Add to favorite
13 January — Old New Year

Old New Year

Sounds strange, doesn't it? For Russia it is quite OK.

Discrepancy between church calendars leads to the fact that January 14th corresponds to January 1 in the Julian calendar. And for those people who celebrate Christmas on 7 of January it is logical to meet the New Year seven days later. Others prefer not to lose a good chance to welcome the New Year twice.

Read more

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


search on the map
Russian history  St. Petersburg  Chiharu Shiota  Romanovs  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian television  Tyumen  Ski-track of Russia  Solovki  Zheleznogorsk (Krasnoyarsk Krai)  technology  Russian Literature  Russian tourism  Blagoveshensk  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Moscow Zoo  Rostov-on-Don  Lipetsk   Dynamo Moscow  Tourism Forum  Russian businessmen  Sochi Olympics  Russian Metro  Astrophysics  cloud computing  invest  Aeroexpress tickets  Pal Zileri  Medical Center FEFU  Novaya Moskva   Russian tourists  Richard Wagner  Moscow Helsinki Group Award  Moscow  Russian Monuments  Moscow actions  ERA-GLONASS  Irkutsk Region  Russian ballet dancers  Sergei Diaghilev  Russian State  Alexander Hant   Moscow Kremlin   Archeology  Ethnocultural Tourism  Winzavod  Russian church  Russian business  Russian Cinema  2morrow / Tomorrow Film Festival 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites