Ancient New Year's traditions and our days
New Year began to be celebrated in Russia at the time of paganism. Our ancestors celebrated this day in the spring, at the time of awakening of the nature from a long winter dream. There is an assumption, that earlier Day of vernal equinox – March, 22, and later – March, 1 was considered as the New Year.
How to correctly celebrate the year of the Yellow Boar
Very few people think of celebration of New year in the middle of summer, this is what you think. No!
The exhibition of paintings by Alexander Gaylis will take place in Old Ladoga
The Old Ladoga memorial estate continues to please judges of art with interesting activities, suitable for family visit. For example, from October, 13 to November, 7 there will be an exhibition of paintings by the artist Alexander Gaylis, whose works were carefully kept by his family.
The exhibition devoted to an image of the Mother of God will last in Old Ladoga until the end of October
The remarkable exhibition devoted to one of the central images of church art of Russia - the image of the Mother of God - takes place this fall in the Old Ladoga architectural memorial estate.