May 21: what a holiday today – history and traditions

21 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

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

World day for cultural diversity for dialogue and development

This day was first celebrated in 2003, it was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 2002. By its resolution the UN invites States, intergovernmental bodies and non-governmental organizations to inform and explain to the public how valuable and important the diversity of cultures that cultural diversity plays a positive role.

Independence day of Montenegro

Montenegro is one of the youngest independent States. Actually Montenegro was independent in the 18th century, but lost its independence after the First world war and joined the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Next was a part of Yugoslavia after the Second world war, in 2003, was in the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. 21 may 2006, Montenegro held a referendum on independence, this was supposed to be 55%. In the end, voted for 55.5% and that was enough.

Parousia – Agnihotra in Greece

The holiday is celebrated anastenaria is a small nation that lives in the North of Greece. The holiday itself is Christian, although the Greek Church believes agnihotri pagans, but they believe that this feast of patronage of the saints Elena and Constantine.

All residents at the same time pray, repent, cry, dance and enter into a trance. In the Central square waiting for it to burn through the fire, the fire is considered to be the best friend, and the coal people walk barefoot, and then show feet without burning.

Orthodox holidays:

  • Apostle and Evangelist John the theologian.
  • Week 4-I on Easter.

Ivan Long

This day marks John the theologian – one of the twelve apostles. Our ancestors began to sow wheat and home baked pies votive with which they treated the poor, the needy and the wayfarers. Old people came out onto the road and asked God to get the person with whom they will share a piece of bread, because in another case it is impossible, and you need to give the birds. If the same person appeared, this is a good sign.

Folk omens on may 21

Name day on this day

Adrian, Arseny, Ivan, Nicephorus, Pimen.

21 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

21 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

21 мая: какой сегодня праздник - история и традиции

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