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Colors of Dnepropetrovsk - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Днепр...на закате Traditions and customs of locals are very colorful and original. All national and family holidays here are held in observance of rites that remain relevant for many centuries. Locals are not strangers to the interests that are typical of most modern people, but they treat the traditions of their ancestors with special honor and respect. Like many years ago, locals believe in evil spirits and the power of amulets. To protect your house and loved ones from evil, it is customary to observe a lot of interesting traditions. In each house there is certainly a charm, which is made independently and stored away from prying eyes. If a person goes to an important and responsible event, you can be sure that he also has a cherished amulet with him, which will certainly help in matters.
1. Locals are treated visitors are quite restrained and benevolent. If necessary, they can always ask the way to interesting attractions or ask other interesting questions. 2. The … Open
Family life is accompanied by interesting rites and rituals. Travelers who are lucky enough to attend a local wedding will have the opportunity to see colorful dance and music performances. At every wedding there are certainly funny games, entertainment and, of course, a rich celebratory table.
The birth of a child is the most important event for every married couple. The future mother tries to hide her condition from others as long as possible. According to one of the beliefs, the longer the surrounding people do not know about the coming of the baby, the easier will be the birth, and the child will certainly be born healthy. For the baby to grow strong and healthy, the first baptism must necessarily be with holy water. If a girl was born, then it is customary to add milk, honey and flowers to the baptismal font - then she will grow up to be a real beauty. Copyright
Dnipropetrovsk is one of the most beautiful cities in Ukraine. The locals call it simply Dnieper, since the city is located in the central part of the country, just on the bank of the river … Open
The most important for each family is a house in which order is always maintained and an overwhelming atmosphere of comfort prevails. Before building a house it is customary to perform a lot of complex rituals, then life in it will be happy and easy. Despite the fact that modern residents of Dnipropetrovsk live, in the main, apartments, all the traditions preserved from the ancestors are applicable to them. If the family moves into a new dwelling, then in honor of this important event they are sure to arrange a big holiday - Vydyhny. It is customary to invite many guests to a housewarming party and cover a rich table with refreshments. Guests, in turn, ought not to come empty-handed; landlords should definitely give memorable souvenirs.
Turn back to sunset One of the most favorite holidays for locals is Christmas. On the day of the holiday, colorful shopping tents with Christmas souvenirs and beautiful dishes appear on the streets of the city. The fact is that according to one of the traditions for Christmas, the housewives should buy new dishes, on which festive treats for guests will be served.
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National traditions of Ukraine

The fig sign, that is, the thumb pushed through the index and middle fingers of the hand folded into a fist, is a rather rude gesture, though it is inferior in terms of level of rudeness to an elongated middle finger. It is considered indecent to point a finger at people or objects, for this they rather use all five fingers. Ukrainians are superstitious, which is why they avoid taking out the garbage in the evening, shaking hands and communicating at the doorstep, leaving empty bottles on the table. All these, according to beliefs, can lead to bad luck and misfortunes. It is forbidden to whistle indoors, especially in a residential area, in order not to be left without money. Spilled salt can lead to a quarrel, as well as the presentation of knives, scissors, and other sharp objects as gifts. … Open
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