Tag: European culture

Śmigus Dyngus, also called Wet Monday

The tradition most likely goes back to the 14th century, but it likely also has pre-Christian origins connected to the March equinox and the coming of spring – water being a symbol of life and renewal. Similar traditions can be found all around Central and Eastern Europe, with Поливаний понеділок (Watering Monday) in Ukraine, Oblévačka in Czech, Oblievačka in Slovak and Vízbevető in Hungary. It’s also known as ‘Dyngus Day’ in Polish communities outside Poland.

High-Resolution Scan of The Last Supper Shows Fascinating New Details

A new high-resolution scan of The Last Supper gives a crystal clear look at the famous painting. Leonardo da Vinci is considered one of the finest artists and thinkers of all time. He created works that have endured for centuries, like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper, the latter of which is thought to be the greatest depiction of a Biblical scene in all western European art. In it, Jesus and his 12 disciples are eating literally Christ’s last meal, and it was painted as a mural on a wall at a Dominican monastery by the great painter in 1498, in Milan.

Los Caballos del Vino – Wine Horses – May 2

The Running of the Wine Horses is a fantastic fiesta to attend, it takes place on the same day every year; the 2nd May. The fiesta, known in Spanish as the ‘Caballos del Vino’ has been declared as being of International Tourist Interest and is a well worth enjoying. It starts on  1st May and continues until  5th May. There are lots of parades, processions and re-enactments aside from the main event of the actual running of the wine horses.

SCULPTURES OF THE THIRD REICH

THE THIRD REICH’S architectural triumphs, Olympic events and trade exhibitions, were extravagantly adorned by the most stunning sculptures. These splendours have since been destroyed and their records airbrushed out of the history books by the victors of World War II.

Europe Awakes as the Sun Rises from the East

For years, conservative NGOs and institutes have been working on establishing a counter-balance to the sinister well-organised Soros network. Central Europe is at the forefront of this movement, Tymotheusz Zych, vice-president of the Polish Ordo Iuris Institute for Legal Culture told news and opinion portal Mandiner in an interview.

Islamic viper bites the hands that feed it

French philosopher and popular news commentator Eric Zemmour says that the left has made an alliance with Islam and their target is White people: The author, polemicist, and anti-liberal philosopher has drawn a parallel between Islamic-leftists and communists, declaring that the former have substituted the bourgeois with White people, whom they would like to see replaced by the Muslim proletariat.