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Why do we need wedding festivals?

Last Friday I went to Bridal Affairs in your favorite Admiral Club. He became even more beautiful, greener, more svadebnie. In a white tent now coolers, the pillar before him zadekorirovany to white (although let it wild grapes would be the best solution, in my opinion), and as an option, offer wedding photo session with horses. The horses are beautifully braided mane and the photos are very stylish. But I want to tell you about it.

When I returned to the Parking lot, on one of the banners noticed advertising: the First international Festival wedding traditions of the peoples of the world “Tree Sort”, 15 June 2013, Admiral Club. Wow! The application for a large scale wedding event. My girlfriend once said that she saw an ad for this festival, but I still couldn’t get around to googling about it on the Internet. I confess, corrected and tell you.

The official website says that it is “cultural and social project, the main objectives of which — the revival of forgotten folk traditions and rituals, ethnic characteristics and spiritual culture of the different Nations, to involve the younger generation to traditional culture, enhancing the audience’s respect for the institution of the family”. Description pretty pathetic and serious. Actually the guests of the festival will be expected exhibition-fair of products of national creativity, wedding apparel, Continue reading

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

International festival of Slavic culture

The festival is held once in two years . organized for the purpose of preservation and development of international cultural cooperation and strengthening of friendly relations between the Slavic peoples, the promotion and development of original music, song, dance, festive-ritual culture, fine arts and decorative applied art of the peoples of Russia and neighboring countries. The festival is attended by creative teams from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, representing different types and genres of popular culture (instrumental, music, song, dance) and masters of decorative-applied art.

Hotmess meant much in the history of the Council of Pereyaslav and the life of the Moscow state. During the national liberation war of Ukrainian people against the Polish-gentry oppression Hotmess was the advanced post of Russia, through which correspondence was carried on Bohdan Khmelnytsky with Moscow. Since 1997 every two years, in September days, on the picturesque Continue reading

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