Show me one person on this planet who would not love festivals, shows, different views! Every year around the world held a variety of colorful and spectacular events, including the fireworks festivals. In this article, You will learn about the most luxurious and worthy of at least once to see their fabulous extravaganza of colour and sound, international arts festivals and fire.
Spain, Valencia, the Festival of lights Fallas, March
Winter Spanish escort that is called “fire”. The annual celebration in honour of St Joseph the Patron Saint of all defenseless occurs in several stages and starts with “mascleta” – festival of fireworks, when the whole of Valencia exploding firecrackers and other pyrotechnic articles of art. Completes the celebration of the solemn burning of giant puppets from papier-mache characters of fairy tales, parodies of stars, politicians and other public persons.
Scotland, Edinburgh, Edinburgh international festival, August
In August, the Edinburgh welcomes the world’s largest festival of performing arts. Theatrical performances, musical performances, plays, ballet and Opera amuse fans and admirers of this kind of events. Impressive fire show crowns this wonderful festival of music and acting. 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