“There Dolgans use this custom…”
Known Dolgan poetess of Okdo Aksenova belong to the following lines: “There are Dolgans use the custom to share the first prey. Remember, boy!” In former times the Dolgans always gave part of the wild reindeer meat and fish relatives and neighbors. But the furs section were not subject. She was valuable. goods, in exchange for which the visiting traders could get guns, gunpowder, tea, flour, sugar.
Trap foxes in Siberia and in the far North they are often called “jaws” was the personal property of each hunter. Check out to pasture and pick up trapped animals in them those only, to whom these traps belonged. There was another important rule related to Arctic Fox hunting. If you have decided to set their traps to the South of those that put another hunter, you don’t need his permission. But if you want to put North of the mouth of other people’s traps, it is necessary to obtain the consent of their owner. Why is there such a custom? Everything is explained very simply: the foxes come to the land of Dolgans from the North, and therefore the hunter, whose traps are to the North, has a greater chance of success.
Little lady of the big plague
The Dolgans until the nineteenth century retained the remnants Continue reading
Beer is perhaps one of the most democratic drink, having a large army of fans around the world. And in almost all producing countries formed a colorful tradition of beer festivals.
Pub mile, Berlin
For more than 20 years at the beginning of August is the Berlin beer festival, better known as the Beer mile. The festival repeatedly got into the Guinness book of records as having the longest beer garden under the open sky. Guests have the opportunity to try two thousand varieties of dark and light beer, provided by three over hundreds of Breweries from around the world. Beer rely on a variety of national dishes: sausages, sausages, meat from the skewers, pickled vegetables and salt dough pretzels, pretzels. Three days here have time to have fun more than 750 thousand people, after all, a holiday – a real show with a fair, dances and music of various directions.
The most famous festival is held in Germany for Oktoberfest, and this is no accident: according to statistics, foamy drink in this country regularly consume more than 90 percent of men and almost 70 per cent of women. The event, taking place in Munich, grew from the normal of the festival and represents the largest folk festival in the world, Continue reading
The carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Jamaica, Venice – each of these Grand holidays has its own character and special atmosphere. But they are a little out of his mind. Rio in a frenzy rages, Venice suffers from a split personality, and Jamaica are obsessed with psychedelic revolution… we suggest you familiarize yourself with these three mind-blowing performances and to experience what real fun is on the verge of madness.
Every year for a couple of weeks in Brazil, and with it millions of tourists from all over the world, literally going crazy. Slender and not very Creole women chocolate color, the majority of “Topless”, and sometimes “popless” give heat under stirring melodies of Samba. Paunchy contenders for the title of king Momo swaggering dance stomach volume. Members of the jury, with foam at a mouth prove the correctness of its decision about the best Samba school, and those who disagree with them, the fans are ready to protest to bring down the rostrum of the Sambadrome, is the carnival in Rio.
Try to find out from the Brazilians, when and how in his homeland began this holiday. Young people will be puzzled Continue reading