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The Nibelungen Festival in worms

 

Festival of the Nibelungs (Die Nibelungen-Festspiele – “Di Nibelungen Festspiele”) opened in 2002 in worms (Worms) is one of the most important centers of intellectual, cultural and political events in Europe.

From the beginning the festival was a great success, and for several years was the most popular outdoor festival. On the steps in front of an impressive Vormskyy the Imperial Cathedral (Kaiserdom – “Kaiserdom”) gathers the most famous actors of theatre, film and television and show the diversity that carries the legacy of the Nibelungs.

All German media at the time of the festival only write about the impressive performances of this event. Every year it gathers more than 230 000 viewers watching live performances, and millions of TV viewers watching the performances on home screens or screens of the city.

The origins of the festival — the song of the Nibelungs

Many medieval traditions of the report of the Nibelungs (Nibelungen). The Nibelungs were the guardians of treasures. Their glorified all over the world work “the Song of Nibelungen” (Nibelungenlied – “Nibelungenlied”). It tells the story of how the treasure of the Nibelungs from the king and his sons moved to the hero Siegfried, when he, possessing Continue reading

Spectacular event awaits the youth

Vladivostok, December 10, PrimaMedia. Bright and unforgettable event will take place in 2015 in Primorye. 15 to may 20, Vladivostok will become the student capital of Russia and will take more than two thousand young, talented kids from all over the country. “Russian student spring-2015” will be the largest youth event in the history of the Far East. About this journalist. RIA PrimaMedia was told by the Director of the Department of youth Affairs Alexander Kaganovich.

2014 – this is the second year that we believe youth year. This year held many important events, in which the younger generation of Primorsky Krai took an active part. Youth policy in the region today dictates a team of 10 of thousands of talented, bright, enthusiastic young people involved in active collaboration of the Department of youth Affairs of the Primorsky region, – said Alexander Kaganovich.

During the year, the youth team of Primorye, in conjunction with Department staff, implemented a number of projects. So, 800 volunteers of Primorye took part in organizing and holding the Olympic torch Continue reading

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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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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Top-15. The most exuberant and colourful festivals of the world
While began celebrating the festival of Holi is one of the most colorful and exuberant festivals – we have collected some more examples of wild and crazy festivals. 1. The…

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Festivals of France
France is the most beautiful, mysterious and desirable country. The whole world knows the sense of humor inherent to the French, everyone knows the voice of Edith Piaf, love the…

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