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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

Festivals

III international festival of Kozma prutkov will be held in Sablino 5 September. For the most sparkling statement Russian official will award the prize “Chernomor”, and on the free Cabinet “Kosirai!” the participants will try reading your own or someone else’s work. The main event will be Prutkovskim reading.

Kozma Prutkov – literary mask, under which in different years were published in the journals of the brothers Zhemchuzhnikov and Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Satire, sayings and fables Kozma prutkov ridiculed mental stagnation and political “loyalty”. September 5 is the birthday of count Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, who has made the greatest contribution to the formation of the image of Kozma prutkov. Not coincidentally, the festival is held on the territory of the nature monument “Sablino” where Tolstoy and came up with the idea of creating the image.

On Prutkovskim readings will have eminent scientists and cultural figures of St. Petersburg with reports on the subject of speech communication. There will be several round tables with the participation of journalists and publishers, also dedicated based on the work of Kozma prutkov. The culmination of the event will be the premiere of the play prutkov-senior “Chereposlov, that is to say, phrenology” at 17: 00 on the outdoor stage. Continue reading

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