Carnival is a holiday born in the Christian tradition, although in outward appearance he resembled Dionysus and Apollonia. In the popular imagination was strong pagan element. Low level of culture, contributed. The perception of God and all that Christianity has a man for many centuries was available only a few educated people. The main thing that has spread among the people and was perceived in a truly Christian sense is preaching about morality. Christian hope, the only thing that somehow strengthened people in the dark ages of the middle ages, and instilled the belief that all will be rewarded and will be different. But that “once” was a completely different world, and an outlet in this world was the carnival. This large folk festivals lasting several days, during which it was allowed that was not permissible in ordinary life. The world seemed to be turned over – and the jester had become king, he could give orders, poor dad and could rule the world. People dressed weird and funny, they put on face masks and were committing all sorts of outrages. In the medieval carnival mask is his own face, only to reverse himself. Masks were often similar to animals: people could not create himself, but reverse Continue reading
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
April 23 from 17-00 to 22-00 in the Theatre for children and young people in Kemerovo (Arch, 37) will be held for 5 account “Festivals”. The people will again be able to watch the best short films with the most famous Russian festivals: “Proftpd”, “Molybdenum burdock”, “shock”, “Radiant angel”, “Multimatograph”, “Vision”). And of course by the music block, this time appearing on stage will be a young team from Kemerovo “Call Me Darth”, and the headliners will be known not only in Siberia, the group ’s Paper tigers” from the city of Tomsk. On “FF” will be an exclusive screening of the feature film “be Careful, the holidays”, filmed Novosibirsk filmmakers. This year “FF” for the first time will work the second site, which will host various presentations, creative meetings with actors and Directors, film makers, journalists.
20-40 Exclusive screening of the film “be Careful, the holidays” (Novosibirsk)
The first open championship in Kemerovo on the game “guess the movie”
Visiting the air “Radio Why Not”
The casting Continue reading