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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

Overview of the summer holidays and festivals in Catalonia

Spain is a country of fiestas, many of which are known and loved around the world. While Catalonia, along with the Canary Islands, is the most popular destination for Russian tourists. And as the season peak travel occurs in summer, we decided to present to our readers all the most interesting and colorful events that are celebrated in the summer months the Catalans.

When: June 12.

Where: Barraca de Salvador, the Ebro Delta Ebro Delta/Tarragona).

The popular festival, which is the most traditional method, by hand, planted rice. Festival participants dressed in folk costumes. Everyone is welcome to participate and learn how to plant rice. By the way, a real paella made with only the Spanish rice!

When: June 12.

Where: Rambla Prim, 64/70, Barcelona.

When: June 16-18.

Where: Barcelona.

Day program – Museum of contemporary art of Barcelona and the Centre for contemporary culture on the square of the angels, 1. Night program – “Fira Gran Via” (Avenue Botany, 62), El Auditori de Barcelona (Lepante neighborhood street, 150), Greek theatre (Passeig de Santa Madrona, 36), as well as the concert hall of the Museum CosmoCaixa (St Isaac Newton, 26). One of the largest in Europe and the world-famous festival of advanced music Continue reading

The brightest festivals in the world

Worldwide festival tourism is gaining altitude, and today the festival is a great opportunity to go to another country, learning more about its traditions and history, leaving only the memory of bright impressions and emotions.

Translated from the French means ” mass celebrations “. Usually, festivals are held in late winter — early spring. The citizens of many countries enjoy the coming of spring and waiting for heat, sun, joy and love.

Oktoberfest — learn Germans closer

Oktoberfest really allows you to know the Germans and their traditions very close. This is one of the most important festivals in Germany. It is held every year and attracts a lot of tourists, beer celebration worldwide known and has won many admirers. Those wishing to visit this festival is growing every year, and people are already going full families, bringing neighbors and friends.

Since the festival began, the Germans noticed that it gives people some kind of magical effect, and it’s not just the beer. People like the bustle, the crowd, a mass gathering in the squares, like the smell of beer and fried sausages, it forces people to do extraordinary things. Even the most modest guests manage something, “kelp”, jumping on the bench and drinking real German beer.

After holding this festival in the lost and found gets lost an incredible amount of things, Continue reading

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