Folk customs on St. George’s Day and superstitions that our ancestors believed in

Folk customs on St. George’s Day and superstitions that our ancestors believed in

It was said that George is heading for summer, or Saint George won over the sleigh, he will win over the winter. According to popular belief, it was believed that on his feast day the earth opens up and snakes and scorpions come out of the holes, for which warmth is vital, to get their … Read more

How do Catalans celebrate Sant Jordi, or Saint George? Romantic!

How do Catalans celebrate Sant Jordi, or Saint George?  Romantic!

The Catalan feast of Saint George, or Sant Jordi, is celebrated on April 23rd and you can think of it as something between Valentine’s Day and our May Day, the time of love. Actually no. It is much prettier, more traditional and more revered. Tradition tells men to present their significant other with roses on … Read more

Kőszeg’s unique Saint George’s Day tradition

Kőszeg’s unique Saint George’s Day tradition

One of the old traditions of Kőszeg is to note down every year what the current grape shoots look like. Every year on April 24, the grape shoot on St. George’s Day is drawn in the book of the coming of the Vzőlő. The book of the coming of grapes began to be kept in … Read more

Striped timetable: April 1

Striped timetable: April 1

A very important match against the Łódź Sports Club and subsequent junior clashes for points – after the holidays we will be back with the latest Striped Timetable! APRIL 2 Polish Junior Hockey ChampionshipsMKS CRACOVIA – UKS NIEDŹWIADKI MOSiR SANOK, 15:15, Katowice-Janów, [TRANSMISJA] APRIL 3 Polish Junior Hockey ChampionshipsGKS STOCZNIOWIEC GDAŃSK – MKS CRACOVIA, 15:15, … Read more

Index – Culture – Azahriah made a criticism that shocked everyone

Index – Culture – Azahriah made a criticism that shocked everyone

On April 1, 2024, at exactly 0:00, a bomb exploded again, Azahriah dropped her new music video and single on the people. THE cipoe named, frighteningly current work was uploaded to music and video sharing sites on Easter Monday – and April Fool’s Day. It is slowly set in stone that if we expect a … Read more

Mardi Gras like the old days. There was even a “pleasure for men’s eyes” in the open-air museum in Khuim

Mardi Gras like the old days.  There was even a “pleasure for men’s eyes” in the open-air museum in Khuim

A dancing masquerade jumped right in front of my lens and showed it an image “for the pleasure of the male eye” that our great-grandfathers’ generation would have considered shameful. Yes, Mardi Gras used to be debaucherous holidays – people wanted to enjoy some joy, food, alcohol and let loose between the fasts of Christmas … Read more

Self-Taught Sushi Chef Becomes Famous in Japan: A Look Inside the Sushi Industry

Self-Taught Sushi Chef Becomes Famous in Japan: A Look Inside the Sushi Industry

Picture from: TV screenshot JapansushiThere is a common saying in the industry:“It takes three years to cook rice and eight years to make rice.”It means that a person wants to be independentsushi chefmust go through up toApprenticeship of 10+ yearsOnly then. However, this traditional training method has gradually faced the fate of being eliminated in … Read more

Beyond Tradition: Exploring Natural Voices from Alpstein to Taiga

Beyond Tradition: Exploring Natural Voices from Alpstein to Taiga

From the Alpstein to the Taiga – on the trail of natural voices Three countries, three cultures and one great thing in common. In the documentary “Beyond Tradition” the meaning of customs and tradition is given strong audiovisual expression. The Fliz Filmclub Zug presents the documentary at the Gotthard Cinema. The Appenzeller Meinrad Koch is … Read more

Top News Stories: Remco Evenepoel, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gérald Darmanin, Emmanuel Macron and More

Top News Stories: Remco Evenepoel, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gérald Darmanin, Emmanuel Macron and More

– to Remco Evenepoel: to use the arsenal of the perfect little magician, in order to succeed in great Tricks – to Cristiano Ronaldo: to win the golden slipper of the Saudi championship, an inaccessible reward for Lionel Messi – to Gérald Darmanin: to exchange the suit and tie for the mask and snorkel to … Read more

Christmas Traditions in Middle Eastern Countries: A Look at Christian Celebrations in the Muslim-Majority Region

Christmas Traditions in Middle Eastern Countries: A Look at Christian Celebrations in the Muslim-Majority Region

Countries in the Middle East are known as Muslim-majority countries. However, the Middle East is also home to tens of millions of Christians in the world. Like Christmas in Western countries, Christmas is also celebrated throughout the Middle East in some way, although not all countries in the region mark it as a public holiday. … Read more