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
Warning: possible ‘ll need a vacation after the vacation!
1 Ibiza, Spain
Unusual cocktails, the last house, constantly pulsating, best clubs, best di jeey and foam parties.
Since early spring and last until early autumn. Ibiza, the party capital of Europe, never sleeps. She sees thousands of revellers from around the world, looking to her clubs — Pacha, Space, Privilege, Amnesia, Eden and beyond.
You should book your tickets in advance (Yes, really — indeed, in advance), to accumulate their strength and be confident that they can celebrate in a place full of failure.
2 Mykonos, Greece
When it comes to parties, Mykonos doesn’t believe in wasted time. Parties on all beaches, unanimously, Psauro Beach, Tropical Paradise Beach Bar, Super Paradise and the rest will start in the beginning of the second half of the day.
Place dancing to the music of the best DJs together with celebrities.
Starts early and lasts until dawn. Party means business!
3 in South Beach, Miami, USA
Posh clubs, unique bars and tents, luxurious and exclusive, will keep you fascinated in the shimmering splendor of it all.
The raging Continue reading
New year’s day. . What is this — a holiday that unites all of us childhood joys, or a bag of trouble that every thtov to shoulder voluntarily and, as said one wise friend Owl, “Bestwestern”? And so, and so. However, the gratuitousness and speeches can not be! On the contrary, for a properly chosen Christmas tree, stitched after work or school carnival costume, cute gift for the most beloved colleague and, finally, for a delicious Christmas goose with apples everyone expects nothing less than a Miracle!
So lucky in love that parents were healthy, the child is getting straight to the chief gave a business trip to Paris or, at worst, in Helsinki! To marry the most, to finish the house to meet Her, to repay debts and to win the lottery.
Oh, how many miracles we order this new year’s eve, certainly hoping to return!
But how else? Santa Claus — people without age and bad habits. They’re not used to deny the miracles from harm. Anyone. Neither the baby nor the groom, nor the same age as my Grandfather. However, in the bag of Santa Claus do not fit the automobile ABpurpose vehicles and modern apartments, Director’s chairs and a real “Oscars”. They have toys, perfume, cute the homelessLitsa and, certainly, this book. Because without it the greatVilna to celebrate the New year Continue reading