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November 2 2007

2 November, on the national calendar day Artemyev, Artyom, Zadok. Another name - Day atamans and military leaders. It is believed that the protection of born on this day rises mother animals - wolf. And this man is close in spirit to the forest, animals, birds: Wolven root - he conquered, wolf's bark - his smile, the mother animals - wolf - his patroness. " By Artemije seek help for "gryzhnoy disease." Zadok pray for deliverance from death in vain.

In the Orthodox calendar - the Day of the Great Artemia, and in Karelia "Kegrin paiva" - "bogey-day." Youth ryadilas in vyvorochennye coats, sweaters, boots, bast. At the head wear of the sieve, basket, pail, took the tongs, pokers, clubs, behind - the basket to go to "hide" children, the person wear a mask. Some portrayed the horses and cows. In this form, went from house to house and frighten children. Costumed took with them the word that the boys will not indulge in, the girls would be more likely to stay home and do more: to sew and knit. Girls to this day spun on a large tangle of yarn and had to give a ball the first newcomer mummers, lest he put in the basket and not claimed. In addition, baked pancakes and pies, which children were treated to entertainers. Also occurred remembrance of ancestors, reports Pravda.Ru .

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