Christmas 2015 - when and as orthodox Christmas in Russia is celebrated
Christmas orthodox 2015 is celebrated on January 7 and, in fact, is part of a big cycle of the winter holidays (Christmas-tide) lasting for two weeks from January 1 to January 14 (Old New year). Feature of orthodox holidays is that they are very closely bound with pagan customs and beliefs which took roots in the territory of Russia long before arrival of Christianity.
Catholic Christmas 2015: when Catholic Christmas, date, gifts, recipes is celebrated
Catholic Christmas of 2015 is the main church holiday for the western Christians irrespective of to what of religious branches they belong (Protestantism, Lutheranism, etc.). All these branches of Catholic church celebrate Christmas on the Julian calendar. And the only exception is Orthodoxy where the Gregorian calendar in this connection, the holiday drops out for January 7, 2015 is accepted.
Catholic Christmas 2011 in the different countries
|On December 25 rimo-Catholic, most of Protestants and some orthodox churches celebrate a light holiday of Christmas. In the people this day call Catholic Christmas, "in a counterbalance" to the Orthodox Christian celebrated on January 7. How will celebrate Catholic Christmas 2011 in the different countries? |
Christmas market 2011: where to go?
|In Europe the Christmas market (Christmas fair) — is the integral attribute of the period preceding a light holiday of Christmas. Many cities of Europe attract tourists during this period with the Christmas markets. What markets should be visited in prechristmas time? |
The Nativity Fast in 2011
|In forty days prior to a light holiday of Christmas the Nativity Fast, the last multi-day post in a year begins. This time of spiritual preparation for a holiday, and restrictions in food — only one of its aspects. Properly to carry out the Nativity Fast in 2011? |
Old New year (New year on old style)
|The phrase "Old New Year" to the foreigner, most likely, will seem to the absurd. How it is old and at the same time new? Such you will not surprise us, after all old New year (to be exact, New year on old style) — an integral part of New Year's holidays on open spaces of the CIS. |
|New Year's holidays behind, it is possible to come back again to easy salatika... As if not so! Soon Christmas, and a Christmas table — rich and rich. Today Infohow.net will tell you how to make the Christmas menu. |
|"The promised my masked, dream me in a dream!" Will also dream after all — but only in the Christmas-tide. 12 days between Christmas and the Epiphany — ideal time to learn the destiny and to receive the management to "improvement" of private life. We offer the most truthful Christmas fortune-telling for lovely ladies. |
Christmas carols for Christmas
|One of Christmas traditions — to sing Christmas carols for Christmas. This earlier pagan custom with adoption of Christianity turned into Jesus Christ's glorification. Infohow.net offers you texts of Christmas Christmas carols. |