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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

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 made to the table sat 13 – a direct analogy with the number present at the last Supper. The next day after the last Supper Christ had been crucified, and the number present was a sign of future unhappiness. It’s funny that a 13 – limiting the number of people present at the table, because psychologists believe that people can not control the presence of more than 12 people. I.e. with a larger number of guests you will feel uncomfortable and will not be able to devote sufficient attention to each invited because are constantly about someone to forget. (Other prohibited the number of guests – 9, 18 (three sixes), 21, 50, 99 and 100).

Recently there was a tradition to serve a cake with a stick candles in it. All insanely happy when the birthday boy blows out the candles on the cake. Candles should be seduti in one breath and make a wish should be hidden from all. The smoke from sadotech candles takes your desire straight to heaven. Again need to know deprecated the number of candles. Is 3, 9, 12 and 18. This also Continue reading

Carnival in Germany, Rhenish carnival

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

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