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Carnival is a holiday born in the Christian tradition, although in outward appearance he resembled Dionysus and Apollonia. In the popular imagination was strong pagan element. Low level of culture, contributed. The perception of God and all that Christianity has a man for many centuries was available only a few educated people. The main thing that has spread among the people and was perceived in a truly Christian sense is preaching about morality. Christian hope, the only thing that somehow strengthened people in the dark ages of the middle ages, and instilled the belief that all will be rewarded and will be different. But that “once” was a completely different world, and an outlet in this world was the carnival. This large folk festivals lasting several days, during which it was allowed that was not permissible in ordinary life. The world seemed to be turned over – and the jester had become king, he could give orders, poor dad and could rule the world. People dressed weird and funny, they put on face masks and were committing all sorts of outrages. In the medieval carnival mask is his own face, only to reverse himself. Masks were often similar to animals: people could not create himself, but reverse Continue reading

Carnivals in the world
A riot of colors, the sense of freedom and madness – all these are essential companions of carnivals. The atmosphere turbulent life and magic. Even the most serious and predictable…

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The Kingdom of light
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…

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Beer Festival in Limassol
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…

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