The only festival of Opera and ballet art, devoted to A. S. Pushkin on the right carries a great symbolic name and is held at the Nizhny Novgorod land, because here in the Pushkin family estate, where Alexander came in 1830, in 1933 and 1934, there was a poetic miracle that gave the world Boldino fall of the great poet.
“The idea of Pushkin’s beautiful music festival. Its name is also justified, as Boldin is associated one of the brightest periods of Pushkin. It is difficult to imagine a Russian musical culture without Pushkin. I want to wish the new festival of good fortune, because these musical feasts in any form impulsebuy the interest of the viewer, the listener” — admonished “Boldino autumn” party of the first festival (1986) people’s artist of Russia, conductor of the Bolshoi theatre Fuat Mansurov.
“I think the festival “Boldino autumn” is destined to live long, for inexhaustible works of Pushkin, which formed the basis of already written pieces of music. And many of Pushkin’s stories can be the basis for the creation of new operas and ballets. Any reading of Pushkin — a good brand, half successful, the pilot still has much to offer, especially for people involved in theatre, art lovers”, — Nikolay Alas, Professor, honored worker of arts of Russia.
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A graduate of the Dnepropetrovsk chess Alexander Stefanovich frost represents in many respects a unique phenomenon in the world of chess. In chess history not only of the Dnipropetrovsk region, but also in Ukraine, it is difficult to find another figure who simultaneously would be a very strong chess player practitioner (international grandmaster since , more than 20 years – Chairman of the Dnepropetrovsk regional chess Federation, who carried on their shoulders the lion’s share of the Federation, Vice-President of the chess Federation of Ukraine, who headed one of the main directions of its activity – the children and youth Commission and everything else – a successful coach, who has brought up three international grandmasters (D. Maksimov, Y. Zinchenko, A. Karlovich) and several international masters. It should be added that the A. S. frost was one of the leading chess arbiters of Ukraine, he was awarded the title of international referee, for several years headed the largest chess institutions of Dnepropetrovsk – Chess club, DSU, regional chess club and in his last years – school Continue reading
In every religion and culture is something that other people find strange traditions or rites of passage, but for the true believers, these rituals are quite acceptable. In Christianity, Judaism and Islam, there are ceremonies and practices, marking important life events: birth, marriage, coming of age and death; and many of these ceremonies may seem very unusual for the ignorant. Under such rituals implied figurative eating of flesh and blood (communion), surgical operation with babies and children (circumcision) or the restoration of sight or hearing or touch (faith healing). Throughout the world there are religious practices that seem to be just another wild and believers consider it normal.
Pierce his skin thick hooks in dedication, to throw the baby to a height of 50 feet, that it was healthy, to sprinkle his car with Holy water and ovesight flowers – many people find it strange religious customs. But who says they are even more strange than familiar religious traditions in the Western world? Here are some unusual religious rituals in the world – from the rite of passage to rituals for wealth and luck.
Extreme body piercing
During the celebration of a religious festival Thaipusam Hindu world Express their commitment to God Murugan, piercing Continue reading