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Famous festivals

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

On Saturday, June 13 from 11:00 to 18:00 in the loft Contour Family on Aptekarsky Avenue Continue reading

The Nibelungen Festival in worms

 

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

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

“God created the world in six days and on the seventh day, he created Rio de Janeiro” – so say the Brazilians about their fabulously beautiful city. And yet God has given this nation an incredible musicality. Local residents have perfectly mastered the art to live life to the rhythm of Samba. And every year at the height of the Brazilian summer in Rio De Janeiro comes the CARNIVAL holiday, which has no equal anywhere in the world.

Hot country – hot people. The blood of the indigenous Indians and immigrants from Africa, the Portuguese and other Europeans have created an explosive mixture that flows in the veins of the Brazilians. The result was the famous carnivals in Rio – the feasts of the senses and sensuality.

The week of the Carnival – the endless parade of unique costumes and skill carefree people for whom this holiday – main in life. The carnival has its own rules. Each Samba school participates in the carnival, playing your own story. It is subordinate to a single topic: politics, nature, sports, art, music. The imagination of the organizers of the March are limited only requirement is that the topic must be Brazilian, be it a historic event, honoring famous personalities, Continue reading

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