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Festival of dragon boat in China

During the warring States poet qu Yuan was active in educational work, has called for the unity of the country and the salvation of our beloved country, instead of destructive wars.

His ideas were severely repressed rivals, the aristocrats, from which he was expelled from his native city. In exile, qu yuan continued to work, but seeing the devastating effects of civil strife could not stand spiritually and 5 of the 5th month jumped in the water (according to other sources, was killed by the same opponents who scared the rapidly growing reputation of a poet among the locals).

Local residents are deeply respected and loved qu Yuan, rapidly swam to the boats on the river to save the poet. Men used the boats along the river, trying to find the body of the poet and the women stood on the shore, and to protect the body from eating fish and other creatures that were thrown in the water, eggs and rice wrapped in bamboo leaves.

Additions to the legend about a certain doctor . who poured the poison into the water, mixed with wine (realgar) to poison river residents and to find the body of qu Yuan. Since then, every year, in memory of the great poet and a true patriot of his homeland, this festival is celebrated.

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V Regional theatre festival “Dolgoprudniy fall”

Fifth Regional theatre festival “Dolgoprudniy autumn” . already anniversary, was held in Dolgoprudniy the theatre “City” with the support of Ministry of culture of Moscow region, Administration of city Dolgoprudny and the Committee on culture, physical culture, sports, tourism and youth Affairs. Having a permanent residence in this beautiful suburban location, the festival has become a landmark event for his entire life. Every autumn the whole city is waiting for this spectacular celebration, the Director of the festival Jeanette Harutyunyan satisfied with his great taste and panache. Annual participation in the festival are waiting for all theatres in Moscow region, provincial and municipal. Have an understanding of live festival communication contributes to the development of theatrical space of the suburbs, and it is here, in brew festival, new creative ideas and projects. And, of course, identification of new “stars” and theatrical leaders.

Beautiful spectacular opening and closing – the most important moments of shared celebration. Because the opening was invited to the Theatre of puppets “Sofit” from Voskresensk – a unique group indispensable on city celebrations and national holidays, the festival also flashed his charming Continue reading

the winners XI International festival of Muslim cinema

Approached the end of the annual forum of Muslim cinema. Yesterday in Kazan hosted the closing ceremony of the festival.

Traditionally, the closure began with the red carpet. Despite the cool weather to look at the stars of Russian and foreign cinema has gathered a respectable number of citizens of Kazan. This time the guests of the festival were actors Dmitry Pevtsov, Dmitry Kharatyan, the latter also held the awards ceremony.

The action began with Tatar folk songs, and then not postponing for a long time, moved to award the nominees. The first prize was awarded to the organization ’s TURKSOY”, the winner was the film «Rudolf Nureyev. Rudick” Farida Davletshina. A special diploma was awarded another film Tatarstan production that was not included in the competition program, “flowers”.

Then came the special prizes from the jury. Dilovar Sultonov from Tajikistan for the short film “White Sparrow” cartoon “no fluff, No pen!” from Bashkortostan. Another special prize from the mayor of the city of Kazan was presented by the head of Department of culture of the Kazan Executive Committee Aigul Gornysheva. Got it to Stepan Belova for documentary Continue reading

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