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OLD NEW YEAR... HOW’S THAT?

14 January 2021

On the 13th of January, the Old New Year is celebrated in Russia - a holiday with the traditions of old times and modern habits. The Old New Year appeared in our calendar because of a change in chronology, when the Bolsheviks transferred the country from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian one.
CHRISTMAS IN RUSSIA

11 January 2021

Christmas is an important holiday for the Christian world. It is celebrated by both Catholics and Orthodox. By tradition, the Orthodox Christmas is on the 7th of January, while the Catholic and Protestant is on the 25th of December.

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Armenia

Armenia covers an area of 29.74 thousand square kilometers and hasn’t any access to the sea. It is bordered on the North by Georgia, on the East by Azerbaijan, on the West and South by Turkey. Armenia is a mountainous country. The capital is Yerevan. 
Armenia is one of the most ancient States of Transcaucasia and the first country, which adopted the Christianity as a state religion. The centuries-old Christian tradition, displayed in the numerous monasteries, churches and khachkars (stone statues carved by crosses), the oldest of which is dated by the 4th century BC. Not less interesting are the ancient city-states, whose age is about 3000 years, ancient fortresses and, of course, picturesque mountain landscapes, full of deep gorges, rapid rivers, waterfalls and lakes, among which is the largest lake of the Caucasus - lake Sevan.