In 1921 the International Olympic Committee came
up a new idea: „‟The Winter Olympics‟‟.
On January 25th 1924, the first Winter Olympics
took off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps.
The first Winter Olympics were actually called “
The International Winter Sports Week”.
There was a total of 16 nations who sent athletes
to Chamonix. There was 247 men and 11 women
The first Olympics lasted 11 days and 9 sports
The Winter Olympic Games are being held in
Breakfast - Kasha, butterbrots, and juice
Lunch - Hot soup
Dinner – Meat, fish, and drink tea
Russian pop music
The dress code is usually formal and conservative.
Usually wear business suits
Wear subdued color business suits with skirts that
cover their knees.
Warm to hot dry summers
VERY cold winters with temperatures at -30
Celsius and lower and sometimes heavy snow
Russia is in northern Eurasia.
Is a federal semi-presidential republic
comprising 83 federal subjects.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russia is a country about 1.8 times the size of
The area is of 10,627,000 sq. miles .
The populations almost 150 million people.
Russia had 150 Roman Catholic parishes.
The 19 million Muslims, the second largest
communities in Russia.
1,2,3,4,and 5 January - New Year holidays
7 January - Christmas, Russian Orthodox
23 February – Defender of Motherland Day
8 March – International Women's Day
1 May – Spring and Labor Day
9 May – Victory Day
12 Jane – Day of Russia
4 November – Day of the National Unity