April is a time when the National Park ķemeri can observe thousands of waterfowl. Although Latvia for birds so rich that you can watch at any time of the year, even in winter.
From 6 to 9 April – Easter, which in Latvia is celebrated not only in the tradition of the Christian Church, but also as a beautiful celebration of spring with painting eggs, riding on swings and other fun traditions inherited from paganism.
From 11 to 19 April in Riga will be held for the 16th Baltic ballet festival.
April 20 at the Latvian national Opera will premiere ballet by Ludwig Minkus La bayadère, choreographed by Marius Petipa. “La Bayadere” is the only great classical ballet in Riga is not compromised, and it will be attended by almost all of the ballet troupe of the Latvian national Opera.
May 12 – opening Jurmala summer holiday season with a parade through the main street of the city and the vibrant cultural program.
May 19 – the Night of museums, when the whole of Latvia people don’t go to bed and rushing to the museums in this night are open for free.
On may 26 and 27 in the port city of liepāja will host a festival of crafts īvas ciems “Liv village” Continue reading
12 fabulous festivals, to visit one of them — it means to live a life in vain.
February 28, begins one of the most ambitious, elegant and fabulous festivals in the world — the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
Don’t have new photos, forcing eyes climb on a forehead from the beauty, we decided to recall how the Carnival in previous years. But at the same time — to enjoy scenes of the most exciting holidays of the world that trigger the desire at least once in your life go on one of them.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
The carnival in Rio — one of the most anticipated festivals in the world. This is a crazy cocktail of colours, costumes, music, dancers.
In fact, the Carnival in Rio — the parade of the Samba schools, which is organized by the Ministry of tourism of the city, the League of Samba Schools and TV stations that broadcast the show.
Each school chooses a theme and prepares its moving platform, the costumes, the sets, the dancing, makes the presentation. At the end of the Carnival selects one school-the winner of which is awarded a cash prize. To study in this school is considered very Continue reading
Very soon the time will come the brightest and most stunning spectacles in Europe and Brazil. The carnival procession will once again attract large numbers of tourists wanting to see and participate in this festive whirlwind luxurious costumes, mysterious masks, exotic feathers, colorful sequins of music, fun and, of course, dancing.
By the way, the word “carnival” are two Latin root – sipe (meat) and vale (farewell). This holiday has long held 40 days before Holy week and was a kind of boundary beyond which Great lent begins. The origins of the holiday are taken from ancient pagan times, and only the Renaissance breathed life into this tradition, forgotten and forbidden during the Inquisition. Later the Europeans, who settled around the world, brought carnival to almost all the continents of the planet, and the locals gladly adopted tradition. We will talk about perhaps the most famous carnivals, plunging into the world of extravaganza and surprises.
The first documentary mention of the carnival of Venice refers to 1094, and in 1296 the Senate of the Venetian Republic, officially proclaimed the last day before lent – festive. Thus, the carnival of Venice has become a public holiday, known throughout the world.
In our time, ten days before lent in Venice, experiencing the true pilgrimage of tourists Continue reading