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Buryatia Invites to Celebrate Buddhist New Year
20.01.2012 11:14
Buryatia Invites to Celebrate Buddhist New Year
Sagaalgan, the main Buryat holiday according to the lunar calendar

The Republic of Buryatia is expected to become a popular travel destination due to the celebration of one of the most striking events of this season – Buddhist New Year according to the lunar calendar.

      Current New Year according to the Mongolian lunisolar calendar will be February 22. Its date is annually calculated by Buddhist astrologers. The day will begin with Buryat folk festival Sagaalgan and colorful religious ceremonies.

      Various interesting events involving Ded Moroz and fairy-tale winter characters will be held January 21-25 in Ulan-Ude and several Buryat districts.

      The program includes children's animation festivals, performances by folk groups, ethnocultural events. Guests will be able to taste national dishes, buy local handicrafts and visit useful presentations on winter activities on Lake Baikal.

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Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian tourism New Year Republic of Buryatia Russian regions Ulan-Ude 

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