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Old 02-17-2013, 09:58 PM   #3858
revmaaatin
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Originally Posted by mario33 View Post
Possibly our Russian friends can give more explanation, but on general note. Blue is generally a colour of human life. And its got much more meaning in Eastern Orthodox icon painting: blue is human, while red is God.



Lots of buildings showing blue trim in Ukraine, Russsia, rural Greece etc. Everywhere where Orthodox religion remains strong.
A good read is Mario Puzo's book, "The Sicilian" as it explains a 'lot' about the cultural colors of peoples homes in Sicily...and many don't even know why they choose certain colors. It might not explain the family-colors where the ride takes place, but there is enough carry over that you will get the drift.
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