celebrations

Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago

The government of Trinidad and Tobago is known for its rich culture, one of the features which is considered to be the annual carnival.

In the ranking of the best carnivals of the world, this island holiday takes the second place after the legendary Brazilian.

Due to the diversity of races and cultures of the inhabitants of the Islands, carnival is not a national character and is assorted from different cultures.

The band “hearts” during his presentation, “I love Carnival” on the last day of the Carnival of Trinidad and Tobago in the Royal Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Picture: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

American actress Tatyana Ali (left) poses with her sisters Anastasia and Kimberly during his presentation “Butterflies, Beasts and Bacchanal” on the last day of the carnival of Trinidad and Tobago in the Royal Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Picture: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

Members of a carnival group Color Fuh So act during his presentation “Conquest” on the last day of the carnival of Trinidad and Tobago. Picture: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

Cherry-Ann Patrice Valere, dressed in the costume of the Lady of the Day, Continue reading

Holiday Misericordia in Reus

Marking the end of the summer season holiday Misericordia in Reus is dedicated to the patroness of the city — our lady of mercy ( Mare de Déu de Misericòrdia ). This festival is a Catalan tradition is one of the most important events in the cultural calendar of the hometown of Antonio Gaudi.

Among traditional events annual September festival in Reus — solemn pilgrimage procession with torches, performances of living builders of the pyramids (“towers”) Castells . dance the Sardana . parades with music, dancing and the obligatory pyrotechnics.

A special joy of the celebration will bring to the children: they will be able to watch the procession of giants and mythical creatures (though the roar of firecrackers is not to everyone!), see the dancing procession of devils and wild devil dance with torches-crackers. Of course, in the program there are more serious events: theatre performances, concerts of classical and contemporary music, lectures, theatre Continue reading

Holidays and festivals of Spain

On 23 June, the Spanish are very pompously and solemnly celebrate the feast of corpus Christi . despite the fact that this is a religious event. On this day in Sitges, on the pavements of the city, residents create stunning carpets of flower petals.

On 23 June, the Spanish are very pompously and solemnly celebrate the feast of corpus Christi . despite the fact that this is a religious event. On this day in Sitges, on the pavements of the city, residents create stunning carpets of flower petals.

At 8 PM on this floral Park is a lively festival in fancy dress, sequin, covered with smoke and accompanied by explosions of firecrackers and fireworks. This festival is heading into night of San Juan . when taken bonfires and throw all the unnecessary things that fly away with the smoke all the hardships, according to the Spaniards. Jumping over the fire are also included in the program of this crazy night, which blends in with the day of St. Juan and everyone continue to meet the summer around a campfire on the beach, dancing, singing songs and swimming in the sea.

Another religious holiday turned into a colorful festival. It is conducted 6 — 14th July Continue reading

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