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
Already on the rise to the station, whence there are boats, boats, boats in Venice. see people in colorful costumes new years eve. Captures the spirit because you will be witnesses to a posh operation, about which much has been told and retold….
Venice is a true Paradise for romantics and lovers. In the days of the carnival here, as never before, many couples, however, as ordinary tourists. They, like the locals, dressed in masks and festive costumes. Each comes up with an image Mask.
The mask is not just an accessory to preserve anonymity. So the whole concept is called costume from shoes, socks (tights) and ending with a Grand hats, masks with lots of feathers.
When going around a lot of people in very different and unique attire is a spectacular sight. Here and knights, and Egyptian pharaohs, and courtesans, and kings, and pirates. Popular to dress the whole family in costumes with a single idea: mother, father and child, a dog in a pram – all in the same color, the style, just different sizes. Looks like fun. Chic carnival costumes to buy or hire for a few small amount, about 200-400 euros.
During the carnival season in many parts of the city are the street theatre festivals, concerts, Continue reading
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.
The tradition Continue reading