In this article I would like to tell You about Easter in France and the traditions of its celebration.
In 2015, for all Catholics, Protestants and Orthodox believers lovely Easter holiday – Easter falls on April 5.
However, worldwide it is well loved not only by believers, but also many people that are not related to faith and religion, Easter is both a religious holiday and the holiday of spring and renewal. In addition, it is a great occasion to bring together family and friends, and for children to make their favourite pastime – hunting for eggs!
The French are sensitive to the feast of the Passover, in the cathedrals bells ring, are held celebratory mass, and in Easter week and many activities: exhibitions, workshops, talks, installations of the events of Christ’s life, praying together, etc.
But the French also value in Easter spring happy mood, the opportunity to gather the whole family at the holiday table, to see the happy faces of children looking in a garden of colorful eggs and candy. In France it is customary to greet each other with cards, treats, small symbolic gifts in the form of eggs, chickens, chickens, rabbits. Why? Let’s find out…
«my Child, go look at the rose…»
March 1, 2012, 20:30
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Spring meeting “Mertsishor” . the first week of the month, S. White Church, Rakhiv district
Romanian ethno-festival opens a series of regional celebrations of national minorities of Transcarpathia and is traditionally held in Tyachiv and Rakhiv districts, densely populated by the Romanian population. On this day people give each other small buttonholes in the form of flowers from the threads of white and red colors. This ornament as a holiday called Martisor. The Martisor is worn on the clothing of the entire March, and March 31 is removed and hung on flowering fruit trees. It is believed that through this people will be successful throughout the next year. According to legend, if you make a wish, hanging Martisor on the tree, it is always true.
The erotic literature festival “March cats”, Uzhhorod
Gathers writers, writers, poets ‘ texts and fans for public readings. The festival takes place on a city – in cafes, clubs, bars and even in Uzhhorod castle hear poetry and prose, modern young alternative literature. During the festival, body art, erotic exhibitions, and more.
International festival of brass music “Kantus”, Uzhhorod
Held in Uzhgorod once in two years. Founded the world-famous Transcarpathian chamber choir “Kantus”. The festival Continue reading
There is always a reason to party, and Africa, with its cultural diversity, can safely be called the festival continent. But at the time, as festivals like Festival au Desert (Festival in the desert) in Mali or Mawazine in Morocco is well known to travelers, Africa offers much more — Africans celebrate everything from harvest rose before day saints. Here are five of the most interesting of the festivities.
International camel racing in Maralal, Kenya
Every year in August a small town Maralal comes alive in Kenya. There are camel races, involving both professionals and Amateurs. The event lasts for three days. Initially it was organized in honor of peace between the different tribes. Riders of these tribes gather to have fun, and foreigners describe the event as something like a European music festival.
In the last few years the festival has become very popular among tourists, and now attracts international participants. The festival is open to everyone, even children. There are many other entertainment — traditional local dances, lessons, crafts and, of course, — the party.
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