Autumn in Thailand is marked by celebrations, however, as any other time of the year in the Kingdom. Here-here should begin the spectacular Festival of Vegetarians and then a beautiful and romantic Loy Krathong. But before we celebrate the Moon Cake Festival or Mid-Autumn, my favorite holiday of lovers. In large shopping centers have special baked moon cakes (and do they sell them year-round). And even in every 7-11 S&P managed to deliver a batch of moon pies.
Mid-Autumn festival is celebrated most widely in China. But as in Thailand, a large percentage of Chinese and Thais of Chinese origin, this tradition spread to the Kingdom. The festival begins on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month and marks the autumnal equinox and the end of harvest. But to sell and fun to absorb moon pies and cakes begin three weeks before the celebration. In my opinion, this holiday is not that much to harvest, how much to the philosophical perception of the unity of man with nature, to achieve perfect harmony that major canons of Taoism.
The Moon Cake festival celebration is named for the tradition to prepare special sweet cakes in the shape of a full moon from sesame seeds, Lotus and duck eggs. Nobody knows where this tradition, but in the XIV century, moon cakes have Continue reading
The performances are loved by the Kurgan puppet theatre “Gulliver” in the first season the audience will see the Far East and Siberia. The actors gathered puppets and decorations, Packed suitcases and went on a tour with the latest and most high-profile premiere of the theater.
In Kurgan doors to the public “Gulliver” will open soon: the 71st season will begin on October 25. On 25 and 26 October the Kurgan will feature two premieres — “the Actress” and “Tales of my grandmother.” The delay in a long-awaited meeting of talents and fans has objective reasons: with the end of the theatrical season this spring, “Gulliver” suffered a great loss in creative frames — for family reasons in Moscow moved actor and Director Alexey Gosuk and his wife, actress Irina Timofeeva. Left the troupe and a young, talented Nikolai Fomin. Because of what the theatre had difficulties with putting actors to play roles, to the same scene master new sound designer and illuminator.
Yet these changes do not interfere with “gullivera” with optimism to the future of the theatre, especially because it starts with a long and happy road.
Now Gulliver is located in Irkutsk, where from 4 to 10 October goes mobile festival “the Ark”, where the Kurgan puppeteers Continue reading
Arts festival, organized by the Pereslavl Museum-reserve on the initiative of the Moscow Union of Artists is held in Pereslavl-Zalessky for the third year. In the beginning it was dedicated to Honey and Apple Save, and 2014 is called “Pereslavl autumn”. Autumn for artists – the final of the creative year, plein air, reflection, understanding of themselves in the world and the world in itself. In Pereslavl nature autumn is the season of the most vivid, memorable, exciting creative impulses and revelations.
Every year the festival is growing, attracting new participants. This year one of the highlights of the Festival will be the opening of the exhibition Pereslavl artists on 3 September at 16.00 in the Cultural-exhibition centre of Pereslavl Museum. The exhibition runs until 14 September, don’t miss. Within the exhibition there will be held meetings with artists, musicians. 11 September at 16.00 there will be a concert of the creative team on “the edge” under the direction Continue reading