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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

What to cook on holiday

What to cook on holiday? This question we regularly ask themselves and their loved ones. Birthdays of all family members, new year, the eighth of March – this is the minimum, which is usually celebrated in almost every home. And want that every time on the table were new, delicious and beautiful dishes that will amaze your guests.

Looking for new, not even tried recipes, exotic products, the purchase of which requires sometimes not small money, but in the end, the result may not be as impressive as we would like. So, how to prepare the table for the upcoming celebration, that would not sit on a diet the rest of the month until the next paycheck, and everything was just as you want?

The meals that you are going to cook on holiday, must not prepare you for the first time. No, no one’s doubting your cooking skills, and food, most likely, you will turn out great, but if you liked it the taste? After all, the composition typically includes a variety of spices. seasonings that can give a new, unusual flavour to the dish, and a new combination of familiar foods can have the same effect. Therefore, try you liked the recipe in advance, make sure that it is well suited for the festive table, and put it in his piggy Bank holiday dishes.

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Mother’s Day

14 October in Belarus will celebrate the holiday – mother’s Day! Typically, this holiday has less publicity than the feast of the eighth of March. Although, in my opinion, much more logical to celebrate mother’s day, paying homage to their mothers than to celebrate the holiday feminists. While the TV screen mothers promised a concert and festive television programme.

There are several versions, where did this holiday. According to one version of the origins of this holiday are to be found in ancient Greece, the inhabitants at that time in the spring celebrated the feast of the mother of the gods gay. According to the second version in 250 BCE in Rome celebrated the feast dedicated to the mother of the gods Sebele (Cybele). And the Celts otmuchow mother’s Day, honour the goddess Bridget. From XVII to XIX century in England there was a tradition of celebrating mother Sunday(Mothering Sunday).This day was a tribute to mothers, it was celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent. In America, the tradition to celebrate this holiday appeared in 1870, when the activist women’s movement by Julia ward Howe appealed to all mothers. And then in may of 1907 another American Ann Jarvis from Grafton, West Virginia organized a celebration in honor of his deceased mother. The following Continue reading

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