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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

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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Overview of the summer holidays and festivals in Catalonia

Spain is a country of fiestas, many of which are known and loved around the world. While Catalonia, along with the Canary Islands, is the most popular destination for Russian tourists. And as the season peak travel occurs in summer, we decided to present to our readers all the most interesting and colorful events that are celebrated in the summer months the Catalans.

When: June 12.

Where: Barraca de Salvador, the Ebro Delta Ebro Delta/Tarragona).

The popular festival, which is the most traditional method, by hand, planted rice. Festival participants dressed in folk costumes. Everyone is welcome to participate and learn how to plant rice. By the way, a real paella made with only the Spanish rice!

When: June 12.

Where: Rambla Prim, 64/70, Barcelona.

When: June 16-18.

Where: Barcelona.

Day program – Museum of contemporary art of Barcelona and the Centre for contemporary culture on the square of the angels, 1. Night program – “Fira Gran Via” (Avenue Botany, 62), El Auditori de Barcelona (Lepante neighborhood street, 150), Greek theatre (Passeig de Santa Madrona, 36), as well as the concert hall of the Museum CosmoCaixa (St Isaac Newton, 26). One of the largest in Europe and the world-famous festival of advanced music Continue reading

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