The celebrations of the Holy Week in Iglesias, as in the rest of Sardinia, date back to the end of the seventeenth century and are deeply affected by Spanish domination in the country. Starting from the name of the city - Iglesias - which means "Churches", passing through the Gothic vaults of the Cathedral of Santa Chiara, up to its oldest association, the Arciconfraternita del Santo Monte, organizer of religious events, the influence Spanish is everywhere alive.In particular, the Archconfraternity... continue reading
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The Easter Egg Symbolism must be sought before the birth of Christ in ancient times. The egg was given as a symbol of balance, creation, fecundity, a symbol of life and the renewal of nature..The habit of coloring eggs has been passed on to Christians and is still practiced mainly in the peoples of Europe and Asia. Unlike other countries of Europe, the Romanians have reached the heights of art through technique, material, symbolic motifs, and perfection of accomplishment.Folklore preserves many Christian... continue reading
Palm Sunday, as everywhere is celebrated exactly the week before Easter!Christians come to the church for the service of God, taking with them the willow branches. Willow branches, because in Ukraine there is no Palm trees and nowhere to take palm leaves.After the Divine Liturgy, people create a passage in the middle.Now comes the priest who sprinkles the willow branches with holy water and bless people.After that, people are greeted, easily beat each other with willow branches and saying: "Not... continue reading
2017 in review - March and April: Beauty and the Beast, Nor'easter, Fate of the Furious, Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2, March for Science and more
In our second episode of 2017 in review, we had February: Romanians Fight Corruption, Ridley “Alien” Scott Honored, Tensions in Rio de Janeiro, and More That Shaped Our World.Once March came about, things were starting to slow down a bit, at least so it seemed.Beauty and the Beast, the Disney live action film that followed the original animation in detail, opened on March 2 with a Los Angeles premiere attended by the film's stars and not only. It went on to become the highest... continue reading
Hello DT friends.This week i celebrate the 1500 pictures online on Dreamstime.During this period I managed to have a varied portfolio with photos, backgrounds and graphic illustrations.I wish that in the future as much to me perfecting photo techniques and my portfolio to be more appreciated.Thank you to all who have bought pictures from me.Happy Easter to all !!! continue reading
Easter is not just the most important Christian holiday. It is also the start of spring. And time, when at least in Czech Republic girls are painting eggs.First you take the common eggs:Then you paint them. There is many ways how to do that. The traditional way is by using colors and wax. And the result is incredible. Make this is not so difficult:But to make complicated decoration is not easy:And then you can hide them in the garden.Or hang on the tree.... continue reading
Hello. everyone.Since it's pretty soon and it's just a weekto go. I wanted to share some of my works for incoming Easter.The most fun part, for me at least, since my childhood was always decorating the eggs, I would be waiting for the evening or day before just to do some coloring :)So i am an adult now and don't do it as much on real eggs but still made some colorful eggs cards where i fully enjoyed decorating again. Or this one where i was inspired by green theme and ended up making... continue reading
Apart from the traditional religious icons, this time of the year brings loads of childish like and cute images. From the Easter Bunny to the Easter Egg Hunt, is awesome to see so many pretty characters popping up literally everywhere you go. I made my own contribution to the seasonal trend through patterns, clipart and greeting cards. From mid-century to 80's styled illustrations and everything in between, I've enjoyed every step of the design process, I hope you guys like the end result.Do... continue reading
This year's celebration of Easter has begun and so, I wish you all to have a Happy Easter, together with the people and the animals you hold dear. And since the Easter is associated in many parts of the world with the rabbit, I think it is a good moment to talk about something that has been on my mind for some time. In the short time I've spent as a photographer on Dreamstime, I did a lot of browsing through the photos in the database and I saw many beautiful rabbit photos and also... continue reading
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