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Boldino autumn – final concert

This evening before the audience was and Nizhny Novgorod artists, and their colleagues from other Russian cities, and musicians from South Korea. Arias and scenes from famous operas, Adagio and pas de Deux from audience favorite ballets, romances on poems by Pushkin – the concert’s repertoire was designed for the most discerning viewer.

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– Festival “Boldin autumn” every year is gaining momentum, says the winner of all – Russian and International competitions, twice winner of the prize “Creative success”, laureate of Nizhny Novgorod Tatiana Garmashova. Every time it is an exciting holiday that is of continuing interest to the viewer.

– The atmosphere of the theater festival, attentive, sensitive viewers, all this sets the actor to show himself as fully as possible, with the best hand, said the winner of the International competition the actress of the Moscow academic musical theatre of a name of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Olga Poltoratskaya.

Guests from South Korea – four beautiful soprano and conductor, Professor But tai Cheol – brought on “Boldin autumn” his musical gift.

– We love the poetry of Pushkin, we decided to make Continue reading

The Women of the world holidays

the Ancient Germans believed that in women there is something sacred, and therefore consulted them as oracles. Often the reverence of men came on, and they worshipped women as a real living goddesses. Imagine the ancient Germans, shaggy and fierce, dressed in animal skins, with war paint on his face. Now, this wild subject had not committed himself one day in a year for tenderly-sweet eulogies “weak half of mankind,” but honestly women were worshiped all year round…

We, modern women, it seems that this holiday was always. Does — our great-grandmother were spared from having to blush with pleasure, listening required the compliments and taking the gift of the branches of stunted Mimosas. Thank you Clara Zetkin and Leonid Ilyich! The decision on annual celebration of International women’s day was taken in 1910 at the second International conference of socialists in Copenhagen, on the proposal of Clara Zetkin. The holiday was first held in 1911 in America and in some European countries and in 1913 — in Russia. In 1966, by order of Leonid Brezhnev, on March 8 became a non-working day in the USSR — and to this day remains as such.

Are we right, proudly calling this day “international”? Judge for yourself. This day is declared a national Continue reading

Summer festivals

Each time, their advantages, but the summer – the most vivid and exciting time, and summer festivals – much more than all the days in a year. It was at this time in France take the Bastille, in Tokyo celebrating the day of the sunflowers in California go round horses in Belgium are built of sand in Pamplona bulls fire, in Kyrgyzstan, sing songs, and at the London launch balls. And it all happens in our photo review 10 great summer of festivals and celebrations.

Summer sunflower festival in Tokyo

Sunflower – one of the summer colors, and therefore it is logical that in Japan commend him on floral summer festival. Spend it in the suburbs of the Japanese capital for three days in late July. This year, blooming sunflowers came to admire 200 thousand people!

Festival of Mitama and lanterns

In East Asia experts not only in colors but also in lanterns – you can confirm this at least for the Taiwan lantern festival. But the celebration takes place in the spring, and the festival of Mitama in Japan – summer, and lanterns on it no less. Even more – after all, they symbolize the souls of the dead ancestors, and the ancestors in Japan is very revered. The festival – one of the most quiet, and at the same Continue reading