A riot of colors, the sense of freedom and madness – all these are essential companions of carnivals. The atmosphere turbulent life and magic. Even the most serious and predictable people can feel like a different person, because everything around literally transport you to another world.
The most colorful carnivals of the world are held in February. Why at the end of winter is unknown. Probably people celebrate the last days before Lent or say goodbye to winter, welcoming the spring blooming, and may drive away the evil spirits.
What carnivals are worth a visit?
The benchmark known as the Brazilian carnivals . held in Rio de Janeiro . The scope of the festival there really is impressive, allowing it to be one of the most famous and brilliant carnival. In Rio annually attracts over a million tourists to see an event live. The main procession takes place in the sambadrome. The ticket will cost from 75 to 1000$, depending on location.
If you want to participate in the Parade of Samba, but at the same time to master a few moves, then be prepared to do some serious work physically. The rhythm of the melody will make you move very quickly.
No less interesting is the Venetian Continue reading
Oslo, September/October. This is Norway’s largest exhibition of contemporary art was founded in 1882. It gathers under one roof the many artists whose art evokes heated debates and attracts thousands of visitors. Famous names coexist here with a little-known Norwegian artists, who dreams to succeed. The exhibition presents works in a variety of genres, from painting and sculpture to video installations and theatre productions. The majority of works available to buy. Learn more about the exhibition (in Norwegian only). In 2015: from 12 September to 18 October.
The Ultima Festival
Oslo, September. This Scandinavia’s largest contemporary music festival is held annually for 10 days of September in Oslo. At various venues of the capital held many concerts, workshops, street performances and improvisations. Learn more about the Ultima festival. In 2015: 10-19 September.
Oslo, September. Oslo marathon. which is becoming increasingly popular, usually consists of three distances: 10 miles, half marathon and marathon. The event, which in 2012 was attended by 17 000 people (for comparison, in 2004 there were only 1500) – this is a great event for athletes and spectators, which includes Continue reading
Cypriot beer is particularly appreciated by lovers of this ancient drink. In his honour on 18 July in the city of Limassol hosts the annual beer Festival.
Beer produced in Cyprus two largest companies:
— Photos Photiades Ltd, which markets its products under the brand λεων, but also produces beer under a license issued by the brewing company Carlsberg;
— KEO, which produces the eponymous beer.
Despite the worldwide fame of the Cyprus intoxicating drink, local beer brewing history begins with the 19th century, because of the rich history of winemaking. Beer Cypriots met only in the first years of the reign of Britain, as evidenced by the fact that after the transfer of the Ottoman Empire in 1878 the island to rent UK first arrived on Cyprus brought the ship about 500 barrels of beer. This fact speaks about how that have moved to the island, the British did not intend to change the longstanding drinking habits, but the beer on the island was not made, so it had to bring.
Although the history of the development of the industry of brewing rather short, Cyprus foamy drink quickly Continue reading