May 14: what a holiday today – history and traditions

14 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

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


Prolate the Slavs were last week, when plowed the land and began to sow. On this day, did rituals to the earth awakened to receive strength and health. The rite of opahivanie was supposed to bring health and good fortune. And for women performed witchcraft have Trigly, the so-called ancient goddess, it had to help a woman save in the family way.

Cannes film festival

Cannes film festival – the international, considered the most prestigious and one of the oldest events of this spring in the movie. It is conducted every year in may for two weeks. The festival involved not only the nominees, but about 10 thousand accredited professionals, and about 4 thousand journalists. Stars and film professionals gather on these days in Cannes. The main prize of the Grand Prix and “the Golden palm” awarded to the two best films – feature and short.

Tamarama in Georgia

In Georgia it is a national holiday, when we commemorate the Holy Empress Tamara Tamarama. The most important sobytiya carried out in Tbilisi in the Church under the name of the Queen, in the Church of the Nativity of the mother of God and in Akhaltsikhe. In the Orthodox churches hold solemn prayers. The festival began to celebrate in 1917, after the Georgian Church became Autocephalous again. And Tamara Bagrationi was the first woman in Georgia, which became the sole ruler.

Orthodox holidays:

  • The Monk Paphnutii Of Borovsk.
  • Of The Prophet Jeremiah.
  • Week 3 after Easter.

Jeremiah Zapasnik

The feast is called by the name of St. Jeremiah, the second of the four great prophets mentioned in the old Testament. Zapisnikom called him because he started to plow the land and sow the field. It’s an exhausting job for the farmers and for the cattle that helped them in labour. Therefore, many farmers asked me to help them heavenly power. They believed that the prophet Jeremiah: harness the chariot and helps them if to address him with a prayer.

Folk omens on may 14

Name day on this day

Gerasim, Ivan, Jeremiah, Ignatius, Makar, Nina, Paphnutius, Tamara.

14 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

14 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

14 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции