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Carnivals in the world

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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“FESTIVAL RIVIERA”

Lloret de Mar, Barcelona (Spain) – nice (France) – Monaco – San Remo (Italy)

Arrival in Barcelona is a picturesque city on the Mediterranean sea, located just 160 kilometers away from France, permeated with the spirit of creativity and freedom. Accommodation at the hotel. Dinner (buffet).

Evening Dating “We’re in Spain!”

08:00-10:00 Breakfast.

09:00-09:30 Creative planning session for team leaders.

Walking tour of Lloret de Mar. Excursion to the “cat Museum”.

Lloret de Mar is a picturesque old town with a palm alley, narrow streets, fountains, chapels, monuments and ruins. One of the most beautiful monuments of the city is the ancient parish Church of Sant Roma.

The opening ceremony of the International Festival-contest. The competition concert, view entries.

08:00-10:00 Breakfast.

09:00-09:30 Creative planning session for team leaders.

City panoramic tour of Barcelona (at the extra cost of 40 Euro).

The main attractions of the Catalan capital: Columbus quay, the harbour, the Park of Ciutadella, the Olympic village, the Cathedral of the Holy Family (Sagrada Familia) is a masterpiece of the architect Gaudi, one of the symbols of Barcelona; Eixample (the New District) is a Bastion of modernism”; Paseo grace; Continue reading

Fall festival

12-14 September Festival “Autumn in St Michael”

12-14 September in p. Pushkinskiye Gory, Pskov region will host the IX international festival for the promotion of books and reading ’s Autumn in St. Michael”. This is the ninth year in a conservation Pushkin places book festival ’s Autumn in St. Michael” library collects a community of like-minded people: writers, journalists and publishers, librarians from different cities and regions in Russia: Moscow and St. Petersburg and Pskov oblasts, Moscow, Kirov, Kaluga, Vologda, Smolensk and others.

The main thing that unites all past and future festival –

this is a conversation about the Book, about the importance of reading for the modern man.

PROGRAM

IX international festival for the promotion of books and reading

“Autumn in St. Michael”

p. Pushkinskiye Gory, Pskov region

12-14 September 2012

The PROJECT

12 September / Wednesday

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