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.
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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In the world there are many countries, but even more in the world of different nationalities and cultures. We can say that all people are the same, but actually anywhere in the world you can find something that will surprise us or shock. Most of us carry strange customs of other Nations. It is about them, and improbable at first glance, the rituals we now describe.
Interesting is the custom of “hardening” neonates born to Muslim population of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Local residents for the past five centuries shed their babies with special ritual wall 15 meters high. According to those who observe this tradition, so they provide health and success in later life. It should be noted that children do not fall to the ground below them caught in the stretched fabric.
In rural areas of Scotland remained a very strange custom to smear the bride in the products. In particular, before the wedding the girl coated with all sorts of rotten eggs, sauces, fat or flour. In different regions of the “ingredients” may be different, but the main criteria for their selection are stickiness and unpleasant smell.
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Dubai shopping festival – it is a period of unique opportunities for shopping, entertainment and sweepstakes with incredible prizes. Opening the festival is always a colorful event with a bright light and sound effects.
During the annual shopping festival sales with kidka goods can reach 70% . discounts on accommodation in hotels – 40%, and airlines often allow extra baggage allowance.
And from 13 November 2010, according to the mission of the Department of tourism and Commerce marketing government of Dubai, opened the “global village”, located in Dubailand.
World village” – it is a popular tourist attraction, offering many activities. This year, 28 national pavilions from around the world will present guests the opportunity to purchase goods from different countries in a wide range.
Visitors will be offered a program with elements of national culture of different peoples of the world. On the Stage of world culture performances by dance companies from Cuba, bollywood, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, Japan, etc. will Be organized street shows with the participation of African acrobats, drummers, jugglers lights.
Shopping in UAE – a Paradise for shoppers.
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