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
Today, 18 may, international Museum day, I visited our regional Museum, recently moved from Dekabristov street from Church street Embankment, 29 in old naval barracks.
Think Napoleon said, “one move is equal to two fires”.
It is not about us.
On the Decembrists was a very small room, and now, after a good repair, everything from the facade and the adjacent territory to the exhibition halls are spacious, large and modern.
Many of the exhibits, lying for years in the funds, today found their place in modern showcases spacious exhibition halls.
Well done, saved, waited in the wings.
The people in the new Museum goes on and on groups and individually, a lot of groups coming from other cities.
Often our superiors and higher, investors, and guests.
Today is the calling card of our city, and the expression “old naval barracks” not on the lips of pages and Newspapers, frequent guests here are our channels.
In addition to traditional exhibitions here work a lot with the younger generation.
The Department of Ethnography has organized workshops for children.
Today showed how you can make various straw figures.
The surprise is that the kids who are still in school, a masters Maria Continue reading
There is always a reason to party, and Africa, with its cultural diversity, can safely be called the festival continent. But at the time, as festivals like Festival au Desert (Festival in the desert) in Mali or Mawazine in Morocco is well known to travelers, Africa offers much more — Africans celebrate everything from harvest rose before day saints. Here are five of the most interesting of the festivities.
International camel racing in Maralal, Kenya
Every year in August a small town Maralal comes alive in Kenya. There are camel races, involving both professionals and Amateurs. The event lasts for three days. Initially it was organized in honor of peace between the different tribes. Riders of these tribes gather to have fun, and foreigners describe the event as something like a European music festival.
In the last few years the festival has become very popular among tourists, and now attracts international participants. The festival is open to everyone, even children. There are many other entertainment — traditional local dances, lessons, crafts and, of course, — the party.
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