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Russian national holidays in January

 

Vasil-month, sechen, prosinec, roof winter, tugalo, jelly, pereskia, a young moon – bright and colorful folk nicknames in January a lot. And only such an abundance of signs and popular holidays, perhaps no other month of the year to “brag”.

From the very celebrated in our country festival “the winter Prince” and begins. 1 January are unlikely to find anyone not celebrating the New year. “As the New year meet, so spend it”, this sign has become a kind of guide to action. Once, trying to foresee the coming year, new year’s eve froze the water in a spoon. Numerous bubbles in the ice predicted health and longevity, and the hole in the center – the illness of someone from the family members or even death. Starry Christmas night meant an abundant harvest of berries in the summer. Frost and little snow was regarded as an omen of good crops, warm snowless’s new year threatened to crop failure. On the first day of the new year in any case it was impossible to take the job heavy or dirty so as not to spend the whole year hard work.

January 4 – at Anastasia Sirmium – appealed to this Saint is the patron of pregnant women with prayers for help in childbirth. It was believed that Anastasia is able to save from any ties, even from everlasting destruction, therefore your prayers to be treated and those who were in prison or in captivity (or their relatives).

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Best festivals autumn

About the noisy Oktoberfest and spooky Halloween is long known to all travelers, but is not limited to only them a list of the best autumn festivals. Today we offer you another five holidays, which should come this fall, to remember her for a long time.

A celebration of Beaujolais Nouveau, France

Under French law, the sale of wine may be started no earlier than the third Thursday of November. However, the festival starts on Wednesday this year falls on the 19th. What to expect fans of fresh drink?

A celebration of Beaujolais Nouveau, France

Open the procession in Lyon and bozho parade of winemakers with torches, then the streets will take barrels of wine, there will be numerous musical and artistic performances. And at midnight under volleys of fireworks will open barrels of wine, and everyone will be able to appreciate the taste of this season.

Chocolate festival, Italy

For those who prefer alcohol sweetness in Perugia from 17 to 26 October is a delightful Eurochocolate festival. It attracts hundreds of chocolate producers from all over Europe and opened in the city, whole sweet streets.

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Christmas traditions of the peoples of the world.

 

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How to celebrate new year’s celebration, knows probably every citizen of Russia. It is of course the traditional green Christmas tree and champagne, and required making a Christmas wish under the chiming clock. Everything seems clear and familiar to us from childhood.

But we must not forget that other Nations of the world are as equally fun, interesting traditions and rituals associated with the new year holiday.

Here are some of them:

The Jewish New year or Rosh Hashanah.

This important, full of spirituality, the holiday celebrates the Jewish people in the month of September, 2009 month of Tishrei it was celebrated on 13 and 14 July. Came had. Two festive days are called “long”. To work in these two days is sinful. According to legend, Adam was created by the Lord in that day, but on the same day of its establishment, he has violated God’s prohibition, for which he was immediately expelled from Paradise. Since that far day much time has passed. This day the Lord God appointed a day of God’s judgment. He judges their creations and thus determines their fate for the whole year ahead. But as the Lord Continue reading

The May 1 Holiday, its history and traditions
The history of this Grand celebration on 1 May, which was called the Day of solidarity of workers, dates back to July 1889. Currently the name of the holiday, labor…

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Unusual national holidays and festivals
We all love holidays. Traditional holidays in Russia is New year, Christmas, February 23, March 8, may 9 and others. But for anybody a secret that every country has their…

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How to cook carnival or masquerade?
We all love the holidays, and merry holidays love even more. Who ever heard of a carnival or a masquerade ball? Carnivals and masquerades came to us from Europe, and…

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