New Year’s Day andChristmas in RussiaВыполнила: ученица 11 «Б»класса шк.№21 г.ОзѐрскаМихалюк ТатьянаУчитель: Белоусова Е.А.
Russian people loveholidays. They are veryhospitable. Any holidayis celebrated with lotsof food and presents.
New Year’s DayThe first holiday ofthe year is NewYear’s Day. This isthe main holiday inour country.People buy and makepresents, discuss themenu. Most of peoplebelieve it is a familyholiday.
History of New Year’s DayPeter the Greatordered tocelebrate NewYear on the 1st ofJanuary, todecorate housesand rooms withevergreen plantsand to makefireworks.
The holiday begins when people put upthe New Year Tree. People decoratethe rooms with special decoration,and also the tree with sweets,oranges and glass balls.
At ten minutes tomidnight thePresident makeshis traditionalspeech. All listento the speech,then wish eachother «HappyNew Year».
Children alwayswait for FatherFrost to comeand give them apresent.
ChristmasRussian Christmas is celebrated onthe 7th of January. It is a religiousholiday when people go to a churchand give each other gifts. This dayhas become the day of familyreunion and happiness.