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What are the national holidays in England?

Always interesting and useful to study the life of other peoples, countries, travel to these countries, to get acquainted with the life of people. A full understanding of the country and its people not get without seeing the celebrations, held in a particular place, the peculiarities of their conduct.

When communicating with any person it comes to England, just remember the famous double-Decker red buses, big Ben. the soldiers in the fine form, the Queen, Stonehenge, the Prime Meridian. But sightseeing is not the whole country. Many holidays in England unknown to the common man. And they are quite interesting and different from holiday dates in other countries.

The variety of holidays in England

Immediately it should be noted that English holidays similar dates with holidays in Wales and Northern Ireland, but somewhat different from holidays in Scotland.

Public holidays in England are called “Bank”, which means the official weekend among Bank and other organizations. Informal activities are also in abundance are the British does not mean weekend, but are, nevertheless, rapidly, as, for example, April fool’s Day jokes and pranks on this day are present even Continue reading

Holidays and festivals of Rome

Speaking the language poetic, really, maybe a bit pompous, holidays and festivals – it’s kind of a rim of precious stone called Rome. Indeed, holiday is a holiday, so why not try timing your trip for any of them?

For starters, here is a list of national holidays of Italy; note that these days do not work not only of agencies and institutions in Italy, but the embassies and consulates of the country in other States.

1 January – New year

6 January – Epiphany (the Baptism)

April‑may – Easter Monday (day after Easter) and Easter Sunday

April 25 – Day of liberation from fascism

1 may – labour Day

June 2 – Republic Day

August 15 – “Ferragosto” (Ascension of our lady)

November 1 – All Saints Day, forefathers day

December 8 – Immaculate conception of the virgin Mary

25 December – Christmas day

26 December – St. Stephen’s Day.

As in most other European countries, the period of Christmas and new year holidays and vacations lasts from December 25 to January 6 – from Christmas to Epiphany. New year’s day (Capodanno) – one of the favorite holidays, it is celebrated everywhere, including in Rome. The city takes on a festive look, its streets and squares are decorated with appropriate Christmas paraphernalia. At the same time falls during school holidays, and of course, Continue reading

Sober Generation

From 14 to 22 September I had the honour to submit art-preventive film “not My problem” within the framework of the competition program of feature films of the 11th festival of cinema and theatre Amur Autumn 2013. The film won the prize “people’s recognition”.

Amur Autumn, fall victory

From 14 to 22 September I had the honour to present the film directed by Archpriest Alexander novopashina “not My problem” within the framework of the competition program of feature films of the 11th festival of cinema and theatre Amur Autumn 2013. The Amur Autumn festival now, 11 th year, takes place in the small town of Blagoveshchensk, which is located on the Amur river and directly at the Russian-Chinese border. In addition to its geographical location, the festival has another distinctive feature: in the framework of the Amur Autumn is the first and only enterprise competition performances! Why such an unusual choice of venue for such an important (one of the five best Russian festivals) activities? President and chief founder Sergey Novozhilov said that the first time having been in the Amur region fell in Blagoveshchensk and when the proposal to carry out in the city festival was approved Continue reading

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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…

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