Category Archives: crafts

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Le Triomphe de l’Amour

“Le Triomphe de l’Amour/The Triumph of Love” is another sublime opera-ballet by Jean-Baptiste Lully, staged for the first time at St. Germain en Laye, 21st January, 1681 on occasion of arriving to the Court Marie-Anne-Christine-Victoire de Baviére, the Grand Dauphine’s … Continue reading

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Jean-Baptiste Lully: Ballet des Arts (1663)

On the 8th January 1663 a wonderful ballet by Jean-Baptiste Lully (libretto by Mr. Benserade) was danced in Palais Royal at the presence of two queens (the queen-mother & Maria Theresa, Louis XIV’s wife).  Besides the king, the whole Court … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Asks Riddles V

Esteemed Readers, it’s time for a new magical riddle. I’d recommend you to save this text as a good piece of advice, as this very riddle is extremely wise. I will give you a little hint: this quality exists in … Continue reading

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Russian Mythology: Spirits

As the Easter day means spring & nature awakening as well, let’s review Russian Pagan spirits, which are believed to have participated in every day life. L’eshij – the spirit of forest. He is considered to be the main of … Continue reading

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Toys As the Model of the World

The role of toys in our life is considerable. They are far more than objects. They’re instruments helping us to learn what we’re and to build a connection with the world. Any human life starts from a toy and our … Continue reading

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