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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

Meet the XVIII festival Moscow autumn

Today in the Great hall of the Conservatory — the official opening of the XVIII international festival of contemporary music “Moscow autumn-96”. Concerts has just begun and will continue through November 30. However, the press-conference, organized in anticipation of the opening, it was as if the festival is over and the results are summarized clearly and irrevocably.

At the beginning of his speech the Chairman of the Union of composers of Moscow Oleg Galakhov killed all on the spot, use the word “concept” — the word, the authority of which he generously attributed to our critics, to the efforts. Oleg Galakhov assured us that the concept of the festival “Moscow autumn”, as a man may think, there is this “new works by Moscow, and not only in Moscow, composers”. In his opinion, such a concept can dare risk only such public organizations as the subordinate Union. This was followed by a completely unexpected: Galakhov himself spoke all that will be spoken in reproach to the organizers at the closing round table or printed in the Newspapers — all verbs were delivered in the future.

Galakhov said that composers in the program claimed many — 150 only Moscow, but it is a real number now writing (registered in the Union even more) — and repeated the famous phrase spoken many years ago by the results Continue reading

FIRST WORLD BAss CHALIAPIN FESTIVAL

February 13 – a great day for the world music community. On this day the world celebrates the birthday of the great Russian singer Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin, whose name to this day is the standard of the performing arts. Acting in conjunction with the meticulousness of vocals allowed Chaliapin to create a vivid stage images, which in our time are unsurpassed masterpieces. Feodor Chaliapin became the first Russian artist who has attained international recognition, and one of the best “ambassadors of culture of Russia– all over the world.

The Fund ’s talents of the world”, highly honoring outstanding achievements by the great planetary scale, holds the First world bass Chaliapin festival. The solemn opening of the festival will be marked by a concert “parade of the best basses”, which will be held on 4 February 2015 at the Svetlanov Hall of Moscow international House of music, then these concerts will be held in other big cities of Russia and abroad Continue reading

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