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Christmas traditions of the peoples of the world

Fabulous, magical, mysterious – that’s all it is: New year. Most popular on our planet celebration, a time to make wishes. And make them come true, — be sure to follow the usual traditions. How on Earth exists nationalities, so many rituals of celebrating the New year. Consider the most interesting and amusing customs.

Emotional Italians and new year’s eve in his repertoire: in order to avoid the burden of the past and start with a clean slate, they are getting rid of junk and old furniture. And quite an unusual way: throw out the balconies. So go at this time near Italian unsafe houses: suddenly it will be not just a leaky pan, and the couch… Russian children wait for Santa Claus, and Italian at night while they sleep, fairy Befana comes. If the child behaved in the old year well, she gets hung by the fireplace empty stockings with sweets. But the prankster in the morning will find instead of gifts only embers.

But in France there is a Santa Claus. and his name is Pere Noel. He also reluctantly shown to the children on the eye, but loves to give them gifts, furtively filling their shoes. New year’s eve the most emblematic French treats table — pie baked inside Continue reading

Golden autumn Slavutich

the founders of the festival . Slavutich city Council; NAEC “the beginning” the Ministry of energy of Ukraine; SSE Chernobilsky NPP; Kyiv regional state administration; Ministry of family and youth of Ukraine; the Ministry of culture and art of Ukraine; State Committee of youth policy, sports and tourism of Ukraine.

Since 1996, “the Slavutich Golden autumn” takes place in the framework of the National programme “Children of Ukraine”. The project is supported by creative and media agencies “UN-PRESS”.

Participating countries: Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Bulgaria, France.

Participants of the festival: young journalists, cameramen, editors and reporters of children’s Newspapers and radio programs, as well as members of creative teams.

Tradition was the release of the festival newspaper “Lavesta”, holding a newspaper and photo exhibitions, teleconference “the Slavutich – Richland,” production of radio and television journals of the festival.

Media: leading periodicals of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus.

Festival events:

1994 year — the first time the youth of the press visited the Chernobyl Continue reading

Boldino autumn will be held in Nizhny Novgorod

The cold days of late autumn, the festival program will give the audience warmly meetings with their favorite characters and performers and, of course, familiarity with new names.

On 14 November, the festival ’s Boldino fall” offers a great Opera by Mussorgsky on the tragedy by Alexander Pushkin “Boris Godunov”. The main part of Tsar Boris will be performed by the Laureate of International competitions Vladimir Taisai – soloist of the Perm Opera and ballet theatre, the owner of a unique bass. The role of the Impostor will present a well-known citizens and beloved by fans of the theatre, Honoured artist of Russia, soloist of the Bolshoi theatre of Russia Roman Muravitsky. To conduct the first performance of the festival will be the artistic Director of the Nizhny Novgorod Opera theatre artistic Director of the festival laureate of Nizhny Novgorod Renat Zhiganshin.

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