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.
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“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
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