International Fireworks Festival in Seoul
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DANCE OPEN Ballet Festival
  Festival "DANCE OPEN" takes every spring in St. Petersburg the world ballet stars, the leaders of the world's ballet companies and students of ballet schools from around the world.…

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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

The XI international festival-contest BLOSSOMING CZECH

Participants: Choreography, Vocal (all genres), instrumental music, circus, theatre, plain-air

Price: from 395 EUR

About the festival

Festivals General categories protected by the Ministry of education of the Czech Republic “Spring Festival ” ” Blooming Czech Republic “. “Spring Festival “-celebrates the beginning of spring :show the first leaves on the trees appear violets and lilies of the valley ,the rays of the sun we are pleasantly stronger and the young participants

Bloom at our festival and show themselves in all aspects of talent.

“Blossoming Czech” and “Blossoming Europe”-celebrate the blossoming of spring.In Europe :

Slovakia ,Austria ,Italy ,Czech Republic and Germany in which festivals you can see the entire palette of natural colors :red roses and tulips ,orange gerbera daisies and yellow Mimosa ,soft green lawns, parks ,blue arch-ideas ,pink and white apples and peaches and purple Magnolia. So bright and enchanting are contests and concerts

spring festivals.

Osobennosti and uniqueness festivals International youth forum”spring Festival”,”Blossoming Continue reading

Carnival costumes – History

 

The roots of carnival out in the middle Ages and originates from the “feast of all Mari”, which is known from 1039 years and it began to cover their faces with masks. The birthplace of carnival, considered to be Italy, namely the well-known carnival of Venice. Carnival in Italian “carne” meat, “Valais”.

In 1296, the Italian government decided to make the last day before lent a public holiday. The peak of development of the Venetian carnival falls in the middle of the 18th century, when the celebration is not only a major event but also the meaning of life of its participants. In the period of carnival in the country there was an atmosphere of permissiveness and freedom.

Replaced the drab existence comes extravaganza of colors and joy. Shackles noble manners gladly accepts every commoner, covering his face with a carnival mask and wearing luxurious clothes. In turn, members of the nobility were hiding under the guise of suckers, which gave the medieval carnival special intrigue. The shoemaker could flirt with the Princess, and the patrician could easily seduce a seamstress. So wealth and poverty hiding behind masks and carnival costumes kept the secrets of their masters.

Carnival caught on Italy, what to wear carnival masks and costumes, they became year-round. The government had to publish an additional law under Continue reading