Beautiful carnivals of the world
12 fabulous festivals, visit one of which means to live a life not in vain.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Don’t have new photos, forcing eyes climb on a forehead from the beauty, we decided to recall how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time — enjoy scenes of the most exciting holidays of the world that trigger the desire at least once in your life go on one of them.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
Holi, the festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods.
But certainly the most talked about event of the festival is the sprinkling each other with colored inks and dousing with water. All these colored powders are made from herbs, which in this period to help fight the spread of different spring virus.
Every year Venice for 12 days turns into a giant stage with decorations for one of the grandest and most dazzling carnivals in the world. Unrestrained fantasy, non-stop music, sleepless nights, a parade of decorated boats and masks, masks, masks…
In Piazza San Marco, theatrical performances are staged, and then the celebration results in narrow streets, accompanied by music, dancing and massive fun.
The carnival ends with a costume parade and an amazing fireworks display over the lagoon in front of the Piazza San Marco, the burning of the straw effigy and dance. And the bells of the Church of San Francesco della Vigna indicates the beginning of lent.
Spring festival in China
Actually, the Spring festival is the Chinese New year. It begins in late January and lasts 40 days. These days are launched into the sky thousands of fireworks, are large-scale processions and carnivals. The Chinese carefully decorate their homes for the holiday, and the shops and restaurants offer traditional new year’s dishes.
Festival of snow and ice in Harbin
The Chinese city of Harbin is one of the centers of ice and snow culture in the world. International festival starts January 5th and lasts one month.
Ice sculptures made in the form of buildings and monuments, animals, people and mythical creatures. For illumination use lasers and lights, created variations in light on the background of the sculptures, which at night looks especially beautiful.
The Burning Man Festival
Art festival Burning Man takes place in the last week of August in the heart of the desert of Nevada. The name of the event derives from the tradition of burning a large wooden sculptures in the form of a man. Everything is possible here, there’s a mixture of music, dance, follies and extravagance, a huge number of the most incredible art objects and bright ideas.
The important thing to Burning Man is a fantastic sculptures, which are arranged before the festival on the territory allocated for action. In the end all works of art are burned under marches naked people, concerts of famous musicians and DJs.
During the festival, on-site Parking is completely prohibited the circulation of money and travel and transport. After on-site should not be anything that would remind of him. The participants argue that the energy close event does not exist in the world.
The festival of lights Diwali in India
Diwali — the festival of lights, celebrated in India in October-November and symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil.
Diwali is dedicated to the Goddess of wealth and fertility Lakshmi. House thoroughly clean, all the lights are lit, because the Goddess doesn’t like the dark, turning to her with a prayer, bring her milk, which lowered the coins, and at night leave doors and Windows open, so that it was easier to get into the house.
The floating lanterns festival in Hawaii
Every year in Hawaii spend memorial Day. On this day, residents and many tourists come to the ocean to see thousands of floating lanterns and launch your.
Released into the ocean lights take prayers for the dead and living, of the victims of conflicts, disasters, diseases, and keep the hope of universal happiness.
Flower festival in Thailand
Once a year the Chiang Mai provincial transformed. Crowds of tourists eager to participate in the unusual procession of men and women, children, musicians.
The holiday begins on the first Friday of February and lasts for three days. At this time there are so many colors that it is hard to understand where they come from. Girls sew for this event exotic national costumes, and at the end of the festival the most beautiful of them becomes the Queen of flowers.
The festival sky lanterns in Thailand
In the heart of the holiday is the legend that when you run the flashlight man gains the ability to cleanse the soul, to get in touch with the ancestors, to strengthen family ties or kindle extinct feeling of love.
Fire symbolizes purification and flying lantern — the desire for higher. It is therefore considered that with the lanterns in the sky fly all the troubles, problems and worries, leaving only light and good feelings.
Independent festival of cinema and music Boomtown
Film and music festival Boomtown in South East Texas collects the best independent films of national and global production and provides associates the opportunity to network and discuss creative ideas.
The festival is known for his stunning DJ scenes, every year is different.
Snow festival in Sapporo
In 1950 in honor of children’s party high school students of a school in Sapporo has established six snow animal figures. It made such an impression on passers-by, who oversaw the work, since the inhabitants of the city every year in early February, began to build shapes out of snow and ice.
First, the holiday was known only to the Japanese, but after the 11th Winter Olympic games 1972 in Sapporo festival has gained worldwide popularity.