Locals are very friendly to visitors and accept them as honored guests. For example, sellers in souvenir shops can treat visitors with fine wine. Every native is always ready to tell curious tourists many interesting legends about local attractions. Personal life is considered the only taboo. You shouldn’t particularly discuss with the locals problems of raising children.
St. John's Day is one of the most beloved national holidays. It is celebrated on June 24. The celebration is always accompanied by colorful parades, festivals and performances of street artists. Fires remain the main attribute of the holiday – they are light in all major areas. All main celebrations are organized around these huge fires. Many compare the rituals of the locals to traditional Brazilian carnivals, and to the Old Slavonic traditions. Indeed, you can see such colorful costumes in famous Brazilian carnival. In the end of the holiday everyone can jump over the fire - it is a true fun and reminds of the Slavic rituals.
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