E: santeesmith@hotmail.com

The famous Soviet scholar festive culture AI Mazaev believes that the attempts of Peter I and Catherine II of Russia to introduce the carnival as a social artistic phenomenon of life could not be successful for two reasons: First, they are imposed from above, and secondly, they are artificially propagated an alien element in the environment of ancestral home "agrarian" celebrations operating under the influence of Orthodoxy. We have this difficult to accept. Yes, of course, strong start in harnessing the carnival on Russian soil, certainly occurred. The constructed theorists ideal model medieval carnival, comic culture has never practiced in any Europe or in Russia.

The color palette of carnival design is the most important stimulator emotional and psychological state of participants shows.She created atmosphere of celebration, contained a complex coded information in the program universal, nation-specific, pagan folklore and People, mythologized order. Here we encounter color preferences of historical experience and State color discharge, style and time naimodneyshie hobbies. But mostly victorious multicolored People of color - a wild, sonorous, emotional stress, the natural pagan.

Constantly felt, however, and color "sense" of a particular historical time.For example, beginning with Peter the Great's era and throughout studied the century, the favorite colors were "pesoshny, shades red (red, burgundy, crimson, "gvozdishny", "brusnishny", "cherry"), used besides the most incredible combination on the verge permissiveness: experienced Colors Spanish (shpanskie "), French, "Novomanernye" - "Swedish" and Berlin. Ace it has brought to many decades, a colorful kaleidoscope of carnivalization remarkably bright and voiced crimson, cornflower blue, green, black, yellow tones. So in practice the interaction of domestic and European folk of color.


Friend's Thanks: