Archive for History and Traditions

Arena Lviv Stadium – 2 years from the day of opening

There are different kinds of stadiums, some of them are larger than others, and some of them are newer or more convenient. Many of them are as old as football tradition is. But all of them are closely linked with a great number of wins and losses, fans’ feelings and emotions, so each stadium is believed to be an integral part of football history.

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Lady Liberty

Its magnificence was indescribable, and its magnitude was inconceivable. She felt overwhelmed in the presence of its greatness.

  Mona Rodriguez

Hi! Have you ever wondered about the Statue of Liberty? Why is it green? What is the quote on it? How tall is the Statue and what is its history? If no, now might be a good time to know more about all these funny facts, because the anniversary of its dedication is celebrated today. The ceremony of dedication the Statue of Liberty was held on October 28th, 1886. » Read more..


Hello everyone! Today is the celebration of one of the most appealing inventions in the world. This invention is now used to make a lot of things; among them are computers, carpets, furniture, swimwear, umbrellas, combat uniforms, windbreakers, draperies and many others, including spare parts of human body. At the very beginning of its way nylon was primarily used in the making tires and parachutes. But the most prominent is the use of nylon in the making of women’ stockings. » Read more..

World Pasta Day

Nothing says Italy like its food, and nothing says Italian food like pasta.

So what do you think about Italian cuisine? Are you fond of different sorts of salami? Have you a passion for a pizza or spaghetti? Do you enjoy lasagna, ricotta cheese, prosciutto, risotto and polenta? Does it sound fine, doesn’t it? Have you ever cooked authentic Italian dishes? Or you have just a good time indulging the variety and richness of Italian cuisine through savoring the most delicious dishes? But however that may be, there is no doubt that one of the most famous and attractive Italian dishes is pasta, and today we celebrate World Pasta Day! Yummi! » Read more..

World Paper Free Day

Hello everyone! Have you ever thought about the importance of paper in your life? It really helps human life in recording information and its keeping. Paper makes possible spreading the information not only from person-to-person, but also from generation to generation as well. Paper retains the knowledge and skills of our ancestors, with paper knowledge became cumulative. This material also can be used for wrapping (presents), packing (objects), and different paper hobbies, which Russian ladies just adore (among them are scrapbooking, quilling, paper cutouts, and origami). Our life, I must tell you, is almost impossible to believe without paper. » Read more..

iPod – 12 Years Together

Hello everyone! What do you think about portable music? Can’t you live without musical background in your ears? Do you consider the music player as one of the greatest human inventions in the world history? That is why music is possible to accompany us in all spheres of our life. We take a shower, have a meal, go to work, work out at the gym, make love and cook – and all this we make to the sound of music. We can’t talk about modern lifestyles without mentioning music. There isn’t anything strange in today’s celebration: exactly 12 years ago, on October 23rd, 2001, Apple had released and launched the first iPod. This was considered to be a major breakout that significantly changed the entertainment industry. » Read more..

Breathtaking Skydiving – Taking Off!

If you’re gonna jump for love, bring a parachute instead of a Bungee-rope. Both will save you from falling off. Only difference is, one will keep you moving and the other will bring you back and forth from where you came from…your choice.

Adrenaline rush because of high risk activity. The fear of falling. » Read more..

Here Comes the Can-can!

Festive enjoying atmosphere and black stockings are all going by too fast for your blurred eyes. Fun kicks bustle in the air. The cheerful music makes that world bright and colorful. The dresses are lifted up to the ceiling, men are clapping and applauding. And can-can movements – all these legs circling, high kicking, shaking of the skirts – that could spice up your life. By the way, Russian ladies adore this dance because of its quarrelsome character and challenging movements. Today is the 21st of October and more than 150 years ago, in 1838 the Can-can was performed for the first time. » Read more..

Sydney Opera House – One of the Most Breathtaking Buildings in the World

Hi everyone! Have you ever wondered about what image is associated with Australia in your mind? Kangaroo? Waltzing Matilda? Great Barrier Reef? Steve Irwin and “Croc Hunters”? Yummy accents? But however that may be, there is no doubt that Sydney (Royal) Opera House is among them. Every person wants to see this architectural wonder with his own eyes, and Russian ladies are no exception. Today is the 20th of October, and today the Sydney Opera House is celebrating the 40th birthday from the day of its official opening. The building of Sydney Opera House is considered to be a symbol of Australia and one of the masterpieces of modern world architecture.  » Read more..

International Necktie Day

“A tie is like an arrow pointing to my crotch. A tie is also like an even score.” 

―Jarod Kintz

Have you ever thought about the matter why men wear ties? Did you ever wonder how this fashionable accessory came to be a trend? Anyway, you know, the necktie is exclusively a decorative style thing and plays a symbolically meaningful role. » Read more..