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Birthday - День рождения
Birthday - День рождения
"What will you do on your birthday?` Most Americans celebrate their birthdays on the day on which they were born. Like in Russia, friends and relatives share in the celebration. ...
Christmas day - Рождество
Christmas day - Рождество
Christmas is a Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. It is based on the Biblical event described in Luke 2 and Matthew 1-2 of the New Testament. ...
Christmas in Australia - Рождество в Австралии
Christmas in Australia - Рождество в Австралии
Most Australians have been dreaming of a white Christmas for centuries. But the traditional European Christmas is just a myth for Australians. Santas wearing thick woollen clothes don`t fit with Australia`s thirty-degree heat. ...
Christmas in Great Britain - Рождество в Великобритании (1)
Christmas in Great Britain - Рождество в Великобритании (1)
For most British families, this is the most important festival of the year. This is the day when many people are travelling home to be with their families on Christmas Day. ...
Christmas in Great Britain - Рождество в Великобритании (2)
Christmas in Great Britain - Рождество в Великобритании (2)
Christmas Day, December 25, is probably the most popular holiday in Great Britain. It is a family holiday. Traditionally all relatives and friends give each other presents. ...
Church Holidays - Церковные праздники
Church Holidays - Церковные праздники
Church holidays set aside by the church for celebrating various events from the life of Christ, the Virgin Mary, and the saints. The most important holiday in Russian churches is Easter (Resurrection of Christ). ...
Easter - Пасха
Easter - Пасха
From Scotland to the Channel, Britain is full of customs and traditions. A lot of them have very long histories. Some are funny, some are strange- But they`re all interesting and are all part of the British way of life. ...
Halloween - Хэллоуин
Halloween - Хэллоуин
Halloween is a festival that takes place on October 31. In the United States children wear costumes and masks and go trick-or-treating. Many of them carve jack-o`-lantens out of pumpkins. ...
Holidays in Great Britain - Праздники в Великобритании
Holidays in Great Britain - Праздники в Великобритании
There are fewer public holidays in Great Britain than in other European countries. They are Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day, Spring Bank Holiday, and Summer Bank Holiday. ...
Holidays in Russia - Праздники в России (1)
Holidays in Russia - Праздники в России (1)
Almost every country has holidays honouring important events in its history. Some holidays come on the same date, some are movable. New Year`s Day is very popular all over the world. It is my favourite holiday too. ...
Holidays in Russia - Праздники в России (2)
Holidays in Russia - Праздники в России (2)
A men needs rest after hard work. Very often we are eagerly looking forward to weekends and holidays to enjoy ourselves. The word `holiday` comes from the words `holy day`. Holidays were first religion festivals. ...
Holidays in Russia - Праздники в России (3)
Holidays in Russia - Праздники в России (3)
There are many national holidays in Russia, when people all over the country do not work and have special celebrations. The major holidays are: New Year`s Day, Women`s Day, May Day, Victory Day, and Independence Day. ...
Holidays in the USA - Праздники в США (1)
Holidays in the USA - Праздники в США (1)
Probably the most widely celebrated holidays in the United States of America are Thanksgiving, Independence Day and Christmas. Thanksgiving Day is marked on the fourth Thursday of November. On this day Americans thank their God for his blessings. ...
Holidays in the USA - Праздники в США (2)
Holidays in the USA - Праздники в США (2)
There are a lot of holidays in the USA. Many of them are associated with the history of the nation. The main holidays of the USA are New Year`s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. ...
Independence Day - День независимости
Independence Day - День независимости
On July 4 the Americans celebrate their national holiday — Independence Day. The United States gained independence as a result of gradual and painful process. ...
May Day - Первое мая
May Day - Первое мая
May Day is the holiday of the first day of the month of May. But before 1752, when the calendar was changed, it was 11 days earlier. It is the time of year when warmer weather begins and flowers and trees start to blossom. ...
Maslenitza - Масленица
Maslenitza - Масленица
Maslenitza is one of the most favourite holidays in our country. It lasts from Monday till Sunday. It comes either at the end of February or at the beginning of March, this is so-called movable festival....
New Year in Great Britain - Новый год в Великобритании
New Year in Great Britain - Новый год в Великобритании
In Wales, the back door releases the Old Year at the first stroke of midnight: it is then locked `to keep the luck in`, and at the last stroke the New-Year is let in at the front. ...
New Year in the United States - Новый год в Соединенных Штатах
New Year in the United States - Новый год в Соединенных Штатах
In the United States, New Year`s Eve is a time for entertaining. Many people go to parties and masquerade balls, where, according to an old tradition, guests unmask at midnight. ...
St. Valentine`s Day - День Святого Валентина (1)
St. Valentine`s Day - День Святого Валентина (1)
St. Valentine`s Day has its origins in the Roman festival of Lupercalia, observed on February 15. Lupercalia celebrated the coming of spring in the Roman calendar (February was observed later in the year than it is today). ...
St. Valentine`s Day - День Святого Валентина (2)
St. Valentine`s Day - День Святого Валентина (2)
St. Valentine`s Day has roots in several different legends. One of the earliest popular symbols of the day is Cupid, the Roman god of Love, who is represented by the image of a young boy with a bow and arrow. ...
St. Valentine`s Day - День Святого Валентина (3)
St. Valentine`s Day - День Святого Валентина (3)
There are several legend about St. Valentine`s Day. One of the legends says that Valentine was Christian priest who lived in the 3 century A.D. He was put into prison by roman authorities for his teachings and was beheaded on February 14. ...
Thanksgiving - День благодарения (1)
Thanksgiving - День благодарения (1)
Almost in every culture in the world there is a celebration of thanks for rich harvest. The American Thanksgiving began as a feast of thanksgiving almost four hundred years ago. ...
Thanksgiving - День благодарения (2)
Thanksgiving - День благодарения (2)
Thanksgiving is a happy holiday on the fourth Thursday of each November. Americans of all religions celebrate this holiday with big dinners and family reunions. It is a time to remember all the good things in life and to be thankful. ...
The Christmas Feast and Santa Claus - Рождественский банкет и Санта-Клаус
The Christmas Feast and Santa Claus - Рождественский банкет и Санта-Клаус
Christmas takes place on December 25. There are some traditions connected with it. One of them is to give presents to each other. ...
The Day of Knowledge in Russia - День знаний в России
The Day of Knowledge in Russia - День знаний в России
The National Day of Knowledge is celebrated in all parts of our country on the 1st of September. Teachers, parents, pupils usually gather at the school yards in the morning of this day. ...
The History of Halloween - История Хэллоуина
The History of Halloween - История Хэллоуина
The tradition of Halloween began in the fifth century B.C. by the Irish Celts, who organized their year according to the agricultural calendar and marked the transition from one year to the next on October 31....
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