Festivals play an important role in cultural identity, and it’s worth noting that there is no better way to appreciate a new culture than by taking part in one of the festivals. There are numerous types of festivals in the world, some religious, and other seasonal changes. Read on to learn about interesting festivals in the world.
Harbin Ice & Snow Festival, China
January 5 — February 5,
Harbin is the capital of Heilongjiang province in northeast China. Every year this city hosts the festival of ice and snow. The festival was first held in 1985.
With the lapse of years, a simple festival has become an international set of activities. The main object of the festival — sculptures carved out of ice. Very beautiful in the dark, when the sculptures are illuminated with colorful lights.
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
February or March
One of the first thought, when you think about Brazil, of course, picturesque Rio carnival — the greatest holiday in Brazil, which attracts tenth thousands of visitors from around the world. During the festival the whole city comes to life: the dazzling costumes, Samba (Brazilian dance) and the music create a magical environment full of colors and emotions. Rio Carnival officially begins on Saturday and ends on Tuesday Continue reading
7 original ideas — how to celebrate a child’s birthday
Birthday is the most awaited and favorite holiday for any child. For this reason, all loving parents try to make every effort to make the celebration truly memorable.
Today, there are a number of different way of organizing such events, which are able to make children happy and give him a huge amount of pleasant experiences.
Idea # 1: the Party-the quest for younger shopaholics
The venue of this party is the trade-entertainment center-large sizes.
So unusual to celebrate the holiday it is necessary to invite so many guests that they could be divided into two opposing teams.
In advance, a list of necessary purchases, which should consist of goods that are sold in various stores. The list should include inexpensive items with a detailed description.
Each team must have your own shopping list, consisting of similar products.
Before the competition must be divided into teams and each of them, handing an envelope with a pre-prepared list and money needed to make purchases.
The winner will be the first team to complete the task.
Idea # 1: Football party in honor of the birthday
For such a party must make a special t-shirt and an invitation for each child in the shape of a football.
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From 14 to 22 September I had the honour to submit art-preventive film “not My problem” within the framework of the competition program of feature films of the 11th festival of cinema and theatre Amur Autumn 2013. The film won the prize “people’s recognition”.
Amur Autumn, fall victory
From 14 to 22 September I had the honour to present the film directed by Archpriest Alexander novopashina “not My problem” within the framework of the competition program of feature films of the 11th festival of cinema and theatre Amur Autumn 2013. The Amur Autumn festival now, 11 th year, takes place in the small town of Blagoveshchensk, which is located on the Amur river and directly at the Russian-Chinese border. In addition to its geographical location, the festival has another distinctive feature: in the framework of the Amur Autumn is the first and only enterprise competition performances! Why such an unusual choice of venue for such an important (one of the five best Russian festivals) activities? President and chief founder Sergey Novozhilov said that the first time having been in the Amur region fell in Blagoveshchensk and when the proposal to carry out in the city festival was approved Continue reading