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Baptism

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

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

Top 20 most vibrant cities

And how do you feel? Improved after our virtual tour of the most colorful cities of the planet? I hope so. Then we continue the “travel” to cities that seem to have gone from the pages of children’s books and attracted by his beauty.

Awaits another dozen amazing cities that are full of streets and houses, rainbow mood and state of eternal celebration of life.

It seems that the artist just took the brush and bright colors sprinkled rock. The brightest city in the world, from the most variegated coloured houses, blue sea and fragrance of flowers. It’s all about Manarola – a small Italian town in Liguria. And let the Italian Riviera known for many other attractions, but Manarola – it is something! It is somewhat reminiscent of a huge whale cartoon, which floats on the waves, and upstairs are small colored houses, drive colored small cars and little people live. When the evening comes, and in every window, the lights and streets lights, and the city turns into a colorful bright Kingdom on loose rock.

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The Most unusual festivals in the world
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24 the most unusual holiday World
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Carnivals in Italy
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