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.
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 carnival of Venice in 2011 will be dedicated to the unification of Italy and to women, and the festival will last a week more than usual . The final event will be the regatta rowing boats along the Grand canal, which on such a solemn occasion will be lit only by candles. The building of the Venice casino, CA’ the Vendramin Calergi, appointed one of the centers of the organizing Committee.
The theme of the carnival has identified two calendar events: in 2011 marks 150 years of the unification of Italy and the last day of the carnival, Tuesday, coincides with International women’s day i.e. 8th March. And the name “the feeling sissy” (Italian for ” Da Senso a Sissi “) refers to one of the masterpieces of Luchino Visconti, the film “Sense”, a film in 1954, and to the image of Austrian Empress Elisabeth of Bavaria, known in Europe as a diminutive of the name Cissy is a sample of the manners and refinement of the nineteenth century.
The main program of the carnival will begin on Saturday, February 26, and will run until Tuesday, March 8, with a two-day prologue in prior to the main festival weekend, February 19-20. The organization of the carnival this season entrusted to Venezia Marketing & Eventi , and artistic Director selected David Rampello with many years of invaluable Continue reading
Seemed like, the Christmas holidays, when usually offered a lot of great holiday tours, behind, but here’s the thing – you’ll have a vacation in February. Do not despair – today we try to figure out where to rest in February, and believe me, this holiday is sure to be rich in a lot of bright impressions!
Actually, February is a great month for the rest. It is especially suitable for those who are curious and likes to be surrounded by holiday and beauty. And all Affairs that February is the last month of winter, which symbolizes the imminent arrival of warm spring days. That is why in many countries, a lot of amazing festivals and carnivals.
Carnival in Rio – it is famous for the riot of bright colors. In February in Brazil just a peak summer day – warm, energetic Samba and many beautiful girls in stunning carnival costumes! What could be better))) This carnival is considered one of the most famous carnivals in the world. Mass, it also takes first place, because it contains not only many carnival participants, but also a lot of curious tourists.