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In Ivano-Frankivsk took place – Holy Kovaliv

 

Of course, the most striking event of this spring in Ivano-Frankivsk can be called the three-day festival “holiday of the blacksmiths”, about forging a Grand event firsthand reports the portal “Our City — the Park building with repair” .

This year we were visited more than three hundred blacksmiths from 23 countries around the world. Some of them came to the festival for the first time, and some — already regular guests. For example, world-blacksmith from Israel URI hofi of came to us for the second time. Interesting the wizard that he is originally from Ivano-Frankivsk, where he was born and lived until I was four. During the war, URI lost his family here, and he was removed from Ukraine. Difficult military imprint in the memory kept him from visiting his homeland. However, after visiting the festival last year, the Hof was amazed by the hospitality of Ivano-Frankivsk, and became a constant participant of our holiday.

Despite the capricious rain, the area was never empty: hundreds of Ivano-frankovets Kuznetsov was surrounded on all sides, to at least have a little look at this great job — the blacksmith’s art. Special attention was attracted by a master class of the school Continue reading

Photo of the most spectacular celebrations of the world

 

Looking at this picture, remember the movie “pirates of the Caribbean”. when the ship “the Pearl” are scarab beetles in the sand.

Ship or Yacht, swims among the sand,it dipped to a building on wheels. This yacht is one of the attractions of the festival Burning Man.

This event creates team spirit when people feel the holistic community, and understand the fundamentals of art and freedom of expression and thought. The festival is held every year in Black Rock desert, Nevada.

Ganesh Festival, India

The celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi (lasts for 10 days) pays tribute to the popular Hindu God with elephant head.In every homes, like the Christmas tree in Russia, Hindus decorate their idol God.The peak of the festive day, on the tenth day, a huge statue of the Hindu God in the Arabian sea. Thus, they give a huge honor and gratitude to God.

The Feast Of The Black Nazarene, Philippines

On the streets of Manila, parade, where believers precipitated a huge image of Christ, the Black Nazarene. Every year this festival attracts hundreds of thousands of Christians. Taken at a parade to go barefoot and leave your clothes to the organizers, in the hope that their things will RUB the statue and return to their rightful owners. People believe in the supernatural Continue reading

Festivals and competitions

Festival “chain” forum where leading writers, critics, publishers and fans of the genre fiction. The event has been held since 1981 and is the oldest in the country the festival of fantasy or as they are called – the convent.

From 2003 to 2009 guests of honor were such famous writers as a classic of world fiction Robert Sheckley, one of the greatest American fiction writer Michael Swanwick, domestic fiction classics Vladislav Krapivin and Vasily Golovachev, “the Queen of cyberpunk” Pat Cadigan, a wonderful writer and screenwriter Alan Dean foster, the famous British writer Christopher priest. Last God the decision of the Head of Ekaterinburg, the festival is included in the official list of events dedicated to the celebration of city Day.

To date, the assets of the festival seven prizes awarded to the winners:

main prize “chain” (all-Russian prize of the jury for the successful creative activity and great contribution to the development of Russian fiction),

prize “Start” (all-Russian prize of the jury for best debut book last year, written in Russian in the genre of fiction),

the award of a name of I. A. Efremov (prize of the organizing Committee of the festival for outstanding editorial, organizational and educational work Continue reading