On the Julian calendar, which some of the Orthodox churches follow, that date corresponds, during the present century, to January 19 on the Gregorian or Revised Julian calendar. Hilarymas (St Knut's Day): Christmas festivities don't officially come to a close until this day, January 13. [139] Most towns in Spain arrange colorful parades representing the arrival of the Reyes Magos to town so children can see them on their camels or carriages before they go to bed. It is derived from the verb φαίνειν, phainein, meaning "to appear. Some Christian cultures, especially those of Latin America and some in Europe, extend the season to as many as forty days, ending on Candlemas (February 2). According to historians, the blessing of the waters procession was the most magnificent of the annual Czar's court's ceremonies, comparable only to such special events as royal coronations and weddings. This may be a survival of ancient beliefs. In a sermon delivered on 25 December 380, St. Gregory of Nazianzus referred to the day as "the Theophany" (ta theophania, formerly the name of a pagan festival at Delphi),[34] saying expressly that it is a day commemorating "the holy nativity of Christ" and told his listeners that they would soon be celebrating the baptism of Christ. [58], In the Catholic Church, "Christmas Time runs from First Vespers (Evening Prayer I) of the Nativity of the Lord up to and including the Sunday after Epiphany or after 6 January";[46] and "Ordinary Time begins on the Monday which follows the Sunday occurring after 6 January". The tabot returns in procession to the church. Peru shares Epiphany customs with Spain and the rest of Latin America. Sweden sees a lot of rainfall and July is typically the rainiest month. Whoever discovered a ring in his piece of cake (or bread) was elected as King or Queen and presided over the day's festivities. [82], In England, the celebration of the night before Epiphany, Epiphany Eve, is known as Twelfth Night (the first night of Christmas is December 25–26, and Twelfth Night is January 5–6), and was a traditional time for mumming and the wassail. A.D. 100-325. [16][17] According to the first tradition, those who fail to remember to remove their Christmas decorations on Epiphany Eve must leave them untouched until Candlemas, the second opportunity to remove them; failure to observe this custom is considered inauspicious. ", "History of the Christian Church, Volume II: Ante-Nicene Christianity. [91], Some Germans eat a Three Kings cake, which may be a golden pastry ring filled with orange and spice representing gold, frankincense and myrrh. These Reis usually begin on Epiphany eve and last until January 20. In some Churches, the feast of the Epiphany initiates the Epiphany season, also known as Epiphanytide. [citation needed]. [110] In the past bright stars of fabric were sewn onto the background of dark colored quilts, representing the night sky. (11 and 15 of Tubi are January 6 and 10 respectively. Orthodox priests are on hand to bless the water, and rescuers are on hand to monitor the safety of the swimmers in the ice-cold water. The discerning English cook sometimes tried to use thirteen different colored jams on the tart on this day for luck, creating a pastry resembling stained glass. It is celebrated on January 6 of the calendar that a particular Church uses. After singing for a while outside, they are invited in, and the owners of the house offer them sweets, liqueurs, and other Epiphany delicacies. The initials may also be interpreted as the Latin phrase, Christus mansionem benedicat (may Christ bless the house). What the weather would be like. Celebrations include a widely attended procession, with boys arrayed as the Magi, leading to the Franciscan Chapel of the Magi near the Goan capital of Panjim. Whoever recovers the cross is said to be blessed for a full year. The Saturday and Sunday after Theophany have special readings assigned to them, which relate to the Temptation of Christ and to penance and perseverance in the Christian struggle. The singers also bring greetings to the owners of the house. The Carnival season begins on King's Day (Epiphany), and there are many traditions associated with that day in Louisiana and along the Catholic coasts of Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. Many in the West, such as adherents of the Anglican Communion, Lutheran Churches and Methodist Churches, observe a twelve-day festival, starting on December 25, and ending on January 5, known as Christmastide or the Twelve Days of Christmas. [18][19], The word Epiphany is from Koine Greek ἐπιφάνεια, epipháneia, meaning manifestation or appearance. After a divine liturgy in the Kremlin's Dormition Cathedral, the procession, led by the Czar and the Patriarch of Moscow would proceed to the frozen Moskva River. Even before the year 354,[62] the Western Church had separated the celebration of the Nativity of Christ as the feast of Christmas and set its date as December 25; it reserved January 6 as a commemoration of the manifestation of Christ, especially to the Magi, but also at his baptism and at the wedding feast of Cana. Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship. However, the end of the Christmas celebration is on January 13, St. Knut's Day, more commonly known as "Twentieth Day Yule" (or "Twentieth Day Knut"). The miracle at the Wedding at Cana is also celebrated during Epiphany as a first manifestation of Christ's public life.[61]. Until the 1980s, January 6 was a public holiday, but today the Maltese celebrate Epiphany on the first Sunday of the year. In 2010, the Epiphany Concert which used to be held before a select audience, was opened to the general public following a decision by the President. The water that is blessed on this day is sometimes known as "Theophany Water", though usually just "holy water", and is taken home by the faithful, and used with prayer as a blessing. I can tell you it's freezing a** cold right now compared to Cabo - go out and buy a heavy coat and some gloves. January Holidays in Sweden. Around 200, Clement of Alexandria wrote that, "But the followers of [the early Christian Gnostic religious teacher] Basilides celebrate the day of His Baptism too, spending the previous night in readings. Most often found in Switzerland, these cakes take the form of Buchteln but for Epiphany, studded with citron, and baked as seven large buns in a round rather than square pan, forming a crown. Contemporary use has sought to express an alternative tradition, in which Christmas lasts for a full forty days, ending with the Feast of the Presentation on 2 February. It is also a day in which many houses are blessed with water. [27] The holiday is listed twice, which suggests a double feast of baptism and birth. [65], Some western rite churches, such as the Anglican and Lutheran churches, will follow practises similar to the Catholic Church. The three wise men's (or kings') visit to baby Jesus Christ is remembered on Epiphany. VINTERREA 30% RABATT, 6-10 JAN, 2021. The Baptism of Christ symbolizes the rebirth of man, its importance is such that until the fourth century Christians celebrated New Year on this day. The Christmas tree is traditionally taken out of the house on Epiphany. A group of young men would go out into the countryside to capture a wren (the smallest bird in the British Isles after the goldcrest/firecrest). Today, The Epiphany of our Lord,[47] classified as a Principal Feast, is observed in some Anglican provinces on January 6 exclusively (e.g., the Anglican Church of Canada)[47] but in the Church of England the celebration is "on 6 January or transferred to the Sunday falling between 2 and 8 January". [108] "Al-Maghtas" meaning "baptism" or "immersion" in Arabic, is an archaeological World Heritage site in Jordan, officially known as "Baptism Site "Bethany Beyond the Jordan" (Al-Maghtas)". In Brazil, the day is called "Dia dos Reis" (The Day of Kings) and in the rest of Latin America "Día de Reyes" commemorating the arrival of the Magi to confirm Jesus as son of God. The occasion is typically marked with food and dancing. March 20, 2021 - March Equinox; March 28, 2021 - Daylight Savings Time Starts April Holidays in Sweden The Patriarch would immerse his cross into the river's water; and sprinkle the Czar, his boyars, and the banners of Czar's army's regiments with the holy water. The Royal Hours are followed by the Divine Liturgy of St. According to Polish tradition this person will be lucky in the coming year. The town of Urbania, in Le Marche region, holds a four-day festival for La Befana from January 2 to 6. In 2011, by an act of Parliament, Epiphany was restored as an official non-working national public holiday in Poland for the first time since it was canceled under communism fifty years earlier. The first reference to an ecclesiastical feast of the Epiphany, in Ammianus Marcellinus (XXI:ii), is in 361. The "Great Blessing" happens in church on the day of the Epiphany. As in other Orthodox heritage countries, water rites play a special role on this day. The chalk is used to write the initials of the three magi (traditionally, Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar), over the doors of churches and homes. [96] It marks the end of the traditional ban on sailing, as the tumultuous winter seas are cleansed of the mischief-prone kalikántzaroi, the goblins that try to torment God-fearing Christians through the festive season. Stay up to date with the best lottery website in the world. The liturgical season Denhakalam ("Weeks of Epiphany") commemorates the second revelation at the Baptism and the subsequent public life of Jesus. Rather, it is the Magi who are the bearers of gifts, who leave presents in or near the shoes of small children. The Yule log was left burning until this day, and the charcoal left was kept until the next Christmas to kindle next year's Yule log, as well as to protect the house from fire and lightning. [59] Before the 1969 revision of its liturgy, the Sundays following the Octave of Epiphany or, when this was abolished, following the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, which was instituted to take the place of the Octave Day of Epiphany were named as the "Second (etc., up to Sixth) Sunday after Epiphany", as the at least 24 Sundays following Pentecost Sunday and Trinity Sunday were known as the "Second (etc.) The boys selected are meticulously groomed, and must grow their hair long in time for the festival. A large company of neighbors was invited to be present at the dividing of the cake in which rings were concealed. As the plate of Mytilene while the divers dive to catch the Cross women at the same time "getting a detaining (= pumpkin) water from 40 waves and then with cotton dipped it clean icons without talking to throughout this process ("dumb water") and then the water is thrown out of the not pressed (in the crucible of the church). The Epiphany", The Pre-Constantinian Origins of the Church Year, "Cantata No. Filipino children customarily leave their shoes out, so that the Kings will leave behind gifts like candy or money inside. [21] In the New Testament the word is used in 2 Timothy 1:10 to refer either to the birth of Christ or to his appearance after his resurrection, and five times to refer to his Second Coming. In the northern half of France and Belgium the cake is called a galette des Rois, and is a round, flat, and golden cake made with flake pastry and often filled with frangipane, fruit, or chocolate. (If a wren could not be found then a sparrow would have to undergo the ritual. Gives you time to prepare for Easter too. [137], In Spain and some Latin American countries, Epiphany day is called El Día de Reyes[138] i.e., the day when a group of Kings or Magi, as related in the second chapter of the Gospel of Matthew, arrived to worship and bring three gifts to the baby Jesus after following a star in the heavens. Sweden Travel Advisory On January 6, 2020 January 6 SD2018 0 Comments Summary – removal of information and advice about Christmas markets and events over the festive period As elsewhere in the Orthodox world, the Russian Church conducts the rite of the Great Blessing of the Waters, also known as "the Great Sanctification of the Water" on that day (or the eve before). The letters, with a cross after each one, are said to stand either for the traditionally applied names of the Three Kings in Polish – Kacper, Melchior and Baltazar – or for a Latin inscription meaning "Christ bless this house." In traditionally Orthodox nations, water, baptismal rites and house blessings are typically central to these celebrations. [citation needed], In Poland, Epiphany, or "Trzech Króli" (Three Kings) is celebrated in grand fashion, with huge parades held welcoming the Wise Men, often riding on camels or other animals from the zoo, in Warsaw, Poznań[120] and other cities. The January 2036 monthly calendar includes week numbers and Sweden holidays for the month of January. In Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay, and Mexico City, the day is called "Día de Reyes" (The Day of Kings, a reference to the Biblical Magi), commemorating the arrival of the Magi to confirm Jesus as son of God. If a congregation began reading Mark at the beginning of the year, it might arrive at the story of the Baptism on January 6, thus explaining the date of the feast. The Befane races, Regata delle Bafane, are held in Venice on January 6. Re: Sweden in January? [134] This practice is said to be popularized comparatively recently; it was fairly uncommon in the czarist days, but has flourished since the 1990s. [citation needed] These are very festive gatherings with many spectacles attending the sites. [30], In the Latin-speaking West, the holiday emphasized the visit of the magi. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. However, in the Maronite Church, in accordance with the ancient tradition, it represents the public announcement of Jesus’ mission when he was baptized in the Jordan by John the Forerunner, also known as "John the Baptist". They sing traditional songs and newer ones such as "Stern über Bethlehem". In the Dominican Republic, the Día de los Tres Reyes Magos (The day of the Three Royal Magi) and in this day children receive gifts on the christmas tree in a similar fashion to Christmas day. "Three wonders mark this day we celebrate: today the star led the Magi to the manger; today water was changed into wine at the marriage feast; today Christ desired to be baptized by John in the river Jordan to bring us salvation, alleluia" (Magnificat antiphon at Second Vespers, Liturgy