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Happy New Year from HotRussianBrides.com!

31. December 2012 by Masha 0 Comments

 

"As you meet the New Year, so will you spend it," says an old Russian proverb and HotRussianBrides.com hopes you will welcome in 2013 happy and healthy. Maybe you'll spend it chatting online with your favorite Russian bride?!

 

New Year celebrations are the biggest occasions of the year in Russia and Ukraine. In fact, the holiday is enjoyed twice -- once for the popular New Year on December 31st and then again for the traditional Orthodox New Year on January 13th.

 

On December 31st, most Russians are celebrating with friends and family, eagerly awaiting for midnight. Shortly before, everyone tunes in for the President's televised speech followed by the Kremlin chimes and the country's hymn. 

 

Many Russians believe the chiming of the Kremlin bells is the time to make new year wishes come true. One should write the wish on a sheet of paper, burn it on a candle, mix the ashes in his or her glass of champagne and drink it before the chimes cease striking!

 

С Новым годом! (s no-vim god-om) or HAPPY NEW YEAR!