Italy: Venice - the famous carnival
  We managed to visit Venice carnival last year, but the same great atmosphere in Venice certainly prevails also in these days because famous Venice carnival is now in full…

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Festivals, carnivals and festivals in Cuba
  Tourists love Cuba not only for the warm climate. Cuba attracts its unrestrained joy – if anyone does, and Cubans know a lot about the entertainment and noisy parties!…

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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

Oh, those carnivals!

 

Carnival in the world culture is one of the most significant places among all theatrical events. He carries not only an explosion of colours and emotions, but most importantly – reflects the culture and the mood of the people.

It is only at first glance it may seem that all costumes, props random and only strive for one goal – to hit diversity and originality. Every detail of the carnival carries a meaning. Some masks entered the world history. For example, famous and popular Venetian masks. It is considered that the Venetian mask is a reflection of the old Roman theatre, with its devilish characters. Mystical start, rigor and classic mask is not changed for many decades.

Generally the mask is one of the main parts of the carnival. Suit only complements the main content.

The carnival can last from several hours to several days, weeks, and even months!

Every holiday is held on to their traditions, dedicated to certain dates and events.

Already mentioned the carnival of Venice is one of the most popular in the world.

It takes place in mid-February. All of brocade and velvet, silks and unique masks, he rushes through the streets of Venice, filling rich program all the best halls Continue reading