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Festivals and holidays in South Korea

Korea lives in the Gregorian calendar, but traditional holidays are celebrated according to lunar.

In mid-January – the feast of the snow on mount Halla (Jeju-do). The end of January – beginning of February – the feast of Sol (non-working day) is a celebration of the New year according to the lunar calendar. It is one of two major holidays in Korea, celebrated on the first day of the first lunar month. Koreans visit your Kohan. all gather with their families, young people ceremoniously congratulates senior receiving in return small gifts, often money. Early in the morning held a ceremony devoted to the ancestors, consisting of a series of greetings in front of the altar with food, then lunch and visit relatives. The holiday is accompanied by dancing and folk games, visiting the graves of their ancestors and other ceremonies. At this time, the Koreans take a vacation for a few days, and many commercial enterprises will be closed. At the end of January in Hwachon (Gangwon province) is a Festival of the mountain trout Hwachon. Another fish festival – a feast of fish-boats the Inja. It runs from 2 to 15 February on lake Sancho area Namen.

Festival liquors and traditional rice cakes held in Gyeongju in late March. In early April, Koreans have traditionally visited temples, Continue reading

Festivals and holidays in Lithuania

Do you want to see traditional folk dances, listen to the modern jazz or to visit the international art exhibition in Lithuania, you can find anything. Mostly cultural life takes place in Vilnius, but this does not mean that in other cities, nothing happens. Information about the cultural life of Lithuania in English can be found

January

Baptism, Vilnius. Three biblical wise men through the streets of the city, blessing the children and handing out gifts.

Jump in the lake Sartai. Races are held on the frozen lake Sartai near Ateneu. Sometimes races are held in the city of Guestos. The first race held in January. They are participants selected national races, which are held on the first Saturday of February;

February

Independence day of Lithuania. State holiday in honor of independence is celebrated on February 16 in the entire country. In each region the revival of the Lithuanian state are celebrating in their ownt.

Vilnius book fair. This is the largest annual book fair in the Baltic region. Annually it is visited by more than 50,000 people. The exhibition is held by Lithuanian publishers Association in the center of the “Lit-Expo”

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“That was Maslenitsa. The long-awaited traditional personal and, I think, in the future family. The same tradition is giving thanks after the holiday, and this will do. Catch!

Thank you to those who have spent years to find the strength to live not only for yourself and to do the miracle for thousands of people. Those who are looking for a suitable place, those steps amerivet the clearing and draws a card, those who invent, those who bring in backpacks all the necessary who builds, cuts, cuts, sculpts, carves, hangs, digging, tight, sews, sets, colors. Nights sitting at the computer and on the phone, calculates, programs, calls, respond to letters and applications to solve a variety of organizational issues. Those who are behind all this work do not forget about the joke, the smile, the song and kind words. To say happy birthday, for example, does not forget. Thanks, Rozhdestvensky, for the confidence and the joy of being with you, I love you!

Thank you to the volunteers for their kind and live letter, it was nice to read and parse, for your sincere desire to help and a real invaluable assistance in the construction of the snowy town. Waiting for you soon in this year and in the future! (by the Way, already Continue reading

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