August 14: it’s a holiday, omens and what not to do

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August 14, Orthodox Christians celebrate Honey spas

Wednesday, August 14, Orthodox Christians in Ukraine celebrate Honey spas 2019. August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. Before the end of the year there are 139 days. Birthday – Anton, Leontius, Alexander. In Pakistan, celebrating independence Day, the city is Libya’s – the feast of the birth of the Portuguese bullfighting

What holiday is August 14 – Honey spas 2019

On 14 August in the Orthodox world celebrates the feast of – Origin (iznesenie) honest trees Holy cross, dedicated to Christ the Saviour. This day honored the memory of the Holy martyrs of the Maccabees. And since the 14th of August the assumption of multi-day fast, which lasts until 27 August to celebrate the feast of the assumption of the blessed virgin.

Watch the video, Christians celebrate Honey spas, or Maccabeus:

In people, this day is called the First Saviour, he also has other names – Saved Macovei, Honey spas, Wet Saved. This holiday commemorates the end of summer, the harvest of poppy and the first honeycomb. With the Honey of the Saviour was allowed to consecrate and eat honey, cook treats with poppy seeds. Also during this period, the consecrated water bodies, wells and bathed in the rivers last year. And poppy seeds were used for the consecration of the house from the evil eye and evil forces.

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Honey spas Macovei 2019: what not to do in the holiday

The Church has traditionally come with honey, water, flowers and herbs. Some hostesses pre-made bouquets, “makowecki” of mint, thyme, lovage, chamomile and inflorescence Mack, who by that time already becomes the flower in the box. It is believed that consecrated honey and water is endowed with healing properties. Also on Maccabeus usually bake pies, pancakes with honey and poppy seeds make turnip kvass. Spend a holiday in a friendly family circle, forgetting about all the insults.

Macovei 2019: the signs on Honey spas August 14

  • August 14, preparing the field for sowing of winter crops, and also sent into the woods to collect raspberries, which is then used for cooking compotes and jams, but also for medicinal purposes.
  • What Macovei, and August 28.
  • Big raspberries on 14 August – time to begin planting winter crops.
  • The rain is August 14, it is better not to sow, because the harvest will be.

14 Aug: important and interesting events in Ukraine and the world

1385 in accordance with krevsk Union, the Kingdom of Poland and Grand Duchy of Lithuania were United in one state.

1457 – printed the world’s first book.

1775 – Catherine II issued a formal Manifesto, according to which the Zaporozhye Cossacks were subject to complete elimination. Part of the Cossacks had to go across the Danube, part went to the Kuban.

1880 – famous Cathedral in Cologne was completely built. Its construction began in 1248.

1936 – the first basketball games were held at the Olympic games in Berlin.

1983 – Sergey Bubka became the world champion at the first world championship in athletics, held in Helsinki.

Who was born on Savior of the Honey feast – August 14

1867 – the English writer John Galsworthy.

1908 – Greek actor Manos Catrokis.

1945 – the Ukrainian politician Valerii Shmarov.

1946 – Ukrainian footballer Volodymyr Muntian.

1960 – British singer, actress and dancer Sarah Brightman.

1983 is an American actress of Ukrainian origin Mila kunis.

We have previously published the main signs for Honey spas Maccabeus 2019.

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