The carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Rio is 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 prestigious.
Holi — festival of colors in India
Holi, the festival of spring and the blossoming of nature in India, is celebrated in February or March. These days Indians are stirring up trouble between men and women jump over the fire and swing on the swings statues of the gods.
But certainly the most talked about event of the festival is the sprinkling each other with colored inks and dousing with water. All these colored powders are made from herbs, which in this period to help fight the spread of different spring virus.
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Samba — Afro-Brazilian musical rhythm and dance, performed to the rhythm. African rhythms were brought to Brazil with the slaves during the colonial period. Slaves were transported to the North-East of the country – mainly in the state of Bahia, which was the first capital of Brazil – Salvador, Bahia. Birth of Afro-Brazilian culture: music, dance, capoeira, religious tradition (the religious principle was present and is still present in many dance music genres).
Before the abolition of slavery in Brazil in 1888, any manifestations of national consciousness of Africans were suppressed, and some were outside the law.
Traditional Samba — samba de roda (Samba circle), it is called samba do Reconcavo baiano is the progenitor of all other types of Samba. It is included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. This dance originated in the state of Bahia, where it is still played by people of all ages. All stand in a circle – men perform music, and women in traditional full-skirted dresses and turbans singing and clapping. In the center of the dancing couple – man and woman or two women.
These «Bahia aunt», moving to larger cities, including Rio de Janeiro, kept the Afro-Brazilian culture, which even in the mid 20th century to be taken very seriously. They usually occupied responsible positions Continue reading
Today is the 65th anniversary of Irina Muravyova. She played a graduate Nina Solomatin in the “Carnival” in 30 years. Viewers called Muravyov best actress, 30 years ago when the film was released. We found out what else’s left overs.
Alexander Abdulov played the role of a young dog named Nikita, who falls in love with Nina
Severe spouse heroine Catherine Pearl was played by her husband George
Such a cow is needed the most
Once Tatiana Lioznova, combining his directing teaching at VGIK, gave each of his students a task — to film a small snippet from the script of Anna Rodionova, published in the journal “Art film”. The story of a provincial girl who came to conquer Moscow, was excellent. But the work taken by students… Tatiana did not like none of them. No one, from her point of view, didn’t understand. She was angry, explaining who and what made mistakes, been told how these passages can be removed — and eventually so much imagining that decided: “why am I going all the ideas to give away? Better than the film itself will be removed!” The more so because the heroine was something similar to itself. Funny naive Nina, who dreamed of becoming an actress, has experienced the frustration, loneliness, indifference full of people standing nearby. Continue reading