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Festivals and rituals of the peoples of the world

The peoples of the world

The history of its origin, many festivals and rituals of the peoples of the world are inextricably linked to religion, culture and spiritual heritage of this or that nationality.

Throughout the existence of mankind, these unique historical and cultural value have been born, evolved and disappeared, but the vast majority of them still managed to walk to our days almost in its original form.

The rites of the Slavs: history of origin

Speaking of cultural heritage, which managed to pass through the centuries, reaching today’s time, you should cite the example of the famous rites and traditions of the Slavic peoples.

Most of these ancient rituals and customs to their origin directly associated with paganism, that used to be part of the first human conceptions of man and the world, and later became the basis for all existing religions on the planet.

Calendar festivals and rituals among the Slavs

Communication with the holidays

Officially existed pre-Christian Pantheon of Slavic gods, approved by the Prince Volodymyr, comprised of male and female deities, with whom were associated the earliest ancient Slavic rites. Thus, among the most ancient rites should be mentioned indispensable Slavic celebration in honor of a female deity Continue reading

The Golden gate of Colombia

Barranquilla ( Spanish Barranquilla ), the local name of Curramba-La-Lingerie — the largest industrial and industrial center of Colombia. one of the main ports of the Caribbean, the capital of the Department of atlántico  a municipality located in the Northwest of the country, 80 km East of Cartagena. Cartagena). Lying 13 km up from the mouth of the Magdalena river (Spanish Rio Madalena), which flows into the Caribbean sea. the city is a sea and river port.

Barranquilla became the first port in the country, resulting in the nickname of the “Colombian Golden gate” (Spanish La Puerta de Oro de Colombia).

With a population of 1.88 million people, the city is the 4th largest in the country (after Bogota. Medellin and Cali ). The city is reputed to be the cradle of Colombian aviation (in Barranquilla was constructed first on the South American continent airport) and colorful Colombian Carnival. It is from here that the famous Colombian coffee is exported by sea anywhere in the world. In addition to coffee, the main products of exports are cement, chemicals and textile industries.

To date, there is no exact information about the date of Foundation of Barranquilla, but the first mention of the city dates back to 1620 year, as a small trading Continue reading

Festivals and celebrations

Tender category: Heritage

1. Project name (in native language)

Gromadska on umbilical Mikolay schodo in: problems of cultural spadini the traditions of the Polish ethnos

2. Project title (in English)

Social activity in Mykolaiv to preserve cultural heritage and traditions of the Polish ethnic group

3. Brief description of the project (project objectives, activities, participants, results, impact on participants, sustainability/continuation) (max 300 characters)

The main goal of the project is to preserve cultural heritage and traditions of the Polish ethnic group in the city of Nikolaev and the Nikolaev area through cooperation of Ukrainian, Polish, international public and governmental organizations.

Within the project the following actions are planned, aimed at studying the historical past of the Polish ethnic group in nikolayevshchina:

1.The conclusion of the study of the necropolis of Polish graves in Nikolaev and S. Kiselyovka (former Polish settlement Polacco) of the snigirevsky region of the Nikolaev area.

2.Publication of printed materials for the conservation of cultural heritage and traditions of the Polish ethnic group in Nikolavshchina, including the re-release of the 2-volume work “the Poles in the South of Ukraine: history and modernity”.

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