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
Seemed like, the Christmas holidays, when usually offered a lot of great holiday tours, behind, but here’s the thing – you’ll have a vacation in February. Do not despair – today we try to figure out where to rest in February, and believe me, this holiday is sure to be rich in a lot of bright impressions!
Actually, February is a great month for the rest. It is especially suitable for those who are curious and likes to be surrounded by holiday and beauty. And all Affairs that February is the last month of winter, which symbolizes the imminent arrival of warm spring days. That is why in many countries, a lot of amazing festivals and carnivals.
Carnival in Rio – it is famous for the riot of bright colors. In February in Brazil just a peak summer day – warm, energetic Samba and many beautiful girls in stunning carnival costumes! What could be better))) This carnival is considered one of the most famous carnivals in the world. Mass, it also takes first place, because it contains not only many carnival participants, but also a lot of curious tourists.
The world’s best carnivals, which is a great way to have fun before lent by readers of the Guardian.
1. In the first place: Mas Dominik, Roseau, Dominica. This traditional carnival takes place on the eve of Great lent and is characterized by a friendly and non-commercial atmosphere. The holiday is a blend of African masquerade and traditional French carnival. On the first day of the carnival people dress up in costumes or just in pajamas and go outside while banging pots and pans. The atmosphere is so fun and addictive that simple viewer to be no one.
The celebration takes place on 1-8 March.
Nice carnival takes place in the middle of February, but at this time there you can ride along the waterfront on an open-top car and enjoy the many yachts. The main events of the festival are held in Place Masséna.
The festival usually takes place from 18 February to 8 March.
Carnival in Cadiz (South of Spain, Andalusia) is the oldest carnival in the world. The holiday dates back to local customs: carnival arranged, when the long voyage returned sailors with gifts and new clothes, which was dressed and walking around the city. Still during carnival wearing a fun, whimsical costumes singing and marching on the city.
The celebration takes place from 3 to 13 March.