Every year, in February, when driven by winds from the sea water literally ankle-deep floods St. Mark’s square, Venice is flooded with fairy tale characters from all over Europe and get this amazing sight dream of millions of people around the world.
Venice carnival is one of the oldest carnivals in the world . he was born during the middle Ages, when the total duration of any holidays was a few months a year. Spiritual parents of this magnificent event can be considered a Venetian aristocrats who invented it in order to justify their desire to flaunt in front of each other in crazy outfits.
By the unwritten laws of medieval carnival, in its carrying out by cancelling all social conventions, and everyday rules of life: everyone can do whatever he pleases. Wealth and poverty was hidden behind masks, and then any commoner could count on the attention of the Princess, and the patrician could easily seduce a seamstress, what in ordinary life would not allow him the norms of decency. In the late eighteenth century, under the pressure of revolutionary storms, carnival is almost faded and reappeared only in the seventies of our century.
For several years now there have been persistent rumors that the carnival of Venice exhaled Continue reading
RHD Foundation in Iskitim district was held the IV international festival of art and Amateur art “Golden autumn”. The main guest was singer-songwriter Oleg Mityaev.
September 6, from morning until evening in camp “Chkalova” arrived people, not only in cars, many were on foot. Each behind a guitar. Real romance is not wished to live in comfortable buildings, and camped in tents in a pine forest. When meeting people firmly embraced, rejoiced as old friends “Golden autumn” friends for life.
The program of the first day of the festival opened the workshop, which involved representatives of Leisure centres iskitimskaya district, deputies, heads of village councils. The participants of the “round table” discussed the issues of concern to every Manager rural recreation: how to attract young people how to solve the problem of logistical support of cultural institutions. But, in fact, rural contribution able to reconcile the irreconcilable: in the absence of high-quality sound and lighting equipment they surprise their countrymen interesting and spectacular events.
All ultramatic dream about the same thing: to in circles and creative associations worked as many children and adults, teams were busy touring. The meeting participants agreed that in order to solve Continue reading
In the list of the brightest events of 2012 should definitely make the festival “Medieval Khotyn”. Because this year the festival will be held. Date “Medieval Khotyn” – from 29 April to 2 may .
About what it will be and the good, the organisers said.
As always extensively about the upcoming event, answered Anton Trubnikov.
— Tell us about what the event is scheduled in Khotyn.
— This year’s “battle of the Nations” takes place in Warsaw, for the reasons which we have already referred to. However, Hawtin is the homeland of the “battle of the Nations”, we love and respect this unique and beautiful place, and our loyal audience of local residents and lovers of the middle ages, lovers of medieval battles. In addition, for various reasons in Warsaw can’t go all the reenactors from the territory of our countries.
For them will be organized the first international festival “Medieval Khotyn”, in which for the first time on the territory of the Khotyn fortress will be the horse fights in full contact, horseback clashed, Hiking fights, who managed to catch the fancy of our viewers.
Will participate the historical reconstruction clubs from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, perhaps, the Baltic States and Moldova. We invite Continue reading