Carnival in German!
Germany, of course, not Brazil, but there is a Carnival. In different parts of Germany…

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Kicks off In Brazil's famous carnival
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The international festival of arts.
Festival named after Andrei Sakharov was first held in Nizhny Novgorod in 1992 on the…

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Festivals in China

The international film festival in Shanghai

International film festival was born in 1993 in Shanghai. With a rich program, which includes more than 1,000 films from around the world, this festival is the largest international event in the country. The festival is a kind of competition, as the best movies get Jin Jue award for best actor, best actress, best musical score, directing, cinematography and others.

The prosperity of national cinema due to the production of new films in China. And now Chinese cinema can compete with European and even American. We can say that the international film festival in Shanghai did what seemed impossible just a few years ago, he opened a Chinese cinema way into a great movie. Every year in early summer, it is an international festival not only attracts many local film enthusiasts, but also international stars.

Meeting with great people.

Red carpet Grand opening of the 9th ceremony of the International film festival in Shanghai in 2006 was blinding number of world movie stars. The festival was attended by such actors as Catherine Deneuve (Catherine Deneuve), Natasha Richardson (Natasha Richardson), Edward Norton (Edward Norton), Andy Macdowel (Andie MacDowell), Jackie Continue reading

Kicks off In Brazil’s famous carnival

In Brazil begins world-famous carnival, which will be more than a week to hold power over most of the largest countries in South America. The mayor of Rio de Janeiro Eduardo Pais will solemnly hand over the keys of the city to the carnival king Momo, who, like a wound from year to year, will publish the first and only decree:”fun!”.

Fat Momo, the personification of the Greek God of mockery and censure, himself a humorist and an abundance of laws and regulations subject does not annoy. For the fifth consecutive year in the competition for the right to play the role of Momo wins Milton Rodrigues da Silva júnior. To be Momo not just for the carnival, you need to visit dozens of formal and informal receptions, meetings with VIP personalities and ordinary participants of the festival. The king ought not to appear everywhere in the same outfit. Costumes with a dozen. One material on them this year went 120 feet. But still need to dress and princesses who accompany the king. However, women’s outfits at the court mean Momo is known for minimalism and maximum transparency, so that matter to them requires not so much.

By the way, the keys to the city that Momo receives from the prefect, very real, and not fake. Soon after the inauguration ceremony in rights Continue reading

What are the national holidays in England?

Always interesting and useful to study the life of other peoples, countries, travel to these countries, to get acquainted with the life of people. A full understanding of the country and its people not get without seeing the celebrations, held in a particular place, the peculiarities of their conduct.

When communicating with any person it comes to England, just remember the famous double-Decker red buses, big Ben. the soldiers in the fine form, the Queen, Stonehenge, the Prime Meridian. But sightseeing is not the whole country. Many holidays in England unknown to the common man. And they are quite interesting and different from holiday dates in other countries.

The variety of holidays in England

Immediately it should be noted that English holidays similar dates with holidays in Wales and Northern Ireland, but somewhat different from holidays in Scotland.

Public holidays in England are called “Bank”, which means the official weekend among Bank and other organizations. Informal activities are also in abundance are the British does not mean weekend, but are, nevertheless, rapidly, as, for example, April fool’s Day jokes and pranks on this day are present even on TV and in the local press.

National English holidays, as in other countries, are related to historical events for the country of great Continue reading