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Carnivals in Italy

More than 200 years of history has the carnival in Ivrea. Citizens, as in past centuries, dress up in period costumes, are the sounds of drums and bagpipes, a colorful procession with flags around the city, attracting the attention of thousands of specially tourists from all over the world. Carnevale d’ivrea takes one week, ending with the famous battle of the Oranges, and including parades, music, and a giant bonfire. But the pelting each other with oranges attracts the most attention.

The history of Warfare has its roots in the 12th century, then the Duke, Governor of the region, established a “tradition”, according to which he was entitled to spend one night with each newly married woman in his possession. Of course, some men agreed with this because of fear of reprisals from the Almighty Duke, but the legend says that a young woman named violet was not going to enter into relationship with the Duke – and instead of simply to refuse him, she cut his head. Her act led to a revolution in the city, and the poor rose up against their rulers, and to this day she is remembered Continue reading

XXXVI INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL of CONTEMPORARY MUSIC “MOSCOW AUTUMN”

Each new “Moscow autumn” opens a new Chapter in the annals of the most representative and largest in the world international festival of contemporary music. As a living creative process “Moscow autumn” is constantly updated with fresh ideas, projects, new names. But it retains its aesthetic and moral priorities.

This forum is a professional composer’s creativity is Russian and world premieres of our contemporaries — composers from Moscow, other cities of Russia, the “near” and “far” Abroad. This multi-genre musical Vernissage unites composers of different generations, creative aspirations, styles, trends and searches.

XXXVI festival “Moscow autumn” exhibits 47 concert programs, offering audiences the novelty orchestral ( symphonic and chamber music, brass bands, for orchestra of Russian folk instruments), chamber, choral, song, jazz, electroacoustic music, multimedia projects.

The festival marks the anniversary of outstanding masters of Russian musical art — A. Pakhmutova, V. Rubin, Evgeny Krylatov… Festival cherishes the national tradition is worthy of their programmes on the music of the past Continue reading

What is so attractive about Italy?

Italy — one of the most interesting, unique, beautiful countries in the world. This country has its own unique character, its color and its characteristic temperament (rightly so!). It’s a sea and mountain country. Located in the South of Europe from the Alps to the Mediterranean sea, it takes quite a vast area: the Peninsula, the Islands of Sicily and Sardinia. Italy has access to five seas: Irrenencome, Ionian, Adriatic, Ligurian and Mediterranean. The geography of this unique country, tourism is flourishing all year round as in summer you can relax on one of 5000 Italian beaches, and in winter more active guests can go to the mountains and have a great time on one of the many ski resorts in Italy.

Italy is so versatile that the options for how to spend your Italian vacation, a huge amount. Sightseeing of historical and cultural attractions, shopping trips and tours on the weekend, study abroad (to study Italian in Italy is not only effective, there is a kind of glamour!), culinary tours and so called event tours (for example, participation in the famous Venetian carnival).

A long rich history of this country, each city annually attract millions of tourists like a magnet. Among the most famous attractions of Rome, capital of Italy, eternal city, which is over 3 thousand years, allocate the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Forum, Continue reading

Beer festivals of Europe
Beer is perhaps one of the most democratic drink, having a large army of fans around the world. And in almost all producing countries formed a colorful tradition of beer…

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Birthday
The meaning of the holiday: it is believed that birthday has nothing to do with Christianity. However, at Christmas we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, and birthday are not…

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Top 10 summer festivals in Russia
"Your Parallel" offers to spend the summer holidays so that they remember for a long time! Go to the festival! Nadori your vocal cords and get a lot of pleasure…

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