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Russian Tradition

A New Year Tree is a Russian equivalent of Christmas Tree. A Christmas tree in a Danish home. ...


Fir tree is most usual type of trees used, also a direct translation from Russian would be New Year Fir and it's always called like this even in cases when another sort of tree is used. The variety of tree sorts and decorations used is the same as for Christmas Tree. FIR may stand for: finite impulse response (a property of some digital filters) far infrared, i. ... A Christmas tree in a Danish home. ...


History

Tradition to install and decorate the New Year Tree is quite old, however before Russian Revolution people were used to call it Christmas Tree. The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a political movement in Russia which reached its peak in 1917 with the overthrow of the Provisional Government that had replaced the Russian Czarist system, and led to the establishment of the Soviet Union, which lasted until its collapse in 1991. ... A Christmas tree in a Danish home. ...


After the Russian Revolution, Bolsheviks started to wage a campaign against religion and banned religious holidays, including Christmas. New Year celebration wasn't banned, however there was no official holiday for it until 1935. In 1937, New Year Tree was installed in the Moscow Palace of Unions and official celebrations started. Since this time an invitation to the New Year Tree at the Palace of Unions became a matter of honor for Soviet children. The Russian Revolution of 1917 was a political movement in Russia which reached its peak in 1917 with the overthrow of the Provisional Government that had replaced the Russian Czarist system, and led to the establishment of the Soviet Union, which lasted until its collapse in 1991. ... Bolshevik Party Meeting. ... Christmas is a traditional Christian festival marking the birth of Jesus. ... This page deals with the annual event. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: â–¶(?)) is the capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva. ... State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Capital Moscow Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Socialist republics/ Communist state Area  - Total  - % water Largest on the planet 22,402,200 km² ?% Population  - Total  - Density 3rd before collapse 293,047,571 (July...


External links

  • New Statesman article

Vietnamese Custom

Planting a New Year tree or Cay Neu is also a Vietnamese custom which is part of the Tết festival in Spring. Often a bamboo pole serves as the "tree". Tết Nguyên Ðán (derived from Chinese 節元旦), more commonly known as Tết (節), is the most important holiday in Vietnam. ...


External links

  • vnstyle.vdc.com.vn


 
 

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