CARNIVAL OF VENICE-MAGICAL PARTY

Carnival of Venice
Carnival of Venice 1Carnival of Venice along with Rio Carnival is undoubtedly one of the most famous parties in the world. One of the best romantic places for your honeymoon is Venice in Italy. Holiday in Venice, gondola ride, Italian romantic songs and amazing sunset on Grand Canal is a dream of every young couple. There is one more magic that is happening every year and you need to take time and visit once Venice during Carnival of Venice. Carnival of Venice 4This festival of masks is taking place from 31 th January and is finishing on 17th February. During Carnival of Venice, this romantic city is transferring in a one big party for everyone. There are a lot of stories how this festival started and one of them said that this festival is in honor of victory of the Serenissima Repubblica against Patriarch of Aquileia in the year 1162. Through centuries, it was a period when masks were strictly forbidden from King of Austria, but definitely in 1979 Carnival of Venice have been brought back the culture and history of Venice by Italian government.

Carnival of Venice – romantic mask`s festival

Carnival of Venice 2Carnival of Venice is a well-known festival in the world. People from all over the world come to participate and enjoy in colorful costumes and masks. Venetian masks can be made of porcelain, leather or using special glass technique. The original masks usually are simple in decoration, design, and often had a practical and symbolic function. A lot of them are made with the application of gold leaf and gesso. Masks are decorated with gems and they are hand-painted using natural feathers. Some of the masks worn at Carnival of Venice have their names. Bauta is a mask that is heavily gilded. It`s preserving anonymity of people who wear this mask. Columbina is a highly decorated half mask covering wearer`s upper cheeks, eyes and nose. Medico della peste is one of the most recognizable and bizarre masks of Venetian masks. Moretta is a small oval mask with strapless black velvet, worn by patrician woman, with no mouth or lips and with wide eyeholes. Volto is iconic modern mask that covers the entire face.Carnival of Venice 3 Pantalone mask is represented as a sad old man with a nose like the beak of the crow with slanted eyes and high brows. Ariecchino is often servant of Pantalone and theatrical counterpoint to him. These two masks usually appeared together on the stage. Zanni is another funny classic mask of the stage with a long nose. When you will be on the streets of Venice you will see all of these famous masks. Singers and street artists in the squares entertain with music and songs the visitors at Carnival of Venice. The best way to see the beauty and party is to pack your thing and go on unforgettable Carnival of Venice to feel all of this adventure worth to be experienced.

HOLI FESTIVAL-COLORFUL FUN TOGETHER

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Holi Festival Unforgettable MemoriesHoli Festival is one of the major festivals in incredible India. Holi Festival is an ancient festival known as “Holika” in India. Meaning of this festival in beginning it was specific rite performed by married woman for well-being and happiness of their family. There are a lot of legends connected with mythology about Holi Festival. It`s Celebrated as the birthday of Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in some places of India, especially in Orissa and Bengal. Legend of Lord Krishna says that the Lord started this tradition and he play with colours on beloved Radha. People accepted this play that gained popularity and became a tradition. Some other legends are associated with Holi Festival like legends of Ogress Dhundhi and Pootana and Legend of Shiva and Kaamadeva. All of them describe triumph of good over evil. That is the main explanation of this festival.

Holi Festival is colorful fun celebration

Holi Festival is celebrated with spirit and enthusiasm on the full moon of March in the month of Phalgun. This festival of love or festival of colours celebrations is popular in other regions of South Asia and also in other communities outside Asia. Holi Festival spread to parts of North America and Europe as a spring celebration of colours, love and frolic.  It`s starting by burning Holika-devil in order to save Prahlad. People are gathering singing and dancing on the night before Holi. The next day in the morning is a free for all carnival of colours. Holi Festival Endless FunPeople chase and colour each other with coloured water and dry powder. You can carry coloured water filled balloons and water guns for your water fight. Everyone and anyone are fair game, children and elders, man or woman, rich or poor, friend or stranger. The fight and frolic with colours happen in open parks, open streets, outside buildings and temples. Some groups are carrying musical instruments and drums go from one place to another, dance and sing. All participants move and visit friends and foes, family, chit-chat and laugh, then share Holi delicacies, drinks and food. Holi Festival can be one of yours unforgettable funny adventures especially if you have your holiday in incredible India during this celebration.

