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About Soviet holidays

One of the main General points, unifying view of the different people of our country, as yet, the memory of the Soviet holidays — November 7, 1 may, 8 March… In General. However, even “international” holidays were full of national flavor. Our main observation is that when we read, analyzed completed questionnaires, was that the way, coming from a child, has a special intensity and strength, and over the years, its brightness gradually increases.

Elderly people, especially those who are over 60, remember the holidays of his childhood. This feature of the holiday is remembered in childhood, to create an image of a real holiday for the rest of his life and connected with the revival in the memory of the Soviet holidays. Of course, we have a paradoxical situation. Just 20 years ago the citizens of our country were obliged to celebrate the days of the 7th of November, the 1st of may, other Soviet holidays (in their year were few, only a few non-working days: 7 and 8 November, 1 and 2 may, 5 December — Constitution day, later on it was added on 1 January, 8 March and 9 may). But these holidays have left their mark in the souls of children who participated in them together with senior. And now, when the children grew up and became adults, “a real holiday” for many of them Soviet.

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The Most unusual festivals of the world

Each country has its own holidays and traditions, sometimes very bizarre! I would like to share with You the most, in my opinion, the brightest of them.

Monkey Banquet (Monkey Buffet in Lopburi province, Thailand — the annual feast of the apes, which is organized people.

How’s it going? Approximately 600 monkeys are invited to the table to enjoy a sumptuous lunch consisting entirely of fruit and vegetable variety.

Features. Such a feast is arranged in honor of the God Rama. According to the legend, he won many victories over their opponents, supported by an army of monkeys.

Fire festival Burgsonndeg in Luxembourg — pagan fire festival.

How’s it going? On the streets ignited the countless fires, welcome Spring and the birth of the new Sun.

Features. The number 13 is associated with the traditional Sabbat thirteen witches, and the number 3 is a powerful magical number. Therefore, the festival is held on the 13th day of the 3rd month.

Festival of colors (The Festival of Colors in new Delhi, India — Indian festival of spring, the rebirth of life and the expulsion of evil.

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Unusual festivals
just a couple of months ago I told you about the most unusual festivals in the world: the monkey feast in India, throwing pumpkins in the U.S., the festival of…

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Summer solstice
Solstice — time in the yearly rotation of the Earth around the Sun, when there is the shortest day or the shortest night. In year two solstice — winter and…

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Unusual holidays is a Family
Unusual holidays In the world there are a lot of interesting holidays and I want you to meet them. So. Recently, on August 25, was the Tomatina . Very interesting…

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