Unusual holidays in the calendar
People who are used to their culture, holidays of other Nations seem to be amazing, and often strange. To understand the traditions of other people you just have to try…

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Festivals and holidays in France
  In France, the holidays take an integral part of cultural life. The French love cooking for the holidays, it is a great pleasure to decorate houses and streets for…

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Top summer holidays Kirov region


Summer in our area for the holidays rich. Not a month – a celebration, and even more. And many take their origins from the distant past. They always celebrated with fun and panache. Today many of them are peculiar brands of the Kirov region.

Vyatka swintonia

This is a very ancient and unique Vyatka holiday, the first mention of which dates back to the early nineteenth century. According to the legend, the holiday was celebrated as a day of remembrance of those killed in fratricidal “hlynovsky battle” between the Vyatka and residents in the city of Vyatka and pagan customs were accompanied by whistling and dancing. It is no accident Swintonia was originally called “Pandemonium”.

Our ancestors began to celebrate Swisstony with the memorial service at Razdergannogo of the ravine. Morning they were devoted to prayer, and in the afternoon walked and had fun: singing songs, blowing whistles, fist fights, ate different foods, drank wine. This day was a job fair, to which Dymkovo masters prepared in advance: sculpted hollow clay balls — «sharise” and Dymkovo toys — the lady Cavaliers, bears, cows, horses, birds, did whistles.

Last Swintonia took place at the turn of the 1920-ies. In 1979, the elements of the holiday (fair, mass celebrations) were restored to the Day of Kirov city (June 12).

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The Most beautiful places in Bulgaria

The very name of Bulgaria makes the picture beautiful and Sunny country. Golden beaches and picturesque mountains, pristine lakes, and lush hills, ancient cities and monuments, magnificent cuisine and wines, loud celebrations and festivals, vibrant nightlife, friendliness and genuine hospitality of the Bulgarians – all open to guests of the Rose of the Balkans.

In Bulgaria every tourist will find exactly what you need – anxious bliss beach holiday, adrenaline ski resort, hidden for centuries, the wisdom of the ancestors in the ancient caves, ancient temples, tranquility and beauty of natural reserves.

Attractions Sofia

Familiarity with the most beautiful and interesting places of Bulgaria starts with a visit to its capital the ancient city of Sofia, which translated from Greek means “wisdom”. Modern its name comes from the majestic and beautiful Cathedral of St. Sophia, in which more than 17 centuries Orthodox service is held.

We can say that in Sofia are concentrated many of the most beautiful places pearls and religious Orthodoxy – the St. George rotunda, St. Nedelya Church of Saints Sedmochislenitsi, memorial Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and many other religious and historical places.

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To paint on nails: beautiful designs for the holidays


Well-groomed manicure — it’s always beautiful and fashionable, because it not only favorably is manicured nail plate, but also allows you to harmoniously complete attention to all details. But what you can draw?

The pictures on the nails can be performed not only in the salon but at home, and the finished masterpieces diversify casual style, emphasize festive attire, cheer up and significantly increase their self-esteem. If a woman has a well maintained and eye-catching manicure, it means that it is immaculate throughout, also attracts attention because of its tidiness.

To learn how to do nail designs at home, it will not hurt to practice a little, because the first time the masterpieces on the nail plate will hardly flawless. However, before you start drawing, you need to put nail plate in proper form. It is recommended to give them the desired shape.

For example, a short nail plate can be made square or oval; and long it is best to do slightly pointed either in the form of a Crescent. It is also important to cut regrown the cuticle, so as not to spoil the aesthetic appearance of the entire manicure.

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