Ice sculptures

Ice – the material is short-lived, but grateful. Despite their fragility, allows you to apply ice to handle the tools applied to carved wood.

One of the most famous in the history of ice carving – Ice house, built in St. Petersburg of the 18th century, during the reign of the Empress Anna. The ice house was built for clownish wedding, which took place in the winter masquerade.

Today in the Northern hemisphere passes a dozen festivals ice sculptures, the most famous of which are held in Russia, China, Japan, Canada and the USA.

The sculpture is of medium size, made of ice, can safely stand a few weeks under the open sky (if the temperature is below 0 degrees), and a large sculpture (over 100 kg) and does stand for two to three months, if her constant support. Despite this, professional sculptors rarely choose this unreliable material for his work. Ice sculptures – a lot of young artists, Amateurs and masters of modern installations.

Winter is the time of Christmas. That is why in Russia are favorite subjects of ice sculptures associated with fairy tales, folklore, national mythology. Almost every major city in Russia on the eve of the New year can be found on the areas of ice firebirds, Continue reading

Festival “TERRITORY”


Autumn in Russia is expected theatrical non-stop it has Long been observed that after the experience of the difficulties people are in a hurry not only in temples with prayer, but in the theaters in search of relaxation and joy. After the extremely heavy summer with our audience offered incredible festival parade. All flags of the world, all the world stars are going to converge on the Russian horizon. In the lead, as always, Moscow and St. Petersburg, and festival life in the province is gaining momentum.

Moscow festival parade will begin a tour of the theater within the “Golden mask”. One of the best theaters of St. Petersburg this time brings his show-hit “Xenia. Love story” and new — “the taming of the shrew” set by the Lithuanian Director Oskaras Koršunovas. Almost simultaneously with the “Golden mask” starts returning to the capital after a two-year stay in Perm festival “Territory”, where the chief guest will be the famous German Director Thomas Ostermeier, which in addition to master classes brought to Moscow his “hamlet”. Heir and successor of the Brechtian tradition of political theater, Thomas Ostermeier in their productions always addressed sensitive issues of our time: whether it’s a teen scene from “dysfunctional Continue reading

The Most unusual festivals of the world

We always look forward to any holidays, because it can be fun to note, you can not go to work or school (not all of course), etc. We have long been accustomed to the usual holidays — the New year. March 8, February 23, victory Day, etc. But there are so many different holidays that the common man of our country may seem strange, funny and unusual. So, the most unusual festivals in the world.

1. Of Hadak Matsuri. In Japan every third Saturday of February, decided to hold this festival, or rather even a Festival. Thousands of naked men out in the cold. They are dressed only in loincloths and sandals. According to custom, so goes the rite of ritual purification. It is believed that on this day, if a man discards his clothes off, it automatically resets all the failures and attracts good luck.

2. March of the zombies. This holiday is celebrated annually in Canada (Boston). Something like Halloween. but then thousands of people dress up in zombie and walk down the street depicting the walking dead brain eaters. What is remarkable is that many of them try to copy the gait of a zombie from the clip Michael Jackson-Thriller (1983).

3. World championship mugs. The festival is held annually in the town of Egremont, in the UK. Its essence Continue reading

What to wear to music festival

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Rest in the open air, cool music, stylish clothes and a sea of celebrities. What could be more tempting than the season of music festivals? I plan this summer to visit one of them? Then you just have to know what clothes to choose for a music festival. Like the event itself, festival fashion fun and special and it is really difficult to look chic in the middle of the desert, in a stuffy crowd or under the scorching sun. So what to wear to a music festival to look bright and catchy, without losing the charming spirit of free, relaxed and laid-back style? To stand out in the crowd is young and trendy, listen to the advice of stylists about festival fashion and do not miss your chance to be part of this crazy, amazing and active event that you will remember forever!

How to dress for a music festival.

Romantic floral prints, Bohemian Maxi dresses, jeans, the product associated with crochet, lace, embroidery, country, folk and ethnic motifs, vintage vibes and quite unexpected, outstanding combination – this is all that Continue reading

The Most beautiful snow festivals in the world

For those who love winter, it is not difficult to organize a festival for the millions of visitors per month to build an entire city made of snow and ice. The collection includes three Paradise for lovers of winter.

First snow festival in Sapporo Japanese was held in 1950, and the story of its creation is very romantic. Tell that students are simply sculpted animals out of the snow and passers-by liked it so much that the idea of turning children’s art into a citywide celebration. Two decades it was an event at a local scale, but the Winter Olympics of 1972 brought the festival to the world level, and in 1974 in Sapporo hosted the first international competition to create pieces of snow and ice.

Each year the festival has expanded. Now it lasts exactly one week in early February and distributed in three areas of the city (Odori Park, the stadium Tsutomu, quarter Susukino). However, for participants, the work begins much earlier: teams arrive in Sapporo almost a month to create their works, and delivered to the city a huge amount of snow on five-ton trucks. To create these massive pieces of wooden frame is created, there is filled with snow, and then the sculptors begin to “cut out” from their ideas. They always have to come up with Continue reading

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