Life is interesting in itself, and the presence in it of various holidays and traditions make it even brighter. In each country, and sometimes in each city, there are a number of habits and rituals prevalent among the population. Their diversity is a genuine interest, because many of the existing traditions have ancient roots, and compliance with them is sometimes like a theatrical performance. Of course, many traditions of the peoples of the world formed on the basis of ancient and modern beliefs of a country.
The traditions of the peoples of the world
1. India is one of the most religious countries in the world. Almost every day there are the ceremonies for the deities, recall their exploits, they are offerings. This great living tradition, which is accompanied by a daily mini-rituals. Major holidays are distinguished by their brightness and spontaneity. One of the most cheerful and interesting can be called the birthday of Lord Ganesha – son of Shiva’s elephant-headed. The main tradition of this event, which takes place in August-September, is the preparation of various sweets, which are presented to the deity and then eaten in the whole family.
2. Colorful and can be called the traditions associated with the celebration of the Birthday of the Buddha. Continue reading
A few hours before the New year, the city is beginning to call “home” bell. And at first, doing it quietly, as if telling that the Holiday is on the way (before midnight bell wrapped in a special blanket, which restrains the power).
At midnight the bell undress, and he begins to welcome the New year! The lovers in these minutes should be sure to kiss, not to leave in the coming year. Also kissing all those who were under a bough of mistletoe, which is a symbol of love and longevity.
On new year’s gala dinner English Housewives definitely homemade Turkey with chestnuts and fried potatoes with sauce, braised Brussels sprouts with meat pies and, of course, a traditional English pudding, fruit and sweets.
In the New year’s eve Cuban children write letters, which focuses on the most secret desires. New year’s eve to bring gifts and realize childhood dreams three kings-wizard: Balthasar, Gaspar and Melchor. This Trinity is considered Cheerful spirit of the New year, as well as happiness and prosperity.
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As it is strange, but February is the most festive month of the year . The thing is that this month, around the world are the most memorable carnivals, during which you can see colorful parades, plenty of food and all kinds of fun.
There are many theories concerning the origin of the carnival. Some believe that the word “carnival” comes from the Latin expression “carne vale” meaning “farewell to meat”, signifying the last days when one could eat meat before Lent. Others believe that celebrating ward off evil spirits and are a way to say goodbye to winter and welcome spring.
The Rio carnival is a kind of yardstick with which to measure all other carnivals. It is also one of the most celebrated artistic events in the world. Slightly more than half a million tourists come every year to the “capital of all carnivals in the world”, to watch the greatest Orgy of all times and peoples. The carnival begins with the crowning of king Momo, who passed a huge silver and gold keys to the city. Then begin the celebration across the country on all the streets, squares, bars and clubs, culminating in a Parade of Samba, when the best are on a Samba school in Rio de Janeiro to win the title Continue reading