Historical carnival in Ivrea
Ivrea – Turin
From 6 January to 5 February
From 6 January 2008 began a famous Historical carnival in Ivrea. The carnival, which this year marks 200 years, traditionally opened to the sounds of pipes and drums. In his program numerous parties and events, and the culmination will be fascinating famous and spectacular Orange battle (Battaglia delle Arance – Battaglia delle Arance), who came from the customs of young people, which will unfold on the main squares of the city. Battaglia delle Arance symbolizes the struggle for freedom and is the Central event of the carnival in Ivrea. Thanks to the Orange battle, this Carnival is rightly recognized as one of the main festivals not only in Italy but also in Europe.
Big fun carnival of Busseto
From 20 January to 10 February
January 20, will start the Big fun carnival (Gran Carnevale della Risata – Gran Carnevale della Risata) in Busseto, in the province of Parma. The carnival takes place 127 the second year in a row, and in his program this time is two new ceremonial processions: the first – the competition for the best transformation and the image of the famous “couples” Italian cinema and literature “don Camillo and Peppone”, the second Continue reading
Contrary to popular perception about the Germans-the workaholics, ready for a year of work, breaks his back, in Germany quite a lot of public holidays marked in work calendars in red rest. Most certainly religious, but many are quite secular – from Mayday to established not so long ago, the day of unification of the country. However, the main and most beloved is undoubtedly Weinacht, Holy Evening, and Russian Christmas.
Thorough the Germans are preparing for it long and carefully, not less than one month. For four Sundays before Holy Night about the upcoming holiday recalls everyone: is celebrated the first Sunday of advent.
In many German homes on this day, lit the first of four candles on the prepared gaily decorated wreath. Closest friends sit at a festive table, to taste the pride of the hostess – Stollen is a yeast cake with fragrant spices, raisins, candied fruit and other Goodies.
December in Germany is a month of purchases. Eager, hurrying, Laden with bags crowd the morning fills the giant Department stores and small souvenir stores. Everyone knows that after the New year to start the sale, all dramatically cheaper, but spoon the road for dinner and a gift for the holiday.
Statistics say that for this month the Germans despise almost more money than the rest Continue reading
Strong guys in embroidered shirts, standing on stage, singing so heartfelt that skin was crawling. “Russia build guys…” the Hall filled to overflowing drama together they sang.
All in all, the traditional festival “Golden autumn-2007” took part more than two thousand representatives talented students engaged in Amateur performances. Groups and soloists competed in eight genre categories for the right to be the best. The winners were published last Friday — they were in a Grand gala concert.
Features big stage
The popularity and status of the festival is growing each year. It was an ambitious student project in the Orel region: both the representation and the artistic quality of teams and participants, and coverage of educational institutions of the region.
This year the contest was unusual — even more ambitious, entertaining, thoughtful. Let’s start with the fact that it involved the contestants not only from eagle, but also from the districts. This never happened before ever. After the “Golden autumn” in the regional centers, the Grand Prix came to the regional competition in eagle. And not just arrived, and was able to perform well on the big stage.
This furor has made Olga Cairo from Chrome, which became Continue reading