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Summer solstice

On 21 June of the lunar calendar is marked as the Day of summer solstice. An older name for this holiday is: a Celebration of the summer solstice.

In the pagan culture of our ancestors this holiday had its own traditions and methods of celebrating. They are very interesting and unique. In the pagan calendar of the Slavs this holiday was dedicated to the sun God – the Yarila. To prepare for the morning. Girls wore their best clothes, and adorned themselves with herbs and flowers. Herbs was given the value of the amulets from the dark and evil forces. The most popular were wormwood, St. John’s wort, nettle. They were fastened at the waist.

The guys were busy with another case. They were looking suitable for the size of the tree. It could be birch, willow, chernoklena. Then set it not the place where planned holding of festivals. The girls decorated the tree with scraps of fabric and colors. Called this tree is madder or Midsummer. At the foot of the tree set the image Yarila. They served the doll, the growth in half person. Its made of straw, clay and twigs.

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Top 5 most spectacular stadiums in the world

Large stadiums, representing a beautiful architectural solution is a person, the national pride of the country and not only the venue of the sporting event. I represent to your attention the most ambitious, original, expensive and beautiful stadiums around the world.

Top 5 most expensive stadiums in the world

1. The most expensive stadium in the world recognized as MetLife Stadium . located in new Jersey, USA. The construction of the stadium, opened in April 2010, was spent 1.6 billion dollars. Recently in the annual ranking of the highest-grossing stadiums in the world, the MetLife stadium became the highest grossing in the U.S. and third worldwide. For the construction of MetLife Stadium in equal shares allocated money clubs “new York Giants” and “new York jets”, are available for home matches. The color of the interior light depends on which teams are playing. Also MetLife stadium, which can accommodate 82566 viewers is the most capacious in the NFL. At MetLife Stadium hosts international football matches and concerts.

2. The construction of Wembley stadium . also known as the New Wembley and located in London, at a cost of $ 1.5 billion. It was built on the site of the old Wembley stadium in 2007. Wembley ranks first in terms of capacity in the UK and second in Europe Continue reading

Bright events, interesting meetings

The eve of the new year – it would not be the only expectation of the holiday, but a time of reckoning. There is something to remember and activists, veterans of the Republic: as usual, the year has been bright, full of events. What are the accomplishments, events, meetings they consider particularly important? I want to wish my colleagues and myself in the new year’s eve? This tells the elders.

Haber of Istratov, prethe Chairman of the Republican Council of veterans (pensioners) RT:

One of the brightest events – the second national festival of Amateur creativity of veterans ’Balkus” when the opportunity to show off their talents again got older persons from all Tatarstan. Among them are the real stars! I am sure that your task – to draw public attention to the elderly, to encourage creative activity, to contribute to the preservation of cultural and national traditions of the peoples of the Republic to pass on to the younger generation – our festival cope. I am glad that expanding geographically, increasing the number of participants. Suppose further “Balkus” collected crowds of participants and spectators!

Rafik Isaikin, Chairman of the Board of Naberezhnye Chelny veterans:

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Festivals and celebrations
The Thais are very sentimental and love the holidays, so festivals occupy an important place in the life of the Thais. Many Thai festivals filled with joy and colorful activities…

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Russian folk holidays
In the old days this was attended by all classes. Christmas is not complete without the participation of the mummers. Play the mummers – ancient Russian buffoon fun. Mummers went…

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Top 10 best festivals in August
In August, all of us a kaleidoscope of festivals: music, family, sports, charitable and historical. Those which definitely cannot be missed — and more in our collection activities of the…

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