March 8th – Celebrating Women’s Day in Russia

March 8th - Celebrating Women's Day in Russia

Every year on March 8th Russian women become the center of attention. This day is reserved for Russian men to pamper their wife, girlfriend, mother, sisters and favorite female co-workers with flowers, little presents or just an extra bit of attention. In a way, Women’s Day in Russia is like a mixture between Valentine’s and… Continue reading

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The Day of Spring and Labour

I guess you already know that the 1st of May is a national holiday in Russia. But do you know the historical background of this day, both internationally and within Russia? In this post we will take a look at what this day stood for, and stands for today. We will, of course, start with some… Continue reading

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The day of Spring and Labour in Moscow (Праздник весны и труда)

The day of Spring and Labour in Moscow (Праздник весны и труда) [gap height=”15″] Major international celebration, the May day is an important public holiday in Russia as in several countries (more than 80 countries). The first of may is also the symbol of the beginning of spring with the arrival of the good weather… Continue reading

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Easter

Easter is the most important celebration of Christendom. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. In principle, this is the same celebration for Catholics / Protestants and Orthodox . But since the schism of 1054 and the separation of the two churches, traditions and customs for Easter have … Continue reading

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