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Carnival in Montenegro

For anybody not a secret that almost every people of planet Earth have inherited from their ancestors own tradition of celebrating the new year. We are not talking about the night of 31 December to 1 January, and on pagan holidays, which mark a change of season, the rebirth of life, the emergence of something new. And, as a rule, these holidays (Carnival in Russia, Mardi Gras in Western Europe and the USA, Fastnacht the Germans, Apokries in Greece, Carnival in Italy and Brazil) occur in the late winter — early spring.

What is celebrated at this time in the territory of Montenegro? It would seem that the answer is obvious — once the Montenegrins are Orthodox, like Russians, so too the carnival. However, this is not so, because the Carnival and Orthodoxy have nothing in common.

The history of the braided lace more interesting! There was a time when many cities of the modern Montenegrin coast was under the influence of Venice (and she’s famous for its carnival in the world!), so it is from this city and came to the Balkans tradition of CARNIVAL.

Kotor carnival

Tradition to rejoice all the people awaited the end of winter was born in the time of Ancient Rome — it was the feast of the Saturnalia. The word “carnival” comes from the Latin and means “farewell, meat” because he is, as a rule, before the beginning Continue reading

Unusual offices world

Employee satisfaction workplace is one of the necessary conditions for success. Some companies understand this very well, so pay special attention to reigning in the office atmosphere. Agree, quite unusual to think about new ideas, sitting in the bathroom, a hammock or transparent rubber chairs. However, these offices also occur.

Office Syzygy agency, Hamburg, Germany

Excellent working space for creative people. Especially the smooth white tables, joined together and constituting one large workspace. Tables can take an infinite number of forms. Such discretion creates an atmosphere of creativity and makes the work of designers more productive. However, the unusual interior is not all that lucky employees of the Hamburg office agency Syzygy. Beautiful view from the window also serves as a source of inspiration. In addition, the office is located in the heart of the city, so if the job is not glued and need to rest, then you can either walk along the lake, which is located next to the office, or visit one of the numerous cozy cafes and enjoy a Cup of coffee.

The Office Of Escada, Munich, Germany

One of the most luxurious offices in the world. This is a working place for those who are in any way associated with fashion. Each new season of the eminent house of Escada holds here shows his new collection. Therefore, Continue reading

Festivals

III international festival of Kozma prutkov will be held in Sablino 5 September. For the most sparkling statement Russian official will award the prize “Chernomor”, and on the free Cabinet “Kosirai!” the participants will try reading your own or someone else’s work. The main event will be Prutkovskim reading.

Kozma Prutkov – literary mask, under which in different years were published in the journals of the brothers Zhemchuzhnikov and Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy. Satire, sayings and fables Kozma prutkov ridiculed mental stagnation and political “loyalty”. September 5 is the birthday of count Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, who has made the greatest contribution to the formation of the image of Kozma prutkov. Not coincidentally, the festival is held on the territory of the nature monument “Sablino” where Tolstoy and came up with the idea of creating the image.

On Prutkovskim readings will have eminent scientists and cultural figures of St. Petersburg with reports on the subject of speech communication. There will be several round tables with the participation of journalists and publishers, also dedicated based on the work of Kozma prutkov. The culmination of the event will be the premiere of the play prutkov-senior “Chereposlov, that is to say, phrenology” at 17: 00 on the outdoor stage. Continue reading

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