An ancient legend says: “the events of the Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary occurred in the small town of Nazareth, where Her elderly parents. Joachim and Anna were very kind, modest, elderly people that could be held in high esteem in people, if they had children. The absence of children was considered in Israel great misfortune.
Old people used to ridicule and found comfort in the Church. But one day on the feast of Joachim was not allowed to go to the altar. Grief, shame, resentment, he went into a desert place. Poor Anna all blamed herself. Cried, prayed and promised that if the miracle happens, she would dedicate the child to God.
According to ancient legend, Joachim in the desert, and Anna in the upper room, received from an angel the glad tidings that Continue reading
In October holidays quite a lot – more than three dozen.
Among them are purely professional. For example, teachers Day, celebrated on 5 October. It is a celebration of all Russians: all in school or continue to do it, and am proud of those who gave or gives a start in life, attaching to a variety of knowledge. School October 5, full color, well-dressed children, parents and, of course, teachers themselves. Teachers sound warm greetings and good wishes from all present.
To professional holidays include world post day, the Day of the Riot, the Day of the army in Russia, etc.
At the same time in October and have a few unusual holidays, for example international smile day, which is celebrated at the beginning of the month. Associated with the emergence of the Internet in our lives in General smiley – yellow smiling faces, made in ten minutes modest American artist Harvey bell. Smiley was even stolen, and became the trademark of the company, which has branches all over the world. But often they are those who travel around the World wide web. Communicating with each other in the network, we actively use happy, sad, puzzled and with other mines on the face emoticons.
But the international day of older persons at the beginning of October and the Day of the grandparents at the end of it interact Continue reading
In Thailand is the huge number of holidays is a tradition that everything here carefully observe and honor. Also festivals: some very fun and colorful, other – formal and majestic. But, whatever the festival, or holiday, in any case, having been on it, you get a lot of positive, memorable experiences. Will tell you about some holidays and festivals.
National holiday Makha Puja Thais celebrate when there’s a full moon in the third lunar month. Usually this holiday is celebrated in late February or early March. This holiday is connected with the events in Buddha’s life – in that day 1250 followers of the Buddha, not saying a word, came to him from different parts of the country to hear him preach. This day considers public holiday throughout the country. Thais should be sure to make this day any honest work. And after sunset, Thai people come to churches with candles and flowers to honor the memory of the Buddha and his followers.
Very popular fishing in Phuket – addictive and amazing pastime, when hundreds of anglers competing for the biggest caught the trophy.
Festival of flowers. Every year during the second week of February from Friday to Sunday in Thailand is a festival of colors. Continue reading