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 long time before he became our most long-awaited holiday. And journalists family online magazine how it was before.
Below we will consider:
The emergence of the New year in foreign countries
To celebrate the New year people began in ancient times. Let us consider the formation of celebrating the New year as a holiday in various countries around the world.
In India . Mesopotamia, Armenia, he was met on March 21, the equinox, when spring comes, and began field work was done for a reason, and in order to obtain a rich harvest.
In Ancient Greece, New year is celebrated on 22 June, when it was the longest day of the year. Celebrated its fun, with processions in mummers costumes satyrs, glorifying the God of Wine, Dionysus.
In Ancient Egypt, New year was celebrated in September, the mysteries in honor of the star Sirius. The priests performed the ceremony in honor of the star appeared in the sky.
But Rome has left a bright trace in the formation and celebration of the New year, thanks to the legendary Roman Emperor Julius Caesar. It was he who introduced his calendar with 365 days, 7 days a week. It is for him in an enlightened Continue reading
Pouring from the sky streams of water and blots sprawling puddles, it seems, made it impossible even to think about the festival on Se. But not only for the organizers of this wonderful event, who were convinced that the most loyal fans of the bard and light-winged gliders will not stop even a fissure in the heavenly abyss. And the wise understand the nature of human stubbornness and at some time moved in the direction of the rain curtain and turned on Soy the sun.
Ah, what a wonderful panorama opens from the top of the mountain! Quilt velvety fields, tile stains roofs huddled at the foot of the village, the majestic bulk of the nearby mountains… at the Bottom of the slope is creeping snow-white dense foam or fog sneaks quietly into the forest, whether the cloud fell down, after an argument with sky. But here the breeze and faded white lace, melted. Flared in the sky the ceremonial sunset, a fire at the base and barely pink on the tips of their endless wings. The sun’s rays came up, jumped on the shiny roofs of more than a dozen cars that came to the camp for gliders, colorful houses, tourist tents and, most importantly, laughing individuals great number of fans.
While preparing a concert stage, the bravest of the festival participants climbed into the cockpit of a small sports aircraft to the pilot Sergey Warm, followed Continue reading
NORILSK. “Taimyr Telegraph” in Norilsk Today starts the second art festival of Northern cities in the world “Parallels”.
In the period from 26 September to 10 October, viewers will see performances, concerts, shows, laboratories, exhibitions and workshops. The program of the festival included traditional genres (drama, classical music, musical), and experimental storytelling (art of storytelling), plastic theatre, hip-hop Opera.
A few hours before the opening of the organizers and participants of the creative forum (actors, Directors, playwrights, artists, musicians, dancers and photographers from Russia, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Holland and Estonia) spoke with local journalists.
As stressed by the General producer of the festival Catherine said, “it’s not every day come to Russia groups on the global level and go to the region’s transit through both capitals, not stopping them”.
Creative forum opens with the premiere of the Norilsk polar drama theatre. VL. Mayakovsky’s “Crazy day or the Marriage of Figaro” – the vaudeville on Beaumarchais’s play staged by the honored Continue reading