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Festival – Bard autumn – celebrated its 20th anniversary

In Bielsko Podlaskie d ate 20-th festival “Bard autumn”. For 20 years the event has really become a serious cultural phenomenon that regularly opens new names and inspires young people on creative self-realization. Especially for the anniversary ERB gathered memories of organizers and people who care about the festival and its contribution e in the Belarusian culture.

The organizer of the festival Igor Lukashuk :

“Organization next “Fall” is explained starting with conversations on the previous one, because each of the participants something new makes, comments, inspires me. “Autumn” is created by those who are involved and who is talking about it something. Words fall into the air. My task is to listen and to organize. “Bard autumn” is not only the bard festival, the festival of art song, and he is always ready to take on its platform for new trends and new bards”.

The author of the cult of “the People of hypertension and of the album” and longtime member of the jury of the festival Mikhail Benedictow shares her memories:

“The concert “Narodnaja album” in Bielsk was really important for us. Then, after the concert, we heard Continue reading

Midsummer – the summer solstice festival

Long since in Ukraine the Sun was considered high and bright deity. It was called affectionately by Dazhdbog, i.e. God, the life giver, the God of light and goodness, in the face of which run all the dark and evil forces. That is, the ancient Slavs believed that they are the grandchildren of the Sun. And the author of “Word about Igor’s regiment” also calls the people Degdbgie grandchildren. Ancient Ukrainians, like other peoples of the world, were sun worshipers. They sang hymns to the Sun, created legends about him, sacrificed flowers, fragrant herbs, fruits and berries, turned to him with prayers.

The sun as the Supreme God, built on Russia temples-temples, which put the wooden image of the Sun — idols. Day and night the priests kept the sacred fire before the statues dazhdbog. People believed that the need to appease the Sun with prayers and songs, then it will be favoured them, to send a good and bountiful harvest. But if I get angry, I will send evil on people — drought, heat, hunger, misery. Therefore, during the year, spent the holidays in honor of the Sun. The most important ones: Midsummer and Christmas Carol.

Midsummer — the summer solstice festival. On this day, and the Sun has the greatest power destroys every evil itself is bathed in the morning Continue reading

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