastern Europe generally brilliant missing. To Russia, the festival has taken an indifference, that this year there is nothing neither in competition nor in parallel information programs — or “Elena” by Andrei Zvyagintsev and “Faust” by Alexander Sokurov. The impression that Continue reading

An Eventful year for the “Park Kievan Rus”

5 international large-scale events, over 50 theme parties and theatrical action, theatre tours and special events – all this was observed by guests and vacationers “Kievan Rus Park” throughout the year.

The Kievan Rus Park is developing and growing. He is the center of culture of Ancient Russia, as well as the center of its history. Develop new structures of the middle Ages, an increasing number of cultural events, attracting more participants and guests to the international festivals.

As reported by news  in the Park this year, we had five big stocks:

— international festival “Kyiv Rus XIII century” in may,

— international festival “Knights XV century – storming the fortress” in June,

— large-scale festival “the Epics of ancient Kyiv IX – XI century” in August,

— the bright autumn festival “Guests of Ancient Kiev – XV” in September,

— The international archery tournament “Arrow of Ancient Kiev” took place in October.

All these large-scale actions were thematic and reconstructed certain times. In the historical reliability of the reconstructions Park holds a very high level, especially in the reconstruction of the life and style of the era.

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European gastronomic festivals

Beer in Munich, lobster in Spain, or wine in France? Guide to culinary holidays in Europe.

Long want to visit Europe, but can’t find a decent reason? Of course, the Old world is beautiful for its unforgettable history and architecture – but it’s so corny… For those who want to European vacation were really “delicious” is not superfluous to familiarize with the list of European cities that are famous for their culinary festivals and holidays! Particularly relevant gastronomic journey will be now, when every little bit famous the city is hosting a special celebration, associated with the end of the agricultural season in the region, harvesting and tasting the fruit.

So, foodies Belarus, do not lose time in vain, and unite and go to Europe in the fall to not only please the eyes and the stomach!

Definitely the most “common” and popular European culinary holiday European autumn – famous “Оktoberfest” in Germany. Every year about six million fans of German beer and sausages concerted series go to Munich to join this amazing event. According to statistics, during the celebration of the drink about 600 million liters of beer, eaten 600 thousand Continue reading

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