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
The Venetian carnival is one of the oldest carnivals in the world, which takes place in mid-February. Every year the whole of Venice is clothed in gowns of velvet, silk and brocade, which complement the amazing beauty mask. Traditionally, the carnival opens Venice festival called Festa delle Marie is a sort of celebration in honor of the release of local girls from pirate captivity. The program of the carnival is a very busy holiday confetti, a procession of hundreds of Pierrot, Harlequin, Columbine, performances of Commedia Dell’arte and more. For many people, is a reason to attend a masquerade ball, which is traditionally held in palaces or Palazzi with a long history. You can visit superior performance – “Gold night”, and “Ball of Casanova” and masquerade on the water.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro. It has long been believed that Brazil is the birthplace of the carnival. If we talk about the carnival in Rio, then it is most spectacular, ambitious and spectacular show in the world. He has no equal.
Goa Carnaval. The essence of the carnival that tourists and Indians walking the streets, dressed in colorful carnival Continue reading