with the support of Committee for culture of St. Petersburg and the New stage of the Alexandrinsky theater In the period from 30 June to 9 July 2015 XVII international summer festival of contemporary dance OPEN LOOK St. Petersburg will once again gather at the New stage of Alexandrinsky theatre, main stage BDT them. G. A. Tovstonogov and Erarta stage, the best of the best. Festival OPEN LOOK. founded in 1999, has come a long way from becoming a summer dance school until the most anticipated dance events of the cultural capital of Russia. The organizers of the festival – House of dance “Kannon Dance” is annually presented to the audience global trends in contemporary dance and related disciplines – visual theatre, performance, movie dance, multimedia. The headliner of the festival Netherlands dance theatre (NDT II) – one of the finest repertory theaters and performing modern dance, the calling card of the Netherlands, will give two performances on 1 and 2 July on the main stage BDT them. G. A.
In St. Petersburg will host the first festival “Default case” of travel and work remotely
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Festival of the Nibelungs (Die Nibelungen-Festspiele – “Di Nibelungen Festspiele”) opened in 2002 in worms (Worms) is one of the most important centers of intellectual, cultural and political events in Europe.
From the beginning the festival was a great success, and for several years was the most popular outdoor festival. On the steps in front of an impressive Vormskyy the Imperial Cathedral (Kaiserdom – “Kaiserdom”) gathers the most famous actors of theatre, film and television and show the diversity that carries the legacy of the Nibelungs.
All German media at the time of the festival only write about the impressive performances of this event. Every year it gathers more than 230 000 viewers watching live performances, and millions of TV viewers watching the performances on home screens or screens of the city.
The origins of the festival — the song of the Nibelungs
Many medieval traditions of the report of the Nibelungs (Nibelungen). The Nibelungs were the guardians of treasures. Their glorified all over the world work “the Song of Nibelungen” (Nibelungenlied – “Nibelungenlied”). It tells the story of how the treasure of the Nibelungs from the king and his sons moved to the hero Siegfried, when he, possessing Continue reading
Italian carnivals have a religious basis. Many Catholic countries celebrate this holiday.
Let us first razberemsa, where did the word carnival, or carnevale in Italian? Its roots from the Latin ” carnem levare “, which means “to remove meat”. Why this name? In ancient times it was a Banquet which was organised on the last day of the carnival period (“fat Tuesday or martedì grasso”), after which began a period of restriction and fasting, which lasted until Holy Pascha.
Some carnivals in Italy
The largest and most famous carnivals are held in the following cities: Venice (Veneto ), Viareggio (Tuscany ), Ivrea (Piedmont ), Satriano di Lucania (Basilicata ), Acireale (Sicily ), Macca (Sicily ), Fano (Marche ), Manfredonia (Puglia ), Putignano (Puglia ), Striano (Campaign ). Their fame has reached far beyond the borders of Italy and attracts huge number of tourists.
The longest carnival in Italy is held in the city of Putignano, and one of the most ancient carnivals, extant in Verona. its history began with the late middle ages and it bears the original name – Bacan àl del Gnoco .
Venice carnival is famous for its magnificent masks and costumes, as well as various displays: arts, Continue reading