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
What to cook on holiday? This question we regularly ask themselves and their loved ones. Birthdays of all family members, new year, the eighth of March – this is the minimum, which is usually celebrated in almost every home. And want that every time on the table were new, delicious and beautiful dishes that will amaze your guests.
Looking for new, not even tried recipes, exotic products, the purchase of which requires sometimes not small money, but in the end, the result may not be as impressive as we would like. So, how to prepare the table for the upcoming celebration, that would not sit on a diet the rest of the month until the next paycheck, and everything was just as you want?
The meals that you are going to cook on holiday, must not prepare you for the first time. No, no one’s doubting your cooking skills, and food, most likely, you will turn out great, but if you liked it the taste? After all, the composition typically includes a variety of spices. seasonings that can give a new, unusual flavour to the dish, and a new combination of familiar foods can have the same effect. Therefore, try you liked the recipe in advance, make sure that it is well suited for the festive table, and put it in his piggy Bank holiday dishes.
Considerable importance is given to setting 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