History of the New year. How was the holiday?
  New year – one of the most fun and favorite holidays of our people. But as we meet him, he was not always so. Actually, it took quite a…

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The Feast of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God
  The story of the feast of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God in General is very interesting. Let's start with the fact that at the end of…

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The Most colorful festival on the planet

True works of art among the books that will never lose its value.

Every day people are faced with books. Today, more and more electronic. However, among books, there are some printed masterpieces, which is difficult to pass by. Reading them, collecting them for a collection, give, the more good book has always been considered the best gift.

They say you can’t judge a book by its cover, and this is a true statement. However, below we look at the most amazing design book that will change your idea about skins, and about books in General.

The iconic design of the book “451 degrees Fahrenheit” by ray Bradbury

Read — burn.

451 °F — this is the temperature at which paper ignites. And the book itself — about banned books that burn at the behest of the government.

The book is 360°

Three-dimensional tale of snow white in the artwork by Japanese artist Yusuke Oono. These books will draw readers not only content but also in form.

Cooking the book before reading it is necessary to bake

In order to prepare any dish according to a recipe from it, you need to first bake the book. After warm up, in its pages, the text appears. The idea of Croatian Continue reading

The Best carnivals and festivals around the world

 

Venice Italy

Perhaps the most famous and oldest carnival in the world. Every year Venice is clothed in the costumes of velvet, brocade and silk and tries on different masks. The carnival opens oldest Venetian festival — Festa delle Marie — the celebration in honor of the release of local girls from pirate captivity. The program of the carnival: the submission of the Commedia Dell’arte, a procession of hundreds of Harlequin, Pierrot, Columbine and other famous characters, as well as a Celebration confetti. Many rush to the carnival to take part in one of the balls masquerade, held in ancient buildings and palaces. «Bal Casanova”, masquerade on the water and, finally, the most important performance — «Golden night” — transfer of participants from the twenty-first century, several centuries ago.

Held in mid-February

Goa Carnaval

Goa

In the streets the Indians and tourists, dressed up with a colorful carnival of clothing, every evening for three days on the streets of cities and villages of Goa all singing, dancing and having fun. Angels, devils, nymphs, blue and green men and other fantasy creatures fill the beaches. Everywhere going Continue reading

The Most beautiful and spooky holidays of the world

 

Deeply embedded in modern culture Halloween, fascinating and mystical Mexican Day of the dead, a truly creepy Madagascan day turning bones and other scary beautiful festivals of the world from which you cannot look away, even when the blood begins to state in my veins.

Halloween

Extremely popular in the U.S. and Europe, Halloween is today, perhaps the most extensive collection of freaks in the world. Began its modern history as the Eve of all saints day, this Christian holiday dedicated to honoring saints and deceased relatives, soon turned into a real festival of evil, a costumed procession, which is attended by everyone from young to old. In some sense it is even symbolic, given that the origins of the holiday go back even further, into the depths of the centuries and the traditions of the ancient Celts, who have this day marked the end of harvest and the transition to winter period, i.e. New year. The Celts called this the night of Samhain or Samharam. At this time they were extinguished in their houses the fire used to wear animal skins to ward off evil spirits and left treats to appease them. Symbol of the holiday was the pumpkin with the sacred fire within.

When: October 31

Day of the dead

Mexican Day of the dead Continue reading