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.
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In early 2012, the Finnish band NIGHTWISH returns to live performances. This long-awaited event for all fans of the band, and, of course, musicians will try to be in every country where they are going. But the concert in his hometown of Helsinki will be a real event of the year, because for the Finnish NIGHTWISH fans not just favorite band, and national treasure.
The company “Visit” invites you to a concert of NIGHTWISH, which will be held on March 10, in Helsinki. The concert will be held at the ice Palace Hartwall Areena
Tour concert bands AGALLOCH and GHOST BRIGADE in Helsinki
One of the most famous post-black metal bands of our time, the American team AGALLOCH will appear in Europe in April 2012 with a small tour. Closest to Russia the concert will be held at the youth center Helsinki on 7 April. Don’t miss out!
For a company with AGALLOCH will perform rising stars doom metal – Finnish band GHOST BRIGADE, which is now familiar to most fans of the genre.
Tour concert band KILLING JOKE in Helsinki
Want to look at the group, which became the ancestor of all modern pop and industrial has long deserved 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