June 8: a holiday history and tradition

8 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

All holidays in different countries and in the Orthodox Church this day..

World oceans day

The holiday was proposed to hold the summit “planet earth” in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Since that time, and it is celebrated every year, people who somehow relates to the World ocean. On this day, the ecologists, ichthyologists, the staff of aquariums, dolphinariums, zoos combine their efforts to protect ocean species and ensure a stable ecological situation.

The holiday became official in 2009 after the resolution of the UN General Assembly. The oceans are the lungs of our planet, they provide most of the oxygen is 3/4 water, and 99% of the area, are therefore an integral part of the process of sustainable development.

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World day of knitting in public

The day is celebrated since 2005 in one of the June Saturdays. This is an unusual event, which involved everyone who likes to crochet or knitting. They gather in a public place and just do what you love. First day in Paris, it was invented by Daniel Landes, who loved to knit. Then publicly began to knit not only French women but also women from other countries. The campaign even has its own logo with knitting needles on a background map of Europe.

Now such events involve more than 50 countries, they show to society that it can become a social activity that can be enjoyed by anyone. Also hold exhibitions of knitted products, workshops, fashion shows.

Orthodox holidays:

  • George New victims of king Selim Turkish.
  • The day of remembrance of the apostles from 70 Carp and Alpheus.
  • Week 6th after Easter.

Carp Of Karpalov

On this day honoring the Apostle of Carp, the disciple of St. Paul. About his life little is known, it is only mentioned several times in the Scriptures. Due to the fact that his name sounds like the name of a fish, it was associated with the fisheries. In Russia believed that this day is to catch carp. Also was accepted to exhibit at the wild rose bushes pots and bowls to get rid of smell, and the people breathed the scent of rose hips, to get rid of the disease.

Folk omens on June 8

Even invited the stove to the oven corrected, then it was treated with a round loaf, and another piece left a brownie behind the stove. Pay attention to mosquitoes. If there were many of them – the last days of June were expected to be warm but rainy.

Name day on this day

Alexander, George, David, Hayley, Elena, Ivan Karp, Makar, Yuri.

8 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

8 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

8 июня: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции