Russian art festival "Pereslavl autumn"
  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…

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Unusual culinary festivals in the world
  The article will tell you about the many food festivals that are organized all over the world. These festivals are very unusual. You will learn about the tradition of…

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celebrations

Greetings happy birthday verses

 

Congratulations happy birthday in verse and prose is an integral part of the big celebration. It is usually said that during a birthday is a great mood condition, new thoughts, something very old, long-forgotten thing of the past, if passes the boundary line, dividing the whole of human life. So why does this happen, why? For centuries all the celebrations – from the personal to the huge public – had personal so-called master “birthday”, in whose honour the “culprit” they were made, were invented. In this case, you can and should themselves be sure to thank everybody for their holidays and their birthday wishes in verse . All invited guests at this point, congratulating him on his birthday, they seem to tend to him, “up on tiptoe” and that’s something to talk with him, to adore him, to praise him, to ask someone for something (example, happiness, health and family welfare), to thank. All the guests “lifted on tiptoe” to recharge and be inspired by the power and thoughts of the birthday “jubilee”. That is why the people who came to congratulate the “culprit” happy birthday looking forward to this event, preparing themselves as outside and inside.

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Festivals and shopping in Kashmir

 

The most colorful festivals in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are in Ladakh. If you get the chance, you must visit the Tibetan mysteries – dancing in masks (Mask Dance), which are held in Buddhist monasteries on the territory of Ladakh.

In Ladakh are many Buddhist festivals almost every month during the year. Here is the list:

Different times: GU-STO p – a celebration of the victory of good over evil, the mask dances in the monasteries Tiksi (October-November), Spituk monastery (January) and Karsha (Zanskar, July).

January/February: Loan – Tibetan new year celebrations in the homes of Tibetans in monasteries and for 15 days.

February: Domace – Buddhist new year, celebration in Lech, Lemire and Dickite. The mask dances, the burning of effigies of evil spirits.

February-March: Guru TSE-Chu – dancing in masks, the Oracle predicts the future in the monastery of Stoke gompa.

February-March: Matho-Narang – Oracle in the monastery of Macho predict the future, perform acrobatic stunts with tied eyes, etc.

June-July: TSE-Chu, a three – day festival is the masked dance in the Hemis monastery in honor of the birthday of Guru Padmasambhava.

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Festival Moon Cake

 

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