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Famous festivals

In honor of the International day of theatre on the night of 26 to 27 March in Moscow will host the “Night theatre” in which presumably will involve seventeen theaters. This event was reported by the Moscow government Minister, head of the Moscow Department of culture Sergei Kapkov in an interview with TV channel “Moscow 24”. The plays will be performed from 19 o’clock to 3 o’clock in the morning.

The festival, the Verbier festival July 20, 2012

Festival in Verbier (Verbier Festival) – one of the most famous classical music festivals in the world and one of the major musical events of Switzerland. It is held annually in the Swiss mountain resort of Verbier, in the course of two weeks in the second half of July.

The festival originated in this small town, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, in 1994. Its founder and artistic Director is Martin Tyson Engstroem, which today is personally program of concerts, trying to preserve the originality of this musical event.

During their short history, the festival has quickly become one of the most prestigious music events in Europe, gathering the best musicians on the planet and yet unknown professionals. To be here is prestigious for any musician. World stars of classical music, as well as thousands of Amateurs and experts, annually 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

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

Unusual spring meeting at the Carnival in Binche
The low use of the Belgian town of Bins would hardly be known to the whole world, if not amazing. is considered one of the largest in Europe, second only…

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Eco-vacation in the Carpathian mountains
Spring meeting "Mertsishor" . the first week of the month, S. White Church, Rakhiv district Romanian ethno-festival opens a series of regional celebrations of national minorities of Transcarpathia and is…

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Republican festival
Organizers: Center of military-Patriotic education "UNITEX", regional branch of DOSAAF of Russia in the Chuvash Republic, the Office of traffic police Ministry of internal Affairs of the Chuvash Republic, the…

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