France is the most beautiful, mysterious and desirable country. The whole world knows the sense of humor inherent to the French, everyone knows the voice of Edith Piaf, love the unique bottle of Chanel No. 5, the French language, created to explain my love, all know brave Jeanne D’arc and reckless D’artagnan.
This country has its own traditions, customs, their culture, their history. But in this country there is such a holiday, in which are reflected the traditions, culture and history. Of course, it’s the holidays and festivals of France, quickening the whole country.
Cannes film festival
Cannes film festival is the most important event in the film world. Within 12 days at the Palais des Festivals reigns the magic world of cinema. Here on the red carpet are all the celebrities, filmmakers submit to the court their latest films. For the best film was awarded the Palme d’or.
The Mimosa festival
What are the festivals in France? Humble flower of the Mimosa or the “yellow sun” consecrate France to a festival. At the end of February is this Sunny and cheerful festival in Mandelieu-La-Napoule. This city is famous as the place where they grow this beautiful flower.
The city’s streets in honor of this 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
We all love the holidays, and merry holidays love even more. Who ever heard of a carnival or a masquerade ball? Carnivals and masquerades came to us from Europe, and we fell in love for gaiety and carelessness of their participants. Bright and beautiful costumes, music, singing, dancing, various costumes and masks, mystery, and intrigue. In Russia masquerade and carnival came in the 18th century, but in Europe it fun began much earlier.
Carnivals typical for countries with a hot climate, we all know the famous carnivals that take place annually in Rio de Janeiro. When beautiful girls on high, I would say at a very high, stiletto heels, in a fairly open bright and beautiful costumes dancing in the streets. It captivates so many. All start to feel the beat of the holiday, catchy rhythm and a fun atmosphere.
Masquerade, in my opinion, is inferior to the carnival, and also provides the possibility of intrigue. When you can unleash the imagination and come up with interesting outfits when even adults can turn into fairy tale characters. To return to a time when I wanted to be a Prince or Princess, Queen, king, Prince, or maybe Vice versa pirate or a bandit. You can wear Continue reading