Is New Year’s Day a Public Holiday in Russia?
New Year’s Day is a public holiday for the general population according to Russia Holidays 2021. This means, offices, colleges, schools, universities, and several other academic institutions remain closed on this day.
New Year Celebrations in Russia
New Year’s Day in Russia is majorly a family affair filled with get-togethers, huge feasts and laughter. Before the commencement of International New Year on 01 January, a pre-recorded message by the Russian President is telecasted on news channels in Russia, to which people raise a toast and kick start the party. It is very common for people to decorate a Fir Tree with images of Grandfather Frost hanging around. Grandfather Frost is considered the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus and said to be the “Hero” of kids who rewards them with gifts. Firework can be seen being carried out all throughout the nation. Some of the famous delicacies prepared in the houses on this occasion include Traditional Russian Salads such as Olivier Salad, Black and Red Caviar, Tangerines, Vodka, Champagnes, Pickled Babushkas Cucumbers, Tomatoes & Garlic, Baked Duck with Apples or Pears and much more.
New Year’s Day Observances
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|2025||బుధ||1 జనవరి||New Year’s Day||జాతీయ సెలవు|
New Year Celebrations in Other Countries
- New Year’s Day in Romania
- New Year’s Day in Canada
- New Year’s Day in the United States
- New Year’s Day in India
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