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International Day of the word "Thanks" - 11 January 2019

International Day of the word "Thanks"

Every year, January 11 is celebrated as the International Day of the word "Thanks". Beginning of this festival seems to be unknown, it is not known, but many believe that it was artificially created by some "smart" companies making greeting cards to generate more sales. But it really does not make the holiday less attractive, right? All that is expected of you to participate in the International Day of the word "Thanks" to show your appreciation to the people who make your life more beautiful. One reason to do it good enough I think, is to write a letter of gratitude to someone special for you man, or even yourself! I'll do it and I want to express my sincere gratitude to all who wished me success in everything and always! I must admit that I had many beautiful...

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St. John's - Holidays - 07 January 2019

St. John's - Holidays

On January 7 (Ivan) Orthodox Church honors John the Baptist, called the Baptist. He predicts the coming of Christ on earth and paving the way for the Messiah to his sermons. People celebrate St. John, and customs associated with purifying power of water. Ritual bathing for health continues as tradition requires sponsors and brothers to"bathe" with water spraying public couple married a year ago. The young family haswelcomed guests to the best man wine, buns, pastry, wine, pudding and roast pork. In folk Saint John the Baptist is the patron of kumstvoto and pobratimstvoto. Lads  bathethe girls are young men bathed and nameday. Masked  Christmas  outfit and go home dirty days.   The table must have boiled wheat, beans, dried fruits,...

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Stefanov days - Holidays - 27 December 2018

Stefanov days - Holidays

On December 27, honoring the memory of St. Stephen - one of the seven disciples of Jesus Christ, first archdeacon and first martyr of the Christian faith. This is the third day of Christmas, which celebrate all named Stephen, Stephen, Sarah, Stoyan, Stands, Stanka, Stoicho,Stand, Stoichko, Tsonyo, Zapryan, Tsonka. Statistics show that Stephen was among the most popular names in Bulgaria. In translation it means "crown", so to celebrate this day and Ventsislav Ventsislava. Tradition maintains that this holiday "closed circle" of the old year. The family gathers around a common table with meat dishes. Traditionally, the table must include pork with sauerkraut and meat pie. Stefan is one of the seven disciples of Jesus, chosen immediately after his resurrection, to take...

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Christmas - Holidays - 25 December 2018

Christmas - Holidays

Christmas is one of the biggest holidays for people belonging to the Christian faith.At Christmas, family and friends gather to eat delicious and distribute gifts tochildren. But e wrong to think that just celebrated among Christians. The world is a globalwhole, and Christmas is celebrated in many countries around the world with Christmas feasts, gifts, prayers and wishes. It is believed that if you like the Christmas thing, it will come true. Belief is that Christmas miracles. Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world and the way of celebration, the dates and traditions vary, but the spirit remains the same everywhere. While most of us celebrate Christmas for a week, for some it is a festival and celebrate the whole month.     The most popular...

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The story of the most popular Christmas song - 25 December 2018

The story of the most popular Christmas song

In 1831 in Germany "Silent night, holy night ..." appeared simultaneously in two song collections in Berlin and Dresden. Both place the name of the author writes: "The authors of the text and music are unknown." Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm IV you first heard in the winter of 1853. He so liked the Christmas song that called courtiers concertmaster and commanded him: "I find the author of the song!" The order of the king, however, still remained pending for a year and only one fluke enigma found its solution in December 1854.     Director of the Austrian people Salzburg, former concertmaster of the best known of the Prussian court, scolded one of the boys Felix Gruber, who he constantly sang wrong already popular Christmas song. On his remark...

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