VEVCANI CARNIVAL-UNIQUE BALKANS EVENT

Vevcani Carnival
Vevcani Carnival 04Vevcani Carnival is among the most famous carnivals in the Balkans to nurture more than 1400 years. This event is located in Vevcani settlement in Macedonia. In the days when we celebrate the arrival of the Old New Year Vevcani turns into a large open stage and event. Each year Vevcani Carnival is visited by numerous guests from Macedonia and abroad. Vevcani Carnival is recognized by the Federation of European Carnival Cities. People of Vevcani live for the Vevcani Carnival and their ambitions are every year to be better than the previous. Last year Vevcani Carnival lasted five days, and this year 2015th will be six days. It is expected that during the days of carnival Vevcani visit over 20,000 guests.


Here on this video you can see parade and masks of Vevcani Carnival in 2013.

Vevcani Carnival – Balkans famous carnival

Vevcani Carnival is street theater without directing. Masks are not available before the beginning of the event except traditional bridegroom,Vevcani Carnival 12bride and stupid August. Each citizen of Vevcani every year contemplates in which mask to be disguise. Every mask is unique and all masks are made inside homes of every family of Vevcani. People of Vevcani will tell you everything that you like to know, but he will never tell you what will be his mask for Vevcani Carnival. People of Vevcani are the authors of the masks and the dialogue of what will hatch.  Through all years of the Vevcani Carnival even one government was remained not uncritical.


During days of carnival every house in Vevcani is open to all guests. Everyone who comes will be welcomed with nice Vevcani wine, brandy and well known Lukanci .The main event is the traditional carnival procession which begin on 13th January  around 14 pm with a parade of groups from Upper and Lower neighborhood. Parade of Vevcani Carnival in central Vevchani will last up to 16 hours. Through Vevcani Carnival parade groups are performing on the streets traditional Macedonian dance “ORO”.The event will end with the traditional burning of the masks on 14 January.
Let`s see together with Travel All Together one more video of Vevcani Carnival in 2014 in Macedonia is here for you.

MARDI GRAS-WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL

Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras 3Mardi Gras is one of the festivals that we can say it`s celebrating all around the world.Mardi Gras Burbon StreetMardi Gras is also known like Fat Tuesday. Mardi Gras is a popular cultural phenomenon and Christian holiday. This world wide festival dates thousands of years to fertility rites and pagan spring. Mardi Gras is celebrating in countries with large Roman Catholic populations. Mardi Gras festival is celebrating always one day Ash Wednesday or The first day of Lent. More statistic information`s about this famous festival you can see on Wikipedia or Wikitravel sites.

You can see and learn how is celebrating and traditions of Mardi Gras in New Orleans on this video for you.

Mardi Gras is worldwide festival

Tradition on Mardi Gras is wearing costumes and masks, dancing, parades, sports competitions, debauchery, overturning social conventions, etc. Season for festival varies from town to town. Some traditions treat the final three days before Ash Wednesday and some consider period between Twelfth Night or Epiphany and Ash Wednesday. On this festival you can taste and hear famous Mardi Gras king cakes, breads, music, praline or other supplies. You will see thousand amazing costumes and masks or body paints that come popular last years. The best way is to be on the street and feel happiness and joy of all people.


Let`s go with Travel All Together to the most famous parade and festival is in New Orleans in Louisiana, USA. It`s unforgettable experience and once in your life you need to go there. It`s very exciting, fun, joy, amazing happening for you and your family. If you are not in love with New Orleans definitely you will be after participation in Mardi Gras. The things that you will see on TV cannot compare with your live experience on the streets of New Orleans. With one word Mardi Gras is all about CELEBRATION.


You need to see this video before your visiting Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

FESTIVALS-2-WORLDS FAMOUS PARTIES

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Festivals-2 made by Travel All Together team is continuing with festivals just for you. It`s nice to know when some festival is holding so you can plain sometimes your holiday in same time. We will choose some famous or rare festivals. We are sure that for some of them you will hear for the first time Starting from Festivals-1 and especially now in this Festivals-2.

Festivals-2 will start with your dream destination in Hawaii USA. Merrie Monarch Festival takes place in Hilo and it`s one of the famous hula competitions and exhibitions. There is small mystical land with festival just for you. Punakha Festival in Bhutan is dedicated to war against Tibetian that was in 17th century.


These two videos will show to you Merrie Monarch Festival and Punakha Festival.

Festival-2 is bringing to you one more famous festival from India. Pooram Festival will show to you traditional ways, sounds and colors of people at Kerala Backwaters in India. Baliem Valley Festival is one older traditional event on the frontier of Indonesia. It`s your chance to have spectacular cultural adventure in this amazing country.


Great Pooram Festival, and Baliem Valley Festival are on these videos below.

Festivals-2 are events all over the world

New York City has a lot of attractions to offer for you. It` will be nice to plain your holiday for New York Halloween Parade in this city in New York USA. Texas Renaissance Festival is one more famous attraction in Texas USA. Don’t miss this opportunity to go back through time.


New York Halloween parade and Texas Renaissance Festival are on videos just for you.

In 1920 was established Salzburg Festival and is going every year. That is a prominent festival of drama and music that visitors can see every summer in birthplace of famous Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Salzburg in Austria. Festivals-2 is showing one more interesting event just for you. It`s Alba International White Truffle Fair is dedicated to Alba white truffle. It`s the most important fair that start from early October in Alba Italy.


Enjoy in Salzburg Festival and see everything about Alba International White Truffle Fair on these videos.

Festivals-2 found one amazing festival in the country of Tango. It`s La Vendimia Harvest Festival that is taking place every year in Mendoza Argentina. For the end Festivals-2 you need to visit and have fun with vibrant and colorful Maltese Carnival in Malta. You will see costumed revelers and marching bands with fancy dresses, masked balls and grotesque mask competitions. This event has 5 centuries long history and it`s started in 1535.


The last two videos of La Vendimia Harvest Festival and Maltese Carnival are just for you to see and enjoy.

OKTOBERFEST-BIGGEST ADULTS PARTY

Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest is the most famous beer festival and the world`s biggest funfair. Oktoberfest is holding annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. The first Oktoberfest started on 12th October 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen and Prince Ludwig of Bavaria. On that wedding were invited all citizens of the city – Munich to a meadow (Wies`n) located in front of the city tower. Later in 1896 was built the first giant beer tents from Munich businessmen. Oktoberfest is 16 days festival that starts from late September. This festival is an important part of German and Bavarian life and culture. A lot of cities across the world are celebrating Oktoberfest modeled after this original Munich event in Germany. More statistic information`s about Oktoberfest you can see on Wikipedia and Wikitravel sites.


Here is one video tour of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany just for you.

Oktoberfest is the biggest place in the world where adults can have unforgettable fun and adventure. For 16 days it will pass more than 6 million people and they will drink about 7 and half million liters of Bavarian beer. There are some things that you need to do if you like completely to enjoy in Oktoberfest. When you come in Munich first thing you can do is to suit your self and buy Bavarian traditional costume for Oktoberfest. It`s trousers made of leader for men and colorful lovely costume for women. And it`s worth to do that if you are a big fan of Oktoberfest and you are coming every year. You can see from pictures and videos for you on this page.


People Enjoy and have fun – you can see from the video below.

Oktoberfest is your unforgettable beer party

And now is your time to enjoy. If you found a place for you let`s beer up. Order your Big Glass of Beer and have adventure in Oktoberfest event. German beer companies each have a tent that sells their brand. However, without doubt the best and rowdiest place is The Hofbrauhaus Tent! There are no charges for entrance in the beer tents. All Oktoberfest is free except for the rides and attractions. You can sit inside or outside of the tents. Reservation is possible but you need to make that at least in January for the next Oktoberfest. If it`s in your plan to visit Oktoberfest that is better to book hotel several months before you go.


Here is one more user`s guide video for you.

On Oktoberfest there are 14 large beer tents but that is not enough places to deal with a crowd. It will be always place for you if you are alone or with your partner. If you are bigger group and you don`t have reservation for place, months ago before Oktoberfest is starting than you will have small problem. The best will be to come early of the day so you can find place for you. But don`t worry you are there for fun to drink beer, eat famous pretzel, Bavarian sausage and other specialties from Germany. Tents are opening for visitors usually at 10:00 am or at 9:00am at weekends and they are closing at 11:30 pm.


In this video you can see what is going on behind the scenes at Oktoberfest.

Here is some information`s about tents. Armbrustschutzen-Festhalle serves Paulaner beer and they have every year competition in crossbow shooting. Augustiner-Festhalle serves Augustine beer drafted from the wooden traditional barrels. Braurosl serves Hacker-Pschorr beer. Fischer-Vroni serves Augustiner beer and grilled fish is the specialty. Hippodrom serves Spate-Franziskaner beer. Hofbrau-Festzelt serves Hofbrau beer. Kafer`s Wies`n Schanke serves Paulaner beer. Lowenbrau has roaring lion above the main tent and serves Lowenbrau beer. Ochsenbraterei serves Spaten-Franziskaner beer and here whole oxes are grilled. Schottenhamel serves Spaten-Franziskaner beer. Schutzen-Festzelt serves Lowenbrau beer. Weinzelt is the tent for those who prefer champagne and wine and in Winzerer Fahndl serves Paulaner beer. More information`s about this year oktoberfest you can see on Oktoberfest website.


If you don`t go on Oktoberfest here you can enjoy in German traditional anvil dance and if you decide to go you have one short video for some words that you can use when you will be on Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

Festival-1-Worlds Famous Parties

Travel All Together is starting something where you can know more about festivals in the world.

Actually, every country celebrates something so it`s nice to know more about that country.

Maybe you will organize your holiday at the same time when is that celebration.

Festivals-1 is the first page about those events.

You can put comments and name of some festivals so I can write about them.

If you like you can read about the festival on Wikipedia site.

Festivals-1 has Rio Carnival on the top of the list of Festivals.

This festival is celebrating 5 days on the streets of Rio de Janeiro in Brasil.

The main celebration is on special build Sambadrome place.

On that street, all Samba Schools have competition for the best performance and creation.

One of the important roles is the front lady that is the charge for samba school flag.

Rio Carnival usually starts end of February and finish on Saturday with final Competition of best Samba Schools.

Festivals-1 will tell you about another festival.

Chinese New Year is also known in China as name Spring Festival.

Chinese New Year party and celebration start on the last day of the Chinese last month and it`s celebrating 15 days.

This is centuries old festival and it`s celebrating all over the world where are Chinese communities.

These are some videos about Rio Carnival and Chinese New Year.

Festivals-1 is bringing to you another famous Carnival Mardi Gras who is also known as Fat Tuesday.

Mardi Gras is also celebrating in a lot of countries.

The best place to celebrate is in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

It`s celebrating in late February or early March.

This festival includes wearing costumes and masks, dancing, parades, sports competitions, etc.

Another famous festival with a lot of colorful masks and costumes is Carnival of Venice in Venice, Italy.

Everyone can put a mask and start party together with Festivals-1.

Carnival of Venice is between February and March.

See these amazing festivals Mardi Gras and Carnival of Venice.

Diwali in India known as Festival of Lights and Peace is the biggest celebration of Hindus.

This festival is celebrated with great happiness and enthusiasm of Indian people.

You need to be that five days in October or November to see all those happy people.

Another colorful and funny festival is Holi Festival.

It`s incredibly fun 16 days throwing colored powder religious festival.

If it`s March and you are in India, Sri Lanka or Nepal, you can have this colorful experience.

Here are videos for you from these happy festivals.

Festivals-1 are parties for celebration

Spain is an amazing country that gives you a lot of attractions.

But now here Festivals-1 we present to you two festivals.

First one is funny La Tomatina festival.

If you are in place Bunol on last Wednesday in August be careful you will be red from tomato juice.

There is a fight with tomatoes on the streets.

This is like your dream to fight for food when you have been a child.

The second festival has a little bit more dangerous part.

If you are in Pamplona, Spain doesn’t be on the streets after second rocket signal during Running of the Bulls festival.

There are free running bulls on the streets.

If you are brave and like to try to run in front of the bulls it`s your choice.

See these funny and dangerous video about this festival.

Festivals-1 is visiting St. Patrick`s Day in Ireland.

This festival is about religious and cultural celebration.

On 17th March it`s celebration day of Saint Patrick and the day of arrival of Christianity.

Generally is public festivals and parades and the wearing of green shamrocks or attire.

The land of Sun rising has one festival that started a long time ago and today is a tourist attraction.

It`s Kanamara Matsuri Festival.

That is “Festival of the Steel Phallus” and is held every spring in Kawasaki, Japan.

See more about these festivals on videos that Festivals-1 is brought to you to see.

RIO CARNIVAL-ENDLESS FANTASY DIVERSITY

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Rio Carnival is no doubt the most famous carnival in the world.

Carnival is celebrating in villages and towns throughout all Brazil and Catholic countries.

Rio de Janeiro is known as The Capital of town Carnival in the world.

Rio Carnival parade has a lot of ornaments, floats, and revelers from more than 200 Samba Schools of Rio de Janeiro.

Samba schools are dividing into 5 divisions and located in Rio de Janeiro.

Samba schools are from people who like to be present together on Rio Carnival with some geographical regional common background. See on Wikipedia.


Last year Rio Carnival for you is on video bellow.

A lot of theories are how Carnival starts.

The stories begin in ancient Rome like a pagan celebration.

In the nineteenth century, Carnival balls became popular in Rio de Janeiro.

It was about legendary balls held at the Municipal Theatre and Copacabana Palace Hotel. In 1930`s with the influence of Afro-Brazilian culture in samba form heralded start of Samba Parade.


Enjoy in samba dancer who leads the samba schools.

Rio Carnival is word famous party

Rio Carnival begins 40 days before Easter and last 5 days.

Officially Rio Carnival starts on Friday and finishes on Ash Wednesday.

One of the important things of Rio Carnival is that gives to people a chance to learn about Brazilian culture.

It`s part of their life and culture.

Rio Carnival is a euphoric event.

People are singing, dancing, have fun and party.

Samba schools have a lot of month’s preparation just to show themselves in 80 minutes parade at the Sambadrome.

5 days in front of millions of people will pass all ideas and fantasies in marvelous Samba dancers.


If you missed Rio Carnival this year don`t worry.

I brought that for you to see and enjoy in colorful diversity.

During Rio Carnival, everything else about the celebration is happening all days and nights.

When Sambadrome has finished the parties continue at each corner on every street all over the city.

People are singing songs of Samba and dancing along the streets.

Costumes were changing through years.

Every year they became freer and with new fantasies and ideas.

All of them are with a lot of glamor and decoration.

The new style Body Painting became famous this year and we could see really fresh and free ideas of that.


Amazing and creative body paints for Rio Carnival is in this video.

RIO DE JANEIRO-ADVENTUROUS SAMBA CITY

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Rio de Janeiro is the most famous city in Brazil.

Rio de Janeiro is not Capital or largest city in Brazil but whenever you say Brazil or Carnival first you think about Rio de Janeiro.

Place where you have well-known world beaches, a place where a lot of famous sucker players were started and have to wish to play in the greatest stadium in the world – Maracana.

But more statistic information`s you can read on Wikipedia.

Part of Rio de Janeiro is designed like World Heritage Site.


One quick fly above Rio the Janeiro is waiting just for you.

To travel is to discover. Beyond the mountain, crossing the forest, reaching the Bay you will see Sugarloaf Mountain in front of you and Copacabana Beach under you.

You have the sea, the lagoon, the forest and all of that in the middle of a city.

It`s insane, unbelievable.

Rio de Janeiro has a treasure that just some cities can be proud.

It’s placed to admire all that natural beauty. It`s like the dream you have in front of you.


Watch this amazing video about Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de Janeiro is waiting for you

Adventurists can choose from flying over the town, hiking, climbing on the mountains and cliffs until surfing on waves on perfect beaches.

Of course, I will choose to feel the sand under my foot, eat watermelon or drink cold drink and relax under the Sun of Copacabana Beach.

Rio de Janeiro is unique.

People are spontaneous and warm it`s just marvelous city.


Here you will see how it can be your Holiday in Rio de Janeiro.

You can spend peaceful holiday with exploring the rainforest, beautiful mountains, beaches or other things in Rio de Janeiro.

But there is one thing worth to spend all your holiday just for that.

Try to adjust your holiday for Rio Carnival that is lasting about 2 weeks.

It will be perfect adventure for you to see all that colors and Samba schools.

There is Sambadrome just for Carnival where all Schools will pass with their programs.


Try to relax and enjoy in this beautiful peaceful video about Rio de Janeiro.

Arrange your time to visit these places: Copacabana Beach, Ipanema Beach, Christ the Redeemer, Sugaloaf Mountain, Corcovado Mountain, Leblon, Tijuca Forest, Maracana Stadium, Arpoador, Botanical Garden, Municipal Theatre, Pedra de Gavea, Steps Selaron, Sambadrome Rio de Janeiro, Cathedral Rio de Janeiro, Fort Copacabana, Parque Lage, National Museum of Fine Arts, Quinta da Boa Vista Park etc.

Of course, if it`s possible to try to visit Rio de Janeiro during his world famous Rio Carnival, but more information about places to visit in Rio de Janeiro you can see on TripAdvisor or RioDeJaneiro sites.


Here is short view of stunning Carnival in Rio the Janeiro.