In may, our ancient ancestors all over Europe widely and lavishly celebrated the Spring. Living on solar and lunar cycles, the ancient Russians and other Slavs, and Celts, Germans and other nationalities at this time performing rituals for the fertility of land, bringing the cattle to summer pastures and festivities celebrating the arrival of this heat. Read about Spirit day, a Day of Spring, Walpurgis night, Beltane and other ancient folk festivals may
Spring day in may, celebrated almost everywhere in Europe and Asia. It’s spirit day, the Slavs, the festival of Flora in ancient Rome, the Walpurgis night and may day the German and Scandinavian tribes, Beltain Celtic peoples, Nowruz in Iran. In the pagan calendar based on solar and lunar cycles, the may festivals were at the midpoint between the vernal equinox (20-21 March) and summer solstice (June 21) .
Spirit day (Rosalina) – the ancient Russian holiday
Main Russian and East Slavic ancient folk festivals the summer fell at the end of may (later than in Central and southern Europe) and, of course, were tied to the land and its fertility. In spirit day (Rosalina, Mermaid, Mermaids) Continue reading
After a long winter and a cold March in a hurry to plunge into the heat of the coming summer. Welcome to the Crimea in may – the first hot days, light tan by the sea and good mood. The energy boost will last until summer vacation!
May holidays in the Crimea is a real gate in the summer. Still no sweltering heat, but fans of sunbathing will not be disappointed, the air can warm up to 25 degrees .
Sea in early may, as a rule, still cool. But the water in the marine hotel pools are heated and you can swim in plenty. You are waiting for summer-green parks, elegant promenades, Crimean wine in cafés with outdoor terraces.
The last month of spring – is the ideal time to visit the Crimean sights . On the territory parks and palaces still no large groups of tourists, in zoos and gardens – there are no queues at the box office. Choose a tour according to your taste and enjoy the beauty of the Peninsula.
This year, the celebration of Orthodox Easter falls on may 5. In Crimea, many temples and monasteries, many with thousands of years of history. We recommend you to decide in advance exactly where you would like to spend Easter.
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Man’s love for food is so great that in our world even created a cult of some products, especially revered by the people. It is expressed in the existence of numerous festivals devoted to food.
Such holidays are common in all parts of the world.
“Delicious” holidays – this is a great reason unusual to have fun and enjoy earthly blessings, a gift to humanity. The more that we are talking about the next feast for the stomach. So what products people are revered to such an extent that they honor the celebrations?
Perhaps the most popular “edible” holiday is world chocolate day . celebrated on July 11. For the first time began to make chocolate the Aztecs. In Europe learned about chocolate thanks to the Spanish colonizers who brought chocolate or «black gold”, as they called him, from South America. Since then, chocolate has gained incredible fame and love of all mankind. Found that chocolate has many healing properties, in particular it increases vitality and stamina of a person, has a reinforcing effect on mental activity, elevates mood and improves emotional background.
Chocolate day were the first to mention the French since 1995, but soon this holiday has acquired the status of a worldwide celebration. Man’s love for chocolate is so great Continue reading