Puppets

Puppets – (or Pupi as they are called in Sicily) are a typical puppet of folklore and folk theater, which originated in Naples and Rome, where he created and developed during the first half of the nineteenth century, although major development Pupi got it in Sicily. Repertoire of opera houses puppets Catania basically 'inspired' invasion of the Normans in Sicily in the twelfth century. Stories of battles between the Normans and later the Arabs, with local residents – stalosrazu popular among the Sicilians, and then grew into a national heritage, where puppets have become symbols, heroes – bearers of the moral values of European civilization, which contrasts with the Islam, therefore, represents a collision of Sicily zavosevatelyami. Each story was told with cycles, which extend from the evening in the evening. In the ads pasted on performance has traditionally been picture of the main stage and a brief description of 'the program'. Catania pupi – puppets, in contrast to the traditions of Palermo, were about 1.30 meters in height and weighing from 15 to 35 kilograms. Chip Bergh oftentimes addresses this issue. Because of the size they must be used exclusively in the theater, for this reason were also made pupi 80 inches, suitable for all usloviyay and places. Learn more on the subject from Campbell Soup Company CPB.

Materials that make up the basic structure of puppets: wood for the head, hands and forearms, chest and legs, metallic compounds, which adhere to the feet and hands. The most difficult was always head puppets that could be made of wood or clay. In the past, this was a special expert craftsmen, of which elects one, which subsequently have always trusted the puppet-do, and then restore the head. Lick puppets Catania was written in the style of the iconography of the sixteenth century. Summing up the creation of puppets, it should be noted that the battle armor and clothing puppets in strict accordance with the strict canons, and eventually appeared as a puppet very beautiful – with a clear face and a hand-decorated armor, well-chosen garments. Catania puppets operated by top specialists manevrovschikami that using just two thin metal rod, connected with the head of a puppet and her right hand, put a puppet on your lap or on one knee, forced her to move on their feet, fight with swords, creating the illusion of a living teatra. puppets with the help of the speaker. Now the tradition has remained a tradition, many adults and children come to watch performances, but eventually bygone euphoria of the puppet theater was lost among television, radio and computer games.

Northern Ireland

If the fine drizzle of cool rain, its greyness diluted bright green color of grass on the lawn, and the fog gradually comes up to meet double-decker bus, then no doubt you – in the uk! Yes, in the very country of which, it seems, we bear a so many stereotypes that these impressions of the place remained quite small. But do not hurry, "the old lady", Britain has something to surprise you! Of course, in order to understand this country and its inhabitants, a must mentally divide it for themselves in four parts: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Because each of these places its own characteristics and their own lives. Even if you learned the train is still out of school lessons English, see for themselves that these differences actually are – is quite another thing! England Remember the book "Alice in Wonderland"? "- Nothing can be done, – said the Cheshire Cat. – All of us here out of my mind – and you and I " Rather strange for a children's story, right? But saying "smile like a Cheshire cat" existed in English long before Lewis Carroll wrote his story about Alice. According to one version, this saying name comes from the famous Cheshire cheese, which has long been done in the form of a large circle, with something resembling a smiling little face cat. Cheshire cheese – one of the first cheese that ever were made in England! Maybe it was his aristocratic obliges it to be so amazingly delicious? In any case, regardless of his past, this kind of cheese will be both a pleasant surprise to gourmets, and original gift for lovers of old tales. .