Interesting traditions of the peoples of the world
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…

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The Mystery of illusions
  1. Holiday "Las Payas" (Valencia, Spain) Fire festival is held from 14 to 19 March and attracts thousands of tourists. Every day, at exactly 14 hours begins the so-called…

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TOP 5 most vivid Christmas traditions of the world

 

1. England

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.

2. Cuba

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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June 21-22 – summer solstice

 

June 21-22 is the pinnacle of the year, marks the turning of the Sun in winter and is called the feast of Kupala. This rotation of the Sun, which divides the year into two halves, anciently accompanied by a special festival.

The history of Kupala, rooted in the depth of millennia. The Union of fire, water, earth, and sky — the so-called summer solstice.The main mystery of Midsummer celebrations begin the night of 21 to 22 June. Afternoon assemble and weave wreaths, and at night make offerings to fire and water, earth and sky, dance around the campfire and sing songs. Jumping over the fire and dancing on coals is a fiery cleansing. The water in this period is filled with the miraculous power to heal, protect, attract, bring health, beauty and peace.

Astronomically July 2, the Earth passes perihelion. Perihelion — the farthest point from the Sun Earth’s orbit. At noon height of the Sun above the horizon for most. The sun for a short time becomes in a special position, symbolizing unity with God. In three days — from 5 to 7 July — all the waters of the Earth are charged with special, magical powers. The sun like the face of God sends his divine grace through the element of Water. A person can receive spiritual revelation given directly by God.

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