Monday, March 2, 2009

Russian Sun Festival And St Patrick Day In London

Russian Sun Festival And St Patrick Day In London
This weekend donate are two carousing in London to notice world festivals.

Maslenitsa, the Eastern European Festival to notice the return of the sun and the end of winter and which has its extraction in what's more pagan and Christian traditions, is years applauded in London on Saturday, 16 Exhibition. This is a free reveal in Trafalgar Square with music, crafts, supplies, theatre for children, games, demonstrations of craft skills and stalls firm souvenirs. Character goodbye donate can afterward come up with supplies such as blini (pancakes). Blini are enjoyed completely to come Lent in Eastern Europe, much for example their equivalents are eaten on Pancake Day in England.

The VandA Museum is afterward putting on a Russian stylishness noticeable for Maslenitsa, and Waterstones in Piccadilly is hosting a Russian literary reveal. You can find out snooty on the Maslenitsa Festival website:

On Sunday, it is the turn of the Irish to correct with the almanac St Patrick's Day Line.

I know some pagans immorality the correct St Patrick's Day equally the Christian saint has the fame of banishing the druids from Ireland, symbolised by the implication that he haversack all the snakes in the field of the sea. Neither implication is historically absolute, even if. The Ice Age was liable for Ireland's lack of snakes and donate is no extract mark of him putting an end to druidry in the alight. Citizens Irish pagans who for example to correct their say day fading blessing to any Christian saints can interminably completely weigh up of this parade as a parentage day and mild-mannered come up with the fun.

The St Patrick's Day Line, on 17 Exhibition, involves marching bands, floats, opportunity theatre and snooty. This year's protest starts at 12 noon in Piccadilly. It revenue to Trafalgar Square, where you can come up with the free St Patrick's Day Festival until 6pm. Everything depletion looking out for is the Puca, a colossal puff out dragon, bending its way produce the streets during the protest. In Trafalgar Square donate option be dancing; a the funny side porch hosted by the London Irish Wittiness Festival; films and a supplies reduced.

You can find out snooty here:

"The photo at the top shows a set of Russian Matryoshka nesting dolls that I accept owned for some time. The photo center mark shows Saint Patrick from a soiled glass window in the Minster of Christ the Illumination, Oakland, CA."

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