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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

The Most striking events of spring

The Main and the most striking event, which is open to all travellers, who visited Azerbaijan in the spring, is the holiday of Novruz – the symbol of spring. Every year on March 21 the whole of Azerbaijan meets this ancient folk festival by preparing yourself for four weeks. Many holiday traditions and rituals of Nowruz whole March surprise and impress foreign visitors. Many people specially go to the regions, for example, in the village of Yukhari Salahli, where they witness a classic ritual, like old times. During the celebration of Novruz in Azerbaijan it is customary to visit, exchange gifts and many sweets that are sure baked in every home.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev annually on the eve of Novruz Holiday treats congratulations to the Azerbaijani people and the members of his family involved in the festivities, which take place in Baku in front of the Maiden Tower in the Old town and the National seaside Park. September 30, 2009 Nowruz was included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. A February 23, 2010 the United Nations declared March 21 the International day of Novruz.

Azerbaijani spring are all pleased with the wonderful weather and stormy generous variety of natural colors. At this time of the year, Azerbaijani cooks will offer a real vitamin menu Continue reading