carnivals

Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago

The government of Trinidad and Tobago is known for its rich culture, one of the features which is considered to be the annual carnival.

In the ranking of the best carnivals of the world, this island holiday takes the second place after the legendary Brazilian.

Due to the diversity of races and cultures of the inhabitants of the Islands, carnival is not a national character and is assorted from different cultures.

The band “hearts” during his presentation, “I love Carnival” on the last day of the Carnival of Trinidad and Tobago in the Royal Park Savannah in Port-of-Spain. Picture: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

American actress Tatyana Ali (left) poses with her sisters Anastasia and Kimberly during his presentation “Butterflies, Beasts and Bacchanal” on the last day of the carnival of Trinidad and Tobago in the Royal Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Picture: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

Members of a carnival group Color Fuh So act during his presentation “Conquest” on the last day of the carnival of Trinidad and Tobago. Picture: REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

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The most famous carnivals

In many countries of the world in the beginning of the year you can witness and even party to the amazingly large and bright celebrationscarnivals. Something many of them are similar, and in some ways Vice versa are very different. We will try to understand how are the most famous and grandiose carnivals in different countries.

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 912 February,  The carnival in Rio De Janeiro is arranged every year, lasts three to five days but usually goes on longer than the prescribed period. Opens the carnival by handing Momo the fat man the keys to the city. This character is elected annually among the largest inhabitants of Rio. At the carnival, all car traffic in the main streets of the city stops now instead of cars here reigns unrivalled in their brightness and beauty show: performances of Samba schools, a huge moving platform to the dancers and dancers, beautiful girls in massive bright costumes, decorated with feathers, fireworks-filled night skies, and live music with dancing till you drop. In the life of local people the carnival takes a very important place, many of them from childhood every year prepare for it and participate. By the way, in the shops of Rio, you can find costumes for even two-year-olds that already says something. Preparations for the next carnival begins immediately after the previous one. Moreover, each event brings the city Treasury a large revenue. I must say that this carnival takes place in many Brazilian cities, but few of them can outdo the luxury and scale of the one that happen in Rio.

Venice, Italy January 26 – February 12,  Venice carnival is one of the largest and most colorful sights in all of Italy. He arranged, as well as the carnival in Rio every year, but lasts longer. The world-famous Venetian masks – white, decorated with gold leaf and hand-painted, orred“. Continue reading

Party like it’s carnival

And not arrange for us to the carnival? Certainly, such thoughts came to mind a lot more than once. After all, what is a carnival? This fun, noisy holiday when you can fool around, to wear a mask, dance and plenty to eat – to drink to his heart’s content. And the format of the carnival allows you to do all this beautiful and interesting. It is therefore not surprising that

The most popular and famous carnivals this, of course. Venice and the famous Brazilian.

How to organize a party in the style of the Venetian carnival so that this event is remembered by all the participants and guests? We must remember that Venice is a fabulous and vibrant city, which seems to be all residents have a refined taste, and all the guests of carnival is subject to the rules of good taste. Therefore, in preparation for the Venetian carnival, you need to create the correct costumes . Of course, the real Venetian costumes – it’s too expensive (it is unlikely you ready for the party to purchase embroidered in gold and embellished with lace dresses). But recognizable Venetian masks, full-face, with lush multi-colored feathers, gold and silver painting, can be purchased. But if to them to add black cloaks with bright clothes columbines or Harlequins, you can not hesitate to go to the carnival, imagining that it will be held at St. Mark’s square.

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