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Moscow celebrated New Year’s Eve

Traditionally, many Muscovites and guests celebrate New Year’s Eve on the streets and in the parks of the city. The main streets of the capital have become pedestrian for a few days and turned into a stage for town festivals. A holiday …

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New Year holidays in Armenia may be cut

Armenia's government intends to cut New Year holidays. The government-proposed amendments to the law on holidays and memorable days will be discussed at the next cabinet meeting on December 14 and then they will be put on the …

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Muslims around the world celebrate holy month of Ramadan

Muslims throughout the world are ready to welcome the holy month of Ramadan, which began on Friday evening, May 26. Millions of Muslims offered their first special evening Ramadan prayer called Tarawih Friday, which will then …

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Jews all over the world celebrate Purim

This night Jews begin to celebrate Purim - the most fun-filled, action-packed day of the Jewish year.  The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late …

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Epiphany

Today, the Orthodox Church celebrates one of the main Christian holidays - the  Epiphany (or Theophany). Along with the Easter it is the oldest Christian …

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Azerbaijanis of the world mark Solidarity Day

Every year, December 31 is celebrated as the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis. This date has been declared as the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis since 1993 in line with the Azerbaijani president’s decree. The main idea of this holiday is the unity and solidarity of the Azerbaijanis from all over the world ...

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Moscow celebrates Tbilisoba

On October 1, one of the biggest holidays in Georgia - autumn harvest festival, Tbilisoba, was celebrated at the Hermitage Garden in Moscow.  Moscow residents and visitors enjoy this holiday for the sixth year in a row. They could …

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Moscow turns 869 years old

The Russian capital celebrated its 869th anniversary last weekend. Although the date is not a round one, the organizers prepared for Muscovites and guests of the capital more than 1000 celebrations, which took place at 212 sites. The celebrations took place throughout the entire city. This year, the first vehicle parade was held on the Garden Ring.

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Mayor of capital  thanks Muscovites

The mayor of the Russian capital,  Sergei Sobyanin,  has congratulated the Muscovites on the Day of the city, pointing out that thanks to their work, skill and talent Moscow lives and develops. …

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"Apricot" interethnic holiday

Today, Moscow's Muzeon park hosts "Apricot" interethnic holiday for the third time. Throughout the day, guests of the park can enjoy the performances of famous dance groups, artists, participate in master classes, backgammon, chess, …

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 Republic Day in Azerbaijan

Today on May 28th Azerbaijan marks the Independence Day. This holiday is celebrated in honor of the proclamation of independence of the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic on this day in 1918. …

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Moscow Spring 2016

Moscow Spring 2016 festival continues its work in the Russian capital. Every guest will have a chance to take part in thematic quest-game and free excursions, visit 26 souvenir fairs and learn more about Russian epic heroes. …

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Kazakhstan celebrates Defender of the Fatherland Day

Defender of the Fatherland Day is celebrated in Kazakhstan today, Trend reports. Over than twenty years ago, on May 7, 1992, the first President of Kazakhstan signed a decree on the establishment of the Armed Forces of the Republic of …

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May Day in Moscow

International Workers’ Day is a holiday of spring and labor. It occurred in Chicago in 1886, when the workers demonstrated for the legal establishment of the 8-hour day. May Day was celebrated for the first time after the February …

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Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity

Today Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of Unity. It is a national holiday, which was introduced by a decree of President Nursultan Nazarbayev in 1995. For the republic with representatives of more than hundred nationalities, it became one of the …

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