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Christmas Russian style celebrated in Spain

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Christmas Russian style celebrated in Spain


Russian House in Barcelona celebrated Russian Christmas on December 22. Russian compatriots, Catalonians and Spaniards learning Russian language and interested in Russian culture, took part in the event.

Folk Ensemble Vesnushka under tatyana Smoliakova showed traditional Russian folk rituals. Their performance was composed of spiritual songs and poems, divinations, games, Christmas carols.

Program was accompanied with Spanish translation.

Teachers have told the audience that Russian Orthodox Christmas is celebrated on January 7th, and right after the Christmas fast is finished.

Russian school Rainbow have entertained the public with carols. The celebration was concluded with traditional Russian games.

Irina Gorkova

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