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September 11 2007

Holiday devoted to family welfare, falls on Sept. 11.

After the intonation, which required the famous family, Lada and Lely, the ceremony of "flies funeral." Caught a fly (cockroach, mosquito, implementation) is put into Domowina of carrots, solemnly attributed to a vacant lot and buried in the grave, than mean numbness insects during the coming winter.

After the "funeral" - the ritual hunt "elk." Two girls charged elk (doe) are shown for a short time out of the woods and run away. They go after guys hunters, trying to catch them. One caught "elk" immediately released, and the second leading to temple, which also released previously defiled because fellows made a long run.

The holiday ends with a feast rozhanichnym (ritual meal: cheese, eggs, cheese, venison or beef, oatmeal, berry wine) and merrymaking. Merrymaking begin with a round dance, which lead some of the oldest women. Woman holding a bread (preferably oatmeal). At the end of the round dance bread divide and distribute the treatment of humans and domestic animals. After the holiday, and Rhoda Rozhanits coming Indian summer. Reports

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