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!
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
Montenegro – a country that loves and know how to relax. And not coincidentally many of our compatriots tend to come here in the days of national holidays, when it is buzzing with fun and hospitality of the locals is most conspicuous.
New year is one of the most cherished holidays for locals and for visitors. The fun continues here from December 31 to January 2. Town squares are given into the hands of the musicians and street theatre companies. Almost every hotel, including, and located in the ski resorts of Kolasin and Zabljak, cook their own entertainment, showing the maximum of imagination. Especially lush performances are held in major cities such as Kotor, Podgorica, Budva. These days people have gathered here from all corners of Europe, to the great company, under the speech of the stars of Montenegrin and international pop, to celebrate the coming New year, whose arrival romantic mark blooming in the night sky bouquets of fireworks, which are then showered with stars directly into the sea (weapon producing volleys, often set directly on the piers).
Tutsindan – interesting holiday, which begins on 5 January (two days before the Orthodox Christmas). Especially this holiday I love children, because during Ruzindana them… should not be punished! Continue reading
We all love new year’s celebration for its elegance and magic of new year’s eve, make a wish, believe that the sacrament will happen and what happens to those who believe. It is unfortunate that in the turmoil of revolutions and reconstructions we have forgotten that since ancient times in Russia was the great holiday of Ivan Kupala . And this holiday is no less mystical and magical than Christmas. This holiday is celebrated at night. It’s a night of magic and mysticism.
The Holiday Of Ivan Kupala.
The Midsummer festival has its roots in antiquity. At that time people worshiped different Gods, including the God of the summer solstice – Kupala. It was believed that this God is the patron for love, marriage and continuation of the human race. Because of very important aspects of human life, people are very revered this God, and the feast was truly popular and celebrated all of the Slavic world. In Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine is still celebrating. Unfortunately, we have not forgotten. And for good reason!
When Rus ‘ Christianity, then, as always, Ministers of religion could not at once be eradicated folk festivals, but they were replaced by its value. So it was with many national holidays (read here). And now, this afternoon Continue reading