12-14 September Festival “Autumn in St Michael”
12-14 September in p. Pushkinskiye Gory, Pskov region will host the IX international festival for the promotion of books and reading ’s Autumn in St. Michael”. This is the ninth year in a conservation Pushkin places book festival ’s Autumn in St. Michael” library collects a community of like-minded people: writers, journalists and publishers, librarians from different cities and regions in Russia: Moscow and St. Petersburg and Pskov oblasts, Moscow, Kirov, Kaluga, Vologda, Smolensk and others.
The main thing that unites all past and future festival –
this is a conversation about the Book, about the importance of reading for the modern man.
IX international festival for the promotion of books and reading
“Autumn in St. Michael”
p. Pushkinskiye Gory, Pskov region
12-14 September 2012
12 September / Wednesday
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Today we will go on a world journey, which would look at the brightest, fun and extraordinary feasts and festivals on the planet.
Festival of colors Holi, India
Holi is an ancient Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The festivities begin with the lighting of bonfire on the Holi eve. Then, participants of the event to start throwing colored powders and spraying liquid paints are absolutely everywhere spreading the fun and sharing their joy with everyone around, regardless of class and caste.
The winter light festival, Japan
With more than seven million led bulbs in the Botanical garden, Nabana No Sato, the Japanese celebrate the coming of winter. A large portion of Park lighting is powered by solar panels, charging during the day, minimizing the impact of the festival on the environment.
Venice carnival, Italy
In 1162, the Venetian Republic gained its independence. In honor of the victory, the Venetians had a holiday at San Marco square. Nowadays, the carnival marks the beginning of lent. Little has changed since the first carnival may outfits have become much sophisticated.
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