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The brightest and the most interesting holiday in winter is the New Years. It is day celebrated in the night from the 31-st December for January, 1st. In this night nobody sleeps, all have fun, start fireworks and give each other gifts. The holiday is marked near an elegant fur tree and we wait for Father Frost.
Christmas - surprising time when heart is filled with miracle expectation... And this miracle occurs!. Each of us tries to spend this day not how any another: to present good and love to the loved one, to become better, and the most important thing - is closer to God
On February, 23rd is celebrated "Day of the defender of Fatherland" in Russia. On this day we pay a tribute of respect and thanks to those who protected the native earth from enemies, and also that who in a peace time draws hard and responsible duty.
The cheerful seeing-off of the winter which has been lit up by joyful expectation of close heat, spring in Russia are marked by pancake week celebrating. It is the most cheerful, national and nourishing holiday, lasting the whole week.