Holidays in Italy are a great many – it and state, and religious, and regional holidays, perhaps, to enumerate all of them can’t even the Italians themselves. But there are 12 major holidays recognized official throughout the country are closed on these days banks and public offices, most shops and public transport operates on Sunday schedule. Many museums and exhibition halls during the holidays are also the rest from the visitors.
New year’s day, January 1
New year or as it is called in Italy, Capodanno – head of the year, celebrated by the Italians in the Gregorian calendar during the night of 31 December to 1 January. Despite the fact that many institutions do not work the holiday, miss new year’s eve don’t have – the streets are arranged folk festivals, in the main squares of Italian cities are organized Grand performances, carnivals, fireworks.
Epiphany, January 6
The feast of the Epiphany is one of the most revered religious holidays in Italy . completing Christmas activities. The main symbol of this holiday – the good witch Befana, distributing gifts in memory of those gifts that the Magi brought to Jesus.
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In Tver DK ” dissatisfied” completed the IV international youth festival of short cinema and animation “METERS-METERS”.
A similar event in Tver should not pass unnoticed for several reasons. The most important of them: the festival provides a unique opportunity to see short films ( under 15 minutes), created by young filmmakers from around the world
At the opening of the event was filled with joyful, energized, and festival organizers who want to make everything better, rapidly plied guests. Before entering the hall was organized mini-photo Studio, where everyone could take pictures with the living symbol of the festival – the man with the head-a camera – Camerapedia.
In addition, in anticipation of demonstrations all three days of the festival guests could appreciate the exhibition of paintings of young artists from Tver, and also to consider and purchase your favorite products from the masters of various crafts.
Generally, on days of festival DC ” dissatisfied” turned into a Playground for creativity and exchange of experience. By the way, shared it among themselves not only the participants, the real gift in the form of its master classes in acting, contemporary cinema, documentaries, Continue reading
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 Day and spring.
The history of the holiday on may 1
At a time when the international Congress II took, as they say, the fateful decision of whether to annually celebrate may 1, the entire international proletariat. According to the participants of the Congress, this day should be dedicated to the memory of the heroic struggle of ordinary American workers in Chicago against the exploiters and capitalists.
For the first time the Communists celebrated on May 1 in an even year 1890 in the Polish capital Warsaw. In the Soviet Union, may day, was actually a traditional public holiday, which is loved not only for his solidarity with the working people all over the world, but for the fact that all the may holidays, including the Day of Victory, the workers were given a great opportunity to remember all the labor traditions. Also, people reminisced about the past war.
The may 1 holiday celebration traditions
The countries that belonged to the former East democracy, have long been accepted in unions such as the EC and NATO. They have long forgotten that in such Continue reading