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Best of the festivals that will be held in Crimea this season

In Crimea this season will find something fans of pageants, a military-historical reconstructions, jazz and real foodies.

In Kerch — theatre festival…

One of the brightest events of the summer, of course, the international theatre festival “the Bosporan agony”, which is held annually in Kerch, in the ancient city of Panticapaeum. It is a unique festival of ancient art in the post-Soviet space. It is built on the ancient principle of competition — AGON, and his program is modelled on the ancient festival in honor of the God Dionysus. Only here on the excavations of the ancient Panticapaeum, you can see how the gods and heroes of Greek myths descend from the steps Mariatchi stairs, built in 1833-1840, Italian architect Alexander digbi.

“The Bosporus agony” is the fireworks theatre performances — from classical to avant-garde drama productions youth theatre. Also scheduled meetings with members of the jury — Russian masters of the theater Alexander Goloborodko, Vasily Lanovoy, Vladimir Korenev, Aristarkh Livanov, etc.

Date: June 5-11.

…and on fisherman’s Day

The city at the intersection of the two seas is famous for fish and fishing traditions. Continue reading

Yalta hosted the V international literary festival “Chekhov autumn”

International literary festival “Chekhov autumn” was held in Yalta on September 29-30, the last warm and Sunny days of the second month of autumn. But how can you call this wonderful autumn and Sunny summer weather, which prevailed at this time in Crimea? Perhaps that is why the atmosphere of the festival was filled with the same warm creative communication participants, who came to Yalta from all corners of Crimea, Ukraine, Russia. Active participation in the festival was attended by the members of the Sevastopol city Literary Association named after A. N. Ozerov.

The festival was organized by the literary society named after A. P. Chekhov in Yalta League for the defence of culture with the assistance of the Yalta city Council and the Crimean Republican institution “House-Museum of A. P. Chekhov” at the Ministry of culture of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the General partner of the festival: the Union of Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian writers Crimea. Chairman of the jury of the festival was the famous poet, member of the Union of writers of Russia Lev Boldov.

The opening ceremony took place on 29 September in Yalta culture Center. Participants Continue reading

Interesting holidays of the world

Christmas and its more secular companion — New Year — are among the most popular and favorite festivals in the world — they are noted in almost all countries, including the native Muslim Iraq, Pakistan, Egypt, Palestine and Indonesia, Hindu India and Communist China. Do not bypass these holidays party even in the “upside-down” Australia and New Zealand.

At the same time, many Orthodox countries have not yet begun a formal celebration, but the festive atmosphere is felt and there — in Minsk, for example, has held a Christmas parade.

Well, tonight 2013 to the sounds of opening champagne, traditional splutter presidents from TV screens and sparks, sparklers will give his “calendar race” 2014. Wish you all happiness, health and success in the new year!

China. Hong Kong. December 24. Children with christingle — “candles of Christ.” Christingle is a religious symbol in the form of an orange, in which is inserted the candle; distributed to children at the pre-Christmas worship service. The candle symbolizes Jesus Christ as the “light of the world”. Cresting coined the Society of the Anglican Church to assist children, who inherited it from the German Moravian Church in the 1960-ies.

Italy. Venice. On 21 December. Traditional competition in rowing in costume of Santa Continue reading

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