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
the Kingdom of light — the festival “White autumn” from the first to the last day
Last year in the net I came across photos of the event, which attracted my attention. The photos were beautiful objects of unusual shapes and sizes, various forms of light bulbs in high-tech style. But most importantly, in these pictures literally felt the warm atmosphere of the event. These were photos from the festival of industrial design “White autumn”. I decided to visit it this year and in the end was not disappointed.
To start with, as a background to the events I would like to show you some photos of how it looked before the start of preparations for the exhibition. Blank concrete walls, beams, construction dust, wire sticking out of the debris and devastation. You will then be able to compare how it has changed over a few days. (images courtesy of the organizer “White autumn” Nurlan Turehanova)
Format Design Weekend suggests that he will be held for a few days. This year, “White autumn” lasted four days. I decided to visit the first day – the opening and the last to compare them. On the first day at the door of an unfinished residential complex – the venue of the festival gathered a large crowd of people. At the appointed time all literally burst into the hall apparently burning with curiosity.
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Continuing the section “Tourism ” subsection “India “, and remembering the article “a Celebration of elephants in India and ” and “Festival of lights in India “, we can assume that in this country there are other unusual for Europeans the holidays. And we are not mistaken. Today, on the eve of the Hindu New Year, we’ll be talking about this holiday as the Festival of colors in India . He noted, perhaps a bit smaller scale than the Fire festival, but nevertheless, he was very popular both in India and abroad. By the way, this holiday — and even the Bengali New Year .
Festival of colors in India occurs approximately six months after the feast of fire. That is, we can assume that the basis of these holidays are some natural regularities (European type Halloween and Beltane). However, now to find the roots of these two almost symmetrical holidays. Although since that time the festival of colors there are a lot of elements of primitive orgies in honour of the deities and forces of fertility, elements that are close to the holidays of various cultures. Continue reading