‘New Year Eve in Sviyazhsk’ Program’s Announcement

19 December 2017, Tuesday

The town-island of Sviyazhsk invites you to learn traditions of celebrating New Year and Christmas in Russia: what were the origins of these holidays, where did the tradition to decorate New Year Tree and present gifts come from, what kinds of gifts were customary for the seasonal presents, and how did these festivities use to be celebrated in our parts. Apart from feeding you with old-time stories, the program features old games, shadow pantomime “Christmas”, and a workshop on making traditional wooden New Year Tree decorations.

Duration of the program: 1,5 hours.

Price: 200 roubles.

Age group: 1-11 school grades.

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