Tag Easter
Culture | Visit  | 03.05.21

Most Russians Have Special Attitude Towards Easter

Specialists of the All-Russian Public Opinion Foundation (FOM) conducted a survey of residents of Russia and found out what they think about the Easter holiday. The results of the study showed that for the majority of Russians (72 per cent) Easter is a special significant day (versus 25 per cent of respondents with the opposite

Culture | Visit  | 01.05.21

Russian Priest Explained Meaning of Easter Food

Easter dishes, coloured eggs and Easter cakes, are only symbolic food but faith in God is the most important for the salvation of a Christian’s soul, RIA News reports with reference to the practising emergency doctor, hieromonk Theodorit (Senchukov).  “The fact is that all these ritual dishes – cottage cheese Easter cakes, Easter cakes, coloured

Recommended | Culture | Visit  | 27.04.21

Holy Week 2021: Customs and Traditions

Holy Week 2021 has started on April 26 and will end on the night of May 1 to May 2. This week for Christians is the most important of the whole year, as it is dedicated to the last days of Christ’s earthly life, His suffering, crucifixion, death on the cross, and burial, liveinternet reports.  

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 07.06.20

Today Orthodox Christians Celebrate Holy Trinity Day

On the 50th day after Easter, Orthodox believers celebrate Holy Trinity Day or Pentecost, TASS reports. Since the date of Easter is floating, the Trinity falls on different dates. In 2020, Holy Trinity Day is celebrated on June 7.  According to the New Testament, before the Ascension to the Kingdom of Heaven, Jesus Christ promised

Recommended | Insight | St. Petersburg  | 19.04.20

St. Petersburg Hospital Gave Patients 600 Cakes for Easter

According to the press service of the medical institution, 600 cakes prepared in compliance with all sanitary standards were prepared by the cooks of the food department of the Elizavetinskaya hospital for those undergoing treatment.  Currently, there are no patients with COVID-19 in this hospital. A reception department, a trauma centre, a vascular centre, surgical

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 19.04.20

Russian Easter: Traditions and Celebration

In the Christian tradition, Easter has a special place. By the number of people celebrating it, this holiday takes third place after New Year and birthday.  On the eve of Easter, vigils and a procession are held in all churches. People bake traditional festive pastries, which are Easter cakes, which symbolize the body of Christ.

Recommended | Culture | Events | Visit  | 15.04.20

Easter Church Service to Be Broadcast Online

Federal TV channels will air Easter service from the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow on April 18–19, the programmes of TV channels reported.  All broadcasts will be available at the special web link. Also, live broadcasts of services from churches from Russian regions will be available on the website of the Orthodox journal

Events | Visit  | 19.03.20

Easter Charity Action Launched in Moscow

The Orthodox service Miloserdie (“Mercy”) is preparing to congratulate 17 thousand people. In Moscow, the annual campaign “Give Joy for Easter” was launched recently. This action helps to raise funds for the disadvantaged.  On Easter holidays, volunteers and employees of the Orthodox service Miloserdie plan to give gifts to the ill children, the elderly, the

Insight | Samara  | 25.02.20

Large Samara Families to Get Easter Allowance

In the Samara region, the acceptance of documents for receiving payments in the amount of 1,500 rubles per child has begun.   The right for payment is given to women raising 4 or more children, single fathers raising 3 or more children and single mothers with 2 or more children. As officials explained, if a large family,