November 18 is celebrated as the birthday of the main host of the New Year's holiday.
What is the age of the winter wizard - it is not known for certain, but for sure it is more than 2000 years old
The children themselves came up with the date of birth of Father Frost, since it is on November 18 that real winter comes into its own in his patrimony - in Veliky Ustyug, and frosts hitInterestingly, Veliky Ustyug was officially named the birthplace of the Russian Father Frost in 1999.
Especially carefully prepared for this holiday in the homeland of the birthday boy. On this day in Veliky Ustyug and other cities of Russia, special mailboxes are opened in which you can drop a congratulation for Santa Claus. Both local kids and visiting tourists enjoy this opportunity.
His numerous relatives come to congratulate the fabulous birthday man - Santa Claus from Finland, Chiskhan - Yakut Santa Claus, Karelian Pakkaine, winter storyteller Mikulash from the Czech Republic, Snow Maiden from Kostroma. Various official delegations from Vologda, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod and many other cities will arrive to congratulate the "newborn"
Reliable helpers of Santa Claus every year for his birthday prepare him a new suit, decorated with original embroidery, as a gift. And the children call the main manager of the New Year's holiday affectionately - "Grandfather Frost".