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Customs and traditions of North Korea

Catholic Christmas holiday has five days forefeast (from 20 to 24 December) and six days of poprazdnovat. On December 24, Christmas eve Catholics observed particularly strict fast, called Eve, because this day is consumed sochivo – cooked with honey wheat or barley grain.

By tradition, the post Christmas eve ends with the appearance of the sky first evening star, after which all Catholic and Protestant churches around the world be festive Christmas worship, the presence of which is obligatory for Catholics. During the mass, I recall the old Testament prophecies and events related to Christmas Savior.

After a solemn mass there will be a celebration dinner at home. According to ancient custom, originating in the rites of the First Church, on Christmas eve, eating meatless meals. The meal has a religious character, and very solemn. Before the beginning of a feast read an excerpt from the gospel of St. Luke about the birth of Christ. The whole ritual of meal of the eve chaired by the father Continue reading

Traditions of their people

 

It is very important to inculcate the younger generation love to native culture.

Regardless of the place of residence of the Kazakhs must know the language and traditions of his people.

A. N. Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

There are on the map village of the Omsk region under the sonorous, beautiful name Krasnogorka, which in 2010 will celebrate its 110th anniversary since the founding of migrants from Ukraine.

And once there was a village lane, on which lands and founded the settlement. Here’s what history tells us:

The village of Maina was called by name here wandering tribe of Kazakhs lane, that in translation from Kazakh means “rich steppes with an abundance of water and lush grass”. Why is the Kazakh? Because from the second half of the 19th century on the territory of this lot was occupied by yurts of Kazakh nomads. 12 kilometers to the South lived the nomad Sahasi, and West of USBI. It was rich Kazakhs, bred horses, and almost with their herds had no boundaries.

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