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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.

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The brightest festivals in the world

Worldwide festival tourism is gaining altitude, and today the festival is a great opportunity to go to another country, learning more about its traditions and history, leaving only the memory of bright impressions and emotions.

Translated from the French means ” mass celebrations “. Usually, festivals are held in late winter — early spring. The citizens of many countries enjoy the coming of spring and waiting for heat, sun, joy and love.

Oktoberfest — learn Germans closer

Oktoberfest really allows you to know the Germans and their traditions very close. This is one of the most important festivals in Germany. It is held every year and attracts a lot of tourists, beer celebration worldwide known and has won many admirers. Those wishing to visit this festival is growing every year, and people are already going full families, bringing neighbors and friends.

Since the festival began, the Germans noticed that it gives people some kind of magical effect, and it’s not just the beer. People like the bustle, the crowd, a mass gathering in the squares, like the smell of beer and fried sausages, it forces people to do extraordinary things. Even the most modest guests manage something, “kelp”, jumping on the bench and drinking real German beer.

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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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The strangest festivals in the world
Jeremy hunter has devoted 35 years of his life to photographing ancient magic rituals and festivals in sixty countries. We offer to your attention a small selection of his photographs…

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The Most unusual festivals in the world
Every year around the world held more than hundreds of different festivals. Some of them are quite traditional, while other festivals are striking in their uniqueness and even absurdity. Perhaps…

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Bright celebrations on the planet
Malta Malta is so tiny country, on the territory of Kyiv could fit almost 3 of these, but, despite the size and the landscapes that may seem deserted, it attracts…

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