Amazing festival Ati-Atihan in the Philippines – it’s the best week-long street party that rages from morning till evening, peaking on the third Sunday of January. Honoring the Santo niño (Santo Nino) (the image of the child Jesus) implies the irrigation head, as no other religious holiday, he is dressed in a very secular brilliance.
The history of the festival of Ati-Atihan roots in the XIII century, when a group of fair-skinned Malay immigrants from Borneo (Borneo) decided to show their respect for local residents of Athy. They painted their faces with black paint, sing and dance in gratitude for the earth and the food that was given to them (worrying about any pagan based, Spanish colonists later added here image of Santo niño). Today, in accordance with the historical past of the festival, the participants of the main parade paint their faces with soot and wear costumes that are perfectly suited for the Samba schools in Rio.
Although the festival lasts for a week, the festivities really flare up in the last three days (Friday through Sunday). Sunday is the big day and it starts early with the transfer of the revered icon of the Santo niño from the Cathedral town of Kalibo (Kalibo Cathedral) Continue reading
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Holiday Bows for children of the middle group.
The idea of this holiday I had in 1999. I usually spend this holiday in late July. It helps my new pupils (set to the middle group) to adapt in kindergarten, and parents to be creative and imaginative approach to making costumes.
This photograph was taken in 1999 (middle school children). This year these kids graduated from 11th grade! And then I was a young teacher (in the photo – I’m in the middle with two funny ponytails)
By the way, this holiday won Dasha – her mom sewed 74 charming bow. But IDA was recognized as the most extravagant and original!
This holiday I spent 3 times. And every time this sea of emotions and children’s happiness!
Holiday bows (middle group) .
(children under music composed on the court and sit in places) .
Leading 1 Well, there is a break –
A fun time,
A leading 1 In the blue, into the blue Continue reading