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 St. Petersburg, in the Fort of Emperor Alexander I (Gulf of Kronstadt), in the course of one night will host the international festival FortDance.
Headlining the festival this year will be: Armin Van Buuren, Roger Sanchez, Hernan Cattaneo, Gui Boratto, Rex The Dog, Moonbootica, SCSI-9, and specially invited guest from the UK Annie Mac (BBC Radio 1).
It evolved from a private art project to mass cultural event, the Festival FortDance became one of the most striking events in the life of international dance-music community.
Every year (since 2000) thousands of fans of electronic sounds and music lovers from Russia and Abroad flock to the shores of the Gulf of Finland on the legendary piece of architecture, a symbol of the power of Russia postperovskite era – the historic Fort Alexander I.
Participants of the festival:
* Armin Van Buuren – trance music legend, cult mixes “A State Of Trance” and founder of his own label, Armada.
* Herman Cattaneo – the temperamental Argentine representative of the new wave of Progressive House, unique artist, the first attempt caught in the global ranking of the best DJs.
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Meet autumn nature – festivals and master classes in the Metropolitan parks weekend 21st and 22nd of September
City parks has prepared an interesting program this weekend. There is entertainment and for sports enthusiasts and for lovers of literature. You can also listen to street musicians, to look at the legendary Soviet Motorboats, and much more.
Retro festival, 21 September, from 12.00 to 20.00
On the shores and waters of Sebestova pond water festival will be held “Vintage-201”, dedicated to the world day of the sea.
Park visitors will see the legendary Soviet Motorboats “cauldron” and “Progress”, kayaks “Trout” and “salute”, boat motors, manufactured in the USSR and abroad. The technique can be viewed not only static on the Bank, but also in action – on the water.
Saturday, 21 September, from 10.00 to 12.00
In the framework of all-Russian campaign for garbage collection “Make” in the Park there will be a big Saturday. The Directorate of the Park invites everyone prisoedinitsja to a great cleaning.