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National holidays in Stavropol region.. There are a lot of wonderful places in our country and the most beautiful of them is our native land-Stavropol Region. In the map of the huge territory of our country Stavropol region occupies a peculiar place. It is the dearest piece of our Motherland. There are many national holidays in Stavropol region, when people do not work and have special celebrations. The major holidays are New Years Day, Womens Day, May Day, Victory Day, Independence Day and Stavropol Region Day. Besides all people of Caucasus Mineral Water region celebrate Day of the City. This holiday is celebrated in Stavropol Region in a special way. A lot of people go to the parks and other public places. Every year on the 20 th of May we celebrate another important holiday- Day of Stavropol Region. huge - огромный admire-восхищаться peculiar-особенный
National holidays in Stavropol region. People walk in the parks with their children, go to the cafes, listen to folk songs, dance and have fun. Pyatigorsk is a big cultural center; it has green parks, gardens and flowerbeds. In the centre of Kislovodsk there is a beautiful park with little fountains, waterfalls, monuments and a mirror pond. Artists bring their pictures and people admire wonderful landscapes. It is a tradition for men to come and to play chess in the park. There are a lot of squirrels and children feed them with nuts. landscape- пейзаж waterfall- водопад squirrel- белка pond - пруд
Christmas in Our Region. New Years Day is probably the most popular holiday in our country. Before this holiday all the department stores and shops are crowded, everybody is choosing a present. Christmas Day, January 7, is a family holiday. Usually children come around in the evening to the front doors and people give children candies, money, nuts, pies and so on to thank them for Christmas mush. What is Christmas mush? It is a special Christmas food in our region. It consists of rice, raisins, nuts, sugar, and pieces of fruits. Its very tasty! Children have their own rice mush and youll have to try it and give money or candies for that. Its very tasty! Children have their own rice mush and youll have to try it and give money or candies for that. Christmas mush-Рождественская каша
We also have a Pancake Week, it is a very good tradition too. As you know, Lent is a time of abstinence, of giving things up. So a Pancake week is a chance to use up food that arent allowed in Lent. Pancakes are eaten because they contain fat, butter and eggs which were forbidden during Lent. Pancakes are eaten because they contain fat, butter and eggs which were forbidden during Lent. Christmas mush-Рождественская каша Christmas mush-Рождественская каша pancakes-блины pancakes-блины abstinence- умеренность abstinence- умеренность Lent- Пост Lent- Пост
Easter Celebrations in Stavropol Region. Easter is a religious holiday. Easter is a religious holiday. Easter usually comes in the month of April. Easter usually comes in the month of April. Traditionally Thursday is a day when everything is cleaned and whitewashed in preparation for Easter Sunday. Why do we give Easter eggs? Why do we give Easter eggs? For Christians, Easter eggs symbolize new life. These eggs are painted in bright colours to give them further meaning as a gift.The background color of the eggs is traditionally provided by onion skins. Besides, a special Easter cake is cooked with colored sweet decorations. Many churches hold special services. People greet each other. The first Sunday after Easter is called,,The Red Hill. It symbolizes a coming of spring. It is a day of folk songs, The first Sunday after Easter is called,,The Red Hill. It symbolizes a coming of spring. It is a day of folk songs, round dancing. round dancing. religious-религиозный to whitewash-белить service-служба round dancing-хоровод
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