The Fêtes de Saint-Nicolas return to Nancy from November 19, 2021, to January 2, 2022. 40 days of festivities with, as a highlight, the Saint-Nicolas Weekend on December 4 and 5.
The police and the Army refuse to control the health passes in the name of ‘freedom and human dignity’. They will join a large demonstration against compulsory confinement on November 20, 2021, in Vienna.
The queues of visitors at the Latvian Rimi supermarket stores operating in the red Covid zone were already building early in the morning. Meanwhile, large crowds of people were also observed at the large stores of this grocery chain. As explained by the head of the public relations department of Rimi Latvia Juris Shleyers, the queues are formed for two reasons.
It is a gift we take for granted. It is a gift so commonplace that it tends to be overlooked when there is a need to say something meaningful to someone important in your life. It is one gift with one million choices.
French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin has gone to the department of Vendée, where the murder occurred. With breath-taking chutzpah French police looking media in the eye are not considering the assassination to be a terrorist attack at this stage.
The Parting Glass is a great example of that special quality found in the best farewell songs, being able to combine joy and sorrow in a way that is both sad yet uplifting at the same time.
So Wylie learned last year that owl calls are “kind of fire.” Now she is expanding her catchy avian collection.
In November 2020, during a contested election and deadly pandemic, a tiny Saw-whet Owl was rescued from the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Being very small (and politically unaffiliated), the owl spawned a minor media sensation. Among those entranced was New York-based music producer So Wylie.
Orthodox Easter for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 2.
Many countries around the world celebrate Orthodox Easter like Romania, Republic of Macedonia, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece, Ukraine, Bulgaria, and Russia.
It’s related to the late winter festival cycle. According to pagan beliefs, the winter was a time of evil, so the Kukeri had the task to chase away everything evil the winter represented with their scary masques. Therefore it’s not a counterpart of Halloween. It’s rather related to the traditions that came to be associated with the Lent, even though there is no sanctioned carnival tradition in the Orthodox Church. The Lent celebrations, like Kukeri or jumping over fires, were and are very much frowned upon by the Church. The only similarity to Halloween are the scary masques.
Carnival, or the “Fifth Season,” is in full swing in Germany. From Thursday, costumed revelers will be crowding the streets to celebrate parades and never-ending parties. Here is our guide to carnival and its greetings.