A charming tale of Lisovychka, who saved New Year, waking Santa Claus, which had fallen upon evil sorcerer…
Very soon, 14 January, wake up at dawn lot owners, which came posivalnyky – young boys, that the Old New Year should bring happiness, good luck and wealth.
A few hundred years ago, it was difficult to find a home, who decided not to let the yard posivaty, but this tradition is slowly disappearing.
And no wonder, because now at 4 am the door you can see the adult male, requiring open, or boys, who do not know the simplest poems, but expect money, for what came.
And there are even those, who do not know the difference between shchedruvannya and posivannya, so more often in the morning the door may knock a young woman – symbol of failure.
It is to avoid such embarrassments, Our ancestors identified several mandatory rules for posivalnykiv.
Posivaty tradition came to us from pre-Christian times, when the New Year was celebrated in spring, and grains had a special sacred meaning for people. On the night of 13 on 14 January meeting called melanka and Basil, two saints, which helped farmers.
Corn, which scattered posivalnyky not be clean until sunset, not to sweep the house wealth and health.
That expired Eve. But this does not end the New Year, because 13 January - Christmas Eve. Now magnify this holiday Old New Year. In this day decided to cook dumplings. And these are not simple Varenichki. They can be with sugar, salt, pepper, thread, pea and even the garbage. the man, which gets sweet dumpling - all year talanytyme, one, salty that - contrary, thread - means a trip, peas(bean) - The appearance of children.
In addition to eating dumplings at a generous table and celebrating Old New Year, children and adults begin schedruvaty - tell carols - poems, that magnify the owner and his family, wishing happiness, good crop and livestock offspring.
Tap into the house, ask:
Mr. host (Ms hostess), or sleep,
hear? Will spend the night at home?
Will you allow schedruvaty,
Gladden my house?
Do not let schedrivnykiv and carolers and - considered a sin, so of course opens a door.
Traditional Shchedryk has the following words:
Little kids (girls 5 years) may examine such schedrivochky:
For boys this approach:
For very tiny kids have found here are carols:
For older kids (boys 7-8 years) this approach shchedrivka:
This shchedrivka Girls 7-8 years:
But this is a wonderful shchedrivka vinshivkoyu the Old New Year and is suitable for girls and boys, senior 10 years:
New Year celebrated.
And now everyone is waiting for Christmas Eve. Coming this holiday with your family.
Mistress speculating, what 12 cook meatless meals. And kids learn carols.
This time we have prepared three authors carols in Ukrainian girls aged 8 to 10 years.
Suggest explore their daughter.
Christmas holidays of my childhood took place in the village of grandparents. remember, as Sister waited, to go pokolyaduvaty. I do not know, how is she, and I am a little jealous brothers, they have gone in the morning "paholkuvaty" and had in their bags not only sweets, but some money.
For more than 5 years I live in the city and no one 6 among the morning never rang the doorbell. And it is not surprising. Where the boys take in the hay. And talking to grandma, turned, This tradition has disappeared and in the villages.
That's why I decided to write about this very interesting Christmas ceremony. Having read a bit, I found, paholyky that - a little boys, who welcomed people 7 January morning Christmas.
And I do remember,our brothers walked 6 in the morning. Here is a poem they told:
But still found a poem for paholkuvannya:
Being a mom boy, I want, that he knew and remembered the old rite paholkuvannya. So this year we will study one of these verses. Only here do not know, which is still among the go paholkuvaty.
From this we can understand rhyme, that very ancient rite paholkuvannya.
If you remember too little paholykiv and want to revive this tradition - with his son learn these rhymes.