Wine festival in Cyprus
One of the most famous and beloved "harvest festivals” in Europe — Wine festival in Cyprus. It is held on the island in the early fall of 1961, when the…

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What does the feast of the presentation of the Lord?
  The feast of Candlemas, celebrated on February 15th (old style – 2 February) is among the great twelve great feasts of the Orthodox Church. In Eastern countries, Candlemas is…

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Summer festivals of Ukraine: music and ethno

 

This year, music lovers had hard times: global musicians and then cancel concerts, festivals carry on indefinitely, some do “to carry” to other countries. But Ukrainians still know how to have fun and if you try, you can find wonderful events throughout the summer. Keep your eyes on the schedules – and you will find many festivals and celebrations. Today we will introduce you to the declared event, which will take place this summer.

When: June 7-9

Where: Kiev, Trukhaniv island

Price: from 300 USD.

Speakers: Ricardo Villalobos, Art Department, Guy Gerber, Ian Pooley, Aquarius Heaven, Sonja Mooner, Jay Haze, Nastia, Rayo, Timur Basha, Lola Palmer, Dizzy and others.

Festival for dance music lovers Island – this is a 48-hour marathon under the open sky. Three sites: two night scenes, one for “after party”. Fest will appeal to those who love culture club.

When: June 12-15

Where: Lviv

Price: 0 to 800 UAH.

Speakers: Larry Carlton, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Eliane Elias Quartet, Miles Electric Band, Charles Lloyd New Quartet, Lucky Peterson feat. Tamara Peterson.

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Holidays and customs of the Ukrainian people

 

Trinity, apostles ‘ fast, Midsummer. The birth of John the Baptist, Peter and Paul, the Prophet Elijah, Healer Panteleimon, Maccabeus, Saved. Transfiguration, The Dormition Of The Virgin. First Pure.

The Trinity is celebrated on the 50th day after Easter. The Bible says that on this day came down on the apostles the grace of the Holy spirit. In the people the Pentecost is celebrated for three days. The first day, that Green, or Klechalnoe Sunday, the second – Klechalniy Monday and the third – Bogodukhov day.

In Green Sunday need to be especially careful, as this day the greatest aggressiveness of Miwok, mermaids, petercat and other evil spirits.On this day, to go to the cemetery and commemorate the dead relatives, necessarily leaving them any food. In Klechalnoe Monday after Church sanctifies the field that the Lord would protect them from hail and fire. In Bogoduhov day sanctified wells. “Trinity three holidays rich: flowers, herbs and ruddy in the summer..”

The apostles ‘ fast is celebrated on the second week after Trinity. Its duration depends on the Trinity, since it ends on 12 July, on the day of Peter and Paul. According to the legend Kiev was established by Saint Peter Continue reading

Bright holidays of the world

Modern brides and grooms are some dislike winter so rarely are planning a wedding in the cold season. Although the tradition of throwing the wedding in winter existed among our people for centuries. However, if you decide to get married in the winter, or it just happened that a honeymoon can be sent only in the cold season, don’t despair. Winter travel has its charm, romantic flair and the skillful organization can turn into a real fairy tale.

Positive aspects of a wedding trip in the winter is the lack of crowds of tourists, mothers with screaming children, queues, and reasonable prices. The negative side is cold and unpredictable weather. Although, if your hotel is covered with snow – there will be an additional opportunity to retire and spend time together.

If you want to relax together and enjoy a romantic honeymoon – don’t plan the trip for the winter holidays. Trust, privacy, you can only on a desert island. In other, civilized, places of the globe you will be greeted by festive noise, noise, queues, crowds, and prices for holiday tours can spoil your mood even in love.

The winter holidays can be (conditionally) be divided into two areas. First – “chasing summers” – implies the holidays Continue reading