The French city of Nantes is known around the world: at the end of January every year, the music festival “Crazy day” Its name recalls the comedies of Beaumarchais. Over 11 years of “Crazy day” was a five-day, but continues to be insane. The crazy thing is that in the huge conference Center that classical music sounds powerful and continuous flow: from 10 a.m. to midnight, seven halls simultaneously listen to 7 thousand people!
A 5-day festival was held here 235 concerts with the participation of 1,800 musicians: they performed 200 works, heard 111 thousand people. And it’s not audiophiles, and the common people. City hall highlights the festival’s largest grant (one third of the budget -3 million Euro), so concert tickets cheap. People come to listen to music families and at once all day. And in the morning the halls fill with students at discounted tickets. So in Nantes introduce children to classical music, and so the case here embody the slogan of the Russian Bolsheviks “Art belongs to people”.
“Crazy day” helps Nantes to become a city of music connoisseurs. Renee Martin, founder and leader of the folk festival, very successfully implements with the active support of the mayor’s strategy Continue reading
The Thais are very funny and sentimental people. Therefore, annual festivals, memorial days and holidays play a big role in their lives.
Many Thai festivals are fun and colorful, and the Thais always invite tourists to participate in them. Other events very solemn and ceremonious. Regardless of whether it is a dazzling procession, Buddhist religious rite, unbridled joy or exotic ritual – all these holidays remain a pleasant memory
for tourists and help them to understand the cultural the population of Thailand is the most exotic countries in Asia.
Most festivals associated with Buddhism. the annual cycle sasrava-
tion of rice, memorable dates in the life of Thailand’s kings. Some celebrations are held on certain days, others, mostly Buddhist, associated with the lunar calendar. Lots of fun folk festivals.
Chronological Thai festivals are held in the following order:
Makha Puja ( Makha Puja) . The full moon day in February.
National holiday-related events in the history of Buddhism, when 1250 disciples of the Lord Buddha gathered to hear him preach. During this day of prayer interspersed with such Continue reading
The overall ratings of the movies though, and do not take into account individual preferences, but include the movies that everyone should see as works of outstanding acting, unusual story lines and impressive camera work.
Fees of the movie talking more about popularity than quality, however it is interesting to look at the top ten best sellers: Avatar (fees worldwide $2 788 million), Titanic ($2 187 million), the Avengers ($1 517 million), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 ($1 342 million), maleficent ($1 274 million), Iron man 3 ($1 215 million), transformers 3: Dark of the moon ($1 124 million), Lord of the rings: the return of the King ($1 120 million), 007: Coordinates “Skyfall” ($1 109 million), transformers: Age of extinction ($1 091 million).
The Oscar statuette to the Academy of motion picture arts and Sciences, is internationally recognized as the highest American award of the film industry. It is awarded annually for outstanding achievement in 25 technical and creative categories. First winners received an Oscar in 1929. In the entire history, only three films have collected all 5 of the most important awards: best film, best Director, best actor, best actress and best screenplay. It happened one night for the first time reached these Continue reading