February is the most depressing of all winter months. And the sky seems gloomy as ever, and, out of nowhere, swoops Blizzard with frosts. Mood all minorai and most urgent wants of heat, sun, spring. Probably that is why in February into the sea’s most famous carnivals, dropping their rain of fun and bright colors.
Carnival in nice
Nice carnival (Carnaval De Nice), which this year was held on February 14, Valentine’s Day is one of the three largest and the oldest carnivals in the world. The authorship of the carnival is attributed to the Duke of Anjou, who came to nice to spend time. Once started, the amusement of the Duke with balls and fireworks seized and all the inhabitants of the city. Since then, and has become a tradition each year in February to triple carnival for 2 weeks! The Central area of the city becomes a fairy tale right course of action – the houses are covered with plywood sheets, which were immediately subjected to attack by local painters of their most terrifying images in the evening and highlighted. An eerie sight! The second component of the holiday the enchanting floral parades with amazing beauty luxury platforms of flowers.
The main characters of the giant carnival puppets, raschetyvaya on carts in the days of carnival throughout the city. Continue reading
Approached the end of the annual forum of Muslim cinema. Yesterday in Kazan hosted the closing ceremony of the festival.
Traditionally, the closure began with the red carpet. Despite the cool weather to look at the stars of Russian and foreign cinema has gathered a respectable number of citizens of Kazan. This time the guests of the festival were actors Dmitry Pevtsov, Dmitry Kharatyan, the latter also held the awards ceremony.
The action began with Tatar folk songs, and then not postponing for a long time, moved to award the nominees. The first prize was awarded to the organization ’s TURKSOY”, the winner was the film «Rudolf Nureyev. Rudick” Farida Davletshina. A special diploma was awarded another film Tatarstan production that was not included in the competition program, “flowers”.
Then came the special prizes from the jury. Dilovar Sultonov from Tajikistan for the short film “White Sparrow” cartoon “no fluff, No pen!” from Bashkortostan. Another special prize from the mayor of the city of Kazan was presented by the head of Department of culture of the Kazan Executive Committee Aigul Gornysheva. Got it to Stepan Belova for documentary Continue reading