Today at midnight Russia celebrates the New Year according to the old style! In Russia, every second inhabitant of the country celebrates it.
Today at midnight Russia celebrates the New Year according to the old style! More and more people treat this holiday as an independent one
In Russia, according to statistics, the New Year will be celebrated by every second inhabitant of the country. The results of a survey of our site's readers are not far from the national average: almost 40% have a great attitude towards this holiday and plan to celebrate it tonight with the whole family, and another 30% will do it simply out of a tribute to traditions.
The fuss is over, the Christmas post is over, everyone is back from vacation!
What are you having for dinner? On our website you can find recipes from the chefs of Russian restaurants or choose your own menu.
Don't forget the surprise dumplings!
Dumplings with surprises - the most common tradition in Russia on the night of the old New Year is to sculpt and cook dumplings, some of which contain inside surprise:
Flour - to torment
Beans - to children
Button - for a new thing
Sugar - life (year) is sweet
S alt is not very sweet
Pepper - life with pepper
Thread - to the road
Money - to money
Did you know that the difference between the Julian and Gregorian calendars (because of which this additional holiday appeared) increases every century when the number of hundreds in the year from the Nativity of Christ is not a multiple of four, by one day? From March 1, 2100, it will be 14 days and we will celebrate the Old New Year on the night of January 15th!