Baptism is not just one of the important Christian holidays. This is primarily a sacred Ordinance, which touches the man who decided to accept the Christian faith and ask for forgiveness from God for their sins. The secret meaning of the rite of Baptism is that a person revives for dedication to a spiritual life. Baptism is celebrated on the 19th of January in the Gregorian calendar (6th January according to the Julian calendar).
The history of the celebration of Baptism
The story of the baptism of Rus rooted in the distant 988-th year, when the great Kiev Prince Vladimir the Red Sun, his wife, children, and thousands of residents of the capital of Kievan Rus was baptized in the waters of the Dnieper, and the rite of baptism was performed by Byzantine priests and Metropolitan. This year, the state religion of Kievan Rus became Christianity. The acquisition of the new religion had its own well-defined prerequisites. Eastern Slavs were pagans and worshiped Svarog-God of the sky, Kind – God of fertility, Perun-the God of lightning and thunder, dazhdbog – the God of the sun, vélez – the God of cattle and wealth. They made sacrifices for them, set up idols, which was a wooden and stone statues of deities, praying in the sacred groves and shrines made of special religious Continue reading
Carnival in Gelendzhik 2015, as there will always be ambitious and grandiose celebration that repeatedly affects both tourists and residents of the resort with bright colors and leaves everyone an unforgettable experience, giving viewers the vigour and energy.
Carnival in Gelendzhik is a distinctive symbol of the opening of the summer Spa season.
For the first time, this enchanting holiday was held in 1976, since then every first Saturday of June, Gelendzhichane organize a fun celebration of summer, sea and sunshine!
This holiday evokes Gelendzhik after hibernation. Happily open all the outdoor cafes and restaurants in Noumea. While all the resorts and sanatoriums on the black sea coast start to work in full force.
Open and malls, all kinds of children’s parks and waterparks — all gladly welcome visitors and residents of the popular resort of Gelendzhik!
The main highlight of the Carnival — it’s a parade, carnival in Gelendzhik this mimics world famous Brazilian carnivals.
Live columns that carnivals are held, by tradition, on the streets: Lunacharskogo — Lenin — Promenade — Surf.
Traditionally, the festive procession take part representatives of many Continue reading
Summer time is the charm, filled with ice cream and picnics, swimming in the pools and festivities at the festivals that will be even bigger and more luxurious this year than ever before. The most famous musical performers and pop stars such as U2, Green Day and Norah Jones, are planning to ignite the crowd at festivals in Chicago, Tennessee, Washington and the UK. Apart from music, You expect the competition at the semi-wild horses, view, cowboys, air shows with so many aircraft that vertigo will be guaranteed, and demonstration of a variety of art forms, which You have never seen. Fill up a backpack with the necessary provisions on the shoulder, grab a bottle of water and go out for an adventure that You have in store for the organizers of the best summer festivals in the world.
Statue at burning man in black Rock city, Nevada
Every year in late August – early September, tens of thousands of people gather in the desert of black Rock, to build an experimental city: the theme is set in advance (for 2010 the theme will be the metropolis), no one sets the rules, deadlines or the end of the project all goes on. Being polupodvizhnym, polyamidoamine the festival, the organizer Continue reading