Dating customs in britain
The European Commission fined Britain £2.4 billion yesterday, accusing the government of turning a blind eye to widespread customs fraud at ports.In a provocative move before the start of Brexit trade negotiations Brussels has written to the government demanding payment after an investigation by Olaf, the EU’s anti-fraud unit.It accused the UK of allowing Chinese criminal gangs to systematically undervalue goods imported into the EU through Dover and Felixstowe, avoiding billions of pounds in customs duty and VAT that should have been paid to Brussels.The EU claims that Britain was made aware of the fraud more than ten years ago but failed to take action, costing Brussels €2.7 billion in lost revenue.Normally the issue would be adjudicated by the European Court…Traditions in Ukraine are interesting and unique, they are versatile and widespread!It is interesting that your young people are pleased to keep them – the tourists tell us. This fact confirms the existence of the folk soul, gratitude to our ancestors, deep memory (the scientists call it the archetypical memory) and perception of generation connection.Ukrainian traditions, living and rather interesting folk heritage has been formed for many centuries.
The words “custom” and “habit” are paronymous words in the Ukrainian language.
It is an element of our everyday life which is bred-in-the-bone – we take it in with mother's milk, with singing of the beloved grandmother or with the legends of our land.
It is our pleasure to share the merry Ukrainian customs with the guests of our country, invite them to celebrate Maslenitsa (Pancake Week) or Ivana Cupala holiday, give very beautiful wedding songs, amulet or embroidered towel, raise the glass of vodka or wine and offer a round loaf of bread or treat the guests with the delicious ritual food – pancakes, kollyva or Easter cake.
And to share the joy of unity of the countries, times and people.
Our guests notice the main regularity: traditions in Ukraine are closely connected with the everyday, calendar and religious life. Like in many nations, a lot of Ukrainian traditions and events were connected with the agricultural calendar.