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.
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
“Kanaval”, “Mardi Gras”, “Carnevale”, “Fat-Tuesday”, “Carnival” — different countries, different names… And yet, wherever there’s been this wonderful holiday, it always means one thing — a giant street party. This year’s carnival celebrations reach a climax on March 4, and the streets of many cities in the world filled with colors, music and fun.
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro — perhaps the most famous festival in the world. His marches and enthusiastic citizens — carnival event of international significance that marks the eve of lent, — 40-day period of abstinence for Catholics. In short, carnival — it is a chance to eat, to feast and to natalitsa before the days of self-denial, which occur on ash Wednesday (day of repentance).
European recognised by the Catholic Church as a pagan holiday which has conquered the whole world. It became popular in the most unexpected corners of the planet, for example, in Goa — predominantly Hindu resort India, where the carnival was introduced by the Portuguese.
Without a doubt, the North American carnival capital — New Orleans. Here day breaks before lent sounds in French — “Mardi Gras” (same as “Fat – Tuesday” or Fat Tuesday). Continue reading