GAMES PLAYED BY CULTURES
In the article, the author defines the game as a semiotic system. The components of the game are considered, the concept of “culture”, “cultural area” is comprehended and the specific features of the game of cultures are highlighted. According to the author, the results of the study of the interaction of cultures and cultural zones (areas) are the suggestion to use the mechanism of a game as a form of ordering of being.
Key words: game, culture, game of cultures, collective games, system, levels of the game system, stage, actor, roles.