Add to favorite
 
14 February — Happy Valentines Day!



Let the Love be with you! Today and forever.

This is the day which people try spend with their loved ones, give them flowers, kisses, small presents, and lots and lots of love.

It is a relatively new holiday in Russia. In Soviet times all holidays except for New Year, which has replaced Christian Christmas, were abolished, and people were offered several new Soviet holidays like Labor Day, Anniversary of the Socialist Revolution of 1917, Women Day, etc. Valentines Day ceased to exist along with Christmas and others, but recently Russian people started celebrating various Western holidays such as Halloween, St. Patricks Day, and Valentines Day among them.

Of course in essence it is not a Russian holiday, but the idea which entangles it is really a magnificent one: it is an excellent motive for people to say I love you to those who they really love, but always fail to utter the magic words for one or another reason. So please take good care of your love and people who surround you.

Happy Valentines Day!


Dates in History
869—Kirill, enlightener and inventor of Cyrillic (Slavic) alphabet, dies.
Kirill and his older brother Mefody are assigned to Moravia (currently, a region of central and eastern Czech Republic) in 863 in order to preach Christianity in Slavic language. Before their departure Kirill and Mefody invent Slavic alphabet and translate several liturgical books from Greek into Slavic. Kirill and Mefody lay the foundation for Slavic literature. Their followers, banished from Moravia in 886, continue their teachers work in South Slavic countries.









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Federal Migration Service   Constitution  Literature Museums  Alexander Suvorov  Zombie  Alexander Kerzhakov  Russian Bears  Thefts  Moscow Museums  Russian science  Festivals in Moscow  Russian theatre  Eurovision  Still Life  Ecotourism  Russian Cinema  Architecture  poll  Russian Literature  Architecture Monuments  St. Petersburg  Rossia   Mathilda Kschessinskaya  illegal content  Russian Photographers  Kemerovo Region  Miniatures  Volgograd Region  International Astronautical Federation  Russian meteorite  Russian tennis  Russian television  Vodka Museum  bailiffs  criminal  Archeology  Russian businessmen  Music Festivals  Russian space science  Hermitage Museum  Flights to Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian business  Russian oil companies  Russian tourism  Shatsk  Moscow  Arkhangelsk  Russian media 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites