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Religious festivals and ceremonies of the peoples of the world

 

 

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

Holidays in October

 

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

Festival FortDance

 

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.

* Roger Sanchez – house Continue reading