Tag Archives: Knowledge Day

08 Sep
2021
How did Russians celebrate ‘День Знаний’ (Knowledge Day) last Wednesday? Since 1935, every year on September 1st, children return to school across Russia, after three months of summer holiday. This day signifies the end of summer and the start of a new academic year, and is known as ‘Knowledge Day’ (День Знаний in Russian). The ...
30 Aug
2019
Knowledge day, otherwise known as День Знаний, takes place annually on the 1st of September which is just under two weeks from now! Whilst this day originated from the early period of the USSR, it still has huge cultural significance in a few Eastern European countries and particularly in Russia. Nationally, this day of celebration ...
01 Sep
2014
Maybe you have seen some gorgeous pupils today in the city and you are wondering what celebration took place today? Today is День Знаний, Knowledge day, in Russia! You can also call it the first of September. As soon as August came to an end, Russian schoolchildren returned from holidays at summer camps, dachas or ...