Ritual Transformations

  • Elena Bagina Institute of Construction of Ural Federal University named after B. N. Yeltsin


Governments fail when trying to create a celebration without deep historical roots and the society’s support. Traditional celebration rituals transform the city for these few “leisure days”, while squares, streets and buildings do not change. Official celebrations depend on the ideology: if one ideology replaces another, cities are reconstructed, old temples and monuments are demolished and new ones appear to organize new celebration rituals. The ritual space acquires new spatial qualities and symbols, which are supposed to live long.


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How to Cite
BAGINA, Elena. Ritual Transformations. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 63, p. 50-53, mar. 2020. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/1587>. Date accessed: 09 july 2020.