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Interesting places to see in Daugavpils. Part 2

What are the interesting place to see in Daugavpils? All visitors who come to the city for the first time ask this question. Therefore, we’ll continue a series of articles about the most popular places and attractions in Daugavpils.

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Interesting places to see in Daugavpils. Part 1

Daugavpils, the second-largest city in Latvia, is located on the both banks of the river Daugava. We’d like to tell you about what interesting places you can see in Daugavpils. In our today’s article, we’ll speak about the most interesting street in Daugavpils – Rigas street.

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June 25 - Day of Friendship and Unity of the Slavs

June 25 – Day of Friendship and Unity of the Slavs

Every year, on June the 25th, more than 300 million Slavs around the world celebrate the Day of Friendship and Unity of the Slavs. At the moment, the Slavs are one of the greatest and oldest nations who share common traditions, views on life, and similar languages.

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Fist fighting in Russia and Its Origin

Many cultures considered fist fighting to be a spectacular and popular sport. Traditions of hand-to-hand fighting appeared in Russia long time ago. At that time already, the Slavs proved themselves as strong and brave warriors who were trained in the military art since their childhood.

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The Highest Orthodox Bell Towers in Russia

Golden domes sparkling in the sun, sounds of bells ringing floating in the air… This is what makes a soul of a Russian Orthodox person thrill in majestic awe. Today we are going to tell you about the highest bell towers in Russia.

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Russian Stove and Its Origin

There was no such izba in Russia, which did not have a Russian stove. Russian stove is a unique object in the East Slavic culture and the most vivid symbol of Russian spirit. It was an irreplaceable helper in everyday life

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Russian Izba. Its Origin and Interior

Russian izba is part of Russian culture. Its unique architecture reflects the loyalty to ancient traditions in dwelling construction, but its characteristic feature is its durability and unique construction. Organization and interior of izba had been created for many years.

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Gzhel. Origins of the Russian craft

We are beginning a series of informative articles about the most beautiful traditional crfarts in Russia. In this article, we’ll tell you about the origins of Gzhel and origins of the name of the craft. Gzhel is a famous traditional Russian craft of production of porcelain and pottery items and painting them with cobalt.

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Khokhloma. Origins

Today we’ll continue talking about the most beautiful folk arts in Russia, and in this article, we would like to tell you about Khokhloma. Khokhloma is an old Russian folk handicraft which is a decorative painting over a gold background of wooden tableware, furniture, and other objects.

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Tula Pryanik. How it appeared

Every person who lives in Russia most likely knows such a delicacy as Tula pryanik and tasted it at least once in their life.  Pryanik is made in many cities of Russia, but only Tula pryanik is widely popular.  In this article, we’ll tell about the history of Tula pryanik, and find out why it […]

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