Velesajam day traditionally celebrates the middle of winter. At this time all nature is still asleep, and only Velez Korovin goes through villages and towns, playing the magic flute and not allowing people to be sad. This legend is reinforced by the occasion. It is also believed that Veles is the protector of cattle, but because that Pets do not freeze in severe frosts, February 11, sprinkle them with Holy water.
Milkmaids, in turn, should drink strong honey, “cows were affectionate,” and then symbolically have to beat the men with boards for spinning flax on the back, “the oxen were obedient”.
In this day and performed the rite of the distillate “cow’s death”. For it invite pouwelse that plays various scenes from everyday life that, in the opinion of the people, allows us to attract good luck, take trouble, to ensure good growth of cattle and abundance. And organized a special procession, after which the required conduct ritual fight of Veles and Marena. Mummers finish the staging, and begins the feast. By the way, on this day it is forbidden to cook beef dishes, but otherwise there are no restrictions.
Holiday February 11: world Day of the sick
What motivates people in Japan? Traditional Hobbies and strange Hobbies.
Among the many representatives of the capitalist West became the fashionable hobby of exotic Japanese culture – an avid Vostochnyi diligently bison Japanese, reading manga, watching anime and sushi. In turn, progressive the Japanese are trying to keep up with the fads – the most popular and a rather unusual hobby among the Japanese is the fascination with the culture of the West. Residents of Japan enjoy teaching English, building this activity into the category of leisure, and reading European classics in the original. The study of Russia, considered to be among the people of Japan a difficult country, became the new original craze in the land of the rising sun.
To find out what motivates the representatives of the Japanese nation, it is necessary to clarify the meaning of the concept “hobby” for the people of this country. Hobby for the Japanese is not just a pastime that brings pleasure and occupying their leisure time. Japanese hobby is a characteristic of lifestyle, social status, financial status, age and sex of the person.
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Claimed in life to rule over all the kingdoms of Qin shihuang could not put up with loneliness after death. To date, the complex of tombs found ruins of more than 600 graves and crypts for the funerary objects that were buried with the deceased.
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