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Carnivals in Italy

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

Festival of Festivals “We are one, we are Russia! “

The organizers – the Department of social policy of the Oryol region, the Department of education and youth policy of Administration of the Oryol region, and HE “United Russia”, the Center of students ‘Compass’

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The festival is organized pursuant to the regional comprehensive programme “Youth of the region (2006-2010)” development of Amateur student creativity, to identify and support talented young people, within The nationwide project, Festival of Festivals “We are one, we are Russia” . aimed at the revival of civic values and promote the ideas of patriotism among the youth.

The goals and objectives of the festival:

– support of Amateur creativity of students and faculty of educational institutions of Orel and Orel region;

– creation of conditions for sustainable development of talented young people;

– strengthen students ‘ traditions and meet the needs of students in creative communication;

– wide promotion of all types and genres Amateur, artistic creativity and the formation of aesthetic values among students;

– engagement with a team of leading specialists of culture and art workers;

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The loudest world festivals of summer

Music festival is a spectacular event, thanks to which you can hear many of your favorite artists, get acquainted with unknown musicians, meet new friends and to visit the beautiful, previously unknown places. WANT offers you to get acquainted with the most large-scale international festivals of summer.

Where: Glastonbury, UK

When: June 26-30

About the event: Glastonbury — one of the largest and most expensive festivals. Held since 1970, has many scenes and more than 100 performing artists. Traditionally held rock concerts, invited well-known DJs from around the world and pop stars. Also in the festival held a variety of exhibitions, additional parties and presentations.

Line-Up: The Rolling Stones, U2, Coldplay, Rita Ora, Crystal Castles, Beyonce, Queens of the Stone Age, Kaiser Chiefs, HURTS, Robyn, Lykke Li, fatboy Slim, Ke$ha and more than 100 other performers.

Ticket price: 205 Euro, tickets are sold out, are available for purchase through dealers. Continue reading

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