The international festival of arts.

Festival named after Andrei Sakharov was first held in Nizhny Novgorod in 1992 on the initiative of the artistic and General Director of the Nizhny Novgorod Philharmonic, honoured art worker of Russia, Honorary citizen of Nizhny Novgorod Olga Tomina and outstanding musician, one of the founders of the legendary Quartet. Borodin people’s artist of Russia Valentin Berlinsky. The idea was warmly supported by world-renowned artists, first and foremost, Mstislav Rostropovich, who founded the famous Nizhny Novgorod festival “Contemporary music” and participate in a new endeavor continuation of historical traditions. Welcome to the first festival sent Elena Bonner, Sviatoslav Richter, Alfred Schnittke, Vladimir Ashkenazy and many other outstanding compatriots.

Over the years the festival has established itself as the largest music forum not only Russian but also international scale: in 1999 he became one of the first local festivals as adopted by the European Festivals Association with UNESCO.

The history of the seven previous festivals – a firework performances of a whole constellation of outstanding, brilliant singers and famous bands from Russia, Austria, great Britain, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, USA, Continue reading

Germany a carnival: women cut off ties!

14447270734978302While in Berlin, there is the sea and beaches, and there are green lawns and ponds, numerous parks, this city is a place of pilgrimage Bohemian audience. And teenagers, and veterans hangouts 25 years, and honored “pensioners”-Beatles fans 35 years – all can be found here. Fashion freaks (types, prone to shocking), transvestites, radicals, clubbers (regulars clubs), fans now popular “green” travelers are flocking to Berlin by the beginning of July to get on the famous Love Parade, which seems to have become a national treasure on a par with Ramesteine and Wagner. Love Parade – a giant techno festival, held each year on the first Saturday of July. From the Brandenburg gate through the city streets moving europlatform. On each of the DJs who play hard German techno. And next to the cars crawling crowd: tattooed people, ladies in lingerie “pulled away” beer and something stronger.

In February – March in the German cities located on the banks of the Rhine, carnival season begins. A few weeks phlegmatic Germans, and with them the tourists who come to the carnival, have fun with might and main.

Carnivals are held in Mainz (Federal land Palatinate), düsseldorf and Cologne (North Rhine-Westphalia). The origins of the German Continue reading

Making masks for carnival

Sewing the lace masks, decorate them with sparkling SWAROVSKY stones fashion designer masks Marina paw binds together the real world and the world of mysticism. More than 15 years of creating and interacting with masks artist Marina paw came to the conclusion that they are sincere and often much more alive than people, because they have only one true face, and their “Golden” silence is more eloquent than words the best speakers in the world.

The mask is created as a Supplement, accessory to a specific suit, becomes the main element is now complete image. We need only to its owner, for which she was made to wear a carnival mask handmade by Marina paw, and here begins the real magic — personal mask comes to life. Also you can enjoy incredible 3D paintings which will be a highlight of any interior.

Therefore, it is important to do a carnival mask from a true master, from natural materials. The mask is made personally for You, and made by hand, will carry the positive energy and depending on the image to protect or help her owner.

Carnival mask handmade by Marina paw, or painting with 3D masks can be a great unique VIP gift for a category of people “who have everything”.

Today, Venetian masks have two functions: a means of expression Continue reading

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