of the Hours, Roman Rite). These traditions are analogous to the customs of children leaving mince pies and sherry out for Father Christmas in Western Europe or leaving milk and cookies for Santa Claus in the United States. Name days are celebrated in many European countries. Usually on the Sunday following Epiphany, these donations are brought into churches. The reason why it is at midnight is because the Christ will be passing to bless homes, also Lebanese Christians who gathered for the mass congratulate each other on that day by saying: "El Deyim Deyim" (Arabic: دايم دايم‎) which translates as "The permanent is permanent". The Sweden January 2036 monthly calendar features weeks that start on Monday. The night of January 5 into the morning of January 6 is known as "Night of Kings" (also called the Twelfth Night) and is feasted with music, sweets and regional dishes as the last night of Nativity, when Christmas decorations are traditionally put away.[80]. On the eve of the feast, the Divine Liturgy is celebrated. Epiphany is celebrated with a wide array of customs around the world. This celebration is accompanied with a chicken soup, snacks, and drinks. If swimming is feasible on the spot, any number of volunteers may try to recover the cross. The Phota form the middle of another festive triduum, together with Epiphany Eve, when children sing the Epiphany carols, and the great feast of St. John the Baptist (January 7 and eve),[97] when the numerous Johns and Joans celebrate their name-day. [117] Qagħaq tal-Għasel or tal-Qastanija (Maltese honey rings) are typically served at Epiphany in Malta. [7] The spot marked by Qasr el Yahud in the West Bank, and Al-Maghtas in Jordan on the east bank, is considered to be the original site of the baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist. Some serve a French-type puff pastry cake with almond paste filling, others favor a sponge cake with almond cream filling, and yet others enjoy a light fruitcake. Best things to do in Stockholm are: Vasa Museum, Fotografiska Stockholm, Royal Palace, and Mindepartemenetet Art and Photography. when the following February in the Gregorian calendar will have 29 days). Even more popular in Peru than gift giving is the custom of the Bajada de Reyes when parties are held in honor of the taking down of family and public nativity scenes, and carefully putting them away until the next Christmas. In Romandie, both types can be found though the latter is more common. Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Viking Lotto Winning Numbers & Results. "Nun liebe Seel, nun ist es Zeit" is a German Epiphany hymn by Georg Weissel, first printed in 1642. Winning the Epiphany race is a great honor for both horse and rider, while the post-race celebrations, win or not, are highly festive. The earliest reference to Epiphany as a Christian feast was in A.D. 361, by Ammianus Marcellinus. [119], In the Philippines, this day is known as Araw ng mga Tatlóng Harì ("Three Kings' Day"; Spanish: Día de los Tres Reyes) or Pasko ng Matatanda ("Christmas of the Elderly"), and marks the official close of the country's long Christmas season. Sunday after Pentecost". It takes place on January 6 in Finland, Sweden, and Iceland. The Epiphany celebration serves as the initial setting for – and anchors the action, theme, and climax of – James Joyce's short story The Dead from his 1914 collection, Dubliners. In the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, the feast is known as Timkat and is celebrated on the day that the Gregorian calendar calls January 19, but on January 20 in years when Enkutatash in the Ethiopian calendar falls on Gregorian September 12 (i.e. On Nollaig na mBan, women traditionally rested and celebrated for themselves after the cooking and work of the Christmas holidays. In addition to the brilliant architecture, magnificent castles, ancient churches and unusual museums, fascinating beauty of nature is one of the main reasons why the country annually attracts about 5 million people. [145] The celebration attracts Greek Americans from across the country,[144] and the city's population is known to triple in size for that day. (p. 54). [89], January 6 is a public holiday in Austria, three federal states of Germany, and three cantons of Switzerland, as well as in parts of Graubünden. The interval between Epiphany and Mardi Gras is sometimes known as "king cake season", and many may be consumed during this period. In countries historically shaped by Western Christianity (Roman Catholicism, Protestantism) these customs often involve gift giving, "king cakes" and a celebratory close to the Christmas season. [citation needed], In Erie, Pennsylvania, as part of an Epiphany party a king is hidden in a cake, and whichever child finds the cake is crowned king for the day. "[20] In classical Greek it was used for the appearance of dawn, of an enemy in war, but especially of a manifestation of a deity to a worshiper (a theophany). The evening of January 5 marks the Twelfth Night of Christmas and is when the figurines of the three Biblical Magi are added to the nativity scene. The Third or Last Quarter Moon is when the opposite half of the Moon is illuminated compared to the First Quarter. The Epiphany, celebrated in Russia on January 19, marks the baptism of Jesus in the Orthodox Church. February 14 - Valentine's Day; March Holidays in Sweden. Beans are healthy and delicious. They are not necessarily three wise men. [38] The Armenian Apostolic Church continues to celebrate January 6 as the only commemoration of the Nativity. Later in the morning, the water is blessed to the accompaniment of the reading of the four Gospel accounts of the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan and the people are sprinkled with or go into the water. According to ancient custom, the priest announced the date of Easter on the feast of Epiphany. Most others on this day simply give the common greeting of "Happy Three Kings!" Traditionally in Mexico, as with many other Latin American countries, Santa Claus doesn't hold the cachet that he does in the United States. This is a classic red day that you should get off from work, and some companies will let employees work a half day the day before. On the morning of January 6, they get up early and rush to see their shoes, where they are expecting to find gifts left by the "Reyes" who, according to tradition, bypass the houses of children who are awake. A load of holy water would then be brought back to the Kremlin, to be used in blessing the Czar's palace. Once at home, they inscribe "K+M+B+" and the year with the blessed chalk above every door in the house, according to tradition, to provide protection against illness and misfortune for those within. Participation is still expensive as it involves getting a horse, costumes, and providing a lavish buffet to the community afterwards, in all totaling some 100,000 rupees (about US$2,250) per king. Those Eastern Churches which are still following the Julian calendar observe the feast on what, according to the internationally used Gregorian calendar, is January 19,[9] because of the current 13-day difference between the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Theophany is a traditional day for performing Baptisms, and this is reflected in the Divine Liturgy by singing the baptismal hymn, "As many as have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ. Name days are celebrated in many European countries. Some, as in Greece, employ the modern Revised Julian calendar, which until the year 2800 coincides with the Gregorian calendar, the one in use for civil purposes in most countries. On the day before the feast (January 5), the "Rosario de Reyes" or "Promesa de Reyes" is celebrated with songs (aguinaldos) promised to be sung to the Kings, usually before a little table with figures of the Nativity and the Kings or with the Kings alone and their camels. Plan a sweater! Russia 4, Sweden 3 (OT) December 31. December is usually the month with most snowfall. In south-eastern Romania, following religious services, men participate in winter horse races. Handlar du för minst 300 kr i någon av våra butiker under denna period får du erbjudande om en brynplock (värde 150 kr). In some cultures, the greenery and nativity scenes put up at Christmas are taken down at Epiphany. Quarterfinals. January 2036 Calendar for Sweden. Then the "Dive of the Cross" is performed: a cross is throwned by the priest in the sea, a nearby river, a lake or an ancient Roman cistern (as in Athens). Sometimes people desire to have this blessing for themselves as well. In Greece, Cyprus and the Greek diaspora throughout the world, the feast is called the Theophany,[94] or colloquially Phōta (Greek: Φώτα, "Lights"). It is hard to explain this as a world-wide imitation of the Basilides; it is quite easy to explain if the 48 (49)-lection arrangement of Mark was used as a Calendar fairly widely at one time." In the Netherlands, the traditions have died out, except for very few places. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. [126], Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro encourages children, some as young as five, to smoke in a tradition that does not have clear roots.[127][128]. The online calendar can be viewed or printed. [109], Epiphany is known in Latvia as Trijkungu diena (Three Kings Day) by Catholics or Zvaigznes diena (Star Day) by Lutherans after the custom of star singing, and the Star of Bethlehem which led the Magi to the Christ Child. Therefore, in many celebrations there are certain similarities with the celebrations of Holy Friday during the time of Easter. [24][25] If Christians read Mark in the same format the Basilides did, the two groups could have arrived at the January 6 date independently.