How to spend a masquerade ball cheerfully
Winter ... The time of the shortest days and the longest nights, the gray sky and the rare sun. Perhaps, in order to improve the mood, brighten up their lives, feel hope and happiness, and people came up with the New Year. And with him, and ball-masquerade.
As the encyclopedia explains, a masquerade is a ball where all present should be wearing face masks and dressed in different costumes - national, characteristic, historical or some kind of fantastic.
The first masquerades came to us from Italy and today are one of the most popular and favorite entertainment in the whole world. Masquerade is not just a ball. This is a real holiday, a real festivities of the people with theatrical performances, street processions, games and amusements in the open air. Even in ancient Greece, especially in its colonies in Sicily, such mass holidays enjoyed universal acceptance and love of the audience.
If you recall the history of Russia, then the ancestors of the ball-masquerade were folk sacred-pancake festivities and performances of buffoons. But over time, they changed, gradually losing nationality. Eventually, in the 19th century, the whole people's party was almost gone, but a form appeared like a masquerade ball.
These entertainments were conducted mainly among the nobles and were closed. In the masquerade completely disappeared some specific plot, each mask was chosen arbitrarily and behaved independently of the others. But still the masquerades differed significantly from ordinary balls with their strict order and etiquette and allowed some liberties.
The modern masquerade is held here mostly in winter - on the eve of Christmas and New Year. It is the most enchanting, full of vivid impressions and colors of the event. Preparing for it in advance, the organizers are considering the scenario, the participants are sewing costumes. A mandatory accessory of the holiday is a mask.
The organization of the New Year's ball, especially the children's ball is a very interesting activity that will bring positive emotions. In preparation, the children themselves write scripts, prepare costumes along with their parents, decorate the hall, where a New Year's "magic action" is to take place. Humor, jokes, games, songs, poems, riddles - the whole arsenal of New Year's entertainment is selected by the guys. For them, the New Year's Masquerade ball becomes a real holiday of fun and smiles, where sometimes the most incredible adventures take place.
If the masquerade is prepared for adults, then everything here is more complicated. Adults have already grown from the age when the world seems rosy. How to hold, for example, a corporate holiday, so that he liked and remembered everything. Here, there is only one way out - to make a scenario, to appoint those responsible for the organization and allocate funds. It is from the latter and will depend on the chosen way of organization: either on their own, or with the help of professional animators from the holiday agencies.
The holiday, which is organized by the agency, will certainly be ideal. Jokes of animators, colorful costumes, masks, fun will make a colorful masquerade ball. The scenario of the carnival can be chosen for every taste. However, this pleasure is not cheap. And order massovik-entertainer must be in advance, because good agencies are in great demand in the pre-New Year. But, on the other hand, strangers will introduce some stiffness or their jokes will turn out to be patterned and not at all ridiculous.
So is not it better to organize a New Year carnival on their own? To make the holiday come true, it is necessary to choose a group of employees who have creative potential and are able to create a festive atmosphere. The cost of a self-organized holiday will decrease significantly - after all, it's done for yourself! And there are always a lot of ways to thank artists.
A festive reception can be organized in a restaurant, outside the city or directly in the office. In advance it is necessary to send out invitations to create a certain atmosphere of solemnity. They can even indicate in which style the event is held. It can be a ball-masquerade, a New Year's fairy tale or just a celebration without a dress code.
So, the script is written, approved by the leadership and rehearsed a thousand times, the Christmas tree is installed, the room is decorated, small gifts are purchased. Prepared toasts, jokes, anecdotes and funny stories. Feel free to start a holiday and have fun, joke and dance. After all, there is a popular sign - how to celebrate the New Year, so it's necessary and you'll spend it!