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Wedding traditions of different peoples of the world

We don’t want to believe that a wedding is no longer fashionable, but Fashionable, too!

Wedding ceremony is experiencing a real boom. Young people rarely want to organize a “modest candlelight dinner”, and are increasingly turning to sources of culture, paying due attention to the ancient rites and ceremonies, complementing the feast, original customs of other peoples of the world and organizing your wedding in a particular style. Here’s more about it, the more that ’s wedding season” can be called open!

Ancient Rus.

When was the Christianity of Kievan Rus was intended as the official religion, began the formation of a traditional wedding ceremony, which took almost 7 centuries. Up to this point, all the rituals were directly connected with the pagan beliefs of ancient Slavs. But, despite all the efforts to completely eradicate paganism failed. That turned symbiosis of Christianity and pagan rites. After the 16th century, there has been a better ritual with defined stages, wedding attire and attributes, and of course folklore, which reached to our days. But the main innovation was mandatory Church lighting of the marriage.

It is accepted that the ceremony itself is divided into several stages, namely: pre-wedding customs (Dating, Continue reading

Holidays and traditions Montenegro

Montenegro – a country that loves and know how to relax. And not coincidentally many of our compatriots tend to come here in the days of national holidays, when it is buzzing with fun and hospitality of the locals is most conspicuous.

New year is one of the most cherished holidays for locals and for visitors. The fun continues here from December 31 to January 2. Town squares are given into the hands of the musicians and street theatre companies. Almost every hotel, including, and located in the ski resorts of Kolasin and Zabljak, cook their own entertainment, showing the maximum of imagination. Especially lush performances are held in major cities such as Kotor, Podgorica, Budva. These days people have gathered here from all corners of Europe, to the great company, under the speech of the stars of Montenegrin and international pop, to celebrate the coming New year, whose arrival romantic mark blooming in the night sky bouquets of fireworks, which are then showered with stars directly into the sea (weapon producing volleys, often set directly on the piers).

Tutsindan – interesting holiday, which begins on 5 January (two days before the Orthodox Christmas). Especially this holiday I love children, because during Ruzindana them… should not be punished! Continue reading

Festival of Festivals “We are one, we are Russia! “

The organizers – the Department of social policy of the Oryol region, the Department of education and youth policy of Administration of the Oryol region, and HE “United Russia”, the Center of students ‘Compass’

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The festival is organized pursuant to the regional comprehensive programme “Youth of the region (2006-2010)” development of Amateur student creativity, to identify and support talented young people, within The nationwide project, Festival of Festivals “We are one, we are Russia” . aimed at the revival of civic values and promote the ideas of patriotism among the youth.

The goals and objectives of the festival:

– support of Amateur creativity of students and faculty of educational institutions of Orel and Orel region;

– creation of conditions for sustainable development of talented young people;

– strengthen students ‘ traditions and meet the needs of students in creative communication;

– wide promotion of all types and genres Amateur, artistic creativity and the formation of aesthetic values among students;

– engagement with a team of leading specialists of culture and art workers;

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