Category - Culture

Russia national day

There are nine national holidays in Russia. If they happen to be on non-business days, Russians celebrate them before or after the actual date (i.e. on a business day). Let’s take a look at the 9 major national holidays that are celebrated in...

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Nevzorov

Gallery after gallery, art exhibition after art exhibition, a lot of popular paintings and people who shape the Russian culture of today. These are the things this article is going to focus on.  We are going to talk about some of the most...

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Serbian gusle

Have you ever heard about gusle? Do you know anything about it? Do you want to know anything at all about it?  If your answer is yes, then you are in the right place. If your answer is no, and you’ve ended up on this article by chance, you...

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Windy

If you are not familiar with the culture of the Balkans, chances are that you have never heard of Promaja. It is also fair to say that even people born and raised in Serbia, for example, have a hard time explaining this concept. To begin with...

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Opanak

Opanci (or opanak for singular) were traditional footwear that was mostly worn by Serbian peasants. Made of leather, these peasant shoes were (and still are) one of the most famous staples of Serbian culture and history. You may want to learn more...

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Poland wedding

Weddings are among the three main turning points of every person’s life, along with birth and death. In every culture, each of these events has special customs and traditions related to it. The purpose of these customs is to successfully guide...

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