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Brazilian carnival in Rio de Janeiro, the performance of the Samba schools at the Sambodrome

To visit the Brazilian Carnival in Rio de Janeiro — one of the brightest events in the life of everyone who has ever visited this amazing corner of our planet. Brazil — a country of contrasts, a blend of diverse peoples, cultures and traditions, it is the country of the eternal feast, fun and energetic rhythms. The program participants are professional dancers. The stunning beauty of the costumes, the charm of the dancers, rhinestones, feathers, sequins – all this gives a wonderful mood, a lot of impressions to each guest of the annual festival.

The participants ’s Beija-Flor”, Brazil. Each school spends on making costumes, wagons and other decorations to 40 tons of pressed paper, 80 thousand meters of fabric, 6 thousand liters of paint, not counting the tons of glue, nails, polypropylene and fire-oxidant.

The girl at the annual Brazilian Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, February 12, 2013. The word “carnival” consists of two roots – carno (meat) and vale (farewell), because this festival has been held for 40 days before Holy week, and then began a Great post.

Brazilian festival this year brought Rio de Janeiro to about 650 million dollars of income. In front Continue reading

In Ekaterinburg made the best clowns of the world

One viewers like buffoonery with bright painted faces of clowns, and the other classical methods, the third is new, as they say themselves clowns, carucci, gags, which had not been demonstrated. Photo press service of the Yekaterinburg circus.

Yekaterinburg circus spent the VI world festival of clowns, which for four days has visited more than twenty thousand inhabitants of the capital of the Urals and visitors alike. This time everything clowns participated for the first time. And many of them first visited in Russia.

The audience favorite of the festival was the American Bello Nock. Three times he appeared on the arena. And every room had probably remained in the memory of viewers, especially the last movement, jumping on the trampoline, hung in the air in various poses. Not to laugh, looking at him, it was simply impossible. After the show, when it was announced that every viewer can get an autograph from any of the participants of the festival and take a picture with him, Bello Knock was surrounded by the crowd of enthusiastic young and adult fans.

Most lyrical clown festival, without doubt, Francesco (France). A number of the earth (air) ball was very simple, yet very touching. Paul Morocco and OLE plus ‘Deluded Continue reading

Holidays

Unusual holidays of the world

Today we will look at the list of the most interesting and unusual holidays and festivals in the world. In this collection were very interested in holidays, which you can see below. Look!

1. Competition in the highlands of Scotland. Party games, dressed in a traditional Scottish kilt, will compete in the hammer throw, in the contest which is held in Glenfinnan. Traditional Scottish games consist of competitions, dances, food and drinks to relax from everyday work.

2. Beltane Fire Festival, Scotland. “The Celts” with bare torsos raise the torches during the Festival of Beltane fire near Carlton hill in Edinburgh. These annual festivities are a modern revival of the ancient Celtic celebration of the arrival of summer.

3. Holiday naked men. Hadaka Matsuri (literally, the feast of naked men) in Okayama, Japan, is a traditional festival which has been celebrated for 1200 years. Picture was taken in winter, the temperature is about 9 degrees. Men dive into the icy water, passing the rite of purification.

4. Vegetarian festival, Thailand. Believers temple at Bang Neow, participate in the parade of vegetarian festival on Phuket island in Thailand, stick a weapon in itself, in protest. Continue reading

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