The festival programme were contests of singing, dance, theater groups, musicians, reciters of artistic expression, the national farmsteads and ritual performances, folk arts and crafts, held a tasting of dishes of national cuisine. Crowned the festival gala concert and awarding ceremony of the festival. Best in a particular category were handed diplomas, certificates, prizes and gifts. And for the winners in all nominations of the festival Committee for nationalities Affairs established a special prize. Participants in this brilliant event, as in previous years, dozens of original, talented creative teams, hundreds of performers from different cities and districts of the region.
The goals and objectives of a “Bridge of friendship-2004” high and noble: strengthening of international accord and friendship of the people, enhance the interaction of cultures, the preservation of a unified national and cultural space in the region, an introduction to the broad layers of the population of Tyumen and the Tyumen region with the best achievements of the multinational culture of Western Siberia… About this again reminded the audience of the leaders of the Committee for nationalities Alex Malczewski and culture Committee Eugene nigynsky. To this aim, productive and highly professional work of the staff of the Palace “Builder” together with Amateur Continue reading
Cypriot beer is particularly appreciated by lovers of this ancient drink. In his honour on 18 July in the city of Limassol hosts the annual beer Festival.
Beer produced in Cyprus two largest companies:
— Photos Photiades Ltd, which markets its products under the brand λεων, but also produces beer under a license issued by the brewing company Carlsberg;
— KEO, which produces the eponymous beer.
Despite the worldwide fame of the Cyprus intoxicating drink, local beer brewing history begins with the 19th century, because of the rich history of winemaking. Beer Cypriots met only in the first years of the reign of Britain, as evidenced by the fact that after the transfer of the Ottoman Empire in 1878 the island to rent UK first arrived on Cyprus brought the ship about 500 barrels of beer. This fact speaks about how that have moved to the island, the British did not intend to change the longstanding drinking habits, but the beer on the island was not made, so it had to bring.
Although the history of the development of the industry of brewing rather short, Cyprus foamy drink quickly Continue reading
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In our day in the life of Orthodox families, the holidays of Christmas and Easter, of course, are celebrated, does not pass without attention to family life and Great Post. But after a joyful Easter day Church family life normally as it freezes. But in the spring and summer months in the Church calendar, a lot of special days that can be of great importance in the religious-moral education of children.
Earlier in Russia held fast to the custom of “Radonitsa”: custom to visit the graves of relatives and friends on Tuesday in the second week after Easter Sunday. This custom has been preserved in many places abroad, where they live more or less large group of Orthodox immigrants. For the convenience of working Radonitsa is often moved on the Sunday of Thomas, i.e. the first Sunday after Easter. Orthodox people visit the graves of deceased relatives and friends, there are memorial services, placed on the graves of red Easter eggs — as if with Christ passed into eternal life loved ones. In America, for example, Orthodox cemeteries are commonly outside the city, and this Easter remembrance of loved ones is often accompanied by a kind of picnic with refreshments, cleaning the graves, Continue reading