39 documents
One of my favourite holidays in Lithuania is Easter.Every year the date of this festival is different and this year we are celebrating it on 5th of April.For me Easter is associated with colourful eggs which we call 'marguciai'. We decorate them ...
Etnology, 1 page
2016 02 07
Ethnic cultures in Lithuania
Moreover, talking about ethnic comunities, I would like to know more about tatars or karaims. These ethnic groups are the less known for me. They don‘t have their national teritory like Germay, Russia or Poland. This is very important, because ...
Etnology, 2 pages
2016 01 31
North German Folklore
Talking about the main structure. These 52 stanzas are divided into two groups: 1 – 5 is talking narrator, and 6- 52 is talking teller from the position of “I”. Every stanza is made of 5 lines, four of them is telling something new, but ...
Etnology, 7 pages
2016 03 24
The 6th of July - Lithuanian national festival
The 6th of July - Lithuanian national festival. The first and. Lithuanian King Mindaugas united Lithuanians and made one nation. A solemn ceremony of raising the flags. The parade of Lithuanian military. Volleys of shots for Lithuania and its ...
Etnology, 20 pages
2015 11 26
Origami history
History of origami. Facts. The Japanese word. There is very. Some origami example. How to do crane. Step. Turn the paper. Using the creases. Fold top triangular flaps into the centre and unfold. Fold top of model downwards, crease well and ...
Etnology, 19 pages
2015 11 24
The meaning of Stonehenge
Good morning everyone. Today I will talk about Stonehenge, and the main purpose of my speech is to tell you what is the meaning of Stonehenge. So, to start with, what is Stonehenge? It is a circle of stacked rocks, located in Europe, Southern ...
Etnology, 2 pages
2017 03 13
Christmas in Finland presentation
Christmas in Finland. Finnish christmas celebration. Christmas Eve is more important than Christmas Day in Finland. Families have Christmas. Christmas decorations. Christmas trees are usually decorated with garlans. Tradition Nordic billy-goat. ...
Etnology, 13 pages
2018 10 04
Civil society in Latvia
Civil society in Latvia. Civil society is. Types of non-governmental organisations in Latvia. Characteristics of non-governmental organisations. Operating principles of NGOs. Funding sources for NGOs. Business activities. The importance of civil ...
Etnology, 18 pages
2018 10 04
Easter presentation
Easter. Facts about Easter. Easter is a Christian festival. The egg-a symbol of new life. Decorating and colouring eggs for Easter. Chocolate eggs. Egg rolling. Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Rabbit. Easter cards. Special Easter Food. Easter ...
Etnology, 14 pages
2017 12 08
National Holidays and Commemorative Days in Lithuania
National Holidays and Commemorative Days in Lithuania.
Etnology, 17 pages
2017 12 08
Saint Jonas Festival
Festival. Saint Jonas' Festival, also known as Rasos - Dew Holiday, Joninės, Midsummer Day. Guessing weather at midsummer eve. Singing songs Dancing  Telling tales Jumping over bonfires. Symbols meaning. Gates – two differents worlds, ...
Etnology, 11 pages
2018 03 22
The role and importance of civil society organizations in the Kingdom of Sweden
The role and importance of civil society organizations in the Kingdom of Sweden. CSO’s in broad sense. Relations between CSO’s and the Swedish government. Relations between Swedish CSO’s and Developing – Countries CSO’s. CSOs and ...
Etnology, 4 pages
2019 05 24
Brazilian celebrations
Brazilian celebrations. Prepared by Adas Ložkinas 2c. Substance. Brazilian Carnival  Parintins Folklore Festival  Oktoberfest Bumba-Meu-Boi. Brazilian Carnival . This celebration takes place 46 days before Easter. Parintins Folklore ...
Etnology, 11 pages
2015 11 11
Carnaval of Venice
Carnival of Venice. History of the Venetian Carnival. Takes place in. Venetian Carnival was. Carnival & Masquerade Balls. Carnival-celebrates days of. Venetian Carnival Today. Starts two weeks. Masks of the Venetian Carnival. Today masks are. The ...
Etnology, 10 pages
2017 04 18
Chinese new year
For the first time participating people feel happy, frustrated, cherfully, proudly.1 - the coming of spring (D) – Spring, dances, ribbons, cheerful, pole, flowers/ At this festival men and women dancing around the pole. A special pole is ...
