Human and Music

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Since the ancient times music has played an important role in the human life. The wise men and the scientists of the past ages supposed that the music is able to restore the order in the universe and in the human organism as well. On the other hand it may possess a great destroying power and bring chaos to nature and human minds. The music really encloses the unlimited opportunities.

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Alushes, The Defenders of Mexico

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The rituals and beliefs of Maya that appeared before the times of Columbus constitute the whole layer of traditions that is still a lacuna in a modern social studies. According tho the ancient Maya beliefs Alush is the representative of the whole host of the creatures that live next to the settlements of the human beings. The traditions connected with Alushes still remain quite popular within the modern native population of Mexico. Alush is believed to be a small anthropomorphic creature who cares for the crop and the house to be in order and defends the household and the land from the invasion of strangers or enemies.

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Bridal Outfit in Various Cultures

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In the various cultures the traditional bridal outfits differ dramatically. The Europeans who are accustomed to the white dresses may be surprised by the costumes of the African or Japanese brides who may wear red or black gowns. Even in the separate areas of the USA the traditional wedding dresses were not always white.

In the African culture much attention is paid to the cloth. The traditional bridal outfit may include the bright colored skirt called “bubah” and a jacket. The head of the bride is usually decorated by the turban and her hair is braided. These braids symbolize the modesty and serenity of the girl.

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