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Happy St. Nicholas day!

All year long children. and many adults are waiting for the Christmas holidays! A special thrill children a foretaste of the Feast of St. Nicholas . Of course, the gifts and good mood! Because Nicholas is the patron and protector of children. For their good behavior, hard work. diligence children receive “Nikolas”, so the beginning of winter, usually this happiness for parents, children show the tops of their efforts! All obedient children got tonight gifts under the pillow or in his boot! I hope YOUR kids have not received the cane in the corner! Even adults are imbued with a special atmosphere and sometimes give each other gifts! It is so cute and touching! And You are pleased with your mate a little gift? If not, there’s still time!

A bit of history of the feast of St. Nicholas

A long time ago in Italy, in the city of Myrrh there lived a young man Nicholas. His parents died early, he became a lonely dreamer. One day, he learned that some poor girl will not be able to marry a loved one because she had no dowry. Nicholas had sympathy for her and quietly threw up in her house bag with a decent amount of money. The girl believed in the miracle that helped her to reunite with her lover. Nicholas was immensely happy that he had made good, and understand Continue reading

Brazilian carnival

Carnival was held in Salvador, capital of Bahia, and was quickly spread the holiday atmosphere throughout Brazil.

The mayor of Rio de Janeiro gave the symbolic keys of the city to king Momo dancing and Rio immediately plunged into the most brilliant event on the planet.

This year the carnival in Bahia was dedicated to the world-famous Brazilian writer Jorge Amado, which in 2012 would have turned a hundred years old, and his book “Country carnival”.

Six thousand amazing dancers of the country of the twelve Samba schools compete for the title of best.

This spectacular show live broadcast in one hundred ten countries.

Carnival season continues in Europe. Already coming to the end of the costumed holidays in the German cities of Venice and Italian. However, it is just starting in nice.

At the time of preparation for the carnival, the city has granted 250 thousand jobs. The cost of the Samba schools in preparation for the main dance event exceeded $ 5 million. Another 17.5 million were allocated for the reconstruction of the famous sambadrome, which was built in 1984 under the project of Oscar Niemeyer. Installed a new lighting system and acoustics, increased the number of seats. Now the sambadrome will be able to take up to 72.5 Continue reading

FESTIVAL “PETERSBURG AUTUMN”

The thirteenth time November Billboard of St Petersburg is decorated with concerts, exhibitions, literary meetings and conferences have already become a good tradition of the international festival of Russian art «St. Petersburg Autumn». The public North of the capital offer a whole bunch of names and programs — as already known from previous festivals and new. The credo of the festival “Petersburg autumn” — renewal of the Russian tradition and the opposition to the disconnect between people and the arts. Therefore, the festival program combine classical and contemporary writers, practitioners and theorists, professionals and Amateurs, adults and children. This year the festival true to its credo. The children paid attention to «Children’s choir Assembly» November 2, and in a unique project of Natalia’s free to join «Eternal values». Children’s creativity will become the center of public attention of the IV festival of works of young composers of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region «Children write music», which will be held on November Continue reading

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