Upcoming holidays and events
Epiphany eve or the eve (eve Church holiday) is celebrated on January 18, the day before the Baptism. On this day, traditionally cooked stewed fruit with raisins and honey, called "sochivo", hence the name "sochevnik" or "eve".
The baptism of Christ or the Epiphany falls on January 19 and refers to neprehodyaschi holidays, which means celebration, having a specific date. On the bottom end, which lasted twelve days, Christmas evening.
Epiphany has a popular name - Woodacres. Traditionally this day is consecrated water, whether river or lake.
The engineering troops are from the time of Peter the great on January 21, 1701 on the establishment in Moscow ’s school of dance order. In this school trained officers artillery and combat engineers. Alumni ’School Pushkarskaya order– 1702 were completed with the first MINERGIE units of the regular Russian army.
And let's be on January 21, all cuddle? How? You still don't know what this day hugs. The day when girls and boys can enter into each other's arms, and no one would blame them in the intimacy of this action. On this day, and even strangers can safely enclosed in his arms.
on January 23, in the world Day of handwriting. The initiator of the event was the American Association of manufacturers of pens
24 January 1921 Chris Nelson in town from Iowa (USA) received a patent for ice cream-ice-cream.
Tatiana's day — the day of worship Tatiana Roman. After the 1755 Empress Elizabeth signed a decree on the opening of the Moscow University, it ’s Tatiana's day" was first celebrated as the birthday of the University, and later as a celebration of all students.
In all countries the professional holiday customs falls on January 26 – this is the Day of customs, which has been observed since 1983. World customs comprise more than 800 thousand people, and the largest of agencies, Russian, has about 70 thousand employees. Nowadays, the economic border of the Russian Federation following about 500 customs posts, about 140 customs and 130 points road crossing of international importance.
Day of the blockade of Leningrad (1944) marked in accordance with the Federal law dated 13 March 1995 No. 32-FZ " On the days of glory (victory day) Russia’.
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In 1985 he signed the Declaration, which calls on all States to end the nuclear arms race, reduce, and then eliminate nuclear arsenals, thereby to eliminate the threat of nuclear war. This Declaration was proclaimed at the meeting in new Delhi of the heads of different countries, such as India, Greece, Argentina, Mexico, Sweden and Tanzania.
Today no one is surprised the cars on the road. Many different patterns and colors, they are firmly entrenched in our lives. Almost every seven has its own "iron horse", and so public transport is necessary to use constantly. But it is now. Not so long ago were the days when everything had just started…
2 February in Russia has one of the days of military glory — defeat of the Soviet troops of Nazi troops in the battle of Stalingrad in 1943.
International day of the bartender, who celebrate the sixth of February in honor of St. Amanda has already become a professional holiday of all bartenders.
This holiday marks the date of the Foundation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, established by order of the Emperor Peter I decree of the Senate on January 28 (February 8, new style) 1724.
Day military topographer is celebrated annually on 8 February.
International day of the dentist is a relatively young professional holiday, despite the fact that this branch of medicine is one of the oldest in the world.
Day diplomatic, which falls on February 10, was established by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation dated October 31, 2002.
World day of the sick is celebrated on February 11.