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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

Carnival in Montenegro

For anybody not a secret that almost every people of planet Earth have inherited from their ancestors own tradition of celebrating the new year. We are not talking about the night of 31 December to 1 January, and on pagan holidays, which mark a change of season, the rebirth of life, the emergence of something new. And, as a rule, these holidays (Carnival in Russia, Mardi Gras in Western Europe and the USA, Fastnacht the Germans, Apokries in Greece, Carnival in Italy and Brazil) occur in the late winter — early spring.

What is celebrated at this time in the territory of Montenegro? It would seem that the answer is obvious — once the Montenegrins are Orthodox, like Russians, so too the carnival. However, this is not so, because the Carnival and Orthodoxy have nothing in common.

The history of the braided lace more interesting! There was a time when many cities of the modern Montenegrin coast was under the influence of Venice (and she’s famous for its carnival in the world!), so it is from this city and came to the Balkans tradition of CARNIVAL.

Kotor carnival

Tradition to rejoice all the people awaited the end of winter was born in the time of Ancient Rome — it was the feast of the Saturnalia. The word “carnival” comes from the Latin and means “farewell, meat” because he is, as a rule, before the beginning Continue reading

The Most striking events of domestic show business

One of the most memorable events in 2013 was the concert Kairat Nurtas in the square shopping centre ’s Prime Plaza”, which resulted in riots and clashes of citizens with the police. As explained by the singer at a press conference (by the way, the hall was not crowded), he was cruelly deceived. The organizers invited the singer to perform one song, but the bill said about the full concert. Kairat and was glad to sing more, but the raging fans scared him. As a result – broken Windows of shopping Mall, youth detention, courts, and the cancellation of several performances of the stars in the southern capital.

Film of the year is clearly becoming the main trend of kinonovosti in 2013 – “harmony Lessons” the young filmmaker Emir of Bagasina. It took less than a week so that the picture, taken on the money “buttero”, was not mentioned in the news. The fact is that the “Lessons of harmony” throughout the years rolled on international film festivals. Continue reading

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