[26]. [28] He also asserts that the Miracle at Cana occurred on the same calendar day. [146], In Manitou Springs, Colorado, Epiphany is marked by the Great Fruitcake Toss. 65, "Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen," BWV 65 (BC A27) – Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach – Details, Parts / Movements and Recordings", "Universal Norms on the Liturgical Year and the Calendar', 37", "Epiphany Service: 1/8/2011, 5:15pm at Christ Lutheran Church – The Wichita Eagle", "Proclamation of the Date of Easter at Epiphany", Georg Philipp Telemann, Catalogue TWV 01: Cantates d'église, Temps de Noël, Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich: Es danken dir Gott die Völker, Stölzel, Gottfried Heinrich: Lobet den Herrn alle Heiden in F major, International Music Score Library Project, "Nicholas Pokhilko, The Meaning of Water in Christianity", "Past Events. The person who finds the doll (or bean) must provide the next king cake. Climate in Sweden in january Climate in Stockholm in january. Saint John Cassian says that even in his time (beginning of the 5th century), Egyptian monasteries celebrated the Nativity and the Baptism together on January 6. [108] Approximately 81,000 people visited the site in 2016, mostly European, American and Arab tourists. However, it must be done before the beginning of Lent. In Bulgaria, Epiphany is celebrated on January 6 and is known as Bogoyavlenie ("Manifestation of God"), Кръщение Господне (Krashtenie Gospodne or "Baptism of the Lord") or Yordanovden ("Day of Jordan", referring to the river). Finland 3, Sweden 2 . Special three-corner apple cakes are eaten on this day, and as in other countries, star singing, visiting and house blessings have long been popular. [106][107][23], Thousands of Jordanian Christians, tourists and pilgrims flock to Al-Maghtas site on the east bank of the Jordan River in January every year to mark Epiphany, where large masses and celebrations are held. White is the color for the octave; green is the liturgical color for the season. Weaving and wood-cutting were "bad luck", giving both men and women a proper holiday, and if a dog was heard barking on Epiphany one ought to look for his or her future spouse in that same direction. [84] A traditional dish for Epiphany was Twelfth Cake, a rich, dense, typically English fruitcake. do not celebrate or recognise Epiphany in any way. Special food jelly from pork and beef meat and bones called "pacha" (пача) or "pivtii" (пивтии) is prepared the day before, but served on the day after Epiphany, together with warm local brandy, rakija (ракија). This can extend the festivities through all of January. Historical records indicate that the blessing of the waters events took place at the courts of Moscow Czars since no later than 1525. Today in England, Twelfth Night is still as popular a day for plays as when Shakespeare's Twelfth Night was first performed in 1601, and annual celebrations involving the Holly Man are held in London. Epiphany (/ɪˈpɪfəni/ i-PIF-ə-nee), also known as Theophany in the east, is a Christian feast day that celebrates the revelation (theophany[1]) of God incarnate as Jesus Christ. Good Friday (March 30) The Good Friday is one of the few official religious holidays in Sweden. For the Coptic Orthodox Church it is also a moment in which the path of Jesus to the Cross begins. [95] It is the "Great Celebration" or Theotromi. Another of these Bauernregel, (German farmer's rules) for Epiphany states: Dreikönigsabend hell und klar, verspricht ein gutes Weinjahr or "If the eve of Epiphany is bright and clear, it foretells a good wine year.". The second event was when St John the Baptist baptized Jesus. [113], It is celebrated by attending church most often to the midnight mass by the maronites. Both the Armenian Apostolic Church's and Assyrian Church of the East's liturgy is followed by a blessing of water, during which the cross is immersed in the water, symbolizing Jesus' descent into the Jordan, and holy myron (chrism) is poured in, symbolic of the descent of the Holy Spirit upon Jesus. In some regions of Macedonia (West) it is the biggest festival of the year. [100], Cansaulim in South Goa is similarly famous for its Three Kings festival, which draws tourists from around the state and India. They remain above the doors all year until they are inadvertently dusted off or replaced by new markings the next year. In the Armenian Apostolic Church, January 6 is celebrated as the Nativity (Surb Tsnund) and Theophany of Christ. For other uses, see, Christian feast, public holiday in some countries, It has been suggested that this section be, Epiphany in different Christian traditions, In the Churches in a special rig embellished upon which brought large pot full of water. 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