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
Everyone knows that Brazil and Venice is famous for its amazing carnivals. But, few people know that almost all mother Europe to celebrate this holiday.
The carnival is a spring folk festival, the corresponding Russian Shrovetide and is accompanied by folk festivals and street parades and spectacles. It is common in Catholic countries and originates from Roman times.
In mid-February, before the Catholic Easter, in old Europe to ride the wave of carnivals.
Despite the fun, in which are immersed the country during the carnival, the event is pretty serious.
Carnival in Germany, Rhenish carnival
The history of carnival is very ancient. The first carnival on the Rhine is listed in the annals of the fifth of March 1341 in Cologne. But the date of his birth in that form in which celebrate it today, is considered the 10th of February, 1823.
The fabulous world of carnavalito
Germany law-abiding country. And laws of the German burghers try to abide by. But, as in every country, there is a departure from the law. This is the time of carnival. At this time, “repealed” all laws and prohibitions, which the Germans used in everyday life.
On the streets adjacent to the Rhine begins truly festivities. Thousands of visitors come to see this wonderful, festive spectacle. In the crowd you can hear Continue reading
Fifth Regional theatre festival “Dolgoprudniy autumn” . already anniversary, was held in Dolgoprudniy the theatre “City” with the support of Ministry of culture of Moscow region, Administration of city Dolgoprudny and the Committee on culture, physical culture, sports, tourism and youth Affairs. Having a permanent residence in this beautiful suburban location, the festival has become a landmark event for his entire life. Every autumn the whole city is waiting for this spectacular celebration, the Director of the festival Jeanette Harutyunyan satisfied with his great taste and panache. Annual participation in the festival are waiting for all theatres in Moscow region, provincial and municipal. Have an understanding of live festival communication contributes to the development of theatrical space of the suburbs, and it is here, in brew festival, new creative ideas and projects. And, of course, identification of new “stars” and theatrical leaders.
Beautiful spectacular opening and closing – the most important moments of shared celebration. Because the opening was invited to the Theatre of puppets “Sofit” from Voskresensk – a unique group indispensable on city celebrations and national holidays, the festival also flashed his charming Continue reading