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17 Things You Should Know About Russian Culture
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Christmas is a public holiday in Russia , celebrated by many Christian Russians as one of the most important holidays of the year. While some Russian Christmas traditions are similar to those practiced in the West, others are specific to Russia, reflecting Russia's rich history and the traditions associated with the Russian Orthodox Church. Many of Russia's Christmas customs originated with the pagan culture that existed in Russia before the arrival of Christianity. Pagan rituals designed to bring about a good year with a rich harvest were performed from the end of December until around mid-January. When Christianity arrived in Russia, these rituals transformed and merged with the customs of the newly arrived religion, creating a unique mixture of Christmas traditions that are still observed in Russia today. Currently, the difference between the Gregorian calendar and the Julian calendar is 13 days. Starting in , the difference will increase to 14 days, and Russian Christmas will thus be celebrated on January 8th from then onwards, until the next increase.
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Be prepared for some serious cuteness within this collection of easy Winter crafts for kids. With a selection of winter animals and snowmen to choose from, along with a some gorgeous snowy art projects you will have plenty of inspiration to keep the kids busy this winter! This tailored selection of kids winter craft projects are perfect for having fun and learning through art and craft. With kids benefiting from the process of cutting, sticking, glueing, drawing and painting and more!
Camilla M. Gray , also known as Camilla Gray-Prokofieva , — 17 December was a British art historian whose book, The Great Experiment: Russian Art — , broke new ground in promoting this branch of modernism. Gray organised several exhibitions in London on the relevant artists such as Kazimir Malevich , Mikhail Larionov , and Natalia Goncharova. She married Oleg Prokofiev , son of the composer Sergei Prokofiev. She had two sisters Cecilia and Sophy and two brothers Edmund and Marius.