Etnology, 2 pages
2017 01 25
Christmas in Finland
Christmas holiday starts on the 20th of December. It’s longer that he usually have. Yippee! Many people travel north to visit their relatives. Many of them are also hoping to see snow. He hope that there will be enough snow for skiing, skating, ...
Etnology, 9 pages
2016 04 19
Christmas in Sweden
Christmas in Sweden. Inbox. How begin Christmas Christmas tree Christmas tree in Stockholm Christmas Eve Christmas morning. How begin Christmas. Christmas begins in Sweden with the Saint Lucia ceremony. Chri smas ree. Christmas trees are usually ...
Etnology, 10 pages
2015 12 08
Christmas plants
Heaven apple tree was the symbol of sin It is create “krikstykla” from Shemaitshu Kalvarija.The earlest christmas plant in the church was holly (or evergreen oak) as defence from anger spirit.Mistletoe (Misltai) /amalas /was in ...
Etnology, 12 pages
2015 12 23
Christmas traditions in USA
Christmas traditions in USA. Christmas time . Every year more. City of lights. Weeks before Christmas, houses are decorated with coloured lights. The Christmas tree. It is usually. Traditional Christmas dinner. The traditional Christmas dinner ...
Etnology, 9 pages
2016 01 21
Existence of Bigfoot
Bigfoot. What is bigfoot? Bigfoot is an ape-like creature that is said to inhabit forests. Bigfoot’s history. The Bigfoot is. Fake or real? Most scientists consider the existence of Bigfoot a hoax. Proof of it being real. Bigfoot sightings ...
Etnology, 8 pages
2015 11 15
Lithuania heritage sites
Old town attracts many tourist because , it’s on the most one of the most beautiful old town in Central and Eastern Europe. There is admiring not just unique architecture, but also preserved natural environment, a lot of greenery of beautiful ...
Etnology, 2 pages
2016 03 22
Lithuania presentation slides
Basics. President. Vytautas the Great. Lithuania reached the height of its power under his reign. Climate. Sports. Lithuania is well. Here are some of historical sites. Grand Duke Gediminas founded Vilnius in the13th century. Trakai castle. ...
Etnology, 82 pages
2016 11 09
Lithuanian independence day
Lithuanian independence day. What is it? Lithuanian national holiday for Lithuanian independence act commemoration. What happens on this day? In the main cities of Lithuania commemorations are held. What do people do? People don’t go. The ...
Etnology, 6 pages
2017 01 22
Lithuanian mythological creatures
Lithuanian mythological creatures. Perkūnas. Perkūnas is the most important Lithuanian god. Velnias. Velnias in Lithuanian folklore. Teliavelis. Teliavelis is known. Medeina. She is a ruler of forests, trees and animals. Saulė. Saulė is ...
Etnology, 8 pages
2016 05 17
Mayan civilization
Mayan civilization. By Brandon, Matt, Scott. Mayan Architecture. Of all the. Mayan Architecture cont. The Maya used. The Temple of the Giant Jaguar. The Pyramid of the Magician in Uxmal. Mayan Writing. Created a complex. Maya wrote using 800 ...
Etnology, 9 pages
2015 12 02
Nacional costume in Britain
National Costume in Britain. The work was done by Aistė and Gabrielė form. Scottish National Dress. One of the. Today traditional dress for men in Scotland is a kilt with shirt. Welsh National Dress. Welsh National dress is relatively young and ...
Etnology, 14 pages
2015 12 14
National identity
So all in all I think that national identity is really important even nowadays to keep our country untouchable and safe but still we have to show respect and to other cultures and I believe that in this way we can live peacefully and develop as ...
Etnology, 1 page
2017 02 23
Running of the bulls
Pamplona , Spain . San Fermin . Irunea Pamplona. Running of the bulls. San Fermin. The Encierro. The Running of the Bulls. Rockets in the bullring. A fence of 000 parts. The role of the pastores.
Etnology, 2 pages
2016 02 02
Scotland: national costume
Scotland national costume. Scotland’s plaids and kilts specific to Scottish culture. Here's how they look. Even before the Scottish national costume contributes a black and white tie and hat. Here's the scotland’s hats. It also national wore ...
Etnology, 12 pages
2015 12 12
Shrove Tuesday
Among the most important merrymakers - Fatso and Hempen.Fatso depicts satiety, eating too much. It was thick, with a piece of bacon. Hempen - skinny, ragged, with hempen rope in your hand or on your head or wear a hempen foot wreath with ...
Etnology, 15 pages
2015 10 27