Transcarpathia is extremely rich in tradition and folklore. In the villages and towns of Transcarpathia are the most diverse and interesting festivals and holidays. On an exciting tourist attractions every year attracts thousands of tourists.
The festival “red wine” in Mukachevo
A great tradition to hold the Festival wine on the eve of Old New year invented in 1996. The diversity of wine varieties on offer here is always impressive: white, red, pink, hot, cold, spiced or honey, bottles or barrels, and even from the jug, thermos and any other dishes from which you can pour. The festival involves both private winemakers and large Transcarpathian wine company. And the geography of guests every year more and more broadly to the different parts of the world tourists in Mukachevo to taste and buy wine. During the festival, tastings, competitions, Christmas performances, selling traditional dishes as well as cheese, homemade sausage, honey.
A wine festival is held in Mukachevo on the Old New year. It is believed that at this time after a few months of fermentation the wine was pressed, was a real, sparkling. The center of Mukachevo turns into a kind of free trade zone Continue reading
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