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Бессмертный Полк: The Immortal Regiment

08 May 2021

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A Short History of День Победы Victory Day is one of the most important celebrations in Russia. It marks the end of the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). On 8 May 1944 at ...
06 May 2021

Victory Day in Russia is coming up at the end of this week, and as usual, there is plenty planned. The annual parade will take place this year, having been postponed last year ...
02 May 2021

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This year Russian Easter (Пасха) falls on 2 May. Пасха is the largest Russian Orthodox celebration of the year and calls for a lot of entertaining. At the heart of which, of ...
08 Mar 2021

Happy International Women's Day! С восьмым марта! Today is the day where, all around the world, women are celebrated and appreciated. Different countries celebrate this ...
23 Feb 2021

Yesterday, the historic celebration of 'Defender of the Fatherland Day', or День Защитника Отечества in Russian, took place. It's a tradition already entrenched in history, ...
22 May 2020

I remember exactly the night before I had to leave Petersburg. It was the 31st of March, the night was mild and I sat on a bench in a park with my friends, enjoying our last ...
27 Jan 2020

Different nations — different customs! In every country people have different traditions on how to celebrate birthdays. In Austria it is usually a small family gathering for ...
19 Dec 2019

Russia’s most popular holiday is just around the corner. Can you guess which one is it? It’s the New Year (Новый Год)! That’s right, in Russia the New Year beats Christmas in ...
22 Nov 2019

It is interesting how different countries have different dates for Mother’s Day! If you are Russian, then keep in mind, this Sunday, on the 24th of November, Mother’s Day is ...
01 Nov 2019

Russia’s most anonymous holiday is celebrated on the 4th of November. The holiday is named Unity Day (День народного единства) and despite the fact that the majority of ...
05 Sep 2019

Moscow City Day (День города Москвы) is an annual celebration of, as the name indicates, the city of Moscow. It is celebrated on the first or second Saturday of September ...
30 Aug 2019

Knowledge day, otherwise known as День Знаний, takes place annually on the 1st of September which is just under two weeks from now! Whilst this day originated from the early ...