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
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
Blue wooden Horse now knocks at every man’s door!
Soon will come the most important, the most striking and fabulous holiday on the planet — the NEW YEAR!
The children are already rubbing their palms in anticipation of holiday gifts, write letters to Santa Claus, telling rhymes and songs under the Christmas tree, all in anticipation of a Magical night!
Millions of people have come up with a plan of celebration of this extraordinary event — who with friends in good company, someone with family in the cozy family circle. And someone need to work and new year’s eve — if it’s boring long changing or maintaining corporate events, holiday parties.
Here it became even more interesting, friends — and You in the new year’s eve was lucky enough to choose the place for the holiday, or were lucky enough to meet the chime for a work machine??
What you’re a lucky guy? — WRITE in the COMMENTS.
And still we all prepare for this holiday! And even the process of cooking, you will agree, much nicer, more exciting, longer than then the Christmas night — for some reason it ends so fast….
The chiming Continue reading