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Calendar of holidays and events for the week of 14 to 20 September

 

 

Calendar of holidays and events for the week of 14 to 20 September will reveal information about important and significant holidays of the Church calendar, the people’s will, the ancient Slavic calendar, astrological and astronomical important dates, as well as interesting and unusual holidays and observances around the world.

September 14

Consecrated the Church: the ecclesiastical new year and concordant circle. Annually, September 14 is celebrated ecclesiastical New Year. This is a major event that called Rosh Hashanah.

Rosh Hashanah, the Slavic New year

Earlier in Russia autumn the New year was a great holiday with many traditions and ceremonies. Because of changes in weather and the end of field work all things now moved into the hut. On new year’s eve night was quenched with old fire in the house, and early in the morning lit a new fire, necessarily produced by hand, using a flint, and with Continue reading

The Most unusual of the world holidays Holiday, holiday!

 

We all know such holidays as new year, the eighth of March and all those that are for us, traditionally, were holidays. We’re also well-known international April fool’s day, Valentine’s day, the day of Cosmonautics.

Holiday, a holiday.

However, international holidays much more than we think. They are all established by the UN and UNESCO. And if we don’t celebrate, then surely at some point the world celebrate in a big way.

January 11 is international thank you day (International Thank You Day). “Thank you,” that, without which our lives would be negligible and gloomy!

January 11 is international thank you day (International Thank You Day). “Thank you,” that, without which our lives would be negligible and gloomy!

January

January 21, noticed a very unusual holiday – international hug day (International Hugging Day).It was founded in the USA in 1986, and rapidly conquered the entire world!

February

February 11 – world day of the sick. (World Day of the Sick). Day was established on 13 may 1992 at the initiative of Pope John Paul II as a day of sick people.

February

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Program of the new year’s festivities in downtown St. Petersburg

This year for St. Petersburgers and guests of the city has prepared the most interesting holiday program – concerts, festivals, riding a roller coaster and the music festival of light projections.

The main new year celebration will start in the city with the arrival of Santa Claus and snow Maiden. Magical train with the main New year will arrive on Wednesday, December 30, at 11:00 on the Ladoga station .

On a fabulous sleigh Santa Claus together with his entourage will travel to St. Petersburg. Santa Claus will visit the red guard, Nevsky and Frunzensky and the Moscow region St. Petersburg, happy New Year young patients of Children’s hospital No. 1 at Vanguard street, and then travel to the area of the Rebellion. From there at 16:00 will begin the parade through the decorated Nevsky Prospekt to Palace square, where from 17:00 will unfold bright theatrical performance . Festive cavalcade will welcome officials of St. Petersburg and the Vologda region, which together with Santa Claus will light the Main Christmas Tree of the city.

On the same day, December 30 . on Palace square will open the music festival of light projections . The first view Petersburgers and city visitors will see at 17:00 . And further, to 7 January videopicture can be viewed daily in 18:00, Continue reading