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Holiday as element of cultural memory of migration community

Journal: Studia Humanitatis (Vol.2018, No. 2)

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Page : 24-24

Keywords : cultural memory; holiday; practice; anniversary; migration community;

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Identifying the difference between social and political holidays the article considers the holiday as the integral element of cultural memory. The author specifies that political privatization of a holiday is shown in creation of the new calendar of the memorable events promoting creation and fixing the collective identity. Identification function of a holiday gets a special role in the conditions of migration community. The mythologization of the past leads to emergence of various symbolical dates and the practices of reminiscence of the lost Homeland.

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