Russian Christmas Celebration; what makes it Special?

The Nativity of Christ is the second most important holiday in the Orthodox calendar, in Russia. It is celebrated every January 7, not only at the church, but also the whole country. It is also one of the most ancient holidays that have survived to this day. Over the past centuries, the celebration of Christmas […]

13 Amazing Facts about Ded Moroz and Snegurochka

Almost every place in the world has its own folklore figures that some get very famous and represent the culture of the place they come from. The figures sometimes could be an evolution or adapted version of older personas from a foreign place and this explains why some cultures have similar folklores that seem to […]

7 Surprising Facts About Ded Moroz, The Soviet Santa Claus

Ded Moroz which mean Grand Father Frost or Father Frost in English is known as Russian’s Santa Claus. Which actually appear so difference with a common Santa Clause we always see. Just like many countries In the world with their own version of Santa Claus. Russia and many other Slavic countries, particularly in Eastern Europe, […]

Ded Moroz and Snegurochka as Symbol of Christmas in Russia

Ded Moroz and Snegurochka as Symbol of Christmas in Russia. Ded Moroz and Snegurochka are popular figures in Russia, especially in Christmas and New Year. Who are they? Orthodox Christianity is the most widely embraced religion in Russia. Like other Christians, Orthodox Christians also celebrate Christmas. But uniquely they celebrate Christmas not on December 